History, 1834–1836

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  • Historical Introduction
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take away enmity, from between me, and them  and may all blessings be restored, and the past  errors be forgotten forever, may humble repentance  bring us both to thee O God, and under thy power  and protection, and to a crown to enjoy the society  of , , , , , ,  , , , the Saints and all the san ctified in peace forever, is the prayer of
Your brother
Joseph Smith Jun.
To

19 December 1835 • Saturday

Saturday Dec. 19th. He was at home and wrote the  above letter, or rather indited it, to his brother  concerning whom he had many solemn feelings  and he prayed hartily, that the Lord will cast  him not off, but that he may return to the God  of Jacob & magnify his apostleship and call ing, may this be his happy lot for the Lord of  Glory sake, Amen.

20 December 1835 • Sunday

Sunday 20th. He spent the day at home, in the  society of his family, with whom he enjoyed great  comfort & satisfaction. He also had many serious  reflections, which were profitable.— br’s Palmer, &  , called to day to see him, to whom he  exhibited the sacred records, to their joy, and satis faction, and for whom he prayed as follows,— O may  God have mercy upon thes[e] men, and keep them  in the way of everlasting life in the name of  Jesus Christ, Amen.

21 December 1835 • Monday

Monday morning 21st. He spent this day in end eavouring to treasure up wisdom, & knowledge  for the benefit of my [his] calling; The day passed  off very pleasantly, for which, his soul flowed  out in thankfulness to the Lord for his mercy  and blessings to himself, & family, in sparing  their lives, and administering to all their wants;  O continue thy parental care over him, & his family,  for Jesus sake.

22 December 1835 • Tuesday

Tuesday 22ond He continued his studies at home, [p. 162]
take away enmity, from between me, and them and may all blessings be restored, and the past errors be forgotten forever, may humble repentance bring us both to thee O God, and under thy power and protection, and to a crown to enjoy the society of , , , , , , , , , the Saints and all the sanctified in peace forever, is the prayer of
Your brother
Joseph Smith Jun.
To

19 December 1835 • Saturday

Saturday Dec. 19th. He was at home and wrote the above letter, or rather indited it, to his brother concerning whom he had many solemn feelings and he prayed hartily, that the Lord cast him not off, but that he may return to the God of Jacob & magnify his apostleship and calling, may this be his happy lot for the Lord of Glory sake, Amen.

20 December 1835 • Sunday

Sunday 20th. He spent the day at home, in the society of his family, with whom he enjoyed great comfort & satisfaction. He also had many serious reflections, which were profitable.— br’s Palmer, & , called to day to see him, to whom he exhibited the sacred records, to their joy, and satisfaction, and for whom he prayed as follows,— O may God have mercy upon these men, and keep them in the way of everlasting life in the name of Jesus Christ, Amen.

21 December 1835 • Monday

Monday morning 21st. He spent this day in endeavouring to treasure up wisdom, & knowledge for the benefit of my his calling; The day passed off very pleasantly, for which, his soul flowed out in thankfulness to the Lord for his mercy and blessings to himself, & family, in sparing their lives, and administering to all their wants; O continue thy parental care over him, & his family, for Jesus sake.

22 December 1835 • Tuesday

Tuesday 22ond He continued his studies at home, [p. 162]
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