Mormon History, Oct 22, 1845. Wednesday.

[William Clayton Journal] ...Evening had a talk with Bishop Whitney and learned that he had not said the words as were told to me but the language he had used was altogether different and unexceptionable. He stated that he had had it in his heart for some time to raise my wages half a dollar a day. We had a long talk and I was satisfied his language had been misrepresented to me. Afterwards, went to Elder Taylors to counsel with the Twelve and others. Read a letter from R[euben] McBride in Kirtland stating that the Rigdonites, S. B. Stoddard, Jacob Bump, R[obert] D. Foster, Hiram Kellog, Leonard Rich [and] Jewel Raney are the leaders of the rioters. They have broke into the House of the Lord and taken possessions of it and are trying to take possession of the Church Farm &c.
We also read a number of good articles from the New York Messenger relating to our troubles. After much conversation, we had prayers.

[source: George D. Smith, An Intimate Chronicle; The Journals of William Clayton, Signature Books in association with Smith Research Associates, Salt Lake City, 1995,]

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