Journal, 1835–1836

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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29 January 1836 • Friday

Friday 29. attended & read hebrew—  recd. the following line from the of the  
Jany. 29. AD. 1836
To the Presidents of the . Beloved Bret[hren] feeling ourselves  amenable to you for our proceedings as the presidency  of the first of Elders in , & believing  that we are to be govorned by you; we desire to know  if we are to receive all those who are recommended  to us by Elders for , or shall we recei ve none only those who have written recommendations  from you. please answer our request
Pres.
Ck)Counsel
)
Answered the above verbally & attended to various  duties. P.M. I called in all ’s family  & made a feast— <& related my feeling towards them> pronounced the fol lowing blessings
,
born in . Onieda Co. N. y.  Sept 5. AD. 1814
Bro. I bless thee by the authority of the  Lord had eye upon thee, Satan seek destruction  relativs also I seal thee unto lif. power to  tread the adversa[r]y under thy feet & be useful  reclaim friends, be a son of God, an heir jointly  with Jesus Christ, stand on the earth if faithful  till thou hast recd. all the desires of thy heart which  are in righteousness, the Lord shall bless thy chil[dren]  after thee with the blessings of Abraham Isaac  & Jacob, shall walk with companion to the [p. 145]

29 January 1836 • Friday

Friday 29. attended & read hebrew— recd. the following line from the of the
Jany. 29. AD. 1836
To the Presidents of the . Beloved Brethren feeling ourselves amenable to you for our proceedings as the presidency of the first of Elders in , & believing that we are to be govorned by you; we desire to know if we are to receive all those who are recommended to us by Elders for , or shall we receive none only those who have written recommendations from you. please answer our request
Pres.
Ck)Counsel
)
Answered the above verbally & attended to various duties. P.M. I called in all ’s family & made a feast— & related my feeling towards them pronounced the following blessings
,
born in . Onieda Co. N. y. Sept 5. AD. 1814
Bro. I bless thee by the authority of the Lord had eye upon thee, Satan seek destruction relativs also I seal thee unto lif. power to tread the adversary under thy feet & be useful reclaim friends, be a son of God, an heir jointly with Jesus Christ, stand on the earth if faithful till thou hast recd. all the desires of thy heart which are in righteousness, the Lord shall bless thy children after thee with the blessings of Abraham Isaac & Jacob, shall walk with companion to the [p. 145]
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