History Draft [1 January–31 December 1840]

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<​1840​>
1 January 1840 • Wednesday
<​1​> Wednesday January 1, 1840 Elders & left Hamilton, the brethren helped them on their way. <​& on​>
2 January 1840 • Thursday
<​2​> Thursday Bro James Gifford brought them to Utica. As more positive & official Testimony was wanted by the authorities at many of the brethren made affidavits concerning their sufferings in & expulsion from A few of which I will insert in my history. “I (see affidavit. A.— , Hancock Co, Ill. January 2nd 1840. To President Joseph Smith Jun & <​(L. 91, 92, 93, 94) addres.—)​>
3 January 1840 • Friday
<​3.​> Friday 3rd. Prest.s & went from Utica to on the Railway & put up at the Railroad house. (affidavit )
4 January 1840 • Saturday
<​4​> Saturday 4. 4th January, 1840.— Respected sirs
<​(O L. 95, 96, Adams)​> The High council at voted to <​utterly​> discard the practice of sueing brethren at the Law. and that such as do it. Should be disfellowshipped by this branch of the church; That Abra[ha]m O. Smoot ordain President of the Elders Quorum. & that the 6th instant be devoted to taking affidavits concerning found the brethern in . went to Troy & Lansingburgh. where he heard elder preach.
5 January 1840 • Sunday
<​5​> Sunday 5. preached at Lansingburgh & returned to Troy & had a meeting with the brethren.
6 January 1840 • Monday
<​6​> Monday 6. <​ returned to .​> Extracts from Elder ’s Letter to his wife January 6th. “I am well <​(T&S 611)​> matter” Jan 6 (O. 94, 95) Weber” (insert the affidavits of , John Lowry, Jedediah Owen, T[haddeus] Alvord.
7 January 1840 • Tuesday
<​7​> Tuesday 7. <​ took stage for mass.​> Wm. Hawk, Urban W. Stewart, & ’s affidavitts T & )
8 January 1840 • Wednesday
<​8​> Wednesday 8 the High Council at voted to loan all the monies possible for the relief of the poor saints. This evening preached at .
9 January 1840 • Thursday
<​9​> Thursday 9th. about this time I returned to .— where I continued to preach & visit for a little season. preached at . this evening his health very poor yet. & almost blind. also was very feeble
<​11​> Wednesday 11, affidavits of James Powell, Peter Wimmer & W
<​12​> Thursday 12, " [p. 1]
12 January 1840 • Sunday
<​12​> Sunday 12, Elders & held a meeting at Wm. Piersons, .
13 January 1840 • Monday
<​13​> Monday 13th. Elders & arrived at , England.
14 January 1840 • Tuesday
<​14​> Tuesday 14[th.] About this time and arrived in .
17 January 1840 • Friday
<​17​> Friday 17[th.] A special council was held at the house of in . Prest. scribe, present, , , , & . Council decided that Elders & should go to the Potteries in Staffordshire; Elders & to ; to with Elder , & go where the spirit directs; that the Elders of the council communicate with the presidency at once a month. — & write to Bros. [Alexander] Wright & [Samuel] Mulliner in Scotland, & hold no gen conferene until more of the 12 arrive.
<​Elders & went to canaan connecticut with Edwin D. Pierson.​>
18 January 1840 • Saturday
<​18​> Saturday 18th. Elders and started for the Potteries.
19 January 1840 • Sunday
<​19​> <​Sunday 19​> The High council at voted to donate a <​city​> lot to Bro James Hendrix Hendrix [Hendricks]. who was shot in also voted to build him a house, also donated a house & lot to Father .
Elders & preached at Sheffield Mills. where he staid till the 26th.
22 January 1840 • Wednesday
<​22​> Wednesday 22 Elders & went to . and commenced their missions.
25 January 1840 • Saturday
<​25​> Saturday 25 About this time I visited the Saints at Brandy .— where I spent some days & returned to
27 January 1840 • Monday
<​27​> Monday 27, Brothers [Gibson] Smith & conveyed Elder & to where they tarried till the 31st. about the last of this month or first of February I left— , for in company with Brothers. , , & , Travelling by railroad having sold my carriage, & having left sick in .
31 January 1840 • Friday
<​31​> Friday 31. Elders and took steembot [steamboat] from for ; when within 18 miles of the city they took the stage & arrived at their destination about 10 oclock at night, when they alighted from the carriage they had not funds to pay their fare & asked Capt Stone to pay their bill, 50 cts. which he very readily did.— & they found Elder s house in about 5 minutes [p. 2]
<​2​> Sunday February 2 1840
1 February 1840 • Saturday
<​1​> <​Saturday​> February
where they staid Saturday Feb 1, 1840.
2 February 1840 • Sunday
<​2​> Sunday 2nd. Elders & preached in the Columbia Hall. preached every every <​evening​> during the week. <​till Saturday,​> 3 times in Columbia Hall, by which he injured him self so much that he was not able to dress himself for 4 or 5 days.—
4 February 1840 • Tuesday
<​4​> Thursday 6th. I had previously preached in , & one of my sermons I find reported, in synopsis, by a member of congress, which I will insert entire. 6[th.] February 1840.—My Dear Mary <​(see Lette[r] Mr 107 Henry St ​>
I tarried in but a few days, when I proceded with my company by railroad & stage toward home. During my stay I had interview with , the President, who treated me very insolently, & it was with great reluctance he listened to our message, & when <​which when​> he he heard, he said “Gentleman your cause is just but I can do nothing for you.” and “If I take up for you I shall loose the vote of .” His whole course went to show that he was an office seeker;— that self aggrandizement was his ruling passion, & that justice & rightousness were no part of his composition. I found him such a man as I could not conscientiously support at the head of our noble republic. I also had an interview with Mr. , whose conduct towards me very ill became his station. I became satisfied there was little use for me <​to tarry​> to press the just claims of the saints on the patriotism of the president or congress.— I tarried <​staid​> but a few days taking passage, with my company <​in co. with & ​> on the railroads & stages back to , <​​> Ohio.
7 February 1840 • Friday
<​7​> February 7, High Council at voted to disfellowship all brethren who should persist in keeping tippling shops, in that branch of the church.
16 February 1840 • Sunday
<​16​> Sunday 16 tarried at s, & arrived there in the morning [p. 3]
20 Feburary 1840 • Thursday
<​20​> Thursday 20th. I left at and on the he wrote <​me​> as follows, “ , Feb 20, 1840 Dear Bro. <​(O L, 97, 98, 99, <​100​>) ”​>
21 February 1840 • Friday
<​21​> Friday 21. “ D( Feb 21, 1840. O (<​L. 100, 101, 102, 103.) ”—​>
22 Feburary 1840 • Saturday
<​22​> Saturday 22. wrote me from. “, Feb 22, 1840. <​(<​L​> 111, 112, 113, 114) .”​>
23 February 1840 • Sunday
<​23​> Sunday 23, had so far recovered as to be able to attend preaching by at Columbia Hall. The High council of , voted that the notes given into the hands of , by certain individuals, as consecrations for building the , in , be returned to the same by him.
25 February 1840 • Tuesday
<​25​> Tuesday 25th. Elders & went to Hunsted Hempsted, on , & preached at Rockaway and the neighborhood till the 4th. of March & baptized 9.
26 Feburary 1840 • Wednesday
<​26​> Wednesday 26. wrote as follows, “ February 26, 1840 X ( D (L,103)
When I had returned as far as , <​ Ohio​> or near that I found the horses which we left on our journey out, & from thence <​I​> pursued my journey through Indiana, on horseback, <​in co. with , leaving at ​> the travelling being exceeding bad. My progress was slow & wearisome. but by the blessing of heaven I succeeded in in arriving safely at my residence in Nauvoo <​on or​> about the fourth <​4th.​> of march.
My Clerk died while I was absent. [p. 4]
4 March 1840 • Wednesday
<​4​> Wednesday March 4, 1840 on or about this day I arrived safely at , after a wearisome journey, though <​alternate​> snows, & mud, having witnessed many vexatious movements in government offices, whose sole object should be the peace & prosperity, & happiness of the whole people, but instead of this I discerned that popular clamor, & personal aggrandizements were the ruling principles of of those in authority, & my heart faints within me when I see by the visions of the almighty the end of this nation, who if she continues to disregard the cries, & petitions of her virtuous citizens as she has done & is now doing. I have also enjoyed many precious moments with the saints during my journey. On my home I did not fail to proclaim the iniquity & insolence of , towards myself, & an injured people which will have its effect upon the public mind; and may he never be elected again to any office of Trust or power, by which he may abuse the innocent, & let the guilty go free. I depended on to keep my daily journal during this journey but he has failed me, & many dates are lost through his neglect, or that he has never made any actions
Elders and returned to . & held a conference where may many elders were ordained.
This day also the Committee on the judiciary made the following report, “Report of the Committee ( L.128,129,130 ◊◊ Stor, p. “26 congress ( M. Lter 65, 66, 67 memorial”
5 March 1840 • Thursday
<​5​> Thursday 5th. Elder wrote from England. “ Myself (T&S.
<​5​> Thursday 5[th.] “Lee Co (’s afft. )
6 March 1840 • Friday
<​6​> Friday 6. I attend the meeting of the High council of Iowa, at s, . Extracts from the minutes of the council “Prest. Joseph Smith <​(Iowa Record 89, 90.) Missouri”​>
8 March 1840 • Sunday
<​8​> Sunday 8th. I attended the High council of , at s, & preached in Columbian Hall.
9 March 1840 • Monday
<​9​> Monday 9. Elders . . , , & Sailed on the from on the Patrick Henry for .
“Washington (104 105) ” [p. 5]
11 March 1840 • Wednesday
<​11​> Monday 11. affidavit of James Lowel, Peter Wimmer &c
12 March 1840 • Thursday
<​12​> Thursday 12 " of ,
13 March 1840 • Friday
<​13​> Friday 13[th.] Jacob K. Potts & Levi Stilley made affidavit <​before Wm. Oglesby, J. P.​> that they witnessed the massacre at on the 30th. of Oct 1838 confirming the statements already written in this history, Potts had 2 balls shot in his right leg.
15 March 1840 • Sunday
<​15​> Sunday 15. The High Council of the church at voted that the First Presidency superinted the affairs of the Ferry between & .
16 March 1840 • Monday
<​16​> Monday 16th. Elder wrote from . I told you <​O (T&S. 111)​> Potteries. was very busy at this Period in visiting & setting in order the branches of the church in . Clithero, & all the regions round about. & holding correspondence with the Elders. abroad.
The High council met at my house in , & resolved that write a letter to at approving his course, & giving him certain names. (for which see s Letter) that he may order subpoenas for them as witnesses in the suit now before congress: viz. The Latter Day Saints. vs. the state of Mo. for redress of grievances.
(Insert s affit., also , Joseph Clark Thomas D. Casper, Jacob W. Johnstone.)
17 March 1840 • Tuesday
<​17​> Tuesday 17[th]. O (L. 107. 8. 9)
“Fair Haven X ( L. 118) ” Enter affidavits. of Owen Cole Ezekiel Maginn, A Greene, , , Simons P. Curtiss, , , )
made affidavit at that the officers of the Militia under the xterminating order of in in 1838 took possession of carried off in <​&​> destroyed a store of good, of several Hundred dollars value, belong to the people called mormons, in , that his life was threatened, his property taken & he was obliged to flee the state with his family— greatly to his disadvantage.
18 March 1840 • Wednesday
<​18​> Wednesday 18. Afft.
19 March 1840 • Thursday
<​19​> Thursday 19.— Afft.
20 March 1840 • Friday
<​20​> Friday 20 Gipson Gates, "
21 March 1840 • Saturday
<​21​> Saturday 21, " <​Thus I have given a few of the multitude of affidavits, which might be given to substantiate the facts, of our persecution & Death in ​>
<​When the brethern left they were as poor as having been plundered of every thing valuable by mobs & much of it was done under the eye of the government officers <​according to to the foregoing affidavits​>, & all by the sanction of the state <​of ​> as the acts of her Legislature testify, & being so numerous they were obliged to scatter over this state <​of ​> & different states. to get bread and clothing, so that but few accounts against could be collected without unreasonable exertions. About 491 individuals gave in their claims against which I presented to congress.— amounting to about $1,381,044,51½ cts.— leaving a multitude more of similar bills to be presented hereafter. to be presented, which, in if not settled immediately, will ere long amount to a handsome sum, increasing.— by compound interest.—​>
24 March 1840 • Tuesday
<​24​> Tuesday 24 " O (L. 105, 6, 7) ”— at this time the work of the Lord is spr[e]ading rapidly in the & .— Elders are travelling in almost every direction & multitudes are being Baptized.— [p. 6]
1 April 1840 • Wednesday
<​1​> Wednesday April 1, 1840 — “ (X L. 123. 124. 125) .”
3 April 1840 • Friday
<​3​> Friday April 3; “ (O 125 L 125. 6. 7)
6 April 1840 • Monday
<​6​> Monday April 6. Elders , , , & . Landed in , <​on the 1st day of the 11th. year of the church,​> after a tedious passage of 28 days, 16 of which they encountered head winds, & one severe storm of 3 or 4 days, and a great portion of the time the decks were coverge [covered] with water, all of which ten[d]ed to create sea-sickness, & suffering.
“Minutes of a (X L 201, 202. 203) 9 oclock” or (see T&S. 91. &c.)
7 April 1840 • Tuesday
<​7​> “Tuesday morning (O L, 203, 204) morning”) or (T&S.)
8 April 1840 • Wednesday
<​8​> Wednesday <​8​> morng conference (O L. 204. 5. 6.) agency, adjou[rne]d for 1 hour, conferenced X (T&S. 94. 95) Clerk”
9 April 1840 • Thursday
<​9​> Thursday, <​ & co— went to — to , at .​> “ X (L. 133. 134)
In the Times & Seasons of this month is a prospectus for publishing at a weekly paper, to be called “The News
To all people (X T&S. 86. 87) clerk— To[o] poor <​feeble​> <​emaciated​> was at this time, from his long sickness & journey that when returned home, this day, from a Mission to Clithero, & found him in his room he did not know him.
12 April 1840 • Sunday
<​12​> Sunday 12[th.] Several of the Elders bore <​their public​> testimony to the Gospel at the Temperance Hall as The High council of met at my house, when I proposed that Bro go East with , to settle some business transactions of the church, which the counsel sanctioned, and voted “that prest. Joseph Smith Jr make the necessary credentials for & .”
13 April 1840 • Monday
<​13​> <​Monday​> From the 2[nd]. of October 1839 to this date there has been 145 shak[e]s of Earthquake in Scotland, reported by Mr Milne to the Royal Society of Edinburgh. Some of these shocks were sufficient to alter the natural levels of the ground more than 2 degrees & some witnesses thought 4 degrees, and cause houses to rock like boats on the seas
14 April 1840 • Tuesday
<​14​> Tuesday 14 A council of the Twelve, viz. , , , , & was held at the house of in , Eng. when was ordained to the apostleship agreably to the Revelation By , under the hands of the Quorum present. Other business was transacted, as also on the following days all which may be seen [p. 7] by refer[en]ce to letter of the 17 instant.
15 April 1840 • Wednesday
<​<​15​> Wednesday 15, Elder left for .​>
16 April 1840 • Thursday
<​<​16​>— I met with at .​>
17 April 1840 • Friday
<​17​> Friday “, Eng. April 17[th]. 1840 (X <​T&S.​> 119. 20. 21. 22) ,”
<​This evening day the Twelve drank a bottle of wine made by Mother Moon. 40 years before, held a council at her house in the evening & ordained Peter Melling Patriarch.​>
<​<​17​> The following (X 122 T&S) or branches.​>
18 April 1840 • Saturday
<​<​18th.​> Saturday. 18. Elders . & . & went to Burslem, & Elders & to Chaidgley​>
19 April 1840 • Sunday
<​19​> Sunday 19 The High Council voted to meet at my house <​office​> every Saturday at 2.00: PM.
20 April 1840 • Monday
<​20​> Monday Elders & went to Wolverhampton About the time Elder went to Edinburgh, Scotland, returned to . & Elders
21 April 1840 • Tuesday
<​21​> Tuesday 21.— “Post office (X L. 135) Gen” X (L. 135. 6) Elders & visited the old cathedral at Worcester on their way to where they arrived this night.
22 April 1840 • Wednesday
<​22​> Wednesday— “ (X L. 135. 6) ”— Elders & organized a branch of the church at Froom’s Hill.
23 April 1840 • Thursday
<​23​> Thursday 23. Els. & returned to , visited at Moorings Cross. & 24 preached at Malvern Hill.— went to Eccleston & continued some days visiting the churchs <​24​> Friday around .
25 April 1840 • Saturday
<​25​> Saturday 25[th.] went to , found the prospectus ready for the Millenial Star. returned to Frooms Hill & staid at Bro s till the 30[th.] preaching & writing Letters to his friends in America.
29 April 1840 • Wednesday
<​29​> Wednesday 29 Elders & were at , wrote as follows. “ X (T&S. 122)
30 April 1840 • Thursday
<​30​> Thursday 30[th]. Elders , & met at Elder Kington’s, DiDid at Dimock. [p. 8]
1 May 1840 • Friday
<​1​> Friday May “Columbus (X L. 144. 145)
The town of Baja, in the county of Bacs, on the was almost totally destroyed by fire, about 2000 houses were burned, with the palace, several churches <​&​> all the great corn magazines leaving about 1600 inhabitants destitute. The plaque is raging in the east, at Silistria Broussa, Alexandria, Aleppo &c— and wars & rumors of wars in Spain, Mexican & South American governments. French & arabs in Africa, Russia & Circassia, <​Egypt​>, & the east Indies, and the Revolutions all bespeak betoken the fulfilment of prophecy.
7 May 1840 • Thursday
<​7​> Thursday 7 The city of Natchez was this day destroyed <​almost​> in a moment, by whirlwind storms & Tempest,— it is reported, 60 boats sunk. Houses & churches blown to atoms, more than 300 persons killed, & $5000000 of property destroyed, nearly the whole country on the for 1100 miles from its mouth is under water.
(O L. 151. 2. 3) ” The Island of Ternate was nearly ruined by earthquakes in on the 14, & 15th. of February 1840.
14 May 1840 • Thursday
<​14​> Thursday, (X L. 146. 7) Jr
15 May 1840 • Friday
<​15​> Friday “To the Editor (X M.S. 23.) .” These letters
17 May 1840 • Sunday
Elder , & , <​Held conference with the saints at Gadfield Elm chapel on Sunday the 17th.— &​>
18 May 1840 • Monday
<​<​18[th.]​> Monday 18, met the brethren at Elder Kington’s where they had a tea party, prayer, singing, confirming ordaining— & about 20 were baptized.— thus they​> continued their labers as usual <​from place to place​> until, Wednesday the 20th. where they found themselves with one accord on the top of Beacon, & within the old fortification, when after prayer, they expressed their feelings concerning the business of the church; which were, (as they had obtained money for printing the Hymn book and in part sufficient for the Book of Mormon.) that proceed <​repair​> immediately to , & join his brethern previously appointed with him on a committee for the printing of the Hymn Book, & cause 3000 copies to be issued without delay. Also that the same committee be a committee to cause 3000 copies of the Book of Mormon, to be printed & completed, with as little delay as possible, with an index affixed to the same, and the form of the book to be at the disposal of the committee, Their feelings views were written & signed by Elder & , when left direct for ; saw at the Potteries who approved the Beacon conference [p. 9]
23–24 May 1840 • Saturday–Sunday
23 on <​Saturday​> the 23, Sunday 24 met with the church, & on the
25 May 1840 • Monday
<​25​> Monday 25, visited the printer to inquire their prices of &c.
May X (L. 168)
26–31 May 1840 • Tuesday–Sunday
<​26​> Tuesday arrived at , and 27, arrived, when the committee in Hymn <​the​> Book commenced selecting and continued selecting until the 30[th.] when Elders , & went to & preached on Sunday the 31[st].
27 May 1840 • Wednesday
<​27​> Wednesday 27 Bishop died at aged 46 years. He lost his life in consequence of the persecutions, and he is one of that number whose blood will be required at their hands. His daughter, Harriet Pamela, died on the 16[th.] of May, age 19 years.
Some time in May the first number of “the <​Latter Day Saints​> Millenial Star” was issued at , in pamphlet form, of 24 pages, Edited by ,— price 6 pence, sterling office 149 Oldham Road. [p. 10]
1 June 1840 • Monday
<​1​> <​Monday June 1, 1840,​> The Saints have already erected aout 250 houses at — mostly block houses, a few framed, and many more in Lively operation. The gospel is spreding through the , & , , Scotland, & other places, with great rapidity. The fore part of this week Elders , were engaged in blessing the brethern who were about to sail for .
3 June 1840 • Wednesday
Wednesday 3rd. & visited the printers in , & preached on Sunday.
6 June 1840 • Saturday
<​5 <​6​>​> Friday 5 <​Saturday 6​> <​Elder John Moon &​> a company of the saints sailed from for . <​on board ship Britannia​> Led by El. . was with the company, the historian of the company.
8–9 June 1840 • Monday–Tuesday
<​6 <​8​>​> Saturday <​Monday​> 8, Elders & visited Cheshire, & on Sunday <​9​> Tuesday,. to ,— and continued to collect hymns.
11 June 1840 • Thursday
<​11.​> dreamed of his family in health & want, also of the church & people, & of a contention between 2 small cos. in the west, 1 North, the other South, the North prevailing, from time to time.
14 June 1840 • Sunday
<​14​> Sunday 14th. “Minutes of the conference X (M. S. 84, 85) clerk”
-[This motion was permitted to accommadate the feelings of the conference who had all recently been baptized, but there is no such principle in the existence as to transform a church or conference of the world into a church or conference of Christs fold by a vote.]-
18 June 1840 • Thursday
<​18​> Thursday 18[th]. Copy of a Memorial (L. 148, 149) Jr.
20 June 1840 • Saturday
<​20​> Saturday, 20 Proceedings of the High Council (L. 150) clerk
21 June 1840 • Sunday
<​21​> Sunday 21, “Minutes (O M. S. 86, 7, 8, 9.)
The saints hired the carpenters Hall in , for $500 a year, <​payable by contribution.​>— Large enough to accomadate 10 or 15 hundred hearers & Elders & preached therin this day for the 1st time.
22–28 June 1840 • Wednesday–Tuesday
<​22​> Monday 22 went to to see about printing the Book of Mormon, & returned to on the 26, & on Sunday 28 preached in the Hall
27 June 1840 • Saturday
<​27​> Saturday, 27, High council met at my office. stated to the council that he was authorized to inform them that Prest Joseph Smith Junr. had vetoed the proceedings of the council of the 20th. of June, in relation to his memmorial. Laid over for re-hearing till Friday next—” , clerk. [p. 11]
29–30 June 1840 • Monday–Tuesday
<​29​> Monday. “ Ohio (O L. 155, 6) 157) <​(304 T.&S.) same​>”
The committee finished the collections of Hymns, and prepared the index for the press, — and on the 30th. Elders & arrived at . [p. 12]
1 July 1840 • Wednesday
<​1​> Thursday <​Wednesday​> July 1, 1840 Elder & arrived at from the potteries. In the Times & Seasons of this month I find the following “A voice from the Morning Herald (O, T&S, 157 8, 159.) .”
2 July 1840 • Thursday
<​2​> Friday <​Thursday​> “At a Meeting (O L. 154.) Prest.
3 July 1840 • Friday
<​3​> Saturday <​Friday​> 3, High council met at my office. “Minutes,
“The Subject of the Memorial (O H. C. 11, 12) Plot”
4 July 1840 • Saturday
<​4​> Sunday Saturday 4 July 4 the resolutions of the Cross Bed River Branch of the 2nd. were X (L. 154) scribe
Since congress had decided againt us, ) (M. S. 6)
Constitution. A hail storm has visited Carolina, some of the stones are said to have measured 9 inches circumference, which swept the crops, killing some cattle. Insects are devouring crops on the high lands, where the flood of the country have not reached, & great commercial deistress prevails everywhere.
6 July 1840 • Monday
<​6​> Tuesday, <​Monday​> “A General conference (X M S. 67, 8, 9, 70) carried”
7 July 1840 • Tuesday
<​7​> Wednesday <​Tuesday​> “Pusuant to previous notice X (M S. 70,71) clerk”
At this time Elders & are <​were​> laboring in .
<​B[enjamin] Boyce kindapped​> Some of the brethern having been kidnapped recently, <​by the missourians​> I will give the report from one of them, as follows “I left home, in to go to . (B. Boyce History page 2, 3)
9 July 1840 • Thursday
<​9​> Friday <​Thursday​> Extracts from s Letter to the Editer of the Millenial Star. <​“July 9, 1840​> “I arrived (X M S. 71) days, On the 10th. of April (M S. 81, 82, 83) . .
11 July 1840 • Saturday
<​11​> Sunday <​Saturday​> 11, The High council met at my office, when I taught the council principles relating to their duty as a council. and that they might be guided by the same in future I ordered it to be recorded as follows; That the council (H. C. 67) upon
12 July 1840 • Sunday
<​12​> Monday <​Sunday​> 12, was appointed Bishop by the High Council of ,— in place of removed to
13 July 1840 • Monday
<​13​> Tuesday <​Monday​>, “State of Ill (X T&S. 141) Peace”. State of Ill. (O, T&S. 141 142 143) Sect.”—
“To his Excellency (O L. 185, 6, 187) escape.”
15 July 1840 • Wednesday
<​15​> Extract from Elder Wm. Barratt, dated Deptford, July 15, 1840— on his way to, New Australia “Dear Brother (M.S. 91.) God” [p. 13]
17 July 1840 • Friday
<​17​> Saturday <​Friday​> “High council, voted on motion of Joseph Smith Jr that & go on a mission to procure Money for printing certain books
18 July 1840 • Saturday
<​18​> Sunday <​Saturday​> 18 was ordained Bishop.
19 July 1840 • Sunday
<​19​> Monday <​Sunday​> 19, an answer to s Letter of the 7[th.] of May was sent (O L. 153) 1840.
20 July 1840 • Monday
<​20​> Tuesday <​Monday​> El writes from Burslem “I have had the pleasure of ordaining an Elder, William Barratt, a day or two after my return from conference, who is now on his way for South Australia,”
22 July 1840 • Wednesday
<​22​> Thursday <​Wednesday​>, (O L. 157. 8) Jr
To all whom (X L. 158)
(O L. 159. 60. 161) Jr.
An interesting appeal <​memorial​> was made by the concerning the Jews. to “to the protestant powers of the nations of Europe & ," signed & sealed in the 8[th.] of January 1839, may be found in the “Milll. Star” pages. 162. 163. 164. 165.
24 July 1840 • Friday
<​24—— Elder Wm. Donaldson (M.S. 91) Egypt.”​>
25 July 1840 • Saturday
<​25​> Sunday. <​Saturday​> “Fairfield (O L. 169. 170)
27 July 1840 • Monday
<​27​> Tuesday <​Monday​>, “Quarter (X L. 170. 171) ,” <​ sailed for Ireland from ​>
28 July 1840 • Tuesday
<​28​> Wednesday <​Tuesday​>. (X L. 162. 163) J. S. Jr.
30 July 1840 • Thursday
<​30​> Friday <​Thursday​> 30. “Fairfield (O L. 168. 169) ,” [p. 14]
3 August 1840 • Monday
<​3​> Monday Aug. 3. 1844. Elders & are laboring in
4 August 1840 • Tuesday
<​4​> Tuesday left for , & is at Bedford.
5 August 1840 • Wednesday
<​5​> Wednesday 5. Extract of a Letter to Ed— M. Star, “Beloved Bror. (X M. S. 93) .”
7 August 1840 • Friday
<​<​7​> Friday Elder , sailed from for with a co of saints on the Packet ship North America​>
8 August 1840 • Saturday
<​8​> Saturday 8. (X L. 176 177, 178) J. S. Jr.
Soon after the July Conference at Elder left started for after his family leaving the Star in charge of , assisted by
15 August 1840 • Saturday
<​15​> Saturday, “Fairfield X (L. 171. 2) .”
17 August 1840 • Monday
<​17​> Monday 17, Met with the High council <​of ​> at my office, also the High council of . prefered many charges against . After the testimony & the councillors had spoken, I addressed the council at some length showing the situation of the contending parties, that there was in reality no cause of difference that they had better be reconciled without an action, or vote of the council, and henceforth live as brethern, and never more mention their former difficulties, and they settled accordingly.—
18 August 1840 • Tuesday
<​18​> Tuesday 18, Elders. , & left Cheltenham, for — 110 <​mi​> where they arrived in 7½ hours, at Wm. Allgoods No 19 King St Borough. and were kindly received by Mrs Allgood, who took them to Kings Arms Inn.
Great distress is prevailing in Ireland; no work and provisions very scarce. The truth is spreading rapidly in , & Scotland.
21 August 1840 • Friday
<​21​> Friday, Testimony of Benjamin Boyce “I left <​my​> home in to go to X (see Boyces page 2. 3.) Benjamin Boyce”
23 August 1840 • Sunday
<​23​> Sunday, 10 were confirmed at the Carpenters Hall, .
29 August 1840 • Saturday
<​29​> Saturday, writes the breth[r]en are beginning to attract <​excite attention in some of the public grounds in . Outdoor preaching is common in ​>
30 August 1840 • Sunday
<​30​> Sunday, 20 were confirmed at the Hall in .
The Electric Telegraph is beginning to be used on the great western Rail Road, in , between Drayton & <​Paddington​>, by which intelligence is communicated at the rates of 200000 miles per second.
<​This day was the first public preaching of the Gospel in the streets of .​>
31 August 1840 • Monday
<​31​> Monday baptized Henry Conner. watchmaker, <​52 Iron Mongers road​> [p. 15]
To the Saints scatterd abroad, X (T&S. 177. 178. 179, scribe.
5 September 1840 • Saturday
<​5​> Saturday 5[th.] High council met at my office. Copy of the minutes, “Joseph Smith Jr preferred charges against <​Elder​> , Predicated on the authority of 2 letters one fom . the other from & , accusing of as follows 1st X (H. C. 66 76. 67 77. 78) parties.
Saturday 5[th.] Elders & went from to , and in the evening organized a company of Saints. bound for by choosing El. to preside, with 6 counsellors.
6 September 1840 • Sunday
<​6​> Sunday preached. On Monday night & staid on board the North America with the Saints & on Tuesday morning about 9 oclock the vessel went out with a steamer; & the Elders accompanied them 15 or 20 miles. <​& left them in good spirits:​> & returned to . the same evening & on the 10th..
7 September 1840 • Monday
<​7​> <​This evening the Elders preached in the South temperance Hall, .​>
<​This day Elder , who had previously furnished £.250 towards printing the Hymn book, Book of Mormon &c, relinquished all claim to said money except such assistance as his friends, who might wish to emigrate to the next season might need, leaving the remainder to the disposal of the , & , who borrowed said money, for the benefit of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints, forever, Also the avails of the Gadfield Elm Chapel. when sold.​>
9 September 1840 • Wednesday
<​<​9​> There was a terrible storm on the north of Scotland.​>
11 September 1840 • Friday
<​11​> Friday 11, There was a terrible earthquake at Mt Arasat Ararat, which destroyed the town of Makitchevan, damaged all the buildings of Erivan, and devastated the two districts of Sharour & Sourmate in Armenia. A considiable mass was loosened from Mt Ararat and destroyed everything in its way for near 5 mi The village of Akhouli was buried & 1000 inhabitants
13 September 1840 • Sunday
<​<​13​> Sunday baptized 9— in .​>
14–15 September 1840 • Monday–Tuesday
<​14​> Monday 14. My Father, died at Nauvoo Patriarch of the <​whole​> Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, died at , & his funeral was attended on Sunday 15th. when the following address was delivered by Elder , “The occasion (X T&S. 176 170. 71. 72.173) amen”
From the Times & Seasons pages 169. 170. “The Gov of X (——) never shall have
20 September 1840 • Sunday
<​<​20​> Sunday went to held conference. ordained 5 El[ders]. 11 P[riest]. 8 T[eachers]. 1 D[eacon]. & returned to same day​>
23 September 1840 • Wednesday
<​23​> Wednesday. “ X (179. 180) ,”
O(L. 181. 182.) . Elder,”
28 September 1840 • Monday
<​28​> Monday 28. Extracts from Letters, from N. Jersey. I. left (T.&S. 104. 105)
29 September 1840 • Tuesday
<​29.​> <​the​> Elders left left . for the Conference [p. 16]
October 1840
3 October 1840 • Saturday
<​3​> <​Saturday​> oct 3rd Minutes of the Gen. Conference. (X 185 T.&S. 186. 187.) Clerk
Report of the First Presidency, to the General Conference at Oct 3rd. 1840. The Presidency (O T&S. 187. 88) Israel”
6 October 1840 • Tuesday
<​6​> Tuesday. Minutes of the gen conference X (M. S. 165. 6. 7. 168) Secretary.”
8 October 1840 • Thursday
<​8.​> Thursday 8[th]. “Minutes of a council of the Twelve. viz. , , , , & ; , & High Priests, at the house of . No 1 Chapman St Presiding.— Moved by that , take charge of the Millenial Star, for the time being, & carried: voted that our publishing office be removed to , as soon as circumstances will permit, & that Elders & Curtis go where they please to labor. clerk.”
10 October 1840 • Saturday
<​10​> Saturday 10 preferred a charge, against Oliver Walker, “For repeating certain slanderous stories of a fallacious and calumniating nature calculated to stigmatize and raise a persecution against the church, & individuals in it. in this place. & for a variety of unchristian like conduct, &c,” before the High Council at : The defendant pleaded that “he was not prepared to meet the charge, it being to[o] indefinite &c.” council adjourned till next day.— Elder returned to & followed soon after.—
11 October 1840 • Sunday
<​11​> <​Sunday​> High council met according to adjournment. The charge against Oliver Walker was taken up and the following substituted, “To the High council of <​of the church of J. C. at​> . For & in behalf X (H. C. 79. 80 81.) .”
Walker plead that he was not prepared to defend himself & the trial was deferred at his request till April conference.
12 October 1840 • Monday
<​12​> Monday. “ England. ( X T.&S. 250. 1. 252)
17 October 1840 • Saturday
<​17​> Saturday 17. a conference was held at , Elder presiding. 896 members were represented, including 24 Elders, 11 Priests, 6, T, 5 deacons, including the branches in , & vicinity. James Burnham has been preaching in Wales. 56 have been baptized at Overton, Elder has no
19 October 1840 • Monday
<​19​> Monday. X (L. 188. 9) , To the travelling (O L 190— 196) Smith. <​ & family arrived in ,— & soon resumed the editorial of the Star.​>
21 October 1840 • Wednesday
<​21 Elder arrived in , Eng. from ​>
28 October 1840 • Wednesday
<​28​> Wednesday. London O (T&S. 261. 2. 3. 4) . [p. 17]
1 November 1840 • Sunday
<​1.​> Sunday November 1, 1840 Elder arrived in .
21 November 1840 • Saturday
<​21​> Saturday. Elders & visited the church at Bolton.
December
<​December​> Extract from an Epistle <​-[in Octr. 19 L. B. 190 to 196]-​> (X T.&S. 258 9. 60. 61.) Smith
4 December 1840 • Friday
<​4​> Friday. 4 there was a conference in , Elder presiding. The Revelations of Elder Sidney Roberts were objected to <​20​> Friday which were that a certain brother must give him a suit of clothes, and a gold watch, the best that could be had; also his soliciting the sisters with what he calls a holy kiss, &c &c.— Elder Roberts justified himself, concerning these things. Much good council was given him, but he said he knew the revelation, he had received were from God, & would make no confession. Consequently the conference cut him off, demanded his license which he refused to give up.
<​ has <​been​> preaching and baptizing on the Isle of Man & the work is now <​progressing.​>​>
5 December 1840 • Saturday
<​5. A great part of the city of Messina, <​Sicily​>, was this day destroyed by an Earthquake, such was the force of the first shock that the inhabitants of the town were buried in an instant beneath the ruins of their houses.​>
10 December 1840 • Thursday
<​10​> Thursday, Elder left for .
13 December 1840 • Sunday
<​13​> Sunday I attended the High council at my office. was on trial for lying, Slandering the authorities of the church, profane swearing &c.— Witnesses were examined, in part & trial adjourned to the 20[th].
14 December 1840 • Monday
<​14​> & dissolved co— partnership. The Times & Seasons are to be continued, by .
16 December 1840 • Wednesday
<​16.​> Wednesday. 16. This day the charters of the “City of ,” the “Nauvoo Legion” and the “University of the City of , were signed by the , having previously passed the House & Senate, as follows “An Act to Incorporate the city of Sec 1. X (T. & S. 281. 2. 3. 4. 5 286) proof”
who had been delegated to to carry our petition for a City Charter, announced the passage of the bill as follows, “City of X (T & S. 266. 7) apportion.” <​honor​>.” The City Charter of is of my own plan, & device. I concocted it for the salvation of the church, and on principles so broad that every honest man might dwell secure under its protective influence, without distinction of sect or party.
20 December 1840 • Sunday
<​20​> Sunday. I was called upon by the High council to decide the adjourned case of . Having heard the witnesses, I decided that he be acquitted of the charges against him,— which decision the council approved by vote. [p. 18]
I copy Your preacher X (209.10. M. S.) This is a fair specimen of the wisdom of the 19 century that opposes itself to the work of the most high God.
27 December 1840 • Sunday
<​<​27​> Sund. Elders & occupied a chapel belonging to the independents in . <​ preached.​>​>
28 December 1840 • Monday
<​28​> Monday. There are 95 saints in Edinburgh, Scotland. El is in that place.
30 December 1840 • Wednesday
<​30​> Wednesday. 30. writes from , “Beloved Brother X (T&S <​M Star​> 239) .”
About this time immense quantities of water fell which produced a flood in the East & South of France, doing immense damage, carrying with building, bridges & everything in its way.— Earthquakes have been felt in divers places the past year, & fearful sights, & bloody signs have been witnessed in the heavens, fulfilling the words of the ancient prophets, concerning the last days. I copy the following from a printed sheet. “A most wonderful phenomenon (T & S <​M Star​> 215) kingdom.” [p. 19]
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