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

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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brother , who had retired to rest, that he might praise  <October 11.> the Lord with us. by joining in songs of praise to the most High.

12 October 1835 • Monday

<12.  Rode to  .> Monday 12th rode to , in company with , to purchase  some goods at s Store. On our return, we found a Mr Bradly  lying across the road. He had been thrown from his waggon. was much  injured by the fall.

13 October 1835 • Tuesday

<13.> Tuesday 13th visited , who was very  much recovered from his sickness indeed, which caused us to marvel  at the Might, Power, and condescension of our Heavenly Father, in  answering our prayers in his behalf.

14 October 1835 • Wednesday

<14.> Wednesday 14,th at home.

15 October 1835 • Thursday

 <15.> Thursday 15th. Labored in s orchard gathering apples.

16 October 1835 • Friday

<16.    Baptized.> Friday 16th.  was called into the printing office to settle some difficulties in that de partment, at evening I baptized . The Lord poured  out his spirit on us and we had a good time.

17 October 1835 • Saturday

<17.> Saturday 17th  called my family together and arranged my domestic concerns,  and dismissed my boarders.

18 October 1835 • Sunday

<18.> Sunday 18th Attended meeting  in the chapel. Confirmed several who had been baptized, and  blessed several children with the blessings of the new and everlast ing Covenant. Elder preached in the forenoon, and  Elder in the afternoon. we had an interesting time

19 October 1835 • Monday

<19.> Monday 19th. at home. Exhibited the records of Antiquity to a  number who called to see them.

20 October 1835 • Tuesday

<20.> Tuesday 20th. at home, prea ched at evening, in the school house.

21 October 1835 • Wednesday

<21.> Wednesday 21st. at home.

22 October 1835 • Thursday

 <22.> Thursday 22 at home, attending to my domestic concerns.

23 October 1835 • Friday

<23  Conference  for Prayer.> Friday,   “, at home. At 4 Oclock afternoon , ,  , , , ,  , and assembled, and we  united in prayer with one voice before the Lord for the following  blessings:
That the Lord will give us means sufficient to deliver  us from all our afflictions, and difficulties wherein we are placed  by means of our debts; that he will open the way and deliver  Zion in the appointed time, and that without the shedding of  blood; that he will hold our lives precious, and grant that  we may live to the common age of man, and never fall  into the hands, nor power of the mob in , nor in any  other place; that he will also preserve our posterity, that none of  them fall even to the end of time; that he will give us the  blessings of the earth sufficient to carry us to Zion, and that  we may purchase inheritances in that land, even enough  to carry on and accomplish the work unto which he has appoin ted us; and also that he will assist all others, who desire  according to his commandments, to go up and purchase inher itances, and all this easily and without perplexity, and  trouble; and finally, that in the end, he will save us  in his celestial Kingdom. Amen.

24 October 1835 • Saturday

<24.> Saturday 24th. Mr Goodrich and Lady called to see the ancient  Records, also called at Doct. to see the Mummies. Brothers  Hawks and Carpenter, from visited us and tarried over night.

25 October 1835 • Sunday

<Sunday. 25.> Sunday 25th. Attended meeting with Brother Hawks and carpenter. President [p. 629]
brother , who had retired to rest, that he might praise October 11. the Lord with us. by joining in songs of praise to the most High.

12 October 1835 • Monday

12. Rode to . Monday 12th rode to , in company with , to purchase some goods at s Store. On our return, we found a Mr Bradly lying across the road. He had been thrown from his waggon. was much injured by the fall.

13 October 1835 • Tuesday

13. Tuesday 13th visited , who was very much recovered from his sickness indeed, which caused us to marvel at the Might, Power, and condescension of our Heavenly Father, in answering our prayers in his behalf.

14 October 1835 • Wednesday

14. Wednesday 14,th at home.

15 October 1835 • Thursday

15. Thursday 15th. Labored in s orchard gathering apples.

16 October 1835 • Friday

16. Baptized. Friday 16th. was called into the printing office to settle some difficulties in that department, at evening I baptized . The Lord poured out his spirit on us and we had a good time.

17 October 1835 • Saturday

17. Saturday 17th called my family together and arranged my domestic concerns, and dismissed my boarders.

18 October 1835 • Sunday

18. Sunday 18th Attended meeting in the chapel. Confirmed several who had been baptized, and blessed several children with the blessings of the new and everlasting Covenant. Elder preached in the forenoon, and Elder in the afternoon. we had an interesting time

19 October 1835 • Monday

19. Monday 19th. at home. Exhibited the records of Antiquity to a number who called to see them.

20 October 1835 • Tuesday

20. Tuesday 20th. at home, preached at evening, in the school house.

21 October 1835 • Wednesday

21. Wednesday 21st. at home.

22 October 1835 • Thursday

22. Thursday 22 at home, attending to my domestic concerns.

23 October 1835 • Friday

23 Conference for Prayer. Friday, “, at home. At 4 Oclock afternoon , , , , , , , and assembled, and we united in prayer with one voice before the Lord for the following blessings:
That the Lord will give us means sufficient to deliver us from all our afflictions, and difficulties wherein we are placed by means of our debts; that he will open the way and deliver Zion in the appointed time, and that without the shedding of blood; that he will hold our lives precious, and grant that we may live to the common age of man, and never fall into the hands, nor power of the mob in , nor in any other place; that he will also preserve our posterity, that none of them fall even to the end of time; that he will give us the blessings of the earth sufficient to carry us to Zion, and that we may purchase inheritances in that land, even enough to carry on and accomplish the work unto which he has appointed us; and also that he will assist all others, who desire according to his commandments, to go up and purchase inheritances, and all this easily and without perplexity, and trouble; and finally, that in the end, he will save us in his celestial Kingdom. Amen.

24 October 1835 • Saturday

24. Saturday 24th. Mr Goodrich and Lady called to see the ancient Records, also called at Doct. to see the Mummies. Brothers Hawks and Carpenter, from visited us and tarried over night.

25 October 1835 • Sunday

Sunday. 25. Sunday 25th. Attended meeting with Brother Hawks and carpenter. President [p. 629]
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