History, 1838–1856, volume C-1 [2 November 1838–31 July 1842]

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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<October 5> John Daley, James Daley, and Milo Andrews [Andrus] retain their station in the  Church— Voted that Ephraim Owen’s Confession, for disobeying the word  of Wisdom be accepted— Brothers Edward Johnston— Benjamin Johnston—  Samuel Musick— — Jabez Lake— Benjamin Jones—  Henry Our Bough— Reddin Allred— George W. Gee— Jesse Mc. Intire—  James Brown— — Artemus Johnson— Joseph G. Hovey—  — Fields B. Jacamey— Zadock Bethers— William Allred—  Wm. B. Simmons— William W. Edwards Senr.— William H. Edwards Junr.  — Thomas Rich— Allen J. Stout— Esaias Edwards— John Adams—  Daniel <A> Miller— Simeon J. Comfort— Graham Coltrin— William Hyde— Andrew  Henry— Redick N. Allred— Eli Lee— Hiram W. Maxwell— and Thomas S. Edwards  were appointed Elders of the Church, who all accepted of their appointment  with the exception of Thomas S. Edwards— was  admitted into the Church upon his Confession— Abel Casto was  confirmed by the laying on of hands. The meeting then  adjourned until Sunday morning— after which, six were baptized by  Joseph Smith Junr.—”
The assembly was very large— The friends and brethren conveyed  the Elders to , where they were very kindly treated and nursed.  for they were yet very feeble—
6 October 1839 • Sunday
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“The conference met on Sunday morning pursuant to adjournment  at 8 o’clock A.M. when Samuel Williams, Reuben Foot, Orlando D. Hovey,  , Sheffield Daniels, Albert Miner, David B. Smith, Ebenezer  Richardson, Pleasant Ewelland William Helm were appointed Elders  of the Church, and were ordained under the hands of  , , and . After some remarks  from the President respecting order and decorum during Conference,  Elder spoke concerning the duties of Priests, Teachers &c  President Joseph Smith Junr. then addressed the conference, in relation to  appointing a Patriarch, and other matters connected with the well being  of the Church. Having now got through the business matters, the  President proceeded to give instruction to the Elders respecting preaching the  Gospel; and pressed upon them the necessity of getting the Spirit, so that  they might preach with the Holy Ghost sent down from Heaven, to be careful  in speaking on those subjects which are not clearly pointed out in the  word of God, which lead to Speculation and Strife— Those persons  who had been baptized were then confirmed, and several children received  blessings by Elders , and . Elder  then addressed the meeting on the subject of raising funds by contribution,  towards paying for the lands which had been contracted for, as a Settlement  for the Church, after which, contributions were received for that purpose.   was appointed to accompany Presidents Joseph Smith Jr. and   to the City of — the meeting then adjourned  until Monday morning.” [p. 969]
October 5 John Daley, James Daley, and Milo Andrews [Andrus] retain their station in the Church— Voted that Ephraim Owen’s Confession, for disobeying the word of Wisdom be accepted— Brothers Edward Johnston— Benjamin Johnston— Samuel Musick— — Jabez Lake— Benjamin Jones— Henry Our Bough— Reddin Allred— George W. Gee— Jesse Mc. Intire— James Brown— — Artemus Johnson— Joseph G. Hovey— — Fields B. Jacamey— Zadock Bethers— William Allred— Wm. B. Simmons— William W. Edwards Senr.— William H. Edwards Junr. — Thomas Rich— Allen J. Stout— Esaias Edwards— John Adams— Daniel A Miller— Simeon J. Comfort— Graham Coltrin— William Hyde— Andrew Henry— Redick N. Allred— Eli Lee— Hiram W. Maxwell— and Thomas S. Edwards were appointed Elders of the Church, who all accepted of their appointment with the exception of Thomas S. Edwards— was admitted into the Church upon his Confession— Abel Casto was confirmed by the laying on of hands. The meeting then adjourned until Sunday morning— after which, six were baptized by Joseph Smith Junr.—”
The assembly was very large— The friends and brethren conveyed the Elders to , where they were very kindly treated and nursed. for they were yet very feeble—
6 October 1839 • Sunday
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“The conference met on Sunday morning pursuant to adjournment at 8 o’clock A.M. when Samuel Williams, Reuben Foot, Orlando D. Hovey, , Sheffield Daniels, Albert Miner, David B. Smith, Ebenezer Richardson, Pleasant Ewelland William Helm were appointed Elders of the Church, and were ordained under the hands of , , and . After some remarks from the President respecting order and decorum during Conference, Elder spoke concerning the duties of Priests, Teachers &c President Joseph Smith Junr. then addressed the conference, in relation to appointing a Patriarch, and other matters connected with the well being of the Church. Having now got through the business matters, the President proceeded to give instruction to the Elders respecting preaching the Gospel; and pressed upon them the necessity of getting the Spirit, so that they might preach with the Holy Ghost sent down from Heaven, to be careful in speaking on those subjects which are not clearly pointed out in the word of God, which lead to Speculation and Strife— Those persons who had been baptized were then confirmed, and several children received blessings by Elders , and . Elder then addressed the meeting on the subject of raising funds by contribution, towards paying for the lands which had been contracted for, as a Settlement for the Church, after which, contributions were received for that purpose. was appointed to accompany Presidents Joseph Smith Jr. and to the City of — the meeting then adjourned until Monday morning.” [p. 969]
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