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

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The same evening we held two meetings, three or four  miles distant from each other. March 6th. we held  another meeting at ’s the few unbelievers  that attended were outrageous, and the meeting end ed in complete confusion.

7 March 1834 • Friday

March 7th. we proceeded on our journey accompanied  accompanied by , leaving Brothers  and Mathews to prepare and gather up the com panies, in the in that region, and meet us  in , ready for Zion on the first of May. We  arrived after dark, at , the county seat  of , and tried for lodgings at every tavern  in the place; it being court time we found not room,  but were obliged to ride on in the dark, through mud  and rain, and found shelter after travelling about one  mile, for which we paid more than tavern fare.

8–9 March 1834 • Saturday–Sunday

On the 8th. We arrived at , at the  house of ’s, where <from whence> we was were invited to go  to Esquire Walkers’ to spend the evening. We found  them very friendly and somewhat believing, and  tarried all night. Sunday 9th. we preached in a  school house, and had great attention. We found  a few disciples who were firm in the faith; and,  after meeting, found many believing, and could  hardly get away from them, and appointed a meeting  in for Monday the 10th.– and staid at Mr ’s, where we were blessed with a full enjoyment  of temporal and spiritual blessings, even all we needed,  or were worthy to receive. Monday,

10 March 1834 • Monday

Monday, met our appointment, and preached  to a great congregation; and at onevening, <evening> preached  again to a crowded assembly, <and> an overflowing house. After  meeting I proposed if any wished to obey, and would  make it manifest, we would stay to administer  to atthem another meeting. A young man of the  Methodist order arose and testified his faith in  the fulness of the gospel, and desired to be .  We appointed another meeting, come for t <on> the nex[t] day,

11–17 March 1834 • Tuesday–Monday

Tuesday 11th. fulfilled our appointment, and [p. 446]
The same evening we held two meetings, three or four miles distant from each other. March 6th. we held another meeting at ’s the few unbelievers that attended were outrageous, and the meeting ended in complete confusion.

7 March 1834 • Friday

March 7th. we proceeded on our journey accompanied by , leaving Brothers and Mathews to prepare and gather up the companies, in the in that region, and meet us in , ready for Zion on the first of May. We arrived after dark, at , the county seat of , and tried for lodgings at every tavern in the place; it being court time we found no room, but were obliged to ride on in the dark, through mud and rain, and found shelter after travelling about one mile, for which we paid more than tavern fare.

8–9 March 1834 • Saturday–Sunday

On the 8th. We arrived at , at the house of ’s, from whence we were invited to go to Esquire Walkers’ to spend the evening. We found them very friendly and somewhat believing, and tarried all night. Sunday 9th. we preached in a school house, and had great attention. We found a few disciples who were firm in the faith; and, after meeting, found many believing, and could hardly get away from them, and appointed a meeting in for Monday the 10th.– and staid at Mr ’s, where we were blessed with a full enjoyment of temporal and spiritual blessings, even all we needed, or were worthy to receive. ,

10 March 1834 • Monday

Monday, met our appointment, and preached to a great congregation; and at , evening preached again to an overflowing house. After meeting I proposed if any wished to obey, and would make it manifest, we would stay to administer at another meeting. A young man of the Methodist order arose and testified his faith in the fulness of the gospel, and desired to be . We appointed another meeting, on the next day,

11–17 March 1834 • Tuesday–Monday

Tuesday 11th. fulfilled our appointment, and [p. 446]
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