Augusta, Hancock County, Illinois
Excerpt:April 17, 1843 ~ Monday 17th I spent my time in the printing Office April 18, 1843 ~ Tuesday 18th I met in Conference with the Twelve & President J Smith not being Presant the conf erance adjourned untill next day April 19, 1843 ~ Wednesday 19th Met again in Council with the Twelve President J. Smith met with us & counciled us to take a mission in the East to obtain means to build theDates:April 17, 1843 April 18, 1843 April 19, 1843 April 20, 1843 April 21, 1843 April 22, 1843 April 23, 1843
Excerpt:next week the brethren expect to go to putting on the shingles. The frame work around the foundation of the Tower is all up and the first timbers for the Tower itself was raised this day. The new stone Font is mostly cut and the first stone was laid to day at about 4 o clock. We expect in about five or six weeks the attic story of the Temple, and the Font will be all finished and ready for dedication, and just as soon as they are ready we shall dedicate them, (and ...
Excerpt:On the 19th of the month in Conference with the Twelve Joseph counciled us to take our mission to the east to obtain means to build the Temple and Nauvoo House as we were appointed by the General Conference on the 6th of April. At that aniversary of the rise of the Church The following persons were named of the quorum of the Twelve for this mission to hold Conferences in the east obtain means &c: Brigham Young Heber C KimballDates:April 19, 1843 April 30, 1843 May 1, 1843 May 14, 1843