History, 1838–1856, volume A-1 [23 December 1805–30 August 1834]

History, 1838–1856, volume A-1 [23 December 1805–30 August 1834]

thereof, and the length thereof in the inner court;  and there shall be a lower an[d] a higher court;  and this house shall be wholly dedicated unto the  Lord from the foundation thereof, for the work of  the printing, in all things whatsoever I shall  command you, to be holy, undefiled, according  to the pattern in all things, as it shall be given  unto you.
4 And on the third lot shall my servant  Hyrum Smith receive his inheritance. And  on the first and second lots on the north  shall my servants Reynolds Cahoon and Jared  Carter receive their inheritance, that they may  do the work which I have appointed unto them,  to be a committe to build mine houses, according  to the commandment, which I the Lord God have  given unto you. These two houses are not to be  built, until I give unto you a commandment  concerning them.
5. And now I give unto you no more at  this time, Amen.

May 1833

The signs of the times continued to attract  the attention of the world. The cholera had broke  out at Havanna, and it was reported that five  hundred had perished daily, and Oporto was  experiencing the same calamity. An influenza  was raging at St Petersburg, Russia; more than one  hundred thousand were suffering from its in fluence, at <and> it was reported to be more violent at  Moscow. So dreadful was the effects of the cholera,  which spread consternation among the inhabi tants of the earth, that it was reported that the  eyes of some of the afflicted burst from their sock ets. A treaty was entered into about this time,  with several tribes of Indians, <some> to be located one  the east of the Winnebago lake, and others to be  removed west of the Missisippi. See Evening & Morning  Star. Page 190.—
Great preparations were making to commence [p. 296]
JS, History, 1838–1856, vol. A-1, created 11 June 1839–24 Aug. 1843; handwriting of James Mulholland, Robert B. Thompson, William W. Phelps, and Willard Richards; 553 pages, plus 16 pages of addenda; CHL. This is the first volume of a six-volume manuscript history of the church. This first volume covers the period from 23 December 1805 to 30 August 1834; the remaining five volumes, labeled B-1 through F-1, continue through 8 August 1844.