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

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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had predicted and warned them of the danger of such  chastisements, but there <were> some who would not give heed  to my words.

23 June 1834 • Monday

On the morning of the 23d we resumed our march for  , Clay county, taking a circuitous course round the  heads of to avoid the deep water. When within  five or six miles of , we were met by General Atchison  and other gentlemen who desired us not to go to , as  the feelings of the people were so much enraged against us.  At their this communication we wheeled to the left and crossing  the prairie and woodland came to bro s  residence, and encamped on the bank of , in  Bro Burgharts field. During this day <day> a of was called assembled in fulfillment of the revelation given  the day previous, and the following individuals were  called and chosen as they were made manifest unto  me by the voice of the Spirit, and Revelation, to receive  their .
was called and chosen; to go to  and receive his endowment with power from on high,  and also, to stand in his office of , to purchase  lands in the State of .
was called and chosen: and it was  appointed unto him to receive his endowment with power  from on high, and help carry on the printing establish ment in , until .
and were called and  chosen, and it was appointed unto them to receive  their endowment with power from on high in  and assist in gathering up the strength of the Lord’s house  and preach the gospel.
and were called and  chosen. and appointed to receive their endowment  in and stand <continue> in their offices.
, was called and chosen;  and appointed to receive his endowment in ,  and to assist in gathering up the strength of the Lord’s  house, and to proclaim the everlasting gospel until  Zion is redeemed. But he said he “could not do it.” [p. 503]
, but there were some who would not give heed to my words.

23 June 1834 • Monday

On the 23d a of assembled in fulfillment of the revelation given the day previous, and the following individuals were called and chosen as they were made manifest unto me by the voice of the Spirit, and Revelation, to receive their .
was called and chosen; to go to and receive his endowment with power from on high, and also, to stand in his office of , to purchase lands in the State of .
was called and chosen: and it was appointed unto him to receive his endowment with power from on high, and help carry on the printing establishment in , until .
and were called and chosen, and it was appointed unto them to receive their endowment with power from on high in and assist in gathering up the strength of the Lord’s house and preach the gospel.
and were called and chosen. and appointed to receive their endowment in and continue in their offices.
, was called and chosen; and appointed to receive his endowment in , and to assist in gathering up the strength of the Lord’s house, and to proclaim the everlasting gospel until Zion is redeemed. But he said he “could not do it.” [p. 503]
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