Journal, 1835–1836

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  • Historical Introduction
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16 December 1835 • Wednesday

Wednesday morning the 16th the we ather is extremely cold, this morning I went  to the council room, to lay before the , the letter that I received yesterday from  Elder , but when I arived, I found  that I had lost said letter, but I laid the  substance of it as far as I could recollect  before the council,— but they had not  time to attend to it on the account of  other buisness, accordingly we adjourned  untill Monday Evening the 20th Inst.
Returned home Elder and Elder called and paid  me a visit, with which I was much gra tified, I exibited and to them, and explained  many things to them concerning the  dealings of God with the ancient<s>  and the formation of the planetary  System, they seemed much pleased  with the interview.
This evening according to adjournment  I went to Br. s, to take part in  the debate that was commenced on saturd ay evening last,— after the debate was conc luded, and a desision given in favour of the  affirmative of the question, some altercati on took place, upon the impropiety of  continueing the school fearing that it  would not result in good.
oposed these measures and  insisted on having another question pro posed, and at length become much  enraged particularly at me and used [p. 69]

16 December 1835 • Wednesday

Wednesday morning the 16th the weather is extremely cold, this morning I went to the council room, to lay before the , the letter that I received yesterday from Elder , but when I arived, I found that I had lost said letter, but I laid the substance of it as far as I could recollect before the council,— but they had not time to attend to it on the account of other buisness, accordingly we adjourned untill Monday Evening the 20th Inst.
Returned home Elder and Elder called and paid me a visit, with which I was much gratified, I exibited and to them, and explained many things to them concerning the dealings of God with the ancients and the formation of the planetary System, they seemed much pleased with the interview.
This evening according to adjournment I went to Br. s, to take part in the debate that was commenced on saturday evening last,— after the debate was concluded, and a desision given in favour of the affirmative of the question, some altercation took place, upon the impropiety of continueing the school fearing that it would not result in good.
oposed these measures and insisted on having another question proposed, and at length become much enraged particularly at me and used [p. 69]
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