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History, 1838–1856, volume B-1 [1 September 1834–2 November 1838]

Addenda

Addenda, Note A • February 1835

Note A. On the Sabbath previous to the 14th of February Brothers Joseph [Young]

7 Apr. 1797–16 July 1881. Farmer, painter, glazier. Born at Hopkinton, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts. Son of John Young and Abigail (Nabby) Howe. Moved to Auburn, Cayuga Co., New York, before 1830. Joined Methodist church, before Apr. 1832. Baptized into LDS...

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and Brigham Young

1 June 1801–29 Aug. 1877. Carpenter, painter, glazier, colonizer. Born at Whitingham, Windham Co., Vermont. Son of John Young and Abigail (Nabby) Howe. Brought up in Methodist household; later joined Methodist church. Moved to Sherburne, Chenango Co., New...

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came to my house after meeting and sung for me, The Spirit of the Lord was poured out upon us, and I told them I wanted to see those brethren together who went up to Zion in the camp, the previous summer, for I had a blessing for them, and a meeting was notified of which the following are the minutes. (564)

Addenda, Note B • 14–15 February 1835

Note B. President Joseph Smith Jun. After making many remarks on the Subject of choosing the Twelve, wanted an expression from the brethren if they would be satisfied to have the Spirit of the Lord dictate in the choice of the Elders, to be apostles: Whereupon all the Elders present, expressed their anxious desire to have it so. (565)

Addenda, Note C • 21 February 1835

Note C. Thomas B. Marsh

1 Nov. 1800–Jan. 1866. Farmer, hotel worker, waiter, horse groom, grocer, type foundry worker, teacher. Born at Acton, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts. Son of James Marsh and Molly Law. Married first Elizabeth Godkin, 1 Nov. 1820, at New York City. Moved to ...

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and Orson Pratt

19 Sept. 1811–3 Oct. 1881. Farmer, writer, teacher, merchant, surveyor, editor, publisher. Born at Hartford, Washington Co., New York. Son of Jared Pratt and Charity Dickinson. Moved to New Lebanon, Columbia Co., New York, 1814; to Canaan, Columbia Co., fall...

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were absent on a Mission Elder Marsh

1 Nov. 1800–Jan. 1866. Farmer, hotel worker, waiter, horse groom, grocer, type foundry worker, teacher. Born at Acton, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts. Son of James Marsh and Molly Law. Married first Elizabeth Godkin, 1 Nov. 1820, at New York City. Moved to ...

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returned to kirtland

Located ten miles south of Lake Erie. Settled by 1811. Organized by 1818. Population in 1830 about 55 Latter-day Saints and 1,000 others; in 1838 about 2,000 Saints and 1,200 others; in 1839 about 100 Saints and 1,500 others. Mormon missionaries visited township...

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on the 25 of April & Elder Pratt

19 Sept. 1811–3 Oct. 1881. Farmer, writer, teacher, merchant, surveyor, editor, publisher. Born at Hartford, Washington Co., New York. Son of Jared Pratt and Charity Dickinson. Moved to New Lebanon, Columbia Co., New York, 1814; to Canaan, Columbia Co., fall...

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on the 26— and received their ordinations and blessings which are recorded in this place in connexion with their brethren (570)
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Addenda, Note D • 26 April 1835

Note D. = The following is the copy of a Letter from certain members of the Irvinite Church, so called, in England, presented to certain elders of the Church of Latter Day Saints, on the evening of the 10th. of June, 1835 by a gentleman named in the same at the time, calling himself a communicant and preacher of that church.
“To the saints of the Most High:— Dear brethren in the Lord— At a council of the pastors of our church, held March 28.th. 1835, upon the propriety of the Rev John Hewitt visiting you, it was resolved and approved that as he had an anxious to go America

North American constitutional republic. Constitution ratified, 17 Sept. 1787. Population in 1805 about 6,000,000; in 1830 about 13,000,000; and in 1844 about 20,000,000. Louisiana Purchase, 1803, doubled size of U.S. Consisted of seventeen states at time ...

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to see the things that are spoken of in one of your papers, brought here by a merchant from New York

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, he should have, as he desired, the sanction of the Council, and if it pleased the Lord his approval, “The Lord hath seen our joy and gladness to hear that He was raising up a people for himself in that part of the New World, as well as here— O may our faith increase that he may have evangelists, Apostles and prophets filled with the power of the spirit, and performing his will in destroying the works of darkness.” The Rev. Mr. Hewitt, was professor of mathematics in Rother’m Independent Seminary, and four years pastor of Barnesly Independent church. He commenced preaching the doctrines we taught about two years since, and was excommunicated— many of his flock followed him, so that eventually he was installed in the same church, and the Lord’s work prospered. As he is a living epistle you will have, if all be well [p. 1 [addenda]]

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Addenda

Addenda, Note A • February 1835

<Note A.> On the Sabbath previous to the 14th of February Brothers Joseph [Young]

7 Apr. 1797–16 July 1881. Farmer, painter, glazier. Born at Hopkinton, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts. Son of John Young and Abigail (Nabby) Howe. Moved to Auburn, Cayuga Co., New York, before 1830. Joined Methodist church, before Apr. 1832. Baptized into LDS...

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and  Brigham Young

1 June 1801–29 Aug. 1877. Carpenter, painter, glazier, colonizer. Born at Whitingham, Windham Co., Vermont. Son of John Young and Abigail (Nabby) Howe. Brought up in Methodist household; later joined Methodist church. Moved to Sherburne, Chenango Co., New...

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came to my house after meeting and sung for  me, when The Spirit of the Lord was poured out upon us, and  I told them I wanted to see those brethren together who went up  to Zion in the camp, the previous summer, for I had a blessing  for them, and a meeting was called <notified> of which the following  are the minutes. (564)

Addenda, Note B • 14–15 February 1835

<Note B.> President Joseph Smith Jun. After making many remarks on the  Subject of choosing the Twelve, wanted an expression from the  brethren if they would be satisfied to have the Spirit of the Lord  dictate in the choice of the Elders, to be apostles: Whereupon all  the Elders present, expressed their anxious desire to have it so. (565)

Addenda, Note C • 21 February 1835

<Note C.> Thomas B. Marsh

1 Nov. 1800–Jan. 1866. Farmer, hotel worker, waiter, horse groom, grocer, type foundry worker, teacher. Born at Acton, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts. Son of James Marsh and Molly Law. Married first Elizabeth Godkin, 1 Nov. 1820, at New York City. Moved to ...

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and Orson Pratt

19 Sept. 1811–3 Oct. 1881. Farmer, writer, teacher, merchant, surveyor, editor, publisher. Born at Hartford, Washington Co., New York. Son of Jared Pratt and Charity Dickinson. Moved to New Lebanon, Columbia Co., New York, 1814; to Canaan, Columbia Co., fall...

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were absent on a Mission  Elder Marsh

1 Nov. 1800–Jan. 1866. Farmer, hotel worker, waiter, horse groom, grocer, type foundry worker, teacher. Born at Acton, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts. Son of James Marsh and Molly Law. Married first Elizabeth Godkin, 1 Nov. 1820, at New York City. Moved to ...

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retur[n]ed to kirtland

Located ten miles south of Lake Erie. Settled by 1811. Organized by 1818. Population in 1830 about 55 Latter-day Saints and 1,000 others; in 1838 about 2,000 Saints and 1,200 others; in 1839 about 100 Saints and 1,500 others. Mormon missionaries visited township...

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on the 25 of April & Elder Pratt

19 Sept. 1811–3 Oct. 1881. Farmer, writer, teacher, merchant, surveyor, editor, publisher. Born at Hartford, Washington Co., New York. Son of Jared Pratt and Charity Dickinson. Moved to New Lebanon, Columbia Co., New York, 1814; to Canaan, Columbia Co., fall...

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 on the 26— and received their ordinations and blessings wh[i]ch  are recorded in this place in connexion with their brethren  (570)
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Note D (page 594) [illegible]

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Addenda, Note D • 26 April 1835

Willmer Benson handwriting begins.  


<Note D.> = The following is the copy of a Letter from certain members of the Irvinite  Church, so called, in England, presented to certain elders of the Church  of Latter Day Saints, on the evening of the 10th. of June, 1835 by a gentleman  named in the same at the time, calling himself a communicant and  preacher of that church.
“To the saints of the Most High:— Dear brethren in the Lord— At a  council of the pastors of our church, held March 28.th. 1835, upon the  propriety of the Rev John Hewitt visiting you, it was resolved and approved  that as he had an anxious to go America

North American constitutional republic. Constitution ratified, 17 Sept. 1787. Population in 1805 about 6,000,000; in 1830 about 13,000,000; and in 1844 about 20,000,000. Louisiana Purchase, 1803, doubled size of U.S. Consisted of seventeen states at time ...

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to see the things that are spoken of  in one of your papers, brought here by a merchant from New York

Dutch founded New Netherland colony, 1625. Incorporated under British control and renamed New York, 1664. Harbor contributed to economic and population growth of city; became largest city in American colonies. British troops defeated Continental Army under...

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, he should  have, as he desired, the sanction of the Council, and if it pleased the Lord  his approval, “The Lord hath seen our joy and gladness to hear that He was  raising up a people for himself in that part of the New World, as well as here— O  may our faith increase that he may have evangelists, Apostles and prophets  filled with the power of the spirit, and performing his will in destroying the  works of darkness.” The Rev. Mr. Hewitt, was professor of mathematics in  Rother’m Independent Seminary, and four years pastor of Barnesly Indepen dent church. He commenced preaching the doctrines we taught about two  years since, and was excommunicated— many of his flock followed him,  so that eventually he was installed in the same church, and the Lord’s  work prospered. As he is a living epistle you will have, if all be well [p. 1 [addenda]]
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JS, History, 1838–1856, vol. B-1, created 1 Oct. 1843–24 Feb. 1845; handwriting of Willard Richards

24 June 1804–11 Mar. 1854. Teacher, lecturer, doctor, clerk, printer, editor, postmaster. Born at Hopkinton, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts. Son of Joseph Richards and Rhoda Howe. Moved to Richmond, Berkshire Co., Massachusetts, 1813. Moved to Chatham, Columbia...

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and Thomas Bullock; 297 pages, plus 10 pages of addenda; CHL. This is the second volume of a six-volume manuscript history of the church. This second volume covers the period from 1 September 1834 to 2 November 1838; the subsequent four volumes, labeled C-1 through F-1, continue through 8 August 1844.

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