Journal, 1835–1836

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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 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, some 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 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 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 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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