Journal, 1835–1836

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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extremely cold weather and fine sleighing

17 February 1836 • Wednesday

Wednesday the 17th  attend[ed] the  and read and translated with my class  as usual, and my soul delights in  reading the word of the Lord in the  original, and I am determined to persue  the study of languages untill I shall become  master of them, if I am permitted to live  long enough, at any rate so long as I  do live I am determined to make this  my object, and with the blessing of God  I shall succe[e]d to my sattisfaction,— this  evening Elder called to make some  arangements about the Egyptian records  and the mummies, he proposes to  hire a room at s and  exibit them there from day to day at  certain hours, that some benefit may  be derived from them— I complied with  his request, and only observed that they  must be managed with prudence  and care especially the manuscripts

18 February 1836 • Thursday

Thursday the 18th spent the  day as usual in attending to my fam ily concerns, and receiving and waiting  upon those who called for instruction  and attending to my studies,

19 February 1836 • Friday

Friday the 19th  attended with the  morning and translated— [p. 157]
extremely cold weather and fine sleighing

17 February 1836 • Wednesday

Wednesday the 17th attended the and read and translated with my class as usual, and my soul delights in reading the word of the Lord in the original, and I am determined to persue the study of languages untill I shall become master of them, if I am permitted to live long enough, at any rate so long as I do live I am determined to make this my object, and with the blessing of God I shall succeed to my sattisfaction,— this evening Elder called to make some arangements about the Egyptian records and the mummies, he proposes to hire a room at s and exibit them there from day to day at certain hours, that some benefit may be derived from them— I complied with his request, and only observed that they must be managed with prudence and care especially the manuscripts

18 February 1836 • Thursday

Thursday the 18th spent the day as usual in attending to my family concerns, receiving and waiting upon those who called for instruction and attending to my studies,

19 February 1836 • Friday

Friday the 19th attended with the morning and translated— [p. 157]
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