Journal, 1835–1836

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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Sketch Book for the use of
Joseph Smith, jr.

22 September 1835 • Tuesday

September 22, 1835. This day Joseph Smith, jr.  labored with , in obtaining and  writing blessings. We were thronged a part of the  time with company, so that our labor, in this thing,  was hindered; but we obtained many precious things, and  our souls were blessed. O Lord, may thy Holy Spirit be with  thy servants forever. Amen.
September 23.th [22nd] This day Joseph Smith, Jr. was at home  writing blessings for my most beloved Brotheren <I>, have  been hindered by a multitude of visitors but the Lord  has blessed our Souls this day. May God grant <to> con tinue his mercies unto my house, this <night,> day For Chr ist sake. This day my Soul has desired the salvati on of Brother . Also Brother . Came to my house and let the Chap pel Committee have one thousand dollers, by loan,  for the building the ; Oh may  God bless him with an hundred fold! even of the  <things of> Earth, for this ritious [righteous] act. My heart is full of  desire to day, to <be> blessed of the God, of Abraham;  with prosperity, untill I will be able to pay all  my depts; for it is my <the> delight of my soul to <be> honest.  Oh Lord that thou knowes right well! help me  and I will give to the poor.

23 September 1835 • Wednesday

September 23d 1835 This day Brother, <Brothers> ,  Tibbets , and Started for   the place designated for or the  Saints they Came to bid us farewell  the Brotheren Came in to pray with them and  Brother acted as spokesman  he prayed in the spirit a glorious time suc ceded his prayr Joy filled our hearts and we [p. 1]
[Blank flyleaf followed by lined leaf with scriptural references regarding repentance on the recto]
Sketch Book for the use of
Joseph Smith, jr.

22 September 1835 • Tuesday

September 22, 1835. This day Joseph Smith, jr. labored with , in obtaining and writing blessings. We were thronged a part of the time with company, so that our labor, in this thing, was hindered; but we obtained many precious things, and our souls were blessed. O Lord, may thy Holy Spirit be with thy servants forever. Amen.
September 23.th [22nd] This day Joseph Smith, Jr. was at home writing blessings for my most beloved Brotheren I, have been hindered by a multitude of visitors but the Lord has blessed our Souls this day. May God grant to continue his mercies unto my house, this night, For Christ sake. This day my Soul has desired the salvation of Brother . Also Brother . Came to my house and let the Chappel Committee have one thousand dollers, by loan, for the building the ; Oh may God bless him with an hundred fold! even of the things of Earth, for this ritious [righteous] act. My heart is full of desire to day, to be blessed of the God, of Abraham; with prosperity, untill I will be able to pay all my depts; for it is the delight of my soul to be honest. Oh Lord that thou knowes right well! help me and I will give to the poor.

23 September 1835 • Wednesday

September 23d 1835 This day Brothers , , and Started for the place designated for or the Saints they Came to bid us farewell the Brotheren Came in to pray with them and Brother acted as spokesman he prayed in the spirit a glorious time succeded his prayr Joy filled our hearts and we [p. 1]
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