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John Whitmer, History, 1831–circa 1847

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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The charge given by , , and , together with  their blessings you will find recorded  in the history kept by the twelve and  also by the Seventies.
Chapter 16
Chapter 16.
In June 1835 a man by the name  of Hewet [John Hewitt] came from England, and presented  to a counsel the foll[o]wing Letter—as follows.
Dear brethren in the Lord.
At a counsel of the Pastors of our church,  held March 28, 1835,— upon the propriety of the  Reverend John Hewet visiting you— It was  resolved and approved, that as he had an anxious  desire to go to , to see the things spoken  of in one of your papers, brought here by  a Mercheant from , he should have  as he desired, the sanction of the counsel: and if  it pleased the Lord his approval.
The Lord has seen our Joy and gladness  to hear that he was raising up a people, for  himself in that part of the New World as well as  here— O may our faith increase, that  he may have Evangelists, apostles and Proph ets, filled with the power of the Spirit, and  performing his will in destroying the  work of darkness.
The Rev. Mr. Hewet was professer  of Mathematics in Rotherdam Indepndnt [p. 74]
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The charge given by , , and , together with their blessings you will find recorded in the history kept by the twelve and also by the Seventies.
Chapter 16
Chapter 16.
In June 1835 a man by the name of Hewet [John Hewitt] came from England, and presented to a counsel the following Letter—as follows.
Dear brethren in the Lord.
At a counsel of the Pastors of our church, held March 28, 1835,— upon the propriety of the Reverend John Hewet visiting you— It was resolved and approved, that as he had an anxious desire to go to , to see the things spoken of in one of your papers, brought here by a Mercheant from , he should have as he desired, the sanction of the counsel: and if it pleased the Lord his approval.
The Lord has seen our Joy and gladness to hear that he was raising up a people, for himself in that part of the New World as well as here— O may our faith increase, that he may have Evangelists, apostles and Prophets, filled with the power of the Spirit, and performing his will in destroying the work of darkness.
The Rev. Mr. Hewet was professer of Mathematics in Rotherdam Indepndnt [p. 74]
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