History, circa June 1839–circa 1841 [Draft 2]

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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Having got ready for their journey they bade adieu to their Brethren and friends and commenced their journey, preaching by the way and leaving a sealing testimony behind them lifting up their voice like a trump in the different villages through which they passed. They continued their journey until they came to Ohio, where they tarried some time there being quite a number in that place who believed their testimony and came forward and obeyed the gospel among the number was Elder and a large portion of the Church over which he presided.
As there has been a great rumor and many false statements have been given to the world respecting s’ connexion with the church of Jesus Christ, it [is] necessary that <a> correct account of the same be given so, that the public mind may be disabused on the subject. I shall therefore proceed to give a brief history of his life drawn from Authentic sources, as also, an account of his connexion with the Church of Christ. [p. 61]
Having got ready for their journey they bade adieu to their Brethren and friends and commenced their journey, preaching by the way and leaving a sealing testimony behind them lifting up their voice like a trump in the different villages through which they passed. They continued their journey until they came to Ohio, where they tarried some time there being quite a number in that place who believed their testimony and came forward and obeyed the gospel among the number was Elder and a large portion of the Church over which he presided.
As there has been a great rumor and many false statements have been given to the world respecting s’ connexion with the church of Jesus Christ, it is necessary that a correct account of the same be given so, that the public mind may be disabused on the subject. I shall therefore proceed to give a brief history of his life drawn from Authentic sources, as also, an account of his connexion with the Church of Christ. [p. 61]
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