Journal, 1835–1836

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  • Historical Introduction
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to take into concideration the subject  of the — This after  noon, a young man called to see the  Egyptian manuscripts, and I exibited them  to him, he expressed great satisfaction, and  appeared verry anxious to obtain a know ledge of the translation,— also a man  was introduced to me by the name of   from Niagary [Cambria, Niagara] Co. N. Y  this man is a preacher, in the church that  is called Christian or Unitarian, some he  remarked that he had but few minuits  to spend with me, we entered into conver sation, and had some little controversy upon  the subject of prejudice, but soon come to the  an understanding, he spoke of the gospel  and said he believed it, adding that it  was good tidings of great joy— I replyed  that it was one thing, to proclaim good tid ings and another to tell what those tidings  are, he waived the conversation and  withdrew— he was introduced by Joseph  Rose—

13 January 1836 • Wednesday

Wednesday morning 13th  at 10, oclock A. M meet in council with  all the of and   that together <all> with <all> their councilors  that could be found in this place  however some of the councellors were  absent, both of and Zion
The presidency of the were  also present, and <many> more [p. 104]
to take into concideration the subject of the — This after noon, a young man called to see the Egyptian manuscripts, and I exibited them to him, he expressed great satisfaction, and appeared verry anxious to obtain a knowledge of the translation,— also a man was introduced to me by the name of from Niagary [Cambria, Niagara] Co. N. Y this man is a preacher, in the church that is called Christian or Unitarian, he remarked that he had but few minuits to spend with me, we entered into conversation, and had some little controversy upon the subject of prejudice, but soon come to an understanding, he spoke of the gospel and said he believed it, adding that it was good tidings of great joy— I replyed that it was one thing, to proclaim good tidings and another to tell what those tidings are, he waived the conversation and withdrew— he was introduced by Joseph Rose—

13 January 1836 • Wednesday

Wednesday morning 13th at 10, oclock A. M meet in council with all the of and together with all their councilors that could be found in this place however some of the councellors were absent, both of and Zion
The presidency of the were also present, and many more [p. 104]
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