Journal, 1839

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  • Historical Introduction
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evening the neighbors came in, and  I gave them a short discourse,

20 June 1839 • Thursday

Thursday following went to Elder , from there were invited to visit  a brother br Vance’s which wee did  and there gave to the brethren and  friends of the Neigborhood, a brief  history or account of the coming forth  of the Book of Mormon,

22–23 June 1839 • Saturday–Sunday

Saturday 22nd we returned to place, And on Sunday went  to Br Wilcox’s and there preached  to a very crowded congregation  and so eager were they to hear that a  part of them stood out in the rain  during the sermon, & <in> general they  all expressed good satisfaction as to  what they had heard.

24–25 June 1839 • Monday–Tuesday

Monday 24th started for home and got  as far as , near , Hancock Co— when they  insisted that we should tarry, and  on Tuesday we held meeting, and  spoke with considerable liberty  to a large congregation,

26 June 1839 • Wednesday

Wednesday 26th arrived all safe &  sound, at home,— Ill.,

Editorial Note
Contemporaneous journal keeping resumed at about this point in the journal.

27 June 1839 • Thursday

Thursday, attended a [p. 4]
evening the neighbors came in, and I gave them a short discourse,

20 June 1839 • Thursday

Thursday following went to Elder , from there were invited to visit a brother br Vance’s which wee did and there gave to the brethren and friends of the Neigborhood, a brief history or account of the coming forth of the Book of Mormon,

22–23 June 1839 • Saturday–Sunday

Saturday 22nd we returned to place, And on Sunday went to Br Wilcox’s and there preached to a very crowded congregation and so eager were they to hear that a part of them stood out in the rain during the sermon, & in general they all expressed good satisfaction as to what they had heard.

24–25 June 1839 • Monday–Tuesday

Monday 24th started for home and got as far as , near , Hancock Co— when they insisted that we should tarry, and on Tuesday we held meeting, and spoke with considerable liberty to a large congregation,

26 June 1839 • Wednesday

Wednesday 26th arrived all safe & sound, at home,— Ill.,

Editorial Note
Contemporaneous journal keeping resumed at about this point in the journal.

27 June 1839 • Thursday

Thursday, attended a [p. 4]
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