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

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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Perceptives
Admonition— 7 F or M desirous to know what others are doing; ready to counsel and give hints of a fault or duty &c
Constructiveness— 9 L great mechanical ingenuity, talent and skill.
Tune— 9 VL or L great musical taste and talent; conception of melody.
Time— 4 S or V.S. forgetfulness of dates, ages, appointments, day of the month &c
Locality— 11. VL or L great memory of places and position.
Eventuality— 10 L retentive memory of events and particulars.
Individuality— 8 F with very large Causality, and Comparison, great observation, with deep thought &c—
Form— 8 F cognizance, and distinct recollection of shapes
Size— 5 M S or V S inaccurate measurement of magnitude, distance, &c.
Weight— 11 VL. L or F knowledge of gravitation, momentum— &c—
Color— 9 F or M moderate skill in judging of colors, comparing and arranging them.
Language— 7 F freedom of expression, without fluency or verbosity; no great loquacity.
Order— 9 L love of arrangement; every thing in its particular place.
Number— 8 F respectable aptness in arithmetical calculations, without extraordinary talent.
Reflectives
Mirthfulness— 10 L wit, fun, mirth; perception and love of the ludicrous.
Causality— 9 L ability to think and reason clearly, and perceive the relations of cause and effect.
Comparison— 10. L a discrimination; power of illustration; ability to perceive and apply analogies.
Addenda • 23 June 1842
<June 23. 1842> <I addressed the following letter to Richmond Mass:>
— June 23. 1842. Sister . Agreeable to your request, in the midst of all the bustle, and business of the day, and the care of all the Churches both at home and abroad, I now embrace a moment to address a few words to you thinking peradventure it may be a consolation to you, to know that you too, are remembered by me as well as all the Saints, my heart’s desire and prayer to God is all the day long for all the saints, and in an especial and particular manner for those whom he hath chosen and anointed to bear the heaviest burthens in the heat of the day among which number is your received, a man in whom I have the most implicit confidence and trust, you say I have got him, so I have, in the which I rejoice, for he has done me great good and taken a great burthen off my shoulders since his arrival in , never did I have a greater intimacy with a man than with him, may the blessings of Elijah crown his head for ever and ever. we are about to send him in a few days after his dear family, he shall have our prayers fervently for his safe arrival to their embraces, and may God speed his journey and return him quickly to our Society, and I want you beloved Sister to be a general in this matter, in helping him along. which I know you will, he will be able to teach you many things which you never have heard, you may have implicit confidence in the same. I have heard much about you by the Twelve and in consequence of the great friendship that exists between your and me, and the information they all have given me of your virtue and strong attachment to the truth of the work of God in the last days I have formed a very strong brotherly friendship and attachment for you in the bonds of the Gospel, Although I never saw you I shall be exceedingly glad to see you face to face, and be able to administer in the name of the Lord, some of the words of life to your consolation and I hope that you may be kept steadfast in the faith even unto the end, I want you should give my love and tender regard to ’s family, and those who are friendly enough to me to enquire after me; in that region of Country, not having but little time to apportion to any one, and having [p. 6 [addenda]]
Perceptives
Admonition— 7 F or M desirous to know what others are doing; ready to counsel and give hints of a fault or duty &c
Constructiveness— 9 L great mechanical ingenuity, talent and skill.
Tune— 9 VL or L great musical taste and talent; conception of melody.
Time— 4 S or V.S. forgetfulness of dates, ages, appointments, day of the month &c
Locality— 11. VL or L great memory of places and position.
Eventuality— 10 L retentive memory of events and particulars.
Individuality— 8 F with very large Causality, and Comparison, great observation, with deep thought &c—
Form— 8 F cognizance, and distinct recollection of shapes
Size— 5 M S or V S inaccurate measurement of magnitude, distance, &c.
Weight— 11 VL. L or F knowledge of gravitation, momentum— &c—
Color— 9 F or M moderate skill in judging of colors, comparing and arranging them.
Language— 7 F freedom of expression, without fluency or verbosity; no great loquacity.
Order— 9 L love of arrangement; every thing in its particular place.
Number— 8 F respectable aptness in arithmetical calculations, without extraordinary talent.
Reflectives
Mirthfulness— 10 L wit, fun, mirth; perception and love of the ludicrous.
Causality— 9 L ability to think and reason clearly, and perceive the relations of cause and effect.
Comparison— 10. L a discrimination; power of illustration; ability to perceive and apply analogies.
Addenda • 23 June 1842
June 23. 1842 I addressed the following letter to Richmond Mass:
— June 23. 1842. Sister . Agreeable to your request, in the midst of all the bustle, and business of the day, and the care of all the Churches both at home and abroad, I now embrace a moment to address a few words to you thinking peradventure it may be a consolation to you, to know that you too, are remembered by me as well as all the Saints, my heart’s desire and prayer to God is all the day long for all the saints, and in an especial and particular manner for those whom he hath chosen and anointed to bear the heaviest burthens in the heat of the day among which number is your received, a man in whom I have the most implicit confidence and trust, you say I have got him, so I have, in the which I rejoice, for he has done me great good and taken a great burthen off my shoulders since his arrival in , never did I have a greater intimacy with a man than with him, may the blessings of Elijah crown his head for ever and ever. we are about to send him in a few days after his dear family, he shall have our prayers fervently for his safe arrival to their embraces, and may God speed his journey and return him quickly to our Society, and I want you beloved Sister to be a general in this matter, in helping him along. which I know you will, he will be able to teach you many things which you never have heard, you may have implicit confidence in the same. I have heard much about you by the Twelve and in consequence of the great friendship that exists between your and me, and the information they all have given me of your virtue and strong attachment to the truth of the work of God in the last days I have formed a very strong brotherly friendship and attachment for you in the bonds of the Gospel, Although I never saw you I shall be exceedingly glad to see you face to face, and be able to administer in the name of the Lord, some of the words of life to your consolation and I hope that you may be kept steadfast in the faith even unto the end, I want you should give my love and tender regard to ’s family, and those who are friendly enough to me to enquire after me; in that region of Country, not having but little time to apportion to any one, and having [p. 6 [addenda]]
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