Journal, 1835–1836

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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his duty to be here, or wait until  he returned home;— The word of the Lord ca me to unto me saying, that had  better not be baptised here, and that he  had better not return by water, also that  there were three men that were seeking his  destruction, to be ware of his eneys [enemies]
17 November 1835 • Tuesday
Tuesday 17th exibited <the Alphabet> some of  the ancient records to and some  others, went with him to to  see the Mumies, he we then took the parting  hand, and he started for home, being  strong in the faith of the gospel of Christ  and determined to obey the requiremen ts of the same.
I returned home and spent the day  dictating and comparing letters.
This has been a fine pleasant day altho ugh cool, this Evening at early candlelight  I pr[e]ached at the , returned home  and retired to rest,
18 November 1835 • Wednesday
Thursday <Wednesday> 18th at home in the  fore noon, untill about 11, oclock. I then went  to ’s, to preach his fathers  funeral Sermon, by the request of the family  I preached on the subject of the resurection,  the congregation were verry attentive   and went  with me to the funeral, we rode in a  waggon, had a pleasant ride, the weather  was pleasant, when we went. but cloudy  and cool when we returned [p. 45]
his duty to be here, or wait until he returned home;— The word of the Lord came unto me saying, that had better not be baptised here, and that he had better not return by water, also that there were three men that were seeking his destruction, to be ware of his eneys [enemies]
17 November 1835 • Tuesday
Tuesday 17th exibited the Alphabet of the ancient records to and some others, went with him to to see the Mumies, we then took the parting hand, and he started for home, being strong in the faith of the gospel of Christ and determined to obey the requirements of the same.
I returned home and spent the day dictating and comparing letters.
This has been a fine pleasant day although cool, this Evening at early candlelight I preached at the , returned home and retired to rest,
18 November 1835 • Wednesday
Wednesday 18th at home in the fore noon, untill about 11, oclock. I then went to ’s, to preach his fathers funeral Sermon, by the request of the family I preached on the subject of the resurection, the congregation were verry attentive and went with me to the funeral, we rode in a waggon, had a pleasant ride, the weather was pleasant, when we went. but cloudy and cool when we returned [p. 45]
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