History, 1838–1856, volume C-1 Addenda

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Addenda to Book C1. By .
Commenced Octr. 18th. 1854.

Addenda • 19 October 1840

<1840  Octr 19> Bro: has recently published a pamphlet entitled “An  interesting account of several remarkable visions, and of the late discovery  of Ancient American Records”, comprising 31 pages, giving a brief  sketch of the rise of the Church. (page 1119.)

Addenda • 22 October 1840

<22> Thursday. The committee appointed by the General Conference of  the Church at on the 3rd. inst, (my brother presiding), organized  a Stake at this evening, by appointing , President,   & Walter Cox his counsellors; also a Bishop’s Court,  composed of Gardner Snow, Clark Hulet & Henry Dean; with James  C. Snow, Clerk. (page 1119)

Addenda • 23–27 October 1840

<23> Friday. Gardner Snow was ordained Bishop under the hands of  .
<25> Sunday. The Committee organized a Stake at . The  Presidency were, , Stephen Jones, and Ezra T. Benson  (who was ordained a High Priest); also Bishop and Council, George  W. Crouse, Azariah Dustin, and .
<27> Tuesday. The Committee organized a Stake called Mount  Hope, at the Steam Mills, Columbus, Adams County. President  and Council were Abel Lamb, Sherman Gilbert and .  Bishop and Council, Daniel A. Miller, Isaac Clark and John  Allen: Simeon J. Comfort, Clerk.
At Freedom Branch, near Payson, Adams County, , Duncan Mc. Arthur and William Tenney were appointed  to preside. Bishop and Council, Simeon <Matthew> Leach, Horra Kimball <Horace B. Skinner.>,  and . (page 1119)

Addenda • 29–31 October 1840

<29> Thursday. preached twice in London, and baptized  three
<30> <Elder Snow Lorenzo Snow had a discussion with Mr. Barker, a Methodist Minister at Hill Top near Birmingham, and baptized two.>
<31> Saturday. I copy the following from the Manx Liberal of this date:
“ To the Editor of the Manx Liberal—
Sir,
I feel rather surprised and chagrined that that  modern delusion,viz: “Mormonism,” should have made such rapid  strides in this town, hitherto considered exempt from the many systems  of irreligious creeds which abound in England, , and else where. I had thought that the powerful and argumentative addresses  of the dissenting ministers would have checked such a gross piece [p. 1]
Addenda to Book C1. By .
Commenced Octr. 18th. 1854.

Addenda • 19 October 1840

1840 Octr 19 Bro: has recently published a pamphlet entitled “An interesting account of several remarkable visions, and of the late discovery of Ancient American Records”, comprising 31 pages, giving a brief sketch of the rise of the Church. (page 1119.)

Addenda • 22 October 1840

22 Thursday. The committee appointed by the General Conference of the Church at on the 3rd. inst, (my brother presiding), organized a Stake at this evening, by appointing , President, & Walter Cox his counsellors; also a Bishop’s Court, composed of Gardner Snow, Clark Hulet & Henry Dean; with James C. Snow, Clerk. (page 1119)

Addenda • 23–27 October 1840

23 Friday. Gardner Snow was ordained Bishop under the hands of .
25 Sunday. The Committee organized a Stake at . The Presidency were, , Stephen Jones, and Ezra T. Benson (who was ordained a High Priest); also Bishop and Council, George W. Crouse, Azariah Dustin, and .
27 Tuesday. The Committee organized a Stake called Mount Hope, at the Steam Mills, Columbus, Adams County. President and Council were Abel Lamb, Sherman Gilbert and . Bishop and Council, Daniel A. Miller, Isaac Clark and John Allen: Simeon J. Comfort, Clerk.
At Freedom Branch, near Payson, Adams County, , Duncan Mc. Arthur and William Tenney were appointed to preside. Bishop and Council, Matthew Leach, Horace B. Skinner., and . (page 1119)

Addenda • 29–31 October 1840

29 Thursday. preached twice in London, and baptized three
30 Elder Lorenzo Snow had a discussion with Mr. Barker, a Methodist Minister at Hill Top near Birmingham, and baptized two.
31 Saturday. I copy the following from the Manx Liberal of this date:
“ To the Editor of the Manx Liberal—
Sir,
I feel rather surprised and chagrined that that modern delusion,viz: “Mormonism,” should have made such rapid strides in this town, hitherto considered exempt from the many systems of irreligious creeds which abound in England, , and elsewhere. I had thought that the powerful and argumentative addresses of the dissenting ministers would have checked such a gross piece [p. 1]
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