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History, 1838–1856, volume C-1 Addenda

1842 March 9 say that gold and silver is the only safe money a man can keep these times, you can sell specie here for more premium than you have to give: therefore, there would be no loss, and it would be safe. The Bank you deposit in might fail before you had time to draw out again.
I am now very busily engaged in translating, and, therefore cannot give as much time to public matters as I could wish, but will nevertheless do what I can, to forward your affairs.
I will send you a memorandum of such goods as will suit this market.
Yours affectionately
Joseph Smith”

Addenda • 27 March 1842

" 27 The following brief extract is from Elder Wilford Woodruff

1 Mar. 1807–2 Sept. 1898. Farmer, miller. Born at Farmington, Hartford Co., Connecticut. Son of Aphek Woodruff and Beulah Thompson. Moved to Richland, Oswego Co., New York, 1832. Baptized into LDS church by Zera Pulsipher, 31 Dec. 1833, near Richland. Ordained...

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’s Page 1303 Journal.
“This was an interesting day— a large assembly met in the grove

Before partial completion of Nauvoo temple, all large meetings were held outdoors in groves located near east and west sides of temple site. Had portable stands for speakers. JS referred to area as “temple stand” due to its location on brow of hill.

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near the Temple

JS revelation, dated Jan. 1841, commanded Saints to build temple and hotel (Nauvoo House). Cornerstone laid, 6 Apr. 1841. Saints volunteered labor, money, and other resources for temple construction. Construction directed by committee, which included Reynolds...

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. Brother Amasa Lyman

30 Mar. 1813–4 Feb. 1877. Boatman, gunsmith, farmer. Born at Lyman, Grafton Co., New Hampshire. Son of Boswell Lyman and Martha Mason. Baptized into LDS church by Lyman E. Johnson, 27 Apr. 1832. Moved to Hiram, Portage Co., Ohio, May–June 1832. Ordained an...

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addressed the people in a very interesting manner. He was followed by Joseph the Seer, who made some highly edifying and instructive remarks concerning baptism for the dead. He said the Bible supported the doctrine, quoting 1 Corinthians ch 15 v 29 ‘Else what shall they do which are baptized for the dead, if the dead rise not at all? Why are they then baptized for the dead?’ If there is one word of the Lord that supports the doctrine of baptism for the dead, it is enough to establish it as a true doctrine. Again; if we can by the authority of the Priesthood of the Son of God baptize a man in the name of the Father of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost for remission of sins, it is just as much our privilege to act as an agent, and be baptized for the remission of sins for and in behalf of our dead kindred, who have not heard the gospel, or fulness of it.
After meeting closed, the congregation again assembled upon the bank of the river, and Joseph the Seer went into the river, and baptized all that came unto him.”

Addenda • 30 March 1842

" 30 Sunday 30. I met with the Female Relief Society, and gave Page 1303 them some instructions of which the following brief sketch was reported by Miss Eliza R. Snow

21 Jan. 1804–5 Dec. 1887. Poet, teacher, seamstress, milliner. Born in Becket, Berkshire Co., Massachusetts. Daughter of Oliver Snow and Rosetta Leonora Pettibone. Moved to Mantua, Trumbull Co., Ohio, ca. 1806. Member of Baptist church. Baptized into LDS ...

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“President Joseph Smith arose— spoke of the organization of the Female Relief Society.— said he was deeply interested that it might be built up to the Most High in an acceptable manner— that its rules must be observed— that none should be received into it but those who were worthy— proposed a close examination of every candidate— that [p. 61]
<1842  March 9> say that gold and silver is the only safe money a man can  keep these times, you can sell specie here for more premium than  you have to give: therefore, there would be no loss, and it would be  safe. The Bank you deposit in might fail before you had time  to draw out again.
I am now very busily engaged in translating, and, therefore  cannot give as much time to public matters as I could wish, but  will nevertheless do what I can, to forward your affairs.
I will send you a memorandum of such goods as will suit  this market.
Yours affectionately
Joseph Smith”

Addenda • 27 March 1842

<" 27> The following brief extract is from Elder Wilford Woodruff

1 Mar. 1807–2 Sept. 1898. Farmer, miller. Born at Farmington, Hartford Co., Connecticut. Son of Aphek Woodruff and Beulah Thompson. Moved to Richland, Oswego Co., New York, 1832. Baptized into LDS church by Zera Pulsipher, 31 Dec. 1833, near Richland. Ordained...

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’s  <Page 1303> Journal.
“This was an interesting day— a large assembly met in  the grove

Before partial completion of Nauvoo temple, all large meetings were held outdoors in groves located near east and west sides of temple site. Had portable stands for speakers. JS referred to area as “temple stand” due to its location on brow of hill.

More Info
near the Temple

JS revelation, dated Jan. 1841, commanded Saints to build temple and hotel (Nauvoo House). Cornerstone laid, 6 Apr. 1841. Saints volunteered labor, money, and other resources for temple construction. Construction directed by committee, which included Reynolds...

More Info
. Brother Amasa Lyman

30 Mar. 1813–4 Feb. 1877. Boatman, gunsmith, farmer. Born at Lyman, Grafton Co., New Hampshire. Son of Boswell Lyman and Martha Mason. Baptized into LDS church by Lyman E. Johnson, 27 Apr. 1832. Moved to Hiram, Portage Co., Ohio, May–June 1832. Ordained an...

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addressed the  people in a very interesting manner. He was followed by Joseph  the Seer, who made some highly edifying and instructive remarks  concerning baptism for the dead. He said the Bible supported the  doctrine, quoting 1 Corinthians ch 15 v 29 ‘Else what shall they do  which are baptized for the dead, if the dead rise not at all? Why are  they then baptized for the dead?’ If there is one word of the Lord  that supports the doctrine of baptism for the dead, it is enough to  establish it as a true doctrine. Again; if we can by the authority of  the Priesthood of the Son of God baptize a man in the name of the Father  of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost for remission of sins, it is just  as much our privilege to act as an agent, and be baptized for the  remission of sins for and in behalf of our dead kindred, who have  not heard the gospel, or fulness of it.
After meeting closed, the congregation again assembled  upon the bank of the river, and Joseph the Seer went into the river, and  baptized all that came unto him.”

Addenda • 30 March 1842

<" 30> Sunday 30. I met with the Female Relief Society, and gave  <Page 1303> them some instructions of which the following brief sketch was reported  by Miss E[liza] R. Snow

21 Jan. 1804–5 Dec. 1887. Poet, teacher, seamstress, milliner. Born in Becket, Berkshire Co., Massachusetts. Daughter of Oliver Snow and Rosetta Leonora Pettibone. Moved to Mantua, Trumbull Co., Ohio, ca. 1806. Member of Baptist church. Baptized into LDS ...

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.
“President Joseph Smith arose— spoke of the organization of  the Female Relief Society.— said he was deeply interested that it might  be built up to the Most High in an acceptable manner— that its rules  must be observed— that none should be received into it but those who  were worthy— proposed a close examination of every candidate— that [p. 61]
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JS, History, 1838–1856, vol. C-1, addenda, created 18 Oct.–ca. 20 Nov. 1854; 75 pages in volume bearing three labels reading “Historical Notation,” “From 1841 to 1851,” and “Addenda to C1;” handwriting of Leo Hawkins, Jonathan Grimshaw, Robert Campbell, and John L. Smith; CHL.

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