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

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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Addenda, Note A • February 1835

<Note A.> On the Sabbath previous to the 14th of February Brothers and   came to my house after meeting and sung for  me, when The Spirit of the Lord was poured out upon us, and  I told them I wanted to see those brethren together who went up  to Zion in the camp, the previous summer, for I had a blessing  for them, and a meeting was called <notified> of which the following  are the minutes. (564)

Addenda, Note B • 14–15 February 1835

<Note B.> President Joseph Smith Jun. After making many remarks on the  Subject of choosing the Twelve, wanted an expression from the  brethren if they would be satisfied to have the Spirit of the Lord  dictate in the choice of the Elders, to be apostles: Whereupon all  the Elders present, expressed their anxious desire to have it so. (565)

Addenda, Note C • 21 February 1835

<Note C.> and were absent on a Mission   retur[n]ed to on the 25 of April &  on the 26— and received their ordinations and blessings wh[i]ch  are recorded in this place in connexion with their brethren  (570)
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Addenda, Note D • 26 April 1835

<Note D.> = The following is the copy of a Letter from certain members of the Irvinite  Church, so called, in England, presented to certain elders of the Church  of Latter Day Saints, on the evening of the 10th. of June, 1835 by a gentleman  named in the same at the time, calling himself a communicant and  preacher of that church.
“To the saints of the Most High:— Dear brethren in the Lord— At a  council of the pastors of our church, held March 28.th. 1835, upon the  propriety of the Rev John Hewitt visiting you, it was resolved and approved  that as he had an anxious to go to see the things that are spoken of  in one of your papers, brought here by a merchant from , he should  have, as he desired, the sanction of the Council, and if it pleased the Lord  his approval, “The Lord hath seen our joy and gladness to hear that He was  raising up a people for himself in that part of the New World, as well as here— O  may our faith increase that he may have evangelists, Apostles and prophets  filled with the power of the spirit, and performing his will in destroying the  works of darkness.” The Rev. Mr. Hewitt, was professor of mathematics in  Rother’m Independent Seminary, and four years pastor of Barnesly Indepen dent church. He commenced preaching the doctrines we taught about two  years since, and was excommunicated— many of his flock followed him,  so that eventually he was installed in the same church, and the Lord’s  work prospered. As he is a living epistle you will have, if all be well [p. 1 [addenda]]
Addenda

Addenda, Note A • February 1835

Note A. On the Sabbath previous to the 14th of February Brothers and came to my house after meeting and sung for me, The Spirit of the Lord was poured out upon us, and I told them I wanted to see those brethren together who went up to Zion in the camp, the previous summer, for I had a blessing for them, and a meeting was notified of which the following are the minutes. (564)

Addenda, Note B • 14–15 February 1835

Note B. President Joseph Smith Jun. After making many remarks on the Subject of choosing the Twelve, wanted an expression from the brethren if they would be satisfied to have the Spirit of the Lord dictate in the choice of the Elders, to be apostles: Whereupon all the Elders present, expressed their anxious desire to have it so. (565)

Addenda, Note C • 21 February 1835

Note C. and were absent on a Mission returned to on the 25 of April & on the 26— and received their ordinations and blessings which are recorded in this place in connexion with their brethren (570)
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Addenda, Note D • 26 April 1835

Note D. = The following is the copy of a Letter from certain members of the Irvinite Church, so called, in England, presented to certain elders of the Church of Latter Day Saints, on the evening of the 10th. of June, 1835 by a gentleman named in the same at the time, calling himself a communicant and preacher of that church.
“To the saints of the Most High:— Dear brethren in the Lord— At a council of the pastors of our church, held March 28.th. 1835, upon the propriety of the Rev John Hewitt visiting you, it was resolved and approved that as he had an anxious to go to see the things that are spoken of in one of your papers, brought here by a merchant from , he should have, as he desired, the sanction of the Council, and if it pleased the Lord his approval, “The Lord hath seen our joy and gladness to hear that He was raising up a people for himself in that part of the New World, as well as here— O may our faith increase that he may have evangelists, Apostles and prophets filled with the power of the spirit, and performing his will in destroying the works of darkness.” The Rev. Mr. Hewitt, was professor of mathematics in Rother’m Independent Seminary, and four years pastor of Barnesly Independent church. He commenced preaching the doctrines we taught about two years since, and was excommunicated— many of his flock followed him, so that eventually he was installed in the same church, and the Lord’s work prospered. As he is a living epistle you will have, if all be well [p. 1 [addenda]]
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