History, 1838–1856, volume B-1 [1 September 1834–2 November 1838]

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  • Historical Introduction
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<December 9.> due, and may God bless him for his kindness to me. Also the breth ren whose names are written below, opened their hearts in great  liberality, and payed me, at the , the sums set  <Donations> opposite their respective names, to wit
, $5,00: , $1,00: $ ,75:
, 3,25: , 1,00: 1,00:
, 5,25: , 1,25: Zemira Draper 1,00:
, 5,00: , 1,00; 1,00:
, 2,00: , 3,00: ,50:
, 3,00: 1,00: 1.00:
William Felshaw, 3,00: Harlow Crosier ,50: $40,50.
With the addition of the two notes above—24,00 = 64,50.
My heart swells with gratitude inexpressible, when I realize the  great condesentions of my heavenly Father in opening the hearts  of these my beloved brethren to administer so liberally to my  wants: And I ask God in the name <of> Jesus. Christ to mul tiply blessings without number upon their heads, and  bless me with much wisdom and understanding, and dis pose of me to the best advantage for my brethren, and  the advancement of thy cause and Kingdom; and whether  my days are many or few, whether in life or in death, I  say in my heart, O Lord, let me enjoy the society of such  brethren. Elder Tanner brought me half of a fattened hog  for the benefit of my family. A few days since Elder  brought me a quarter of beef; and may all the blessings  named above, be poured upon their heads, for their kind ness toward me.
10 December 1835 • Thursday
<10> Thursday 10th. This morning a number of brethren called to see  the Records, which I exhibited to there their satisfaction. This day my  brethren meet according to previous arrangement to chop and  haul wood for me. Beautiful morning indeed and fine  sleighing. This afternoon I was called in company with pres ident to visit . We found her  <  healed> very sick, and so much deranged that she did not rec ognize her friends and intimate acquaintances. We prayed  for and laid hands on her in the name of Jesus Christ,  and commanded her in his name to receive her senses,  which were immediately restored. We as also prayed that  she might be restored to health; and she said she was  better. The had taken fire and on our return  we found the brethren engaged in extinguishing the flames,  after laboring about one hour against this destructive  element, the[y] succeeded in conquering it, and probably  saved about one fourth part of the lumber. I do not  know the amout of loss the Committee have sustained  but considerable, as there was much lumber in the kiln.  There were about two hundred brethren engaged on this oc casion who displayed much activity and interest, and deserve much credit; [p. 660]
December 9. due, and may God bless him for his kindness to me. Also the brethren whose names are written below, opened their hearts in great liberality, and payed me, at the , the sums set Donations opposite their respective names, to wit
, $5,00: , $1,00: $ ,75:
, 3,25: , 1,00: 1,00:
, 5,25: , 1,25: Zemira Draper 1,00:
, 5,00: , 1,00; 1,00:
, 2,00: , 3,00: ,50:
, 3,00: 1,00: 1.00:
William Felshaw, 3,00: Harlow Crosier ,50: $40,50.
With the addition of the two notes above—24,00 = 64,50.
My heart swells with gratitude inexpressible, when I realize the great condesentions of my heavenly Father in opening the hearts of these my beloved brethren to administer so liberally to my wants: And I ask God in the name of Jesus. Christ to multiply blessings without number upon their heads, and bless me with much wisdom and understanding, and dispose of me to the best advantage for my brethren, and the advancement of thy cause and Kingdom; and whether my days are many or few, whether in life or in death, I say in my heart, O Lord, let me enjoy the society of such brethren. Elder Tanner brought me half of a fattened hog for the benefit of my family. A few days since Elder brought me a quarter of beef; and may all the blessings named above, be poured upon their heads, for their kindness toward me.
10 December 1835 • Thursday
10 Thursday 10th. This morning a number of brethren called to see the Records, which I exhibited to their satisfaction. This day my brethren meet according to previous arrangement to chop and haul wood for me. Beautiful morning indeed and fine sleighing. This afternoon I was called in company with president to visit . We found her healed very sick, and so much deranged that she did not recognize her friends and intimate acquaintances. We prayed for and laid hands on her in the name of Jesus Christ, and commanded her in his name to receive her senses, which were immediately restored. We also prayed that she might be restored to health; and she said she was better. The had taken fire and on our return we found the brethren engaged in extinguishing the flames, after laboring about one hour against this destructive element, they succeeded in conquering it, and probably saved about one fourth part of the lumber. I do not know the amout of loss the Committee have sustained but considerable, as there was much lumber in the kiln. There were about two hundred brethren engaged on this occasion who displayed much activity and interest, and deserve much credit; [p. 660]
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