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

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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children of men, for the purpose of subduing the  hearts of the children of men, for your good; even  so: Amen.
2. And again, verily I say unto you, it is  wisdom and expedient in me, that my servant  , whose offering I have accepted, and  whose prayers I have heard; unto whom I  give a promise of eternal life inasmuch as  he keepeth my from henceforth:  for he is a descendant of Seth, and a partaker  of the blessings of the promise made unto his fath ers. Verily I say unto you, it is expedient in me  that he should become a member of the order, that  he may assist in bringing forth my word unto the  children of men; therefore ye shall ordain him  unto this blessing: and he shall seek diligently to  take away incumbrances, that are upon the house  named among you, that he may dwell therein;  even so: Amen.
And was by the  to the , and admitted according  to the revelation.
5 June 1833 • Wednesday
<June 5 drawed the first load of stones  for the <and & commenced digging the trench for the walls of the  and finished the same with their own hands:>>
6 June 1833 • Thursday
June 6th. A conference of  assembled, and chose a clerk to  the . This con ference was more especially called to counsel  the committe, who had been appointed to take  the oversight of the building of the . The conference voted that the committe,  (, , and )  proceeded immediately to commence building the  House; or, to obtaining materials, stone, brick,  Lumber &c, for the same.
21 June 1833 • Friday
, being dissatisfied with  the decision of the council on his case presented  the following appeal.
I , having been tried before  the of high priests in a charge  of unchristian like conduct with the female [p. 302]
children of men, for the purpose of subduing the hearts of the children of men, for your good; even so: Amen.
2. And again, verily I say unto you, it is wisdom and expedient in me, that my servant , whose offering I have accepted, and whose prayers I have heard; unto whom I give a promise of eternal life inasmuch as he keepeth my from henceforth: for he is a descendant of Seth, and a partaker of the blessings of the promise made unto his fathers. Verily I say unto you, it is expedient in me that he should become a member of the order, that he may assist in bringing forth my word unto the children of men; therefore ye shall ordain him unto this blessing: and he shall seek diligently to take away incumbrances, that are upon the house named among you, that he may dwell therein; even so: Amen.
And was by the to the , and admitted according to the revelation.
5 June 1833 • Wednesday
June 5 drawed the first load of stones for the and & commenced digging the trench for the walls of the and finished the same with their own hands:
6 June 1833 • Thursday
June 6th. A conference of assembled, and chose a clerk to the . This conference was more especially called to counsel the committe, who had been appointed to take the oversight of the building of the . The conference voted that the committe, (, , and ) proceeded immediately to commence building the House; or, to obtaining materials, stone, brick, Lumber &c, for the same.
21 June 1833 • Friday
, being dissatisfied with the decision of the council on his case presented the following appeal.
I , having been tried before the of high priests in a charge of unchristian like conduct with the female [p. 302]
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