a fine clever jolly
man.In the troubles in Missouri he was a Captain of ten and I belonged to his company part of the time â" My wife not being very well I Staid & wrote in my journal at home till 2 oclock and then went to the after noon meeting at the Temple.
The business of this after noon was taken up in organizing companies for Calaforna or the West.I was now apprised for the first time that I was appointed to lead a company myself.President B. Young Stated that as the "Old Police was attached to me that it was my right to have themThis was glad tidings to all the Police who immediately came to me this was about 5 oclock so the police all left the Temple and met near by and I had the guard detailed and after making Some arraingements relative to joining a company I came home Stopping at Weeks & Sabins on my way.I then went to see Br F Harwood who was very Sick and then came home & wrote in my journal till nine oclock.
Pleasant Green Taylor, my wifes brother came to l
ive with me this evening with the expectation of staying untill we move and on the road
[source: Diaries of Hosea Stout]