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

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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13 March 1836 • Sunday
<March 13.> Sunday the 13th. Met with the presidency and some of [HC 2:406] the Twelve, and counselled with them upon the subject of removing to Zion this spring. We conversed freely upon the importance of her redemption, and the necessity of the presidency removing to that place, that their influence might be more effectually used, in gathering the saints to that country, and we finally come to the resolution to emigrate on or before the 15th of May next, if kind providence smiles upon us and opens the way before us.
14 March 1836 • Monday
<14> Monday 14th. Attended school as usual returned from with his family.
15 March 1836 • Tuesday
<15> Tuesday 15th At school in the A.M. In the afternoon met in the . Received and waited upon those who called to see me, and attended to my domestic concerns. At evening met in the . and receved a lecture on grammar.
16 March 1836 • Wednesday
<16> Wednesday 16th. Pursued my studies in the Hebrew Language At evening met the quorum of singers in the . They performed admirably considering the advantages they have had.
17 March 1836 • Thursday
<17.> Thursday 17th. At school in the morning; in the P.M. in the office; At evening met with the quorums in the West school room of the to receive or reject certain individuals, whose names were presented for ordinations. Erastus B. Wightman, Osmeyn [Osmon] M. Duel, Chapman Dunkin [Duncan], Joshua Bosley and , were received, and four were rejected, by the united voice of the assembly.
18 March 1836 • Friday
<18> Friday 18th. Attended school with the morning class. At 10 oclock went to the school house to attend the funeral of , daughter of . She was a member of the Church of Latter Day Saints, and remaind strong in the faith until her Spirit took its exit from time into Eternity. May God bless and comfort her afflicted parents, family [HC 2:407] connexions and friends. delivered a fine discourse on the occasion and mu[c]h solemnity prevailed.
19 March 1836 • Saturday
<19.> Saturday 19th. Read Hebrew with the morning class. Spent the day in attending to my domestic concerns and the affairs of the church. “Elders , , and , met the Presidency of the church, and verbally withdrew all objections to the first reso[lu]tion presented to the quorums, by the Presidency on the 12th of February, for the regulation of ordinations. Clerk of conference”
20 March 1836 • Sunday
<Sunday 20> Sunday 20th Attended the house of worship. The quorum of High Priests delivered short addresses to the congregation in a very feeling and impressive manner one individual was baptized at intermission. In the afternoon administered the Lord’s Supper as we are wont to do on eve[r]y sabbath and the Lord blessed our souls with the outpouring [p. 712]
13 March 1836 • Sunday
March 13. Sunday the 13th. Met with the presidency and some of [HC 2:406] the Twelve, and counselled with them upon the subject of removing to Zion this spring. We conversed freely upon the importance of her redemption, and the necessity of the presidency removing to that place, that their influence might be more effectually used, in gathering the saints to that country, and we finally come to the resolution to emigrate on or before the 15th of May next, if kind providence smiles upon us and opens the way before us.
14 March 1836 • Monday
14 Monday 14th. Attended school as usual returned from with his family.
15 March 1836 • Tuesday
15 Tuesday 15th At school in the A.M. In the afternoon met in the . Received and waited upon those who called to see me, and attended to my domestic concerns. At evening met in the . and receved a lecture on grammar.
16 March 1836 • Wednesday
16 Wednesday 16th. Pursued my studies in the Hebrew Language At evening met the quorum of singers in the . They performed admirably considering the advantages they have had.
17 March 1836 • Thursday
17. Thursday 17th. At school in the morning; in the P.M. in the office; At evening met with the quorums in the West school room of the to receive or reject certain individuals, whose names were presented for ordinations. Erastus B. Wightman, Osmeyn [Osmon] M. Duel, Chapman Dunkin [Duncan], Joshua Bosley and , were received, and four were rejected, by the united voice of the assembly.
18 March 1836 • Friday
18 Friday 18th. Attended school with the morning class. At 10 oclock went to the school house to attend the funeral of , daughter of . She was a member of the Church of Latter Day Saints, and remaind strong in the faith until her Spirit took its exit from time into Eternity. May God bless and comfort her afflicted parents, family [HC 2:407] connexions and friends. delivered a fine discourse on the occasion and much solemnity prevailed.
19 March 1836 • Saturday
19. Saturday 19th. Read Hebrew with the morning class. Spent the day in attending to my domestic concerns and the affairs of the church. “Elders , , and , met the Presidency of the church, and verbally withdrew all objections to the first resolution presented to the quorums, by the Presidency on the 12th of February, for the regulation of ordinations. Clerk of conference”
20 March 1836 • Sunday
Sunday 20 Sunday 20th Attended the house of worship. The quorum of High Priests delivered short addresses to the congregation in a very feeling and impressive manner one individual was baptized at intermission. In the afternoon administered the Lord’s Supper as we are wont to do on every sabbath and the Lord blessed our souls with the outpouring [p. 712]
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