Addenda to Book C1. By .
Commenced Octr. 18th. 1854.
Addenda • 19 October 1840
19> Bro: has recently published a pamphlet entitled “An
interesting account of several remarkable visions, and of the late discovery
of Ancient American Records”, comprising 31 pages, giving a brief
sketch of the rise of the Church. (page 1119
Addenda • 22 October 1840
<22> Thursday. The committee appointed by the General Conference of
the Church at on the 3rd.
inst, (my brother presiding), organized
a Stake at this evening, by appointing , President,
& Walter Cox his counsellors; also a Bishop’s Court,
composed of Gardner Snow, Clark Hulet & Henry Dean; with James
C. Snow, Clerk. (page 1119
Addenda • 23–27 October 1840
<23> Friday. Gardner Snow was ordained Bishop under the hands of .
<25> Sunday. The Committee organized a Stake at . The Presidency were, Daniel Stanton, Stephen Jones, and Ezra T. Benson (who was ordained a High Priest); also Bishop and Council, George W. Crouse, Azariah Dustin, and <Sylvester> B. Stoddard.
<27> Tuesday. The Committee organized a Stake called Mount Hope, at the Steam Mills, Columbus, Adams County. President and Council were Abel Lamb, Sherman Gilbert and . Bishop and Council, Daniel A. Miller, Isaac Clark and John Allen: Simeon J. Comfort, Clerk.
At Freedom Branch, near Payson, Adams County, Henry
W. Miller, Duncan Mc.
Arthur and William Tenney were appointed
to preside. Bishop and Council, Simeon
<Matthew> Leach, Horra Kimball
<Horace B. Skinner.>,
and Jacob Foutz. (page 1119
Addenda • 29–31 October 1840
<29> Thursday. preached twice in London, and baptized three
<30> <Elder Snow Lorenzo Snow had a discussion with Mr. Barker, a Methodist Minister at Hill Top near Birmingham, and baptized two.>
<31> Saturday. I copy the following from the Manx Liberal of this date:
To the Editor of the Manx Liberal—
I feel rather surprised and chagrined that that modern delusion,viz: “Mormonism,” should have made such rapid strides in this town, hitherto considered exempt from the many systems of irreligious creeds which abound in England, , and else where. I had thought that the powerful and argumentative addresses of the dissenting ministers would have checked such a gross piece [p. 1]