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

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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1842.
1 January 1842 • Saturday
<January 1> Saturday January 1. 1842 <See addenda book page 50.> I commenced placing goods on the Shelves of my New assisted by Bishop and others, and in the evening attended City Council. 512 Saints were reported at the Glasgow Conference of this date.
<Several of the Twelve spent the day at ’s, and in the City Council, which lasted from 6 P.M. until midnight on the trial of Gustavus Hills.>
2 January 1842 • Sunday
<2.> <Sunday 2. Meeting at my house day and evening. and preached.>
4 January 1842 • Tuesday
<4> Tuesday 4 I wrote Dr. of on business.
Joseph Duncan Candidate for Governor of , made an Inflamatory Speech against the Saints. at Edwards ville, a mass of falsehood. [HC 4:490]
5 January 1842 • Wednesday
<5> Wednesday 5. I dictated a — — — — letter to , West Nantmeal Pennsylvania <as follows, See addenda book page 50> signed over and delivered the Town Plot of , to me as Sole Trustee in Trust for the Church of Jesus Christ Latter Day Saints. My new was open for business this day for the first time, was filled with Customers and I was almost continually behind the Counter, as Clerk— waiting on my friends. [HC 4:491]
6 January 1842 • Thursday
<6> The new year has been ushered in and continued thus far under the most favorable auspices, and the Saints seem to be influenced by a kind and indulgent providence in their disposition and means to rear the of the Most High God, anxiously looking forth to the completion thereof, as an event of the greatest importance to the Church and the World Making the Saints in to rejoice, and the Hypocrite and Sinner to tremble Truly this is a day long to be remembered by the Saints of the Last Days, A day in which the God of Heaven has begun to restore the ancient order of his Kingdom unto his servants and his people; a day in which all things are concurring — — — — to bring about the completion of the fullness <of the gospel, a fulness> of the Dispensation of Dispensations even the fulness of times; a day in which God has begun to make manifest and set in order in his Church, those things which have been, and those things, which the ancient prophets and wise men desired to see, but died without beholding it, a day in which those things begin to be made manifest, which have been hid from before the foundation of the world, and which Jeho[HC 4:492]vah has promised should be made known in his own due time, unto his servants, to prepare the Earth for the return of his glory, even a celestial glory; and a Kingdom of Priests and Kings to God and the Lamb for ever, on Mount Zion, or the hundred and forty and four thousand whom John the Revelator saw; which should come to pass in the restitution of all things.
<Conference held at , at which the Stake was discontinued. A branch organized and appointed President.>
12 January 1842 • Wednesday
<12> Wednesday 12 The Ship “Tremont” sailed from for with the <143> Saints, about this time <under the care of Stephen Nixon.>
The following notice was published in the Times and Seasons
“Tithings and consecrations for the of the Lord. From this time the Recorder’s Office will be opened on the Saturday of each week for the reception of the Tithings and consecrations of the brethren, and closed on every other day in the week This regulation is necessary, to give the Trustee and Recorder time to arrange the [p. 1268]
1842.
1 January 1842 • Saturday
January 1 Saturday January 1. 1842 See addenda book page 50. I commenced placing goods on the Shelves of my New assisted by Bishop and others, and in the evening attended City Council. 512 Saints were reported at the Glasgow Conference of this date.
Several of the Twelve spent the day at ’s, and in the City Council, which lasted from 6 P.M. until midnight on the trial of Gustavus Hills.
2 January 1842 • Sunday
2. Sunday 2. Meeting at my house day and evening. and preached.
4 January 1842 • Tuesday
4 Tuesday 4 I wrote Dr. of on business.
Joseph Duncan Candidate for Governor of , made an Inflamatory Speech against the Saints. at Edwards ville, a mass of falsehood. [HC 4:490]
5 January 1842 • Wednesday
5 Wednesday 5. I dictated a — — — — letter to , West Nantmeal Pennsylvania as follows, See addenda book page 50 signed over and delivered the Town Plot of , to me as Sole Trustee in Trust for the Church of Jesus Christ Latter Day Saints. My new was open for business this day for the first time, was filled with Customers and I was almost continually behind the Counter, as Clerk— waiting on my friends. [HC 4:491]
6 January 1842 • Thursday
6 The new year has been ushered in and continued thus far under the most favorable auspices, and the Saints seem to be influenced by a kind and indulgent providence in their disposition and means to rear the of the Most High God, anxiously looking forth to the completion thereof, as an event of the greatest importance to the Church and the World Making the Saints in to rejoice, and the Hypocrite and Sinner to tremble Truly this is a day long to be remembered by the Saints of the Last Days, A day in which the God of Heaven has begun to restore the ancient order of his Kingdom unto his servants and his people; a day in which all things are concurring — — — — to bring about the completion of the fullness of the gospel, a fulness of the Dispensation of Dispensations even the fulness of times; a day in which God has begun to make manifest and set in order in his Church, those things which have been, and those things, which the ancient prophets and wise men desired to see, but died without beholding it, a day in which those things begin to be made manifest, which have been hid from before the foundation of the world, and which Jeho[HC 4:492]vah has promised should be made known in his own due time, unto his servants, to prepare the Earth for the return of his glory, even a celestial glory; and a Kingdom of Priests and Kings to God and the Lamb for ever, on Mount Zion, or the hundred and forty and four thousand whom John the Revelator saw; which should come to pass in the restitution of all things.
Conference held at , at which the Stake was discontinued. A branch organized and appointed President.
12 January 1842 • Wednesday
12 Wednesday 12 The Ship “Tremont” sailed from for with 143 Saints, under the care of Stephen Nixon.
The following notice was published in the Times and Seasons
“Tithings and consecrations for the of the Lord. From this time the Recorder’s Office will be opened on the Saturday of each week for the reception of the Tithings and consecrations of the brethren, and closed on every other day in the week This regulation is necessary, to give the Trustee and Recorder time to arrange the [p. 1268]
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