Journal, 1835–1836

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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onial ceremony in the name of God, and  pronounced the blessings of heaven. upon  the heads of the young married couple  we then closed by returning thanks.
A sumptuous feast was then spread  and the company were invited to seat them selves, at the table by pairs, male & female  commencing with the oldest, and I can only  say that the interview was conducted with  propriety and decorum, and our hearts were  made to rejoice, while together, and all  cheerfulness prevailed, and after spending  the evening agreeably untill 9, oclock, we  pronouncd a blessing, upon the company  and withdrew, and returned hom[e]
To day the , took fire again

14 December 1835 • Monday

Monday 14th this morning  a number of brethren from,  call[ed] to visit me, and see the Egyptian  records, also returned this  morning, from N[ew] York, Br.  , of the same place called and  paid me a visit, a verry fine man also  Sister called to pay us a visit
After dinner we went to attend the  funeral of s youngest child.  in the evening meet according to notice  previously given to make arangements to  guard against fire, and organized a com pany for this purpose, counciled also on  other affairs of temporal nature
To day came to my  house, much afflicted with a swelling on his  left arm, which was occasioned by a bruise [p. 66]
onial ceremony in the name of God, and pronounced the blessings of heaven. upon the heads of the young married couple we then closed by returning thanks.
A sumptuous feast was then spread and the company were invited to seat themselves, at the table by pairs, male & female commencing with the oldest, and I can only say that the interview was conducted with propriety and decorum, and our hearts were made to rejoice, while together, and cheerfulness prevailed, and after spending the evening agreeably untill 9, oclock, we pronouncd a blessing, upon the company and withdrew, and returned home
To day the , took fire again

14 December 1835 • Monday

Monday 14th this morning a number of brethren from, called to visit me, and see the Egyptian records, also returned this morning, from New York, Br. , of the same place called and paid me a visit, a verry fine man also Sister called to pay us a visit
After dinner we went to attend the funeral of s youngest child. in the evening meet according to notice previously given to make arangements to guard against fire, and organized a company for this purpose, counciled also on other affairs of temporal nature
To day came to my house, much afflicted with a swelling on his left arm, which was occasioned by a bruise [p. 66]
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