Journal, 1835–1836

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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world, and the occurrences of this day shall be handed  down upon the pages of sacred history to all generations,  as the day of Pentecost, so shall this day be numbered  and celebrated as a year of Jubilee and time of  rejoicing to the saints of the most high God.

31 March 1836 • Thursday

Thursday morning 8 o clock March 31st  This day being set apart to perform again the for the benifit of those who  could not get into the on the preceeding sabbath  I repaired to the at 8 o clock A.M. in company  with the , and arranged our door-keepers  and stewards as on the former occasion, we then opened  the doors and a large congregation entered the  and were comfortably seated, the authorities of the  church were seated, in their respective order and the  services of the day were commenced prosecuted and term inated in the same manner as at the former dedication  and the spirit of God rested upon the congregation  and great solemnity prevailed.

1 April 1836 • Friday

Friday th[e] 1st day of April 1836  At home most of the day, many brethren  called to see me. some on temporal & some on  Spiritual buisiness, among the number was  , who testified against me  in a  for threatning my life, he confessed that  he bore a fals testimony against me, in that  suit but verily thought at the time that  he was right but on calling to mind all  all the circumstances connected the with the  things that transpired at that time he was [p. 190]
world, and the occurrences of this day shall be handed down upon the pages of sacred history to all generations, as the day of Pentecost, so shall this day be numbered and celebrated as a year of Jubilee and time of rejoicing to the saints of the most high God.

31 March 1836 • Thursday

Thursday morning 8 o clock March 31st This day being set apart to perform again the for the benifit of those who could not get into the on the preceeding sabbath I repaired to the at 8 o clock A.M. in company with the , and arranged our door-keepers and stewards as on the former occasion, we then opened the doors and a large congregation entered the and were comfortably seated, the authorities of the church were seated, in their respective order and the services of the day were commenced prosecuted and terminated in the same manner as at the former dedication and the spirit of God rested upon the congregation and great solemnity prevailed.

1 April 1836 • Friday

Friday the 1st day of April 1836 At home most of the day, many brethren called to see me. some on temporal & some on Spiritual buisiness, among the number was , who testified against me in a for threatning my life, he confessed that he bore a fals testimony against me, in that suit but verily thought at the time that he was right but on calling to mind all the circumstances connected with the things that transpired at that time he was [p. 190]
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