Journal, 1835–1836

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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20 January 1836 • Wednesday

Wednesday morning 20th attended   at the us[u]al hour, and spent the  day in reading and lecturing, and made  some advancement in our studies,—
At evening I attended at s  with my family, on a matrimonial occa sion, having been invited to do so, and  to join President and  Miss in marriage, a large  and respectable company assembled, and  were seated by Eldr’s &  in the following order— The  and their companions in their first seats  the in the second the , in  the third, and the remainder of the congre gation seated with their companions
after the above arangments were made   & with their atte ndants, came in and were seated in  front of the presidency,— a hymn was  sung, after which I adressed a throne  of grace,— I then arose and read aloud  the <a> granting any minister of the  gospel the priviledge of solemnizing the  rights of matrimony, and after calling  for objection if any there were, against  the anticipated alliance between & to and waiting  sufficient time, I observed that all forever  after this must hold their peace—
I then envited them to join hands  and I pronounced the ceremony according  to the rules and regulations of the , and <in> the name of [p. 132]

20 January 1836 • Wednesday

Wednesday morning 20th attended at the usual hour, and spent the day in reading and lecturing, and made some advancement in our studies,—
At evening I attended at s with my family, on a matrimonial occasion, having been invited to do so, to join President and Miss in marriage, a large and respectable company assembled, and were seated by Eldr’s & in the following order— The and their companions in the first seats the in the second the , in the third, and the remainder of the congregation seated with their companions
after the above arangments were made & with their attendants, came in and were seated in front of the presidency,— a hymn was sung, after which I adressed a throne of grace,— I then arose and read aloud a granting any minister of the gospel the priviledge of solemnizing the rights of matrimony, and after calling for objection if any there were, against the anticipated alliance between & and waiting sufficient time, I observed that all forever after this must hold their peace—
I then envited them to join hands and I pronounced the ceremony according to the rules and regulations of the , in the name of [p. 132]
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