Exact publication date unknown. Published sometime during the 20th century.
June 7, 1842 to October 18, 1850. Haight sails to Nauvoo from Windham, New York. He buys a house before serving a mission to Washingtonville, New York. Haight preaches at his brother's and neighboring houses. He goes to Buffalo, where he helps his parents emigrate to Nauvoo. He travels by steamboat, due to his mother's health. Haight joins the Nauvoo police and works on the temple, amid high Mormon/non-Mormon tensions. Illness causes him to stay behind when the exodus from Nauvoo begins. Haight reads J.J. Strang's letter, declaring him a false prophet while noticing the number of followers he attracts. He also includes Orson Hyde's response to Strang's claims. He attends the April 1846 conference in Nauvoo Temple and worries whether he will be able to go west with the Saints. He is finally able to leave Nauvoo in June, traveling to Winter Quarters. Haight crosses the Plains in 1847 with the David Spencer Company. Upon his arrival in the Salt Lake Valley, he describes the fort and sets to work planting. Late freezes and crickets kill most of the crops, leading many to consider moving to California to avoid starvation. Haight helps celebrate the first harvest and brings other companies into Salt Lake. He takes a plural wife and surveys the Sevier Valley. He begins a mission to Birmingham, England when the diary abruptly ends.