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 , Clark Hulet & Henry Dean; with James C. Snow, Clerk. (page 1119)
Addenda • 23–27 October 1840
<23> Friday. 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 elsewhere. 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 , Clark Hulet & Henry Dean; with James C. Snow, Clerk. (page 1119)
Addenda • 23–27 October 1840
23 Friday. 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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