Discourse, 19 July 1840

(Stretching his hand towards the place and  in a melancholly tone that made all hearts trem ble)  will of God that I might live  to behold that temple completed  and finished from the found ation to the top stone I will  say. Oh Lord it is enough  Lord let thy servant depart  in peace which is my ernest  prayer in the name of the L Jesus Amen
on this day the Stake of M acedonia over which Father  Jhon Smith presided was pu blicly appointed [p. [22]]
JS, discourse, Nauvoo, IL, 19 July 1840; handwriting of Martha Jane Knowlton Coray; Martha Jane Coray notebook, pp. [9–22], CHL.