History, 1834–1836

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the above, or below, or any where part of it, to play or for  recreation at any time, and all parents guardians or ma stures [masters], shall be ameniable for all damage that shall accrue  in consequence of their children.
8th.— All persons whether believers or unbelievers shall be treated  with due respect by the authorities of the church.
9th. No imposition shall be practiced upon any member of the  church by depriving them of their rights in the .
council adjourned sine die.— Our author returned home  this afternoon Pres. returned from the City of   the metropolis of this State (Ohio).
At evening himself & were invited to attend on a ma trimonial occasion at where he was solicited to  solemnize the marriage contract between Mr.  & Mrs. ; also Mr. & Miss.  , at the same place. The crowded assembly  were seated, and the interview opened by singing & prayer  suited to the occasion; after which he made some rema rks in relation to the duties that are incumbent on hus bands & wives; in particular the great importance there is  in cultivating the pure principles of the institution in  all its bearings and relations to each other and society  in general.— He then invited them to arise and join  hands, and pronounced the ceremony according to the  rules & regulations of the Church of Latterday Saints; and  pronounced such blessings upon their heads as the  Lord put into their his heart; even the blessings of  Abraham Isaac & Jacob, and dismissed by singing  and prayer.— We then took some refreshment and our  hearts were made glad with the fruit of the vine. This  is according to the pattern set us by the our Saviour him self whene he graced the marriage in Cana of Gallilee and  turned the water into wine that they might make  themselves joyful, and we feel disposed to patronize all  the institutions of heaven. Pres. Smith took leave of the  audiance and retired.

15 January 1836 • Friday

Friday 15th. Jany.— At 9. oclock A.M. he met in council  agreeably to adjournment, at the council room in the , & organized the authorities of the church agreeable to  their respective offices in the same. He then made [p. 177]
the above, or below, or any part of it, to play or for recreation at any time, and all parents guardians or mastures masters, shall be ameniable for all damage that shall accrue in consequence of their children.
8th.— All persons whether believers or unbelievers shall be treated with due respect by the authorities of the church.
9th. No imposition shall be practiced upon any member of the church by depriving them of their rights in the .
council adjourned sine die.— Our author returned home this afternoon Pres. returned from the City of the metropolis of this State (Ohio).
At evening himself & were invited to attend on a matrimonial occasion at where he was solicited to solemnize the marriage contract between Mr. & Mrs. ; also Mr. & Miss. , at the same place. The crowded assembly were seated, and the interview opened by singing & prayer suited to the occasion; after which he made some remarks in relation to the duties that are incumbent on husbands & wives; in particular the great importance there is in cultivating the pure principles of the institution in all its bearings and relations to each other and society in general.— He then invited them to arise and join hands, and pronounced the ceremony according to the rules & regulations of the Church of Latterday Saints; and pronounced such blessings upon their heads as the Lord put into his heart; even the blessings of Abraham Isaac & Jacob, and dismissed by singing and prayer.— We then took some refreshment and our hearts were made glad with the fruit of the vine. This is according to the pattern set us by our Saviour himself whene he graced the marriage in Cana of Gallilee and turned the water into wine that they might make themselves joyful, and we feel disposed to patronize all the institutions of heaven. Pres. Smith took leave of the audiance and retired.

15 January 1836 • Friday

Friday 15th. Jany.— At 9. oclock A.M. he met in council agreeably to adjournment, at the council room in the , & organized the authorities of the church agreeable to their respective offices in the same. He then made [p. 177]
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