Journal, 1835–1836

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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3 December 1835 • Thursday

Thursday the 3d at home, wrote a letter  to , Michigan Michigan, another  to Clay co. Mo. at, home  all day,— at Evening, was invited with , to  attend, at , to join &   in mattrimony, we found  a verry pleasant and respectable company, waiting  when, we arived, we opened our interview with  singing & prayer, after which, I delivered an ad dress, upon the subject of matrimony, I then in vited the, <parties> couple to arise, who were to be joined  in wedlock, I and, solemnized the institution  in a brief manner, and pronounced them  husband and wife in the name of God  according to the articles, and covenants  of the , closed by singing  and prayer, took some refreshment, and  retired; having spent the evening, agreeab ly

4 December 1835 • Friday

Friday 4th to day, in compa ny, with , we drew, three  hundred and fifty Dollars, out of , on three months credit, for which  we gave, the names of   , & Newel  , I also settled with Br.  , and , and  paid said $20045 two hundred  and fortify forty five dollars, I also paid,  or have it in my power to pay,  for which, blessing, I feel hartily, to thank  my heavenly Father, and ask him, in the  name of Jesus Christ, to enable us to extricate [p. 55]

3 December 1835 • Thursday

Thursday the 3d at home, wrote a letter to , Michigan, another to Clay co. Mo. at, home all day,— at Evening, was invited with , to attend, at , to join & in mattrimony, we found a verry pleasant and respectable company, waiting when, we arived, we opened our interview with singing & prayer, after which, I delivered an address, upon the subject of matrimony, I then invited the, parties to arise, who were to be joined in wedlock, and, solemnized the institution in a brief manner, and pronounced them husband and wife in the name of God according to the articles, and covenants of the , closed by singing and prayer, took some refreshment, and retired; having spent the evening, agreeably

4 December 1835 • Friday

Friday 4th to day, in company, with , we drew, three hundred and fifty Dollars, out of , on three months credit, for which we gave, the names of , & , I also settled with Br. , and , and paid said two hundred and forty five dollars, I also paid, or have it in my power to pay, for which, blessing, I feel hartily, to thank my heavenly Father, and ask him, in the name of Jesus Christ, to enable us to extricate [p. 55]
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