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

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
Page 15 [addenda]
image
Addenda • 8 January 1840
<Jany. 8th. 1840 Page 1012—> when the people present commenced making noise and disturbing the meeting, and when was reproving them, for their disgraceful conduct, some of those present fired Lucifer matches, rebuked them severely, and taught them better manners, and proposed to send them some Indians <from the West> to civilize them see page 1012
Addenda • 9 January 1840
<Jany. 9 1840 Page 1013> while they were opening the meeting, some one threw a quantity of Brimstone in the fire, which nearly suffocated them, As soon as the fumes of Brimstone would permit, told them he thought he should be in no danger of cat[c]hing the Itch in , for the smell of Brimstone indicated that it was thoroughly cured see page 1013
Addenda • 12 January 1840
<Jan. 12th. 1840 Page 1013> after preaching had a severe shake of the Ague which lasted some hours, The weather was extremely cold, but by the kind attention of Mr. Peirsons family and William Richards, he was in some measure relieved of his Ague before he left Richmond. wore a cradle bed quilt from to Richmond where lined old worn out plaid Cloak, with ’s quilt, with Flannel between which made him very comfortable see page 1013
Addenda • 19 December 1838
<Dec 19th., 1838 Page 876. ><The following is a brief synopsis of the Journal of Elder as given by himself.>
The subscriber was born of Ebenezer and Rachael Page, their first child Feb’ 25th. A.D. 1799. My Father was of pure English extraction my Mother of English Irish and Welch extraction— my place of birth was Trenton township, Oneida County; State of New York,— I embraced the faith of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and was baptized August the 18th. 1833 by the hands of Elder (own Brother to one of the three first Witnesses to the Divinity of the Book of Mormon) I was ordained an Elder under the hands of Elders Nelson Higgins, Ebenezer Page Jr. and others— My baptism took place in Brownhelm, Lorain County, Ohio, my Ordination in , of Huron County of the same State on the 12th of Sept’ 1833 I moved to , Geauga Co. Ohio in the fall of 1835. On the 31st. day of May 1836 I started on a Mission to west, Leeds County, I was gone from my family seven Months and Twenty days— On the 16th. day of Feb. 1837 I again left with my family of Wife and two small children taking with me all the earthly goods I possessed which consisted of one Bed, and our wearing apparel of the plainest kind to continue my Mission in the same region of Country as before. In July following the commandment came forth for me to occupy a place in the Quorum of the Twelve— On the 14th. day of May 1838 I started with a company of Saints made up of men women and their children for the state of where we landed with a company occupying thirty waggons in the first week of October at a place there called some six miles above the outlet of on the north side of the where we were attacked by an armed Mob and by them barbarously treated for near two weeks, we then went to , Caldwell Co, where we united with the general body of the Church and with them participated in all the grievious persecutions practiced on the Church by means of a furious mob, by which means I buried one wife and two children as Martyrs to our holy religion who died through extreme suffering for the want of the common [p. 15 [addenda]]
Addenda • 8 January 1840
Jany. 8th. 1840 Page 1012— when the people present commenced making noise and disturbing the meeting, and when was reproving them, for their disgraceful conduct, some of those present fired Lucifer matches, rebuked them severely, and taught them better manners, and proposed to send them some Indians from the West to civilize them see page 1012
Addenda • 9 January 1840
Jany. 9 1840 Page 1013 while they were opening the meeting, some one threw a quantity of Brimstone in the fire, which nearly suffocated them, As soon as the fumes of Brimstone would permit, told them he thought he should be in no danger of catching the Itch in , for the smell of Brimstone indicated that it was thoroughly cured see page 1013
Addenda • 12 January 1840
Jan. 12th. 1840 Page 1013 after preaching had a severe shake of the Ague which lasted some hours, The weather was extremely cold, but by the kind attention of Mr. Peirsons family and William Richards, he was in some measure relieved of his Ague before he left Richmond. wore a cradle bed quilt from to Richmond where lined old worn out plaid Cloak, with ’s quilt, with Flannel between which made him very comfortable see page 1013
Addenda • 19 December 1838
Dec 19th., 1838 Page 876. The following is a brief synopsis of the Journal of Elder as given by himself.
The subscriber was born of Ebenezer and Rachael Page, their first child Feb’ 25th. A.D. 1799. My Father was of pure English extraction my Mother of English Irish and Welch extraction— my place of birth was Trenton township, Oneida County; State of New York,— I embraced the faith of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and was baptized August the 18th. 1833 by the hands of Elder (own Brother to one of the three first Witnesses to the Divinity of the Book of Mormon) I was ordained an Elder under the hands of Elders Nelson Higgins, Ebenezer Page Jr. and others— My baptism took place in Brownhelm, Lorain County, Ohio, my Ordination in , of Huron County of the same State on the 12th of Sept’ 1833 I moved to , Geauga Co. Ohio in the fall of 1835. On the 31st. day of May 1836 I started on a Mission to west, Leeds County, I was gone from my family seven Months and Twenty days— On the 16th. day of Feb. 1837 I again left with my family of Wife and two small children taking with me all the earthly goods I possessed which consisted of one Bed, and our wearing apparel of the plainest kind to continue my Mission in the same region of Country as before. In July following the commandment came forth for me to occupy a place in the Quorum of the Twelve— On the 14th. day of May 1838 I started with a company of Saints made up of men women and their children for the state of where we landed with a company occupying thirty waggons in the first week of October at a place there called some six miles above the outlet of on the north side of the where we were attacked by an armed Mob and by them barbarously treated for near two weeks, we then went to , Caldwell Co, where we united with the general body of the Church and with them participated in all the grievious persecutions practiced on the Church by means of a furious mob, by which means I buried one wife and two children as Martyrs to our holy religion who died through extreme suffering for the want of the common [p. 15 [addenda]]
Page 15 [addenda]