I proceed to ans wer your
communication of the 1st August
which I should have answered before had it not been for the
on my mind
etc. The Journal
is isued from this place it commenced I think in May.
As to your information relative to
in foreign lands it is correct Elders &
with several others in company
have visited Great
Elders & have returned
they are here
probaly se[e] their narative, which I think they are about to
publish in pamphlet form.
They have been very successfull have between one & two thousands, ordained some
40 Elders besides other officers necessary. Other
have been appointed but not by a committee appointed as you
supposed, for the Lord has said that no stake shall be
a stake of unless appointed, dedicated, and set apart, by the
, One of these
is situated about 30 miles north of this place on , which is
nearly as large as
gr this place at this time
One This is called , or the
place where Adam dwelt.
One at the mouth of called
it was a gentile city plott and named by them that is about 40
miles miles East of this place &c. &c.
&c.. The is the next ques tion, The celler is
dug the corner stones were laid July
Next comes the work of the gathering. As to this, there are
thousands gathering this season [p. ]