History, 1834–1836

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against him; and in part acknowledged his  fault, but not satisfactory to the council, and after parley ing with him a long time, and granting him every  indulgence that could be required in righteousness,  the council adjourned without obtaining a full confe ssion from him.
On this day the quorum of the seventy met, to render an  account of their travels and ministry, since they were  ordained to the apostleship. The meeting was interesting  indeed, and his heart was made glad while he lis tened to the relations of those, who had been labouring in  the vinyard of the Lord with such marvelous success,  and he prayed God to bless them with an increas  of faith, and power, and keep them all with the ind urance of faith, in the name of Jesus christ to the end
29 December 1835 • Tuesday
Tuesday 29th. At about 10. oclock A.M. in company with his  , & & , (who had come to live with him,)  also his accompanied them. A large  he went to br. s, to attend a blessing meet ing; his also accompanied them. After the  company had assembled and were seated, his  father (who is ordained to the office  of a patriarch in the church of Latterday Saints, to  confer blessings by the spirit of prophecy.) arose and  made some preliminary remarks which were  very applicable to the occasion; a hymn was then  sung, after which he opened the meeting, by an able  address, to the throne of grace. Fifteen persons  came forward and received, each, a patriarchal bless ing under his hands, as the spirit gave utterance
The servises then were closed, as they commenced  viz. by singing & prayer. A table was then spread and  crowned with the bounties of the earth; and after  invoking the benediction of heaven upon the rich  repast, we fed sumptuously upon the same, and  suffice it to say, that we had a glorious meeting,  throughout, and he was highly pleased with the  harmony and decorum that existed among the  brethren and sisters. We returned home at even ing. He then repaired to the where [p. 165]
against him; and in part acknowledged his fault, but not satisfactory to the council, and after parleying with him a long time, and granting him every indulgence that could be required in righteousness, the council adjourned without obtaining a full confession from him.
On this day the quorum of the seventy met, to render an account of their travels and ministry, since they were ordained to the apostleship. The meeting was interesting indeed, and his heart was made glad while he listened to the relations of those, who had been labouring in the vinyard of the Lord with such marvelous success, and he prayed God to bless them with an increas of faith, and power, and keep them all with the indurance of faith, in the name of Jesus christ to the end
29 December 1835 • Tuesday
Tuesday 29th. At about 10. oclock A.M. in company with his , & , (who had come to live with him,)
The servises then were closed, as they commenced viz. by singing & prayer. A table was then spread and crowned with the bounties of the earth; and after invoking the benediction of heaven upon the rich repast, we fed sumptuously upon the same, and suffice it to say, that we had a glorious meeting, throughout, and he was highly pleased with the harmony and decorum that existed among the brethren and sisters. We returned home at evening. He then repaired to the where [p. 165]
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