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

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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Addenda, Note P • October–November 1836
<Note P> October 2nd. 1836 brother returned to having been absent nearly five months during which time he baptized thirty <persons> into the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints— this being in fulfillment of a blessing that I had Conferred upon his head before he started on his mission (page. 750
Addenda, Note Q • April–May 1836
<Note Q> May 10th. brother came to me for counsel to know whether he should go into the vineyard to proclaim the gospel or go to school. I told him he might do Either, that he should choose, for the Lord will bless you, or you shall be blessed, he chose to go into the vineyard, he likewise immediately started and went down through the state of , into the state of , to his native country where he was born he stopped a short time, and then returned back to the City of Ogdensburg on the St. Lawrence River, where he built up a Church of twenty members, when about leaving that place my and Uncle , came to him and blessed the church with Patriarchal Blessings when they came to they were much depressed in spirits as when they came thro the Town of their brother Jesse Smith, having a spite against them, in consequence of their religion, swore out an execution against my , and levied upon his horse and waggon, and to settle the affair and get out of his Clutches, my Uncle (who had returned to that place on private business) stept forward and paid fifty dollars, in order that they might pursue their journey home (page 733
Addenda, Note R • 16 May 1836
<Note R> May 16th. 1836 My Cousin arrived from New York, with the information that his father and family & and family were on their way to and that my Grandmother was at . May 17th. I went in Company with my brother in a carriage to , and brought home my Grandmother Mary Smith Aged 93 Years. She had not been baptized, on account of the opposition of of Jesse Smith her oldest son, who has always been an enemy to the work. She had come 500 miles to see her children, and knew all of us she had ever seen; was much pleased at being introduced to her great grandchildren, and expressed much pleasure and gratification on seeing me. My Grandfather Asael Smith long ago predicted that there would be a prophet raised up in his family, and my Grand Mother was fully satisfied that it was fulfilled in me. My Grand Father Asael, Died in East Stockholm St Lawrence Co New York, after having received the Book of Mormon, and read it nearly through, and he declared that I was the very prophet that he had long known, would come in his family. on the 18th. my Uncle & family arrived from the East. My three of his brothers and their Mother met the first time for many years. It was a happy day for we had long prayed to see our Grandmother & Uncles in the church. on May 27th. After a few days visit with her children, which she enjoyed— extremely well, My Grand Mother fell asleep without sickness, pain, or regret; She breathed her last about Sun set. (She had buried one [p. 5 [addenda]]
Addenda, Note P • October–November 1836
Note P October 2nd. 1836 brother returned to having been absent nearly five months during which time he baptized thirty persons into the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints— this being in fulfillment of a blessing that I had Conferred upon his head before he started on his mission (page. 750
Addenda, Note Q • April–May 1836
Note Q May 10th. brother came to me for counsel to know whether he should go into the vineyard to proclaim the gospel or go to school. I told him he might do Either, that he should choose, for the Lord will bless you, or you shall be blessed, he chose to go into the vineyard, he likewise immediately started and went down through the state of , into the state of , to his native country where he was born he stopped a short time, and then returned back to the City of Ogdensburg on the St. Lawrence River, where he built up a Church of twenty members, when about leaving that place my and Uncle , came to him and blessed the church with Patriarchal Blessings when they came to they were much depressed in spirits as when they came thro the Town of their brother Jesse Smith, having a spite against them, in consequence of their religion, swore out an execution against my , and levied upon his horse and waggon, and to settle the affair and get out of his Clutches, my Uncle (who had returned to that place on private business) stept forward and paid fifty dollars, in order that they might pursue their journey home (page 733
Addenda, Note R • 16 May 1836
Note R May 16th. 1836 My Cousin arrived from New York, with the information that his father and family & and family were on their way to and that my Grandmother was at . May 17th. I went in Company with my brother in a carriage to , and brought home my Grandmother Mary Smith Aged 93 Years. She had not been baptized, on account of the opposition of of Jesse Smith her oldest son, who has always been an enemy to the work. She had come 500 miles to see her children, and knew all of us she had ever seen; was much pleased at being introduced to her great grandchildren, and expressed much pleasure and gratification on seeing me. My Grandfather Asael Smith long ago predicted that there would be a prophet raised up in his family, and my Grand Mother was fully satisfied that it was fulfilled in me. My Grand Father Asael, Died in East Stockholm St Lawrence Co New York, after having received the Book of Mormon, and read it nearly through, and he declared that I was the very prophet that he had long known, would come in his family. on the 18th. my Uncle & family arrived from the East. My three of his brothers and their Mother met the first time for many years. It was a happy day for we had long prayed to see our Grandmother & Uncles in the church. on May 27th. After a few days visit with her children, which she enjoyed— extremely well, My Grand Mother fell asleep without sickness, pain, or regret; She breathed her last about Sun set. (She had buried one [p. 5 [addenda]]
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