Appendix: William Clayton, Journal Excerpt, 1–4 April 1843

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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the roads were very muddy. we arrived  about 6½ o clock, and were very joyfully  received, we slept at s.
2 April 1843 • Sunday
Sunday 2— Heard E[lde]r preach  <on 1 Epistle of John 1 chap— 1, 2. 3 verses> on in the A. M. dined at ’s Pres. Josephs sister. P. M. Joseph  preached on Revelations chap. 5. he called  on me to open the meeting. He also preachd  on the same subject in the evening.  During the day President Joseph made  the following remarks on doctrine.  “I was once praying very earnestly to know to  the time of the comeing of the son of man  when I heard a voice repeat the following  ‘Joseph my son, if thou livest untill  thou art 85 years old thou shalt see  the face of the son of man, therefore  let this suffice and trouble me no  more on this matter.’ [p. 66]
the roads were very muddy. we arrived about 6½ o clock, and were very joyfully received, we slept at s.
2 April 1843 • Sunday
Sunday 2— Heard Elder preach on 1 Epistle of John 1 chap— 1, 2. 3 verses in the A. M. dined at ’s Pres. Josephs sister. P. M. Joseph preached on Revelations chap. 5. he called on me to open the meeting. He also preachd on the same subject in the evening. During the day President Joseph made the following remarks on doctrine. “I was once praying very earnestly to know the time of the comeing of the son of man when I heard a voice repeat the following ‘Joseph my son, if thou livest untill thou art 85 years old thou shalt see the face of the son of man, therefore let this suffice and trouble me no more on this matter.’ [p. 66]
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