Journal, 1835–1836

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  • Historical Introduction
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25 January 1836 • Monday
Jany. 25. Monday. Recd. a line from informing me of his ill health as follows—
Brother Joseph,
My great desire to be in your company & in the Assembly of the Saints where God opnes [opens] the heavens & exhibits the treasures of eternity is the only thing that has stimulated me for a number of days past to leave my house; for be assured, dear brother, my bodily affliction is severe; I have a violent <cough> more especially nights, which deprives me of my appetite, & my strength fails, & writing has a particular tendency to injure my lungs while I am under the influence of such a cough I therefore, with reluctance send your journal to you untill my health improves
Yours in heart
P.S.
Brother Joseph,
pray for me, & ask the prayers of the class on my account also.
——
Appointed Elder acting Scribe for the time being or till shall recover his health— spent the day at home receiving visiters &c
26 January 1836 • Tuesday
Tuesday 26— arived from to & I attended upon the organizing of the for the purposs of receiving his lectures in hebrew grammar— his hours of instruction are from ten to Eleven A.M. & from two to three P.M. his introduction pleased me much. I think he will be a help to the class in learning the Hebrew——
27 January 1836 • Wednesday
Wednesday. attended school as usual & other matters which came before me to attend to [p. 142]
the which is to be called when the is finished
25 January 1836 • Monday
Jany. 25. Monday. Recd. a line from informing me of his ill health as follows—
Brother Joseph,
My great desire to be in your company & in the Assembly of the Saints where God opnes [opens] the heavens & exhibits the treasures of eternity is the only thing that has stimulated me for a number of days past to leave my house; for be assured, dear brother, my bodily affliction is severe; I have a violent cough more especially nights, which deprives me of my appetite, & my strength fails, & writing has a particular tendency to injure my lungs while I am under the influence of such a cough I therefore, with reluctance send your journal to you untill my health improves
Yours in heart
P.S.
Brother Joseph,
pray for me, & ask the prayers of the class on my account also.
——
Appointed Elder acting Scribe for the time being or till shall recover his health— spent the day at home receiving visiters &c
26 January 1836 • Tuesday
Tuesday 26— arived from to & I attended upon the organizing of the for the purposs of receiving his lectures in hebrew grammar— his hours of instruction are from ten to Eleven A.M. & from two to three P.M. his introduction pleased me much. I think he will be a help to the class in learning the Hebrew——
27 January 1836 • Wednesday
Wednesday. attended school as usual & other matters which came before me to attend to [p. 142]
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