Journal, March–September 1838

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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Thus far, according to the ord[e]r of the , we have a company of Danites in these times, to put to rights physically that which is not righ[t], and to clense the Church of verry great evils which hath hitherto existed among us, inasmuch as they cannot be put to rights by teachings & persuaysons, This company or a part of them exibited on the fourth day of July
They come up to , by companies of tens, commanded by their Captain over ten.
28 July 1838 • Saturday
28th President Smith and left , for to transact some important buisness and to settle some Cannadian bretheren, in that place, as they are emegrating numerously to this land from all parts of the Count[r]y, from with his company, has arrived, is with him—
29 July 1838 • Sunday
29th This day Elder & Preached. They have just returned from England from a mission of somthing over a years duration, They bring glad tidings of great joy from that people, They between one and two thousand and left Greater prospects than they had ever before seen a large number of , & , & thus the word work is spreading rappedly throug[h] the country, A large majority of the saints in have and are arriving here every day, has been broken up by those who have professed the name of Latter Day Saints and have denied the faith [p. 61]
Thus far, according to the order of the , we have a company of Danites in these times, to put to rights physically that which is not right, and to clense the Church of verry great evils which hath hitherto existed among us, inasmuch as they cannot be put to rights by teachings & persuaysons, This company or a part of them exibited on the fourth day of July
They come up to , by companies of tens, commanded by their Captain over ten.
28 July 1838 • Saturday
28th President Smith and left , for to transact some important buisness and to settle some Cannadian bretheren, in that place, as they are emegrating numerously to this land from all parts of the Country, from with his company, has arrived, is with him—
29 July 1838 • Sunday
29th This day Elder & Preached. They have just returned from England from a mission of somthing over a years duration, They bring glad tidings of great joy from that people, They between one and two thousand and left Greater prospects than they had ever before seen a large number of , & , & thus the work is spreading rappedly through the country, A large majority of the saints in have and are arriving here every day, has been broken up by those who have professed the name of Latter Day Saints and have denied the faith [p. 61]
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