Journal, 1835–1836

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on his elbow, we had been called to pray for  him and him with oil, but his faith was  not sufficient to effect, a cure, and  prepared a poultice of herbs and applyed to it  and he tarryed with me over night
Spent the day at home, reading hebrew, and  visiting friends who called to see me,
To day I received a letter from Elder from his own hand
15 December 1835 • Tuesday
Tuesday 15th spent the day at  home, and as us[u]al was blessed with much  company, some of which called to see the records  , is verry sick in conseq uence of his arm, it being much inflamed
This afternon Elder , handed  me a Letter, the purport of which is that he  is dissatisfyed with the committee, in their  dealings, with him in temporal affairs, that  is that they do not deal as liberally in <with> him  as they do with Elder , also  requested me to reconcile the revelation, given  to the , since their return from the East,
That unless these things and others named  in the letter, could be reconciled to his mind  his honour would not stand united with  them,— this I believe is the amount of the  contents of the letter although much was  written, my feelings on this occasion, were  much laserated, knowing that I had dealt  in righteousness with him in all things  and endeavoured to promote his happin ess and well being, as much as lay in my  power, and I feel that these reflections are [p. 67]
on his elbow, we had been called to pray for him and him with oil, but his faith was not sufficient to effect, a cure, and prepared a poultice of herbs and applyed to it and he tarryed with me over night
Spent the day at home, reading hebrew, and visiting friends who called to see me,
15 December 1835 • Tuesday
Tuesday 15th spent the day at home, and as usual was blessed with much company, some of which called to see the records , is verry sick in consequence of his arm, it being much inflamed
This afternon Elder , handed me a Letter, the purport of which is that he is dissatisfyed with the committee, in their dealings, with him in temporal affairs, that is that they do not deal as liberally with him as they do with Elder , also requested me to reconcile the revelation, given to the , since their return from the East,
That unless these things and others named in the letter, could be reconciled to his mind his honour would not stand united with them,— this I believe is the amount of the contents of the letter although much was written, my feelings on this occasion, were much laserated, knowing that I had dealt in righteousness with him in all things and endeavoured to promote his happiness and well being, as much as lay in my power, and I feel that these reflections are [p. 67]
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