History, 1834–1836

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handle sacred things very sacredly; and with due deference to  the opinions of others, and with an eye single to the glory of God.

19 November 1835 • Thursday

Thursday 19th. In company with Dr. he went to  see how the workmen prospered in finishing the .
On his return he met with br’s & who he  had been informed were much dissatisfied; but found  that this was not the fact, as touching the faith of the church  but with the conduct of some of the members. He returned home  and spent the day in translating the Egyptian records.  The weather is warm & pleasant.

20 November 1835 • Friday

Friday 20th He continued translating & made rapid progress  At evening returned from , bringing  with him a quantity of Hebrew books, for the benefit of the  school, he presented me him with a Hebrew bible, lexicon &  Grammar, also a Greek & English lexicon.— had  a prosperous journey, according to the prayers of the saints

21 November 1835 • Saturday

Saturday 21st. He spent the day at home, in examining &  studying his Hebrew books.— At evening he met with the  class to make some arangments about a teacher, it  was decided by the voice of the school that we would send  to for a Jew, to teach us the Hebrew language, having  asertained that was not qualified to give us  the knowledge we wished to acquire.

22 November 1835 • Sunday

Sunday 22ond. He went attended meeting at the usual hour: Eldr.   preach[ed] from Math. 7th ch.— At our evening meet ing Eldr. who had withdrawn from the church  made application to return, to the fold of Christ. We organized  into a regular council, and after much altercation upon the  subject, & keen rebuke was restored by the voice of  the council & church, and the clerk ordered to give him his  licence.— On this night we had a snow storm

23 November 1835 • Monday

Monday 23d. Several brethren called to converse with him & see the  records. To day he received a letter from . His leasure  moments he devoted to study, meditation, & prayer.

24 November 1835 • Tuesday

Tuesday 24th. He spent the A.M. in instructing those that called  to inquire respecting the things of God in the last days. In the  P.M. he translated some of the ancient manuscripts.— This evening  he had an invitation to attend a wedding, at his brother ’s, to solemnize the rights of matrimony between & . His & some others accompanied [p. 135]
handle sacred things very sacredly; and with due deference to the opinions of others, and with an eye single to the glory of God.

19 November 1835 • Thursday

Thursday 19th. In company with Dr. he went to see how the workmen prospered in finishing the .
On his return he met with br’s & who he had been informed were much dissatisfied; but found that this was not the fact, as touching the faith of the church but with the conduct of some of the members. He returned home and spent the day in translating the Egyptian records. The weather is warm & pleasant.

20 November 1835 • Friday

Friday 20th He continued translating & made rapid progress At evening returned from , bringing a quantity of Hebrew books, for the benefit of the school, he presented him with a Hebrew bible, lexicon & Grammar, also a Greek & English lexicon.— had a prosperous journey, according to the prayers of the saints

21 November 1835 • Saturday

Saturday 21st. He spent the day at home, in examining & studying his Hebrew books.— At evening he met with the class to make some arangments about a teacher, it was decided by the voice of the school that we would send to for a Jew, to teach us the Hebrew language, having asertained that was not qualified to give us the knowledge we wished to acquire.

22 November 1835 • Sunday

Sunday 22ond. He attended meeting at the usual hour: Eldr. preached from Math. 7th ch.— At our evening meeting Eldr. who had withdrawn from the church made application to return, to the fold of Christ. We organized into a regular council, and after much altercation upon the subject, & keen rebuke was restored by the voice of the council & church, and the clerk ordered to give him his licence.— On this night we had a snow storm

23 November 1835 • Monday

Monday 23d. Several brethren called to converse with him & see the records. To day he received a letter from . His leasure moments he devoted to study, meditation, & prayer.

24 November 1835 • Tuesday

Tuesday 24th. He spent the A.M. in instructing those that called to inquire respecting the things of God in the last days. In the P.M. he translated some of the ancient manuscripts.— This evening he had an invitation to attend a wedding, at his brother ’s, to solemnize the rights of matrimony between & . His & some others accompanied [p. 135]
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