Journal, 1835–1836

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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blessed them and bid them God speed and  and promiced them a safe Journy and took  them <by the hand> and bid them farewell for <a> season Oh!  may God grant them long life and good  days these blessings I ask <upon them> for Christ sake Amen

24 September 1835 • Thursday

September 24th 1835  This day the met at my house to take into consid e[r]ation the redeemtion of and it was  the voice of the spirit of the Lord that we  petition to the that is those who  have been driven out <should> to do so to be set  back on their Lands next spring and we  go next season to live or dy to this end so  the dy is cast in we  truly had a good time and Covena[n]ted  to strugle for this thing utill [until] death  shall desolve this union and if one falls  that the rest be not discouraged  but pesue [pursue] this object untill it is acom plished which may God grant u[n]to us  in the name of Christ our Lord
September 24th 1835  This day drew up an  Article of inrollment for the redemtion of  Zion that we may obtain volenteers to go we  next Spring <to > I ask God in the name of Jesus  that we may obtain Eight hundred men  <or one thousand> well armed and that they may acomplish  this great work even so Amen—— [p. 2]
blessed them and bid them God speed and promiced them a safe Journy and took them by the hand and bid them farewell for a season Oh! may God grant them long life and good days these blessings I ask upon them for Christ sake Amen

24 September 1835 • Thursday

September 24th 1835 This day the met at my house to take into consideration the redeemtion of and it was the voice of the spirit of the Lord that we petition to the that is those who have been driven out should do so to be set back on their Lands next spring and we go next season to live or dy in we truly had a good time and Covenanted to strugle for this thing utill [until] death shall desolve this union and if one falls that the rest be not discouraged but pesue pursue this object untill it is acomplished which may God grant unto us in the name of Christ our Lord
September 24th 1835 This day drew up an Article of inrollment for the redemtion of Zion that we may obtain volenteers to go next Spring to I ask God in the name of Jesus that we may obtain Eight hundred men or one thousand well armed and that they may acomplish this great work even so Amen—— [p. 2]
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