Mormon History, Jan 30, 1845

-- Jan 30, 1845
[Brigham Young Journal] Thursday Jan 30th 1845 went to the temple and other places held a councel with the City Concel high councel Ad Poles & others had a good meeting was at Br Snows in the evening stoped at Br Woodwards She gave me a purse (1)

-- Jan 31, 1845
[Apostle Wilford Woodruff Journal] 31 I spent the fore part of the day writing. (2)

[Brigham Young Journal] thursday had visiters at my house a bout 25 visited till after midnight (1)

-- During 1845 January
The Illinois Legislature repealed the city charter of Nauvoo. May, The nine accused murderers of Joseph and Hyrum Smith were acquitted upon instructions of the court. (3)

Nauvoo Charter repealed by Illinois legislature. (4)

-- During Jan 1845
Illinois revokes Nauvoo's charter. (5)

John Taylor: Co-designed the "seal of the Twelve Apostles," based on an illustration in a famous Rosicrucian book Jan 1845 (6)

-- During January 1845
During this month the legislature of Illinois repealed the city charter of Nauvoo. (7)

William E McLellan: Living in Hampton, Rock Island County, Illinois, January 1845. (8)

-- Feb 1, 1845
[Apostle Wilford Woodruff Journal] Feb 1st I spent the day at home. (2)

[Brigham Young Journal] the first had my famely at my house on a visit Br J & L young Stay and others of our famely (1)

George Albert Smith: Sealed to Nancy Clements 1 February 1845. One child Nancy Adelia. (8)

-- Feby 1st 1845
[High Council Minutes]

The High Council of the Church of Jesus Chrsit of Latter Day Saints met according to adjournment at Councellor H. G. Sherwoods and opened by prayer from Councellor Lewis D. Wilson.

The minutes of the previous meeting were read and approved.

The case to be acted upon was pos[t]poned by permission in consequence of the Plaintif[f]'s inability to procure an essential witness.

Voted that said case be laid over for action on Saturday the 15th i[n]st. at one o'clock P.M.

The Councellors Present

Saml Bent Jas. Allred

Lewis D. Wilson Alpheus Cutler

David Fulmer Geo. W. Harris

Thos Grover

Voted to adjourn till two weeks from to day at one o'clock to meet at Co[u]ncellor Sherwood's.

Closing prayer by President Chas C. Rich.

C. C. Pendleton. (9)

-- Feb 2, 1845
[Apostle Wilford Woodruff Journal] 2d Sunday I preached in the fore part of the day. Elders Hedlock & Ward dined with me & spent the afternoon with me. In the evening I Preached to an attentive Congregation. I lade hands upon 4 sick persons. 4 m. (2)

[Brigham Young Journal] I Preached in the Concert Hall a ful house & a good meeting spent the evening at home with my famely (1)

-- Feb 3, 1845
[Apostle Wilford Woodruff Journal] 3d I spent a part of the day at the office. 4 m. (2)

[Brigham Young Journal] monday 3 went to the 3 Feb 1845 election of the city councel there was a bout 9 hundred vots without eney operision, went to Br Gleson on the Praria staed all night (1)

George Miller: Elected member of Nauvoo City Council 3 February 1845. (8)

-- Feb 4, 1845
[Apostle Wilford Woodruff Journal] 4th I spent the day at home writing. (2)

[Brigham Young Journal] tuesday 4 had a councel with the fifty righted up & organized we droped a number of the members (1)

1 - Brigham Young Journal (1801-1877) Journal #2 July, 1837- Mar. 1845
2 - Wilford Woodruff's Journal: 1833-1898 Typescript, Volumes 1-9, Edited by Scott G. Kenney, Signature Books 1993,
3 - Church News: Historical Chronology of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints,
4 - Hemidakaota, "Church Chronology from 1800-2000,"
5 - Tidd, N. R., "Mormon Chronology"
6 - Quinn, D. Michael, The Mormon Hierarchy: Origins of Power, Appendix 6, Biographical Sketches of General Officers of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1830-47,
7 - Jenson, Andrew, Church Chronology
8 - Cook, Lyndon W., The Revelations of the Prophet Joseph Smith: A Historical and Biographical Commentary of the Doctrine and Covenants, Seventy's Mission Bookstore, Provo UT, 1985,
9 - Minutes of the High Council of the Church of Jesus Christ of Nauvoo Illinois: Nauvoo Hancock County Illinois,

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