Journal, 1835–1836

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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: for if you get here in season, you  will have the privelege of attending the , which has already commenced  and, also received instruction in doctrine,  and principle, from those whom God has  appointed whereby you may be qualified  to go forth, and declare the true doctrines  of the kingdom according to the true doctr ines of the mind and, will of God. and  when you come to , it will be  explained to you why God has condes cended to give you a revelation according  to your request.
please give my respects to you  family, and bee assured I am yours in  the bonds of the
Joseph Smith Jun
on this evening, viz the 16th a council was  called at my house to council with Father   on the subject of his moov ing to the ; I had previously told  him that the Lord had said that he  had better go to the , next Spring:  however he wished a council, called, the cou ncil met President arose and  said the spirit manifested to him that  it was his duty to go; also others bore the  same testimony.
The same night that I received the  word of the Lord on case,  he had, desired that I would inquire  at the hand of the Lord whether it was [p. 44]
: for if you get here in season, you will have the privelege of attending the , which has already commenced and, also receive instruction in doctrine, and principle, from those whom God has appointed whereby you may be qualified to go forth, and declare the true doctrines of the kingdom according to the mind and, will of God. and when you come to , it will be explained to you why God has condescended to give you a revelation according to your request.
please give my respects to you family, and bee assured I am yours in the bonds of the
Joseph Smith Jun
on this evening, viz the 16th a council was called at my house to council with on the subject of his mooving to the ; I had previously told him that the Lord had said that he had better go to the , next Spring: however he wished a council, called, the council met President arose and said the spirit manifested to him that it was his duty to go; also others bore the same testimony.
The same night I received the word of the Lord on case, he had, desired that I would inquire at the hand of the Lord whether it was [p. 44]
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