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

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and carried, by the vote of all present. then adjourned  by prayer and thanksgiving.
and) Clerks. page 441.
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Addenda, Note E • 22 January 1834

<Note E.> In the my trial referred to in the foregoing letter the merits of  the case were entirely overlooked by the Courts, (as has  been the case in all other trials of mine) in their extreme  anxiety to investigate my religion, or learn how I procured  my wife. 421. 7th. line.

Addenda, Note F • 2 January 1834

<Note F> * The threats of the mob about through the Fall and Winter  had been such, as to cause the brethren to be on the constant lookout;  and those who labored on the , were engaged at night, watching  to protect the walls they had laid during the day, from threatened  violence. On the morning of the 8th. of January, about one o’clock, the  inhabitants of were alarmed by the firing of about thirteen  rounds of cannon, by the mob, on the hill about half a mile  north-west of the village. page 413. second line from bottom.

Addenda, Note G • 12–17 May 1834

<Note G> This evening there was quite a difficulty between some of the  brethren and , on occasion of which I was called to decide  the matter. Finding quite a rebellious spirit in , and  to some extent in others; I told them they would meet with misfortunes,  difficulties and hindrances, and said, “and you will know it before you  leave this place”; exhorting them to humble themselves before the Lord and  become united, that they might not be scourged. A very singular  occurrence took place that night, and the next day concerning our teams.  On the following <Sunday> morning when we arose, we found almost every horse  in the camp so badly foundered, that we could scarcely lead them  a few rods to the water. The brethren then deeply realized the effects of  discord. When I learned the fact, I exclaimed to the brethren, that for a  witness that God overruled and had his eye upon them, that all those  who would humble themselves before the Lord, should know that  the hand of God is was in this misfortune, and their horses should be  restored to health immediately; and by twelve o’clock the same day  the horses were as nimble as ever, with the exception of one of  ’s which soon afterwards died. page 480

Addenda, Note H • 30 May–3 June 1834

<Note H> I then proposed that some of the brethren should set forth  different portions of the gospel in their discourses, as held by the religious  world. He called upon brother , to preach upon the principles  of free salvation. He then called upon brother to speak, [p. 4 [addenda]]
and carried, by the vote of all present. then adjourned by prayer and thanksgiving.
and) Clerks. page 441.
)

Addenda, Note E • 22 January 1834

Note E. In my trial referred to in the foregoing letter the merits of the case were entirely overlooked by the Courts, (as has been the case in all other trials of mine) in their extreme anxiety to investigate my religion, or learn how I procured my wife. 421. 7th. line.

Addenda, Note F • 2 January 1834

Note F * The threats of the mob about through the Fall and Winter had been such, as to cause the brethren to be on the constant lookout; and those who labored on the , were engaged at night, watching to protect the walls they had laid during the day, from threatened violence. On the morning of the 8th. of January, about one o’clock, the inhabitants of were alarmed by the firing of about thirteen rounds of cannon, by the mob, on the hill about half a mile north-west of the village. page 413. second line from bottom.

Addenda, Note G • 12–17 May 1834

Note G This evening there was a difficulty between some of the brethren and , on occasion of which I was called to decide the matter. Finding a rebellious spirit in , and to some extent in others; I told them they would meet with misfortunes, difficulties and hindrances, and said, “and you will know it before you leave this place”; exhorting them to humble themselves before the Lord and become united, that they might not be scourged. A very singular occurrence took place that night, and the next day concerning our teams. On Sunday morning when we arose, we found almost every horse in the camp so badly foundered, that we could scarcely lead them a few rods to the water. The brethren then deeply realized the effects of discord. When I learned the fact, I exclaimed to the brethren, that for a witness that God overruled and had his eye upon them, that all those who would humble themselves before the Lord, should know that the hand of God was in this misfortune, and their horses should be restored to health immediately; and by twelve o’clock the same day the horses were as nimble as ever, with the exception of one of ’s which soon afterwards died. page 480

Addenda, Note H • 30 May–3 June 1834

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