History, circa June–October 1839 [Draft 1]

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here (as in duty bound) that he several times afterwards brought us supplies, (a distance of <at> least thirty miles) which enabled us to continue the work, when otherwise we must have relinquished it for a season. Being very anxious to know his duty, as to this work, I enquired of the Lord for him, and obtained as follows.
Revelation given to at , Susquehanah County Pensylvania May 1829.
Book of Covenants Page 167 169
 
Shortly after my having commenced <commencing> to translate, I became acquainted with the f Mr of <> Seneca County, New York and also with <some of> his family. In the beginning of the month of June, his Son came to the place where we were residing, <and brought> with <him> a two horse waggon, for the purpose, of prevailing upon <having> us to accompany him to his ’s place, <and there remain untill we finished the work> He proposed that we should go have our board free of charge, and the assistance of one of his brothers to write for me, as also his own assistance when it might answer. Having much need of such timely aid in such an undertaking so arduous, and being informed that the people in the neighborhood were anxiously waiting to g the opportunity to enquire into these things. We consented accepted the invitation, and accompanied to his ’s house, and there remained <resided> untill the translation was finished, and the copy right secured. Upon our arrival, we found ’s family very anxious concerning the work, and very friendly towards ourselves. They continued so, boarded and lodged us according to the proposal, and , in particular, assisted [p. [3]]
here (as in duty bound) that he several times afterwards brought us supplies, (a distance of at least thirty miles) which enabled us to continue the work, when otherwise we must have relinquished it for a season. Being very anxious to know his duty, as to this work, I enquired of the Lord for him, and obtained as follows.
Revelation given to at , Susquehanah County Pensylvania May 1829.
Book of Covenants Page 169
 
Shortly after commencing to translate, I became acquainted with Mr of Seneca County, New York and also with some of his family. In the beginning of the month of June, his Son came to the place where we were residing, and brought with him a two horse waggon, for the purpose, of having us accompany him to his ’s place, and there remain untill we finished the work He proposed that we should have our board free of charge, and the assistance of one of his brothers to write for me, as also his own assistance when it might answer. Having much need of such timely aid in an undertaking so arduous, and being informed that the people in the neighborhood were anxiously waiting the opportunity to enquire into these things. We accepted the invitation, and accompanied to his ’s house, and there resided untill the translation was finished, and the copy right secured. Upon our arrival, we found ’s family very anxious concerning the work, and very friendly towards ourselves. They continued so, boarded and lodged us according to proposal, and , in particular, assisted [p. [3]]
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