History, 1834–1836

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previous notice, to make arangements to guard against fire, and organized a company for that purpose, they also counseled on others. affairs of a temporal nature.— To day , called at his house much afflicted with a swelling on his arm; he had been prayed for, but lacked faith to be healed, and at this time his pain was intolerable; Sister (wife of our author) who is ever ready to alleviate the distresses of the afflicted, administered to him his swolen arm, limb such applications as occured to her mind, and succeeded, in checking the inflamation, and his arm was saved, and restored to health, through the blessings of God. He (Joseph) spent the <day> at home in reading, and waiting upon friends who called to see him.
15 December 1835 • Tuesday
Tuesday 15th. Spent the day at home, and as usual was blessed with much company, some of which called to see the records.— This afternoon Eldr. handed a letter to him, the purport of which is that, he is dissatisfied with the committee as it respects their dealing with him in merchandise; that they do not deal as liberally with him as they do with <Eldr.> , he also requested him (Joseph) to reconcile the revelation given to the 12, since their return from their eastern mission.— That unless these things with others named in the letter alluded to, could be reconciled to his mind, his honour would not stand united with them. This I believe is the amount of s letter, although much was written, in justification of the course he had taken. On reading this letter his feelings were inexpressible, knowing that he had dealt in righteousness with him in all things; and endeavoured to promote his happiness and well being, and do him good, as much as lay in his power.
He was therefore concious that the reflections cast upon him by were ungrateful, & unjust, and founded in jealousy; that the [p. 148]
previous notice, to make arangements to guard against fire, and organized a company for that purpose, they also counseled on others. affairs of a temporal nature.— To day , called at his house much afflicted with a swelling on his arm; he had been prayed for, but lacked faith to be healed, and at this time his pain was intolerable; Sister (wife of our author) who is ever ready to alleviate the distresses of the afflicted, administered to his swolen limb such applications as occured to her mind, and succeeded, in checking the inflamation, and his arm was saved, and restored to health, through the blessings of God. He (Joseph) spent the day at home in reading, and waiting upon friends who called to see him.
15 December 1835 • Tuesday
Tuesday 15th. Spent the day at home, and as usual was blessed with much company, some of which called to see the records.— This afternoon Eldr. handed a letter to him, the purport of which is that, he is dissatisfied with the committee as it respects their dealing with him in merchandise; that they do not deal as liberally with him as they do with Eldr. , he also requested him (Joseph) to reconcile the revelation given to the 12, since their return from their eastern mission.— That unless these things with others named in the letter alluded to, could be reconciled to his mind, his honour would not stand united with them. This I believe is the amount of s letter, although much was written, in justification of the course he had taken. On reading this letter his feelings were inexpressible, knowing that he had dealt in righteousness with him in all things; and endeavoured to promote his happiness and well being, and do him good, as much as lay in his power.
He was therefore concious that the reflections cast upon him by were ungrateful, & unjust, and founded in jealousy; that the [p. 148]
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