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May 20, 1840

Journal Entry

May 20, 1840 ~ Wednesday
Robert Baldwin Wind point Richards ^^


James Foxall
Hannah Foxall Brand Lodge Richards ^21^


Mary Haywood

220th we walked to Wind Point & Elders Young Richards
& myself walked onto the top of the part of Malvern Hill call
ed Herefordshire B[e]acon here we united in prayer & he[l]d
a council & unitedly felt that it was the will of God that
Elder Young should go immediately to Manchester to
assist in Publishing a collection of Hymns of 3000 copies &
also to immediately print & finish 3000 copies of the
Book of Mormon for we had procured £300 three hundred
pounds of lawful currency for this purpose, we feel
anxios to soon circulate the knowledge of the Book of Mormon
to all foreign nations & as this is the first commencment
of it I pray God to Bless the effort & make it a benefit to man.
we walked from the hill into the valey & took the parting
hand with Elder Brigham Young who started for Manchester we
Elder Richards & myself tarried & preached at Wind Point
Elder Richards Baptized 2 Persons Elder Richerds confirmed
one & I the other ^I ordained John Allard teacher^ we spent the night at Mr Joseph Simons 6 m[iles]

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Mission - 1840 Record of British Converts

Wind point Richards ^^ James Foxall Hannah Foxall Brand Lodge Richards 21 Mary Haywood Ann Lucy

Autobiography 1882 Leaves from My Journal Notes 1

that we published in England and on the 20 day of May 1840 B Young, W Woodruff & W Richards held a council on the top of Malv Malvern Hill, and there decided that president Young go dirct ^direct^ to Manchester & publish 3000 copies of the Hymn Book, & 3000 copies of the Book of Mormon this being the first of the publishing of these Books in England. The power of God rested upon us upon this Mission, the sick were healed, Devils were cast out, the lame was made to walk one notible case I will mention Mary Pitt who died in Nauvoo sister to Wm Pitt who died in Salt Lake City she had not walked upon her feet for eleven years we carr[i]ed her unto the water where I baptized her. On the evening of

Autobiography 1883 Tullidge's Quarterly Magazine

on the , Brigham Young, Willard Richards and I held a council on the top of Malvern Hill, and there decided that Brigham Young go direct to Manchester and publish 3,000 copies of the Hymn Book and 3,000 copies of the Book of Mormon, this being the first publication of these books in England. The power of God rested upon us and upon the mission. The sick were healed, devils were cast out, and the lame were made to walk. One case I will mention: Mary Pitt, who died in Nauvoo, sister to Wm. Pitt, who died in Salt Lake City, had not walked upon her feet for eleven years. We carried her into the water and I bap- tized her.

Autobiography 1883 Tullidge's Quarterly Magazine Notes 1

we walked to Wind Point and brothers Young Richards and myself went on to the top of that part of Malvern Hill called Herefordshire Beacon. Here we united in prayer And Held A Council. We jointly felt that it was the will of God that Elder Brigham Young should immediately go to Manchester to assist in publishing a Collection of Hymn Books Of 3000 Copies. and also to immediately print and publish Three Thousand Copies of the Book of Mormon for we had procured three hundred pounds for this purpose and was anxious to have this book of God circulated and the knowledge of the great work connected with its coming forth published to all nations. Returning to the Vale from the Hill we took the parting hand of Brigham Young who stardted for Manchester while Elder Richards and myself tarried and preached at Wind Point; he baptized two and confirmed one and I the other. I also ordained John Allard to the office of Teacher. On the netxt day we again ascended to the top of the Herefordshire Beacon where we prayed together and spent

Autobiography 1882 Leaves from My Journal

Brigham Young, Willard Richards and I held a council on the top of Malvern Hill, and there decided that Brigham Young go direct to Manchester and publish 3,000 copies of the Hymn Book and 3,000 copies of the Book of Mormon, this being the first publication of these books in England. The power of God rested upon us and upon the mission. The sick were healed, devils were cast out, and the lame were made to walk. One case I will mention: Mary Pitt, who died in Nauvoo, sister to Wm. Pitt, who died in Salt Lake City, had not walked upon her feet for eleven years. We carried her into the water and I baptized her.

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