History, 1838–1856, volume A-1 [23 December 1805–30 August 1834]

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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ocean, even the great deep, and upon the islands of the sea, and upon the land of Zion, to destroy the wicked with the brightness of his coming,— will also contain whatever of truth or information that can benefit the saints of God, temporally as well as spiritually, in these last days, whether in prose or poetry, without interfering with politics, broils, or the gainsaying of the world. While some may say this paper is opposed to all combinations under whatever plausible character, others will know, that it is for an eternal union whose maker and supporter is good: They Then all must be as there they are, inasmuch as they that plow iniquity, and sow wickedness, reap the same— but wisdom is justified of her children.
***From this press also, may be expected as soon as wisdom directs, many sacred records, which have slept for ages.
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February 22, 1832
According to previous calculation we now began to make preperations to visit the brethren who had removed to the land of . Before going to , to live with , my had taken two children (twins) of , to bring up. She received these them <​when​> only nine days old; they were now nearly eleven months. I would remark that nothing important had occurred since I came to reside in ’s house in ; I had held meetings on the sabbaths and evenings and a number. s son, Olmsted Johnson, came home on a visit, during which I told him if he did not obey the gospel, [p. 204]
ocean, even the great deep, and upon the islands of the sea, and upon the land of Zion, to destroy the wicked with the brightness of his coming,— will also contain whatever of truth or information that can benefit the saints of God, temporally as well as spiritually, in these last days, whether in prose or poetry, without interfering with politics, broils, or the gainsaying of the world. While some may say this paper is opposed to all combinations under whatever plausible character, others will know, that it is for an eternal union whose maker and supporter is good: Then all must be as they are, inasmuch as they that plow iniquity, and sow wickedness, reap the same— but wisdom is justified of her children.
***From this press also, may be expected as soon as wisdom directs, many sacred records, which have slept for ages.
☞ Terms.— The Star will be issued monthly on a royal sheet quarto, at $1.. a year, till it shall be deemed proper to publish it oftener. (A supplement will be published weekly, if required, containing the advertisements of , &c) Letters to the Editor must be paid— and subscriptions, in specie or bills.
February 22, 1832
According to previous calculation we now began to make preperations to visit the brethren who had removed to the land of . Before going to , to live with , my had taken two children (twins) of , to bring up. She received them when only nine days old; they were now nearly eleven months. I would remark that nothing important had occurred since I came to reside in ’s house in ; I had held meetings on the sabbaths and evenings and a number. son, Olmsted Johnson, came home on a visit, during which I told him if he did not obey the gospel, [p. 204]
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