Journal, December 1841–December 1842

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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[pages 40–42, donation records dated 27–31 December 1841]

29 December 1841 • Wednesday

December 29th The corner stone of the was laid by  President Joseph Smith. on the 2d. of October 1841.  (At the commencement of the Last General conference of the  church. in . previous to the finishing of the ,)  And the following articles were deposited therein by the president.
To Wit.—
A. Book of Mormon
A. Revelation given January 19[th] 1841.
The “Times & Seasons” containing the charter of the .
Journal of .
The Memorial of . To the ’. Senate.
A Book of Doctrine & Covenants.— 1st. Edition.
No. 35. of the Times and Seasons.
The original Manuscript of the Book of Mormon.
The persecution of the Church in the State of ,  published in the “Times & Seasons”
The Holy Bible
1 Half Dollar)Silver Coin
1 Quarter Dollar)
2 Dimes)
2 Half Dimes)
And
1 copper Coin.—
[donation records dated 2 August–6 October 1841, lines 25–34]

17 January 1842 • Monday • First of Three Entries

January 17. 1842— , , , . . . &  of the Quorum of the Twelve assembled in council at  the Presidents office. and decided that Elder take a mission to the city of . in  accordance with the Revelation Page 36. and also,  that Elder Henry Jacobs. be subjct to the council &  presidency of & accompany him so far  on the mission as judge expedient. [p. 43]
[pages 40–42, donation records dated 27–31 December 1841]

29 December 1841 • Wednesday

December 29th The corner stone of the was laid by President Joseph Smith. on the 2d. of October 1841. (At the commencement of the Last General conference of the church. in . previous to the finishing of the ,) And the following articles were deposited therein by the president.
To Wit.—
A. Book of Mormon
A. Revelation given January 19[th] 1841.
The “Times & Seasons” containing the charter of the .
Journal of .
The Memorial of . To the ’. Senate.
A Book of Doctrine & Covenants.— 1st. Edition.
No. 35. of the Times and Seasons.
The original Manuscript of the Book of Mormon.
The persecution of the Church in the State of , published in the “Times & Seasons”
The Holy Bible
1 Half Dollar)Silver Coin
1 Quarter Dollar)
2 Dimes)
2 Half Dimes)
And
1 copper Coin.—
[donation records dated 2 August–6 October 1841, lines 25–34]

17 January 1842 • Monday • First of Three Entries

January 17. 1842— , , , . . . & of the Quorum of the Twelve assembled in council at the Presidents office. and decided that Elder take a mission to the city of . in accordance with the Revelation Page 36. and also, that Elder Henry Jacobs. be subjct to the council & presidency of & accompany him so far on the mission as judge expedient. [p. 43]
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