Journal, 1835–1836

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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of $20, including costs, for which Lawsuit, he was  oblieged to sell his cow, to defray the expenses of the  same, and I say in the name of Jesus Christ that  the money that they have thus unjustly taken shall  be a testimony against them and canker & eat their  flesh as fire
27 October 1835 • Tuesday
Tuesday 27th in the morning I was called to visit at  Br s was confined an[d] in  a verry dangerous situation, took one of  my horses and went to after  I went out into the field and bowed before the  Lord and called upon him in mighty prayer  in her behalf the word of the Lord came unto me  saying my Servant shall come and shall  have wisdom given him to deal prudently and  my handmaden shall be delivered of a living  child & be spared, he come in a bout one hour after  that and in the course of about 2. hours she was  delivered and thus what God had manifested to  me was fulfilled every whit, on the night of  the same day I preached in the to a  crowded congregation
28 October 1835 • Wednesday
Wednesday 28th at holm attending to my family  concerns &c
29 October 1835 • Thursday
Thursday 29th Br commenced  writing for me, & visit[ed] us  and while we set writing  passed our window just returned from the  East— commenced writing for me at  $15.00 p[e]r month I paid him $16.00 in advance  out of the agrees  to board himself, for which I agree to <allow him> four Dollars  more p[e]r. month making $19.00. I was then called  to appear before the which was [p. 10]
of $20, including costs, for which he was oblieged to sell his cow, to defray the expenses of the same, and I say in the name of Jesus Christ that the money that they have thus unjustly taken shall be a testimony against them and canker & eat their flesh as fire
27 October 1835 • Tuesday
Tuesday 27th in the morning I was called to visit at Br s was confined and in a verry dangerous situation, took one of my horses and went to after I went out into the field and bowed before the Lord and called upon him in mighty prayer in her behalf the word of the Lord came unto me saying my Servant shall come and shall have wisdom given him to deal prudently and my handmaden shall be delivered of a living child & be spared, he come in a bout one hour after that and in the course of about 2. hours she was delivered and thus what God had manifested to me was fulfilled every whit, on the night of the same day I preached in the to a crowded congregation
28 October 1835 • Wednesday
Wednesday 28th at holm attending to my family concerns &c
29 October 1835 • Thursday
Thursday 29th Br commenced writing for me, & visited us and while we set writing passed our window just returned from the East— commenced writing for me at $15.00 per month I paid him $16.00 in advance out of the agrees to board himself, for which I agree to allow him four Dollars more per. month making $19.00. I was then called to appear before the which was [p. 10]
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