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

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, after which we rode 9 miles and  put up at Steward’s Tavern. Wednesday 12th we arrived  at ’s after a ride of thirty six miles. Thursday  13th. I preached. Friday 14th. at s, March 15th,  while at ’s, Elders and arrived, much  to the joy of their souls, and the saints in . Sunday  16th. preached to a very large congregation in  , preached in the afternoon of Monday  the 17th.,
17 March 1834 • Monday
There was also the same day a March 17th. a  of Elders, at , Livingston County, New York, at the house  of , which I attended. There were present  also , , ,   and , , and six Elders.  I stated that the object of the conference was to obtain  young men and middle aged, to go and assist in the  , according to the ; and  for the to gather up their riches, and send them  to purchase lands according to the commandments of the  Lord; Also to devise means, or obtain moneys for the  relief of the brethren in , say two thousand dollars,  which sum would deliver the saints church in from  debt; and also, determine the course which the several  companies shall pursue, or the manner they shall journey  when they leave this place.
It was voted by the that fathers and , , and brother , should exert  themselves to obtain the Two thousand dollars, for the present  relief of , They all agreed to do what they could  to obtain it firmly believing it could be accomplished  by the first of April. It was also decided that Elder   should tarry and preach in the regions  round about, till the money should be obtained and  carry it with him to . It was also a voted that  I should soon return to accompanied by Elders   and . Elders and were appointed to journey to . Preaching by  the way; and Elders , and Harry Brown, to  visit the churches in Black river county country and obtain [p. 447]
, after which we rode 9 miles and put up at Steward’s Tavern. Wednesday 12th we arrived at ’s after a ride of thirty six miles. Thursday 13th. I preached. Friday 14th. at s, March 15th, while at ’s, Elders and arrived, much to the joy of their souls, and the saints in . Sunday 16th. preached to a very large congregation in , preached in the afternoon of Monday the 17th.,
17 March 1834 • Monday
There was also the same day March 17th. a of Elders, at , Livingston County, New York, at the house of , which I attended. There were present also , , , and , , and six Elders. I stated that the object of the conference was to obtain young men and middle aged, to go and assist in the , according to the ; and for the to gather up their riches, and send them to purchase lands according to the commandments of the Lord; Also to devise means, or obtain moneys for the relief of the brethren in , say two thousand dollars, which sum would deliver the church in from debt; and also, determine the course which the several companies shall pursue, or the manner they shall journey when they leave this place.
It was voted by the that fathers and , , and brother , should exert themselves to obtain the Two thousand dollars, for the present relief of , They all agreed to do what they could to obtain it firmly believing it could be accomplished by the first of April. It was also decided that Elder should tarry and preach in the regions round about, till the money should be obtained and carry it with him to . It was also voted that I should soon return to accompanied by Elders and . Elders and were appointed to journey to . Preaching by the way; and Elders , and Harry Brown, to visit the churches in Black river country and obtain [p. 447]
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