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

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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We held a this morning on the subject of building, &c. It was decided by the council that we should discontinue the building of the during the winter for want of means materials; and to prepare and get all things in readiness to <​re​>commence it early in the spring. It was also agreed that we should set the hands immediately to erect a house for the , which is to be thirty by thirty eight feet on the ground, the first story to be occupied for the school of the prophets this winter, and the upper Story for the printing press.
started for the first instant for the printing establishment, with eight hundred dollars. There will be as many hands employed upon the house as can work, and every exertion made to get the printing into operation, and <​re​>publish the Star, commencing from the last number printed, and to be continued conducted by until an opportunity offers to transfer it again to Zion, to be conducted by Elder W, W, Phelps & co. as usual; and and also <​publish​> a paper is to be continued in this place; under the firm of F. G. Williams, & co. entitled the Latter Day Saints Messenger and Advocate; The probability is that the Star <​which​> will be forwarded to Subscribers <​for the Star​> by the first of December, has written to you for the names and residence of the subscribers for the Star, and if you have not sent them we wish you to send them immediately, that there may be no delay in the paper’s going to subscribers as soon as they can be printed.
, also, started for , at the same time, to replenish his in , with money enough to pay all the debts of both establishments, and expects to bring a larger supply of goods than at any former time. Thus you see the goodness and mercy of God in providing for his saints. not one week before started the way seemed hedged up [p. 358]
We held a this morning on the subject of building, &c. It was decided by the council that we should discontinue the building of the during the winter for want of materials; and to prepare and get all things in readiness to recommence it early in the spring. It was also agreed that we should set the hands immediately to erect a house for the , which is to be thirty by thirty eight feet on the ground, the first story to be occupied for the school of the prophets this winter, and the upper Story for the printing press.
started for the first instant for the printing establishment, with eight hundred dollars. There will be as many hands employed upon the house as can work, and every exertion made to get the printing into operation, republish the Star, and also publish a paper under the firm of F. G. Williams, & co. entitled the Latter Day Saints Messenger and Advocate; which will be forwarded to Subscribers for the Star by the first of December,
, also, started for , at the same time, to replenish his in , with money enough to pay all the debts of both establishments, and expects to bring a larger supply of goods than at any former time. Thus you see the goodness and mercy of God in providing for his saints. not one week before started the way seemed hedged up [p. 358]
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