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Nov 21, 1841

Journal Entry

November 21, 1841 ~ Sunday

21st Sunday I met in council with the Twelve at
Elder B. Youngs then attended the general
Assembly near the Temple he^a^rd a discours by Elder
Taylor followed by President Hyram Smith I
then met the Twelve at B. Youngs untill 4 oclok
at which time we repaired to the Baptismal
Font
in the Temple for the purpose of Baptizing
for the dead
, for the remision of sins & for
healing it was truly an interesting scene it
was the first FONT erected for this glorious
purpose in this last dispensation. it was dedicated
By President Joseph Smith, & the The Twelve
for Baptizing for the Dead &c & this was the
first time the font had been prepared for the
reception of candidates on the Sabbath a large
congregation assembled. Elders B. Young H. C.
Kimball
& J Taylor went forward & Baptized
about 40 persons. Elders W Richards, G. A. Smith
& myself assisted in confirming them. I then
spent the evening with the Twelve at Br Kimball

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Young, Brigham
1 Jun 1801 - 26 Aug 1877
3307 mentions
Apostle, Family
Smith, George Albert
26 Jun 1817 - 1 Sep 1875
1374 mentions
Apostle, Missionary
Kimball, Heber Chase
14 Jun 1801 - 22 Jun 1868
1406 mentions
Apostle
Smith, Hyrum
9 Feb 1800 - 27 Jun 1844
403 mentions
Apostle
Taylor, John, b. 1808
1 Nov 1808 - 25 Jul 1887
1852 mentions
Apostle
Smith, Joseph (Jr.)
23 Dec 1805 - 27 Jun 1844
2234 mentions
Richards, Willard
24 Jun 1804 - 11 Mar 1854
523 mentions
Apostle

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November 21, 1841 ~ Sunday 21st Sunday I met in Council with the Twelve at Elder B. Youngs then attended the general Assembly near the Temple he^a^rd a discours by Elder Taylor followed by President Hyram Smith I then met the Twelve at B. Youngs untill 4 oclok at which time we repaired to the Baptismal Font in the Temple for the purpose of Baptizing for the dead, for the remision of sins & for healing it was truly an interesting scene it was the first FONT erected for this glorious purpose in this last dispensation, it was dedicated By President Joseph Smith & the The Twelve for Baptizing for the Dead &c & this was the first time the font had been prepared for the reception of candidates on the Sabbath a large congregation assembled. Elders B Young H. C. Kimball & J Taylor went forward & Baptized about 40 persons. Elders W Richards, G. A. Smith & myself assisted in confirming them.
~ Wilford Woodruff

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which occurred on Sunday Nov 21st, 1841. A large congregation assembled and Elders Brigham Young, Heber C. Kimball and John Taylor baptized about forty and persons and Elders Willard Richards, George A Smith and Wilford Woodruff confirmed them. During the following week a company of about 200 Saints arrived from England, and I was now again in the midst of hundreds whom I had baptized in America, the "Islands of the Sea" and England and Wales.

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which occurred on Sunday, Nov 21st, 1841. A large congregation assembled and Elders Brigham Young, Heber C. Kimball and John Taylor baptized about forty and persons and Elders Willard Richards, George A Smith and Wilford Woodruff confirmed them. During the following week a company of about 200 Saints arrived from England, and I was now again in the midst of hundreds whom I had baptized in America, the "Islands of the Sea" and England and Wales.

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after meeting in council with the Twelve at brother Brigham Young's I met with the General Assembly near the Temple and heard a discourse by Elder Taylor followed by President Hyram Smith. Afterwards the Twelve met at President Young's until 4 o'clock when we repaired to the Baptisimal Font in the Temple for the purpose of baptizing for the dead for the remission of sins and for the healing of the sick It was truly an interesting scene It was the First Font built in this last dispensation for the glorious provision of the Gospel for the salvation of both the living and the dead It was dedicated by President Joseph Smith and the Twelve and this was the first

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Nov 21, 1841