Journal, 1835–1836

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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juvenile years, say from 6, years old up to the time I received the first visitation of Angels which was when I was about 14, years old and also the the visitations that I received afterward, concerning the book of Mormon, and a short account of the rise and progress of the church, up to this, date he listened verry attentively and seemed highly gratified, and intends to unite with the Church he is a verry candid man indeed and I am much pleased with him.
15 November 1835 • Sunday
On Sabath morning the 15th he [] went with me to meeting, which was held in the on account of the not being finished plastering; preached on the subject of men’s being called to preach the gospel and their qualifications &c we had a fine discourse it was verry interesting indeed; was well satisfied, he came home with me and dined.
Said has been a member of the Methodist Church, and was excommunicated for receiving, the Elders of the church of the latter-day Saints into his house
Went to meeting in the afternon, before partaking of the s case was agitated again, and settled after much controversy, and he retained in the church by making an humble acknowledement before the church, and concenting to have his confession published in the Messenger and advocate, after which the of the Lord Supper was administered, and the meeting closed, verry late,— returned home and spent the evening.— [p. 37]
juvenile years, say from 6, years old up to the time I received the first visitation of Angels which was when I was about 14, years old and also the the visitations that I received afterward, concerning the book of Mormon, and a short account of the rise and progress of the church, up to this, date he listened verry attentively and seemed highly gratified, and intends to unite with the Church he is a verry candid man indeed and I am much pleased with him.
15 November 1835 • Sunday
On Sabath morning the 15th he [] went with me to meeting, which was held in the on account of the not being finished plastering; preached on the subject of men’s being called to preach the gospel and their qualifications &c we had a fine discourse it was verry interesting indeed; was well satisfied, he came home with me and dined.
Said has been a member of the Methodist Church, and was excommunicated for receiving, the Elders of the church of the latter-day Saints into his house
Went to meeting in the afternon, before partaking of the s case was agitated again, and settled after much controversy, and he retained in the church by making an humble acknowledement before the church, and concenting to have his confession published in the Messenger and advocate, after which the of the Lord Supper was administered, and the meeting closed, verry late,— returned home and spent the evening.— [p. 37]
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