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

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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<May 15> Edinburgh Conference— Represented by consists of 271 Members, 13 Elders, 19 Priests, 7 Teachers, 3 Deacons and includes the branches of Edinburgh, Wemyss, & Stirling. Glasgow Conference— Represented by John McAuley, consists of 564 Members, 23 Elders, 30 Priests, 26 Teachers, 15 Deacons, and includes the branches of Glasgow, Thorny Bank, Shaw, Towcross, Airdrie, Renfrew, Paisley, Johnston, Bridge of Weir, Kilbirnie <Benshill> Bonshill, Greenock, Breckenny, Nelson, Campsie, and Ayr— Brampton Conference, represented by Richard Benson, consists of 171 members, 6 elders, 11 priests, 7 teachers, 2 deacons. and includes the branches of Carlisle, Brampton, Alston, and Newcastle upon Tyne. Ireland Conference, Represented by David Wilkie, consists of 71 Members, 1 elder, 1 priest, 2 teachers, 1 deacon, and includes the branches of Hillsborough and Crawfoots Burn. Bradford and York— Represented by Henry Cuerden, consists of 54 members, 1 Elder, 4 priests, 2 teachers, 1 deacon. Total connected with the Church, at the present time in England, [HC 5:10] Ireland & Scotland. Members 7514— Elders 220— Priests 421— Teachers 110.”
16 May 1842 • Monday
<16> Monday 16. I was transacting business at the until 10 o’clock A.M. then at home. In the afternoon at the in Council with Brothers and , and others, I published in this day’s “Times and Seasons”
“A Fac simile from the <Book of Abraham No 3.>[5 lines blank]
[Image of Facsimile No. 3][4 lines blank] [HC 4:523]
1. Abraham sitting upon Pharoah’s throne by the politeness of the king; with a crown upon his head, representing the Priesthood; as emblematical of the grand presidency in heaven, with the scepter of justice, and judgment in his hand. 2 King Pharaoh; whose name is given in the characters above his head. 3. Signifies Abraham, in Egypt; referring to Abraham, as given in the 9th. No. of the Times and Seasons. 4. Prince of Pharoah, King of Egypt; as written above the hand. 5. Shulem; one of the King’s principal waiters; as represented by the characters above his hand. 6. Olimlah; a slave belonging to the Prince. Abraham is reasoning upon the principles of Astronomy, in the Kings Court. [HC 4:522] [p. 1333]
May 15 Edinburgh Conference— Represented by consists of 271 Members, 13 Elders, 19 Priests, 7 Teachers, 3 Deacons and includes the branches of Edinburgh, Wemyss, & Stirling. Glasgow Conference— Represented by John McAuley, consists of 564 Members, 23 Elders, 30 Priests, 26 Teachers, 15 Deacons, and includes the branches of Glasgow, Thorny Bank, Shaw, Towcross, Airdrie, Renfrew, Paisley, Johnston, Bridge of Weir, Kilbirnie Bonshill, Greenock, Breckenny, Nelson, Campsie, and Ayr— Brampton Conference, represented by Richard Benson, consists of 171 members, 6 elders, 11 priests, 7 teachers, 2 deacons. and includes the branches of Carlisle, Brampton, Alston, and Newcastle upon Tyne. Ireland Conference, Represented by David Wilkie, consists of 71 Members, 1 elder, 1 priest, 2 teachers, 1 deacon, and includes the branches of Hillsborough and Crawfoots Burn. Bradford and York— Represented by Henry Cuerden, consists of 54 members, 1 Elder, 4 priests, 2 teachers, 1 deacon. Total connected with the Church, at the present time in England, [HC 5:10] Ireland & Scotland. Members 7514— Elders 220— Priests 421— Teachers 110.”
16 May 1842 • Monday
16 Monday 16. I was transacting business at the until 10 o’clock A.M. then at home. In the afternoon at the in Council with Brothers and , and others, I published in this day’s “Times and Seasons”
“A Fac simile from the Book of Abraham No 3.[5 lines blank]
[Image of Facsimile No. 3][4 lines blank] [HC 4:523]
1. Abraham sitting upon Pharoah’s throne by the politeness of the king; with a crown upon his head, representing the Priesthood; as emblematical of the grand presidency in heaven, with the scepter of justice, and judgment in his hand. 2 King Pharaoh; whose name is given in the characters above his head. 3. Signifies Abraham, in Egypt; referring to Abraham, as given in the 9th. No. of the Times and Seasons. 4. Prince of Pharoah, King of Egypt; as written above the hand. 5. Shulem; one of the King’s principal waiters; as represented by the characters above his hand. 6. Olimlah; a slave belonging to the Prince. Abraham is reasoning upon the principles of Astronomy, in the Kings Court. [HC 4:522] [p. 1333]
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