History Draft [6 August 1838–30 December 1839]

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<​Aug 20​> <​Camp​> hands upon him & began to rebuke the spirit. when he at the same instant he yelled groand & screamed out as it were all in one whistling Sound, and he began again to talk like a man, as soon as was done & lay down, & went to sleep, and remaind well. <​(X go back)​>
21 August 1838 • Tuesday
<​Camp.​> <​21​> <​O​> Tuesday 21. Another company was formed called “the Southern Agricultural Co[mpan]y”, the field to be as large as the first fams mentiond. There were 2 births in the camp.
22 August 1838 • Wednesday
<​22​> Wednesday 22. I spent a part of the day in counselling with <​Some time this mon​> Several brethrn upon differet subjects. The brethren continue <​mob at ​> <​Camp​> to gather to Zion daily. <​Some time this months the saints were warnd by the mob to leave ​>—— Bro Staker left the camp.—
23 August 1838 • Thursday
<​23​> Thursday 23d. The brethrn of the Camp made 5 rods of turnpike in addition to their job, and the smiths were engaged in setting waggon tires, hores shoes &c, so as to be ready for travell[in]g, They had created a forge & burned <​pit of ​>coal. for their use, at this place. Bro John Hammond & family were cut off from the camp because he did not gove[r]n his family, and stand in his lot, as tent maker. Master. The duty of a tent master is to see that prayer is attended in its season, to call all the inmates into the tent, and call the brethn by name who is to lead in prayer, for th[e]y praye in their turns or lot: and he is to watch ove[r] his tent for good and see that no iniquity exists, and if he discovers iniquity he must put it down in righteousness; but, if he cannot, he must call for help, & if that will not do he mu[s]t pr[e]fer a ch[a]rge in writing agai[n]st the offenders or offenders, and report them to the council; also he must draw daily rations for his tent. , Pettingill, Carter, & laid hands upon Sister Willey, (who was vey sick, & troubled with the powers of darkness,) & prayed for her & rebuked her disease. was immediately seized with terrible pain in his side shoulders neck &c. & could hardly speak, with difficulty succeeded in speaking to ask the elders to lay hands on him, in the name of Jesus, which th[e]y did & rebuked the devil & he left him, but soon returned, and he again called the elders to rebuke him <​this​> evil [p. 8]
Aug 20 Camp hands upon him & began to rebuke the spirit. at the same instant he yelled groand & screamed out as it were all in one whistling Sound, and he began again to talk like a man, as soon as was done lay down, went to sleep, and remaind well. (X go back)
21 August 1838 • Tuesday
Camp. 21 O Tuesday 21. Another company was formed called “the Southern Agricultural Company”, the field to be as large as the first mentiond. There were 2 births in the camp.
22 August 1838 • Wednesday
22 Wednesday 22. I spent a part of the day in counselling with Several brethrn upon differet subjects. The brethren continue mob at Camp to gather to Zion daily. Some time this months the saints were warnd by the mob to leave —— Bro Staker left the camp.—
23 August 1838 • Thursday
23 Thursday 23d. The brethrn of the Camp made 5 rods of turnpike in addition to their job, and the smiths were engaged in setting waggon tires, hores shoes &c, so as to be ready for travelling, They had created a forge & burned pit of coal. for their use, at this place. Bro John Hammond & family were cut off from the camp because he did not govern his family, and stand in his lot, as tent Master. The duty of a tent master is to see that prayer is attended in its season, to call all the inmates into the tent, and call the brethn by name who is to lead in prayer, for they praye in their turns or lot: and he is to watch over his tent for good and see that no iniquity exists, and if he discovers iniquity he must put it down in righteousness; but, if he cannot, he must call for help, & if that will not do he must prefer a charge in writing against the offender or offenders, and report them to the council; also he must draw daily rations for his tent. , Pettingill, Carter, & laid hands upon Sister Willey, (who was vey sick, & troubled with the powers of darkness,) & prayed for her & rebuked her disease. was immediately seized with terrible pain in his side shoulders neck &c. , with difficulty succeeded in speaking to ask the elders to lay hands on him, in the name of Jesus, which they did & rebuked the devil & he left him, but soon returned, and he again called the elders to rebuke this evil [p. 8]
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