Mormon History, Thursday, Feb 4, 1847.

[Apostle Willard Richards Journal] George Herring stayed with President Young last night. Wind southerly and mild. Sent a mail of four letters to Austin post office by Harrison Burgess. Dr. [Richards] arose about 2 this p.m. [afternoon], called at Presidents YoungÂ's and KimballÂ's. William Kay returned home about 4 loaded with corn and meal. President Young came in about 5, read the letter from Major Miller. [At] 6 p.m., Presidents Kimball and Lyman came in the office till about 8. Samuel Russell returned about noon with a letter from Major Miller.
Patty Sessions delivered Mary, wife of James Bullock, of a daughter named Mary Cathrine, at half past 4 p.m.
At 6 p.m., the municipal high council met at the council house at 6 p.m. Present: Presidents H. C. Kimball, Amasa Lyman, and Brigham Young. A long discussion took place about the beef committee which lasted till 10 minutes to 9. Voted that this matter be laid over till the morning of the resurrection, and then to burn the papers. Adjourned till next Sunday evening at 6 p.m. Brothers Woodruff, Smoot, and Horace Eldridge called at the office and tarried until half past 11 in social chat, and closed with prayer by Horace Eldridge.

[source: Apostle Willard Richards Journal]

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