From Wheeling we took passage on board the steamer Trenton. While at the Dock, during the night, the boat was twice on fire, burning the whole width of the boat through into the cabin, but with so little damage the boat went on in the morning; and when we ar rived at , some of the mob, which had followed us all the way round, left us, and we arrived at Louisville the same night. Captain Brittle offered us protection on board of his boat, & gave us supper
and breakfast, gratuitously. At Louisville we were joined by Elder , who was journeying with a company of Saints from to Zion, and we took passage on the Steamer Charleston for , where we parted with and company, and by stage, arrived at , Missouri, on the Twenty fourth of April, a distance of about 300 miles from . We found the brethren generally enjoying health and We faith, and extremely glad to welcome us among
26 April 1832 • Thursday
On the 26th. <of April> I called a general of the , and was acknowledged as the , of the , according to a previous at a of , , and members, held at , Ohio, on the 25th of January 1832. The right hand of fellowship was given to me by the , in behalf of the Church. The
scene was solemn, impressive, And delightful. During the intermission, a difficulty or hardness which had existed between and was amicably settled, and when we came together in the afternoon all hearts seemed to rejoice, and I received the following
Revelation given April, 1832, shewing the order given to Enoch and the church in his day.
Verily, verily I say unto you, my servants, that inasmuch as you have forgiven one another your trespasses, even so I the Lord forgive you; nevertheless there are those among you who have sinned [p. 210]