Alton, Madison County, Illinois
Part of Journal (January 1, 1841 – December 31, 1842)Excerpt:day & night but lighted the boat during the time August 1, 1842 ~ Monday Aug 1st An exceding cold day & night & morning as for myself I am in almost evry kind of trouble A severe cold has settelled throughout my body I have the Rheumatism, teeth ake, head ake, bones ake, have got the musketoe fever, Bilious fever, & sick stomack, & am fearful that if we run on to many more sand bars & am many more weeks getting to St Louis & ...Dates:August 1, 1842 August 2, 1842 August 3, 1842
Part of Journal (January 1, 1847 – December 31, 1853)Excerpt:find it. The people in the City of Nauvoo were much excited from a report that Elder Hyde would preach in the Temple that day they had made many threats upon the subject & some came in waggons from the country to hear & see but the excitement was all among themselves for Elder Hyde had given out no such appointment. I returned to A. Babits & found a man who had come from Mishigan to enquire after the ...Dates:July 10, 1848 July 11, 1848 July 12, 1848 July 13, 1848 July 14, 1848 July 15, 1848 July 16, 1848
Part of Letter from Lyman Wight, 24 August 1857Excerpt:might pro^p^erly be called mob militia. I was accompanied by 120 men we arrived there by breakfast time I took my station at the right wing of the army, and in the course of the day there ware several propisitons made by the different sides, at a little before sunset Hinkle had manageed for the pitiful sum of $600 to seell the following named persons into the enemy's camp Joseph Smith; Sidney Rigdon; George W. Robison; and myself, we entered the camp amidst ...