hour. At the opening of the conference in the afternoon, Elder arrived from and we hailed him with joy. The council then proceeded to deliver many general and particula[r] instructions to the conference upon the following subjects (Viz) The redemption, the Building of the in , and the printing of the word of God to the nations; and also, various other topics connected with the welfare of the saints. Our public meeting on
Sunday was attended by a large concourse of people of almost all classes who paid good attention to the proclamation of the glorious truths of Prince Emanuel. Some were in this place during our stay.
N.B. The Church in the above place contributed money unto us to assist us in returning home to , to the amt of 70 or 80 Dollars, many of the brethren and sisters opened their hearts liberally to assist us, for which May the Lord in great mercy prosper and favour them, and safely bring them to Zion and to the . This record is according to our covenant with them.
28 August 1835 • Friday
Farmington Me. Augt. 28, 1835.
The assembled in in this place, all except . took the chair and presided during the meeting.— Resolved, that this be called the conference. Elder S[ylvester] B. Stoddard was called upon. to He arose and gave an account of his [p. 19]