History, 1834–1836

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He dismissed his class in order to comply with the ’s. request, his , , & accompanied him. A large company assembled, and a number were blessed under the hands of the patriarch, <&> indeed the Lord blessed us all, we had a good time. He spent the evening at home.
10 January 1836 • Sunday
Sunday 10th. He attended meeting; Eldr. Wilber [Wilbur] Denton & Eldr. preached in the fore noon:— In the P.M. his brother’s & delivered each a discourse; all these young Eldr’s did well concidering their advantages & experiance and bid fair to make useful men in the vinyard of the Lord. The Lords supper was administered and the meeting dismissed. At the intermission to day three were received into the church by baptism.
11 January 1836 • Monday
Monday morning 11th. There being no school to day he injoyed the sweets of the social fireside with his family; however many brethren visited him among whom was of New York, who had come to attend the solemn assembly.— I delight (says Joseph) in the society of my friends & brethren & pray that the blessings of heaven and earth may be multiplied upon their heads.
12 January 1836 • Tuesday
Tuesday Jany. 12th. To day he called on the presidency of the church and made arangements to meet tomorrow at 10 oclock A.M. to take into concideration the subject of the Solemn Assembly. This afternoon a young man called to see the Egyptian records and on viewing them, he expressed great satisfaction and appeared very anxious to know how to translate them.— also a man was introduced to him by the name of from Niagary [Cambria, Niagara] Co. New York; This man is a preacher in the Christian or Unitarian church. remarked that he had but few minutes to spend with me, we imediately entered into conversation, and had some little debate upon the subject of prejudice, but soon came [p. 172]
He dismissed his class in order to comply with the ’s. request, his , , & accompanied him. A large company assembled, and a number were blessed under the hands of the patriarch, & indeed the Lord blessed us all, we had a good time. He spent the evening at home.
10 January 1836 • Sunday
Sunday 10th. He attended meeting; Eldr. Wilber [Wilbur] Denton & Eldr. preached in the fore noon:— In the P.M. his brother’s & delivered each a discourse; all these young Eldr’s did well concidering their advantages & experiance and bid fair to make useful men in the vinyard of the Lord. The Lords supper was administered and the meeting dismissed. At the intermission to day three were received into the church by baptism.
11 January 1836 • Monday
Monday morning 11th. There being no school to day he injoyed the sweets of the social fireside with his family; however many brethren visited him among whom was of New York, who had come to attend the solemn assembly.— I delight (says Joseph) in the society of my friends & brethren & pray that the blessings of heaven and earth may be multiplied upon their heads.
12 January 1836 • Tuesday
Tuesday Jany. 12th. To day he called on the presidency of the church and made arangements to meet tomorrow at 10 oclock A.M. to take into concideration the subject of the Solemn Assembly. This afternoon a young man called to see the Egyptian records and on viewing them, he expressed great satisfaction and appeared very anxious to know how to translate them.— also a man was introduced to him by the name of from Niagary Cambria, Niagara Co. New York; This man is a preacher in the Christian or Unitarian church. remarked that he had but few minutes to spend with me, we imediately entered into conversation, and had some little debate upon the subject of prejudice, but soon came [p. 172]
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