brother , who had retired to rest, that
he might praise <October 11.> the Lord with us. by joining in songs of praise to the
12 October 1835 • Monday
<12. Rode to .> Monday 12th rode to , in company with , to purchase some goods
at s Store. On our return, we found a Mr
lying across the road. He had been thrown from his waggon. was much
injured by the fall.
13 October 1835 • Tuesday
<13.> Tuesday 13th visited , who was very much recovered from his sickness
indeed, which caused us to marvel at the Might, Power, and
condescension of our Heavenly Father, in answering our prayers in his behalf.
14 October 1835 • Wednesday
<14.> Wednesday 14,th at home.
15 October 1835 • Thursday
<15.> Thursday 15th. Labored in s orchard
16 October 1835 • Friday
<16. Baptized.> Friday 16th.
was called into the printing office to settle some difficulties in that
de partment, at evening I baptized . The Lord poured out his spirit on us and
we had a good time.
17 October 1835 • Saturday
<17.> Saturday 17th
called my family together and arranged my domestic
concerns, and dismissed my boarders.
18 October 1835 • Sunday
<18.> Sunday 18th Attended
meeting in the chapel. Confirmed several who had been baptized, and
blessed several children with the blessings of the new and
everlast ing Covenant. Elder preached
in the forenoon, and Elder in the
afternoon. we had an interesting time
19 October 1835 • Monday
<19.> Monday 19th. at home. Exhibited the records of
Antiquity to a number who called to see them.
20 October 1835 • Tuesday
<20.> Tuesday 20th. at home,
prea ched at evening, in the school house.
21 October 1835 • Wednesday
<21.> Wednesday 21st. at home.
22 October 1835 • Thursday
<22.> Thursday 22 at home,
attending to my domestic concerns.
23 October 1835 • Friday
<23 Conference for
Prayer.> Friday, “, at home. At 4 Oclock afternoon , , , , , , , and assembled, and we
united in prayer with one voice before the Lord for the following
That the Lord will give us means sufficient to deliver
us from all our afflictions, and difficulties wherein we are placed
by means of our debts; that he will open the way and deliver Zion
in the appointed time, and that without the shedding of blood; that he
will hold our lives precious, and grant that we may live to the common
age of man, and never fall into the hands, nor power of the mob in
, nor in any other place; that he will also preserve our
posterity, that none of them fall even to the end of time; that he will
give us the blessings of the earth sufficient to carry us to Zion, and
that we may purchase inheritances in that land, even enough to
carry on and accomplish the work unto which he has appoin ted us; and
also that he will assist all others, who desire according to his
commandments, to go up and purchase inher itances, and all this easily
and without perplexity, and trouble; and finally, that in the end, he
will save us in his celestial Kingdom. Amen.
24 October 1835 • Saturday
<24.> Saturday 24th. Mr Goodrich
and Lady called to see the ancient Records, also called at Doct. to see the Mummies.
Brothers Hawks and Carpenter, from visited us and tarried
25 October 1835 • Sunday
<Sunday. 25.> Sunday 25th. Attended meeting with Brother
Hawks and carpenter. President [p. 629]