History, 1834–1836

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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The came in about an hour; and in the course of two  hours after she was safely delivered. Thus what God had manifested  to him, was fulfilled every whit. On the evening of the same day  he preached in the to a crowded congregation.

28 October 1835 • Wednesday

Wednesday 28th He was at home during the day employed in  d[o]mestic concerns.

29 October 1835 • Thursday

Thursday 29th. began to write for him at $15.00  per month, and received $16.00 in advance out of the , known  by the name of the Committe Store. His &  visited at his house this day. Bishop returned this  day from a long journey to the East. It is proper here to note  that his clerk, , agreed, subsequently to board himself, for  which he was to have four dollars more per month, making  $19. The subject of this memoir was then summoned to appear  before the High Council of the Church, which was then setting to  give his testimony in the case of who was arr aigned before that tribunal for whipping his own daughter  unreasonably. His testimony was in ’s favor. He then returned  to his writing room, thence to after his large journal  and on returning, he made some observations to his scribe  relative to the plan of a city which is to be built up hereafter on  on this ground consecrated for a stake of Zion. It is proper  here to notice that during his absence at the ’s Bishop came in, accompanied with President . He  was much rejoiced to see them. He returned home and his scribe  commenced writing, in his journal a history of his life: conclu ding President ’s 2d letter to , which, had begun. and his wife with his father &  mother called to see him. The ’s parints had but recently  come from the East, and had called to make some enquiry  concerning the coming forth of the Book of Mormon. and some others came in; and he then set down and related  to them the history of the coming forth of the Book, the administration  of the Angel to him and the rudiments of the Gospel of Christ.  They appeared to be well satisfied, and he expected to baptize them in  in a few days, at least, such were his feelings although they made  no request of that kind at the time of the interview. He then Went to  the Council in the case of where he had previously been called  as testimony. The Presidency adjourned, and on his return Elder , observed that long debates were indulged. He replied [p. 112]
The came in about an hour; and in the course of two hours after she was safely delivered. Thus what God had manifested to him, was fulfilled every whit. On the evening of the same day he preached in the to a crowded congregation.

28 October 1835 • Wednesday

Wednesday 28th He was at home during the day employed in domestic concerns.

29 October 1835 • Thursday

Thursday 29th. began to write for him at $15.00 per month, and received $16.00 in advance out of the , known by the name of the Committe Store. His & visited at his house this day. Bishop returned this day from a long journey to the East. It is proper here to note that his clerk, , agreed, subsequently to board himself, for which he was to have four dollars more per month, making $19. The subject of this memoir was then summoned to appear before the High Council of the Church, which was then setting to give his testimony in the case of who was arraigned before that tribunal for whipping his own daughter unreasonably. His testimony was in ’s favor. He then returned to his writing room, thence to after his large journal and on returning, he made some observations to his scribe relative to the plan of a city which is to be built up hereafter on on this ground consecrated for a stake of Zion. It is proper here to notice that during his absence at the ’s Bishop came in, accompanied with President . He was much rejoiced to see them. He returned home and his scribe commenced writing, in his journal a history of his life: concluding President ’s 2d letter to , which, had begun. and his wife with his father & mother called to see him. The ’s parints had but recently come from the East, and had called to make some enquiry concerning the coming forth of the Book of Mormon. and some others came in; and he then set down and related to them the history of the coming forth of the Book, the administration of the Angel to him and the rudiments of the Gospel of Christ. They appeared to be well satisfied, and he expected to baptize them in in a few days, at least, such were his feelings although they made no request of that kind at the time of the interview. He then Went to the Council in the case of where he had previously been called as testimony. The Presidency adjourned, and on his return Elder , observed that long debates were indulged. He replied [p. 112]
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