History, 1838–1856, volume A-1 [23 December 1805–30 August 1834]

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From Wheeling we took passage on board the  steamer Trenton. While at the Dock, during the night, the  boat was twice on fire, burning the whole width of the  boat through into the cabin, but with so little damage  the boat went on in the morning; and when we ar rived at , some of the mob, which had  followed us all the way round, left us, and we  arrived at Louisville the same night. Captain  Brittle offered us protection on board of his boat, &  gave us supper and breakfast, gratuitously. At  Louisville we were joined by Elder , who  was journeying with a company of Saints from   to Zion, and we took passage on the Steamer  Charleston for , where we parted with   and company, and by stage, arrived  at , Missouri, on the Twenty fourth  of April, a distance of about 300 miles from  . We found the brethren generally enjoying  health and We faith, and extremely glad to welcome  us among them.

26 April 1832 • Thursday

On the 26th. <of April> I called a general  of the , and was acknowledged as the ,  of the , according to a previous at a of , , and  members, held at , Ohio, on the 25th of  January 1832. The right hand of fellowship was  given to me by the , in  behalf of the Church. The scene was solemn, impressive,  And delightful. During the intermission, a difficulty  or hardness which had existed between  and was amicably settled, and  when we came together in the afternoon all hearts  seemed to rejoice, and I received the following
Revelation given April, 1832, shewing the order  given to Enoch and the church in his day.
Verily, verily I say unto you, my servants, that  inasmuch as you have forgiven one another your  trespasses, even so I the Lord forgive you; nevertheless  there are those among you who have sinned [p. 210]
From Wheeling we took passage on board the steamer Trenton. While at the Dock, during the night, the boat was twice on fire, burning the whole width of the boat through into the cabin, but with so little damage the boat went on in the morning; and when we arrived at , some of the mob, which had followed us all the way round, left us, and we arrived at Louisville the same night. Captain Brittle offered us protection on board of his boat, & gave us supper and breakfast, gratuitously. At Louisville we were joined by Elder , who was journeying with a company of Saints from to Zion, and we took passage on the Steamer Charleston for , where we parted with and company, and by stage, arrived at , Missouri, on the Twenty fourth of April, a distance of about 300 miles from . We found the brethren generally enjoying health and faith, and extremely glad to welcome us among them.

26 April 1832 • Thursday

On the 26th. of April I called a general of the , and was acknowledged as the , of the , according to a previous at a of , , and members, held at , Ohio, on the 25th of January 1832. The right hand of fellowship was given to me by the , in behalf of the Church. The scene was solemn, impressive, And delightful. During the intermission, a difficulty or hardness which had existed between and was amicably settled, and when we came together in the afternoon all hearts seemed to rejoice, and I received the following
Revelation given April, 1832, shewing the order given to Enoch and the church in his day.
Verily, verily I say unto you, my servants, that inasmuch as you have forgiven one another your trespasses, even so I the Lord forgive you; nevertheless there are those among you who have sinned [p. 210]
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