Journal, December 1841–December 1842

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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[pages 34–35, donation records dated 20–22 December 1841 and 17 January 1842]

December 1841 • Undated

December [blank] 1841.  Elder , of stated to President Joseph  Smith that he had settled all his debts, and made all necessary  provision for his family, and desired to know the will of God  concerning himself.—
December 22d. 1841. Verily thus saith the Lord.  unto my servants the Twelve, Let them appoint unto my servant , a mission to preach my gospel unto the children of men, as it  shall be manifested unto them by my Holy Spirit. Amen.

22 December 1841 • Wednesday

1841. December 22.d.
,— Decmber 22d. 1841.  The word of the Lord came unto Joseph the Seer, verily  thus saith the Lord, Let my servant take  a mission to the Eastern continent, unto all the conferences now  sitting in that region, and let him carry a package of Epistles  that shall be written by my servants the Twelve. making known  unto them their duties concerning the building of my houses which I  have appointed unto you saith the Lord, that they may bring  their Gold, & their Silver, and their precious stones, and the box- tree, and the Fir-tree, and all fine wood to beautify the place of  my sanctuary saith the Lord; and let him return speedily  with all means which shall be put into his hands, even so;
Amen.
1841. December 22d. This day commenced received receiving the first supply  of Groceries at the new store. 13. waggons arrived from   loaded with sugar, molasses, glass, salt, tea,  coffee, &c. purchased in .— The original stock  purchased in having been detained at by  , Inn-keeper under false pretences; & on this evening Joseph the  Seer commenced giving instructions to the scribe concerning writing  the Proclamation to the Kings of the earth mentioned in the Revelation  given January 19. 1841. [8 lines blank] [p. 36]
[pages 34–35, donation records dated 20–22 December 1841 and 17 January 1842]

December 1841 • Undated

December [blank] 1841. Elder , of stated to President Joseph Smith that he had settled all his debts, and made all necessary provision for his family, and desired to know the will of God concerning himself.—
December 22d. 1841. Verily thus saith the Lord. unto my servants the Twelve, Let them appoint unto my servant , a mission to preach my gospel unto the children of men, as it shall be manifested unto them by my Holy Spirit. Amen.

22 December 1841 • Wednesday

1841. December 22.d.
,— Decmber 22d. 1841. The word of the Lord came unto Joseph the Seer, verily thus saith the Lord, Let my servant take a mission to the Eastern continent, unto all the conferences now sitting in that region, and let him carry a package of Epistles that shall be written by my servants the Twelve. making known unto them their duties concerning the building of my houses which I have appointed unto you saith the Lord, that they may bring their Gold, & their Silver, and their precious stones, and the box-tree, and the Fir-tree, and all fine wood to beautify the place of my sanctuary saith the Lord; and let him return speedily with all means which shall be put into his hands, even so;
Amen.
1841. December 22d. This day commenced receiving the first supply of Groceries at the new store. 13. waggons arrived from loaded with sugar, molasses, glass, salt, tea, coffee, &c. purchased in .— The original stock purchased in having been detained at by , Inn-keeper under false pretences; & on this evening Joseph the Seer commenced giving instructions to the scribe concerning writing the Proclamation to the Kings of the earth mentioned in the Revelation given January 19. 1841. [8 lines blank] [p. 36]
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