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

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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The names were as follow: Presidents , , , Bishop , Elders  <February 19.> , , ,  myself and . These requested  to meet one hour earlier on the following morning.  I conversed with on the subject of religion  at my house this afternoon. He listened with attention  and appeared interested with my remarks, and I  believe the Lord is striving with him, by his Holy  Spirit and that he will eventually embrace the new  and everlasting covenant, for he is a chosen vessel  unto the Lord to do his people good, but I forbear  lest I get to prophecying upon his head. This evening and myself called at lodgings and  conversed with him upon the subject of the school. Had  a pleasant interview.
20 February 1836 • Saturday
<20> Saturday morning the 20th. at home attending to my  domestic concerns, at 9 o clock attended the school and  translated with the morning class. Spent the afternoon  with my class in the , and the evening  at home
21 February 1836 • Sunday
<Sunday 21.> Sunday 21st. Spent the day at home in reading, med itation and prayer. I reviewed my lesson in Hebrew.  Some three or four persons were baptized and the  powers of darkness seem to be giving way on all  sides. Many who have been enemies to the work of  the Lord are beginning to enquire into the faith  of the Latter Day Saints and are friendly.
22 February 1836 • Monday
<22> Monday 22d. Translated Hebrew with the first Class in  the morning; returned home and made out my returns  to the county clerk on eleven marriages which I have  solemnized within three months, eight by licence from  the clerk of the court of common Pleas in ,  Ohio, and three by publishment. Sent them to by  Elijah Fuller. I baptized . Spent the P.M.  translating with my Scribe, Elder , at his house. At  4. o’clock met and the school committed at  the , to make some arrangements for the  advancement of the several classes.
<Council of the  Presidency,  on Ordinations> “The Presidency of the church met, and took into consideration  the resolutions presented to the Twelve apostles (Dated Feb 12th)  the Presidents of the Seventies, The High councils of the church  for Zion and , and after due deliberation it was  unanimously agreed that the original resolutions be adop ted without amendments. Clerk of Council.”
The lower room of the is now prepared for painting. <p 4 addenda note L>  <Veil of the Temple  made.> This afternoon the sisters met to make the veil of the . Presided over them and gave them much good instruction. [p. 706]
The names were as follow: Presidents , , , Bishop , Elders February 19. , , , myself and . These requested to meet one hour earlier on the following morning. I conversed with on the subject of religion at my house this afternoon. He listened with attention and appeared interested with my remarks, and I believe the Lord is striving with him, by his Holy Spirit and that he will eventually embrace the new and everlasting covenant, for he is a chosen vessel unto the Lord to do his people good, but I forbear lest I get to prophecying upon his head. This evening and myself called at lodgings and conversed with him upon the subject of the school. Had a pleasant interview.
20 February 1836 • Saturday
20 Saturday morning the 20th. at home attending to my domestic concerns, at 9 o clock attended the school and translated with the morning class. Spent the afternoon with my class in the , and the evening at home
21 February 1836 • Sunday
Sunday 21. Sunday 21st. Spent the day at home in reading, meditation and prayer. I reviewed my lesson in Hebrew. Some three or four persons were baptized and the powers of darkness seem to be giving way on all sides. Many who have been enemies to the work of the Lord are beginning to enquire into the faith of the Latter Day Saints and are friendly.
22 February 1836 • Monday
22 Monday 22d. Translated Hebrew with the first Class in the morning; returned home and made out my returns to the county clerk on eleven marriages which I have solemnized within three months, eight by licence from the clerk of the court of common Pleas in , Ohio, and three by publishment. Sent them to by Elijah Fuller. I baptized . Spent the P.M. translating with my Scribe, Elder , at his house. At 4. o’clock met and the school committed at the , to make some arrangements for the advancement of the several classes.
Council of the Presidency, on Ordinations “The Presidency of the church met, and took into consideration the resolutions presented to the Twelve apostles (Dated Feb 12th) the Presidents of the Seventies, The High councils of the church for Zion and , and after due deliberation it was unanimously agreed that the original resolutions be adopted without amendments. Clerk of Council.”
The lower room of the is now prepared for painting. p 4 addenda note L Veil of the Temple made. This afternoon the sisters met to make the veil of the . Presided over them and gave them much good instruction. [p. 706]
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