The names were as follow: Presidents , , ,
Bishop , Elders <February 19.> , , ,
myself and . These requested to meet one hour earlier on the
following morning. I conversed with on the subject of religion at my house this
afternoon. He listened with attention and appeared interested with
my remarks, and I believe the Lord is striving with him, by his
Holy Spirit and that he will eventually embrace the new and
everlasting covenant, for he is a chosen vessel unto the Lord to do
his people good, but I forbear lest I get to prophecying upon his
head. This evening and myself called at
lodgings and conversed with him upon the subject
of the school. Had a pleasant interview.
20 February 1836 • Saturday
<20> Saturday morning the 20th. at home attending to
my domestic concerns, at 9 o clock attended the school and
translated with the morning class. Spent the afternoon with my
class in the , and the evening at home
21 February 1836 • Sunday
<Sunday 21.> Sunday 21st. Spent the day at home in
reading, med itation and prayer. I reviewed my lesson in Hebrew.
Some three or four persons were baptized and the powers of
darkness seem to be giving way on all sides. Many who have been
enemies to the work of the Lord are beginning to enquire into the
faith of the Latter Day Saints and are friendly.
22 February 1836 • Monday
<22> Monday 22d. Translated
Hebrew with the first Class in the morning; returned home and made
out my returns to the county clerk on eleven marriages which I have
solemnized within three months, eight by licence from the
clerk of the court of common Pleas in ,
Ohio, and three by publishment. Sent them to by
Elijah Fuller. I baptized . Spent the P.M. translating with my
Scribe, Elder , at his house. At 4.
o’clock met and the school committed at the
, to make some arrangements for the advancement of
the several classes.
of the Presidency, on Ordinations> “The Presidency of the church met, and took into
consideration the resolutions presented to the Twelve apostles
(Dated Feb 12th) the Presidents of the Seventies, The High
councils of the church for Zion and , and after due deliberation it was unanimously
agreed that the original resolutions be adop ted without amendments.
Clerk of Council.”
room of the is now
prepared for painting. <p 4 addenda note L
<Veil of the Temple
made.> This afternoon the sisters met to make the veil of
the . Presided over them
and gave them much good instruction. [p. 706]