Journal, 1835–1836

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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25 September 1835 • Friday

Friday 25th September.  This day I remained at home: nothing of  note transpired. The twelve all returned from the east to day.

26 September 1835 • Saturday

26th. This evening, the from the  east this morning, we met them, and conversed upon some  matters of difficulty which was <ware> existing between some of  them, and , and all things were settled  satisfactorily.

27 September 1835 • Sunday

27th Sunday. Attended meeting: brethren, , , and preached and . The Lord poured out  his Spirit, and my soul was edified.

28 September 1835 • Monday

28th. met and tried brother : he was reproved, repented, and was . The next was   for fornication: he was cut off from  the Church.

29 September 1835 • Tuesday

29th met to-day and tried brother  Allen Avery: he was acquited from any charge. Also  Brother , who was also acquited:  also bro. , who confessed his error  and was forgiven. In all these I acted on  the part of the defence for the accused to plead  for mercy. The Lord blessed my soul, and the coun cil was greatly blessed, also. Much good will  no doubt, result from our labors during the  two days in which we were occupied on the  business of the Church.

30 September 1835 • Wednesday

30th. Stayed at home and visited many who came  to enquire after the work of the Lord.

1 October 1835 • Thursday

October 1, 1835. This after noon labored  on the , in company with brsr   and : The system of astronomy  was unfolded.

2 October 1835 • Friday

2nd. To-day wrote a letter to be published in the  Messenger and Advocate. [p. 3]

25 September 1835 • Friday

Friday 25th September. This day I remained at home: nothing of note transpired.

26 September 1835 • Saturday

26th. This evening, the from the east this morning, we met them, and conversed upon some matters of difficulty which ware existing between some of them, and , and all things were settled satisfactorily.

27 September 1835 • Sunday

27th Sunday. Attended meeting: brethren, , , and preached and . The Lord poured out his Spirit, and my soul was edified.

28 September 1835 • Monday

28th. met and tried brother : he was reproved, repented, and was . The next was for fornication: he was cut off from the Church.

29 September 1835 • Tuesday

29th met to-day and tried brother Allen Avery: he was acquited from any charge. Also Brother , who was also acquited: also bro. , who confessed his error and was forgiven. In all these I acted on the part of the defence for the accused to plead for mercy. The Lord blessed my soul, and the council was greatly blessed, also. Much good will no doubt, result from our labors during the two days in which we were occupied on the business of the Church.

30 September 1835 • Wednesday

30th. Stayed at home and visited many who came to enquire after the work of the Lord.

1 October 1835 • Thursday

October 1, 1835. This after noon labored on the , in company with brsr and : The system of astronomy was unfolded.

2 October 1835 • Friday

2nd. To-day wrote a letter to be published in the Messenger and Advocate. [p. 3]
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