Journal, 1835–1836

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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filled with prejudice against the work of the Lord  and their minds blinded with superstition &  ignorence &c
24 December 1835 • Thursday
Thirsday 24th  At home in the forenoon in the afternoon  assisted in running <out> a road across my farm  by the commissionor who were appointd by  the court for the same—
25 December 1835 • Friday
Fryday 25th.  At home all this day and enjoyed  myself with my family it being Christmas  day the only time I have had this  privelige so satisfactorily for a long time
26 December 1835 • Saturday
Saturday 26  commenced studeing the Hebrew Language  in company with bros &  in the mean time bro came in and requested to have  the word of the lord through me for  said he I have been wrought upon  to make known to you my feelings  and desires and was promised to have  that I should have a revelation and  which should make known my duty
last evening a brother from the  east called upon me for instruction whose  name is
also in the course of the day a two gentlemen  called upon me while I was cutting  wood at the door and requestd an  interview with the heads of the church  which I agreed to grant to them  on Sunday morning the 27 Inst [p. 89]
filled with prejudice against the work of the Lord and their minds blinded with superstition & ignorence &c
24 December 1835 • Thursday
Thirsday 24th At home in the forenoon in the afternoon assisted in running out a road across my farm by the commissionor who were appointd by the court for the same—
25 December 1835 • Friday
Fryday 25th. At home all this day and enjoyed myself with my family it being Christmas day the only time I have had this privelige so satisfactorily for a long time
26 December 1835 • Saturday
Saturday 26 commenced studeing the Hebrew Language in company with bros & in the mean time bro came in and requested to have the word of the lord through me for said he I have been wrought upon to make known to you my feelings and desires and was promised that I should have a revelation which should make known my duty
last evening a brother from the east called upon me for instruction whose name is
also in the course of the day two gentlemen called upon me while I was cutting wood at the door and requestd an interview with the heads of the church which I agreed to grant to them on Sunday morning the 27 Inst [p. 89]
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