Journal, December 1842–June 1844; Book 2, 10 March 1843–14 July 1843

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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Editorial Note
, who was keeping JS’s journal at this time, did not accompany JS on his four-day trip to , Illinois, from 1 to 4 April 1843. Richards evidently reconstructed JS’s activities and teachings during this time for JS’s journal from the journal of , who accompanied JS to Ramus, and from conversations with others who made the trip. As an important primary source for Richards’s information about JS’s activities between 1 and 4 April, Clayton’s journal entries for these dates are provided in full in Appendix 2.

1 April 1843 • Saturday
Saturday April 1. 1843  called at the office with . about 10. A.M. for the “Law,  of the Lord,” & about noon & heard  read Truthiana No 3.— very warm  and pleasant.
2 P. M. started with. . .  & for — arrivd  abouut 6½. very muddy. very  Joyfully receivd by Bro  . was with me continully. [6 lines blank] [p. [34]]

Editorial Note
, who was keeping JS’s journal at this time, did not accompany JS on his four-day trip to , Illinois, from 1 to 4 April 1843. Richards evidently reconstructed JS’s activities and teachings during this time for JS’s journal from the journal of , who accompanied JS to Ramus, and from conversations with others who made the trip. As an important primary source for Richards’s information about JS’s activities between 1 and 4 April, Clayton’s journal entries for these dates are provided in full in Appendix 2.

1 April 1843 • Saturday
Saturday April 1. 1843 called at the office with . about 10. A.M. for the “Law, of the Lord,” & about noon & heard read Truthiana No 3.— very warm and pleasant.
2 P. M. started with. . . & for — arrivd abouut 6½. very muddy. very Joyfully receivd by Bro . was with me continully. [6 lines blank] [p. [34]]
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