History, 1838–1856, volume D-1 [1 August 1842–1 July 1843]

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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<​April 19​> make all men know that your mission is to build up the . It is not necessary that <​ and​> Joshua Grant should be ordained High Priests <​in order to preside​> the<​y​> are too young; They [blank] ha<​ve​> got into ’s habit of clipping [blank] half their words, and I intend to break them of it. If a High Priest comes along and goes to snub either <​of them in their Presidency, because they are Seventies,​> let them knock the man’s teeth down his throat, I mean <​spiritually​> You shall make a monstrous wake as you go.
, tell the Temple committee to put hands enough on that , (on the Diagonal Corner from the Brick Store,) and finish it right off; the Lord hath need of other houses as well as a .
If I can sell $10,000 worth of property this Spring, I will meet you at any Conference in , or any Conference where you are, and stay as long as it is wisdom
Take Jacob Zaundall, and , and tell them never to drink a drop of ale, wine, or any spirit; only that which flows right out from the presence of God, and send them to Germany: and when you meet with an Arab, send him to Arabia: when you find an Italian, send him to Italy, and a Frenchman to France, or an Indian that is suitable, send him among the Indians. Send them to the different places where they belong; send somebody to Central America; & to <​all​> Spanish America; and don’t let a single corner of the Earth go without a mission.
Write to and ask him if he has not eaten husks long enough? If he is not almost ready to return, be clothed in robes of righteousness and go up to ? hath need of him.
<​A letter was written accordingly.​> [24 lines blank] [p. 1539]
April 19 make all men know that your mission is to build up the . It is not necessary that and Joshua Grant should be ordained High Priests in order to preside they are too young; They [blank] have got into ’s habit of clipping [blank] half their words, and I intend to break them of it. If a High Priest comes along and goes to snub either of them in their Presidency, because they are Seventies, let them knock the man’s teeth down his throat, I mean spiritually You shall make a monstrous wake as you go.
, tell the Temple committee to put hands enough on that , (on the Diagonal Corner from the Brick Store,) and finish it right off; the Lord hath need of other houses as well as a .
If I can sell $10,000 worth of property this Spring, I will meet you at any Conference in , or any Conference where you are, and stay as long as it is wisdom
Take Jacob Zaundall, and , and tell them never to drink a drop of ale, wine, or any spirit; only that which flows right out from the presence of God, and send them to Germany: and when you meet with an Arab, send him to Arabia: when you find an Italian, send him to Italy, and a Frenchman to France, or an Indian that is suitable, send him among the Indians. Send them to the different places where they belong; send somebody to Central America; & to all Spanish America; and don’t let a single corner of the Earth go without a mission.
Write to and ask him if he has not eaten husks long enough? If he is not almost ready to return, be clothed in robes of righteousness and go up to ? hath need of him.
A letter was written accordingly. [24 lines blank] [p. 1539]
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