Journal, 1835–1836

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  • Historical Introduction
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and arose feeling tolerable well through the  blessings of God,— I received a letter to day  from , N. Y also  another from, s mother in law from   N. Y of no consequence as to  what it contained, but cost me 25, cents for  postage, I mention this as it is a common  occurence, and I am subjected to a great  deal of expence in this way, by those who  I know nothing about, only that they are  destitute of good manners, for if people  wish to be benefited with information from  me, common respect and good breeding  woud dictate, them to pay the postage on  their letters.—

6 December 1835 • Sunday

Sunday 6th 1835, went to meet ing at the us[u]al hour, preached  a splendid discourse, in the after, <noon> we had  an exortation, and .— Br. Draper  insisted on leaving the meeting, some 2, or 3 we eks, since, before communion, and would not  be prevailed upon to tarry a few moments  although, we invited him to do so as we  did not wish to have the house thrown  into confusion, he observed that he would  not if we excluded him from the chu rch, to day, he attempted to make a  confession, but it was not satisfactory to  me, and I was constrained by the spirit  to deliver him over to the bufetings of Satan.  untill he should humble himself, and  repent, of his sins, and make a satisfact ory confession before the Church— [p. 57]
and arose feeling tolerable well through the blessings of God,— I received a letter to day from , N. Y also another from, s mother in law from N. Y of no consequence as to what it contained, but cost me 25, cents for postage, I mention this as it is a common occurence, and I am subjected to a great deal of expence in this way, by those who I know nothing about, only that they are destitute of good manners, for if people wish to be benefited with information from me, common respect and good breeding woud dictate, them to pay the postage on their letters.—

6 December 1835 • Sunday

Sunday 6th 1835, went to meeting at the usual hour, preached a splendid discourse, in the after, noon we had an exortation, and .— Br. Draper insisted on leaving the meeting, some 2, or 3 weeks, since, before communion, and would not be prevailed upon to tarry a few moments although, we invited him to do so as we did not wish to have the house thrown into confusion, he observed that he would not if we excluded him from the church, to day, he attempted to make a confession, but it was not satisfactory to me, and I was constrained by the spirit to deliver him over to the bufetings of Satan. untill he should humble himself, and repent, of his sins, and make a satisfactory confession before the Church— [p. 57]
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