Brother Brewster

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  • Page 83

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1838 – December 31, 1839)

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    Brethren or sisters in the Church of Christ to make it manifest. Most of the brethren then present arose sepera- tely & gave their statements as requested above & all declared that they had nothing lade up against any one but all desired the wellfare & prosperity of Christ Kingdom on the earth. Elder Woodruff then gave an add ress to the conference laying before them many things which he had experianced & teaching also many things which are of the greatest importance to those who are going forth to labour in the Lords vineyard &c. Br
  • Page 84

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1838 – December 31, 1839)

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    concerning the case of Brother Brewster I was one that opposed his ordination & I was much surprised that both the chairman & clerk did not do the same instead of urging it forward for Br Brewster maintained the same principle & possessed the same spirit for which he was cut off from the church in Kirtland by the high council & even in this case he came forward & demanded the High & Holy priesthood at our hands in the in the name of Jesus Christ I did not consider this to be ...
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    March 13, 1839 March 14, 1839 March 15, 1839 March 16, 1839
  • Page 86

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1838 – December 31, 1839)

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    of the church in Quincy voted that Elder Jonathan Dunham be reproved for calling a conference in Springfield but more esspecially for cherishing & fellowshiping that wrong spirit of Brewsters they also voted that that Elder Dunham make confession & satisfaction to the church in Springfield before he procede on his Journey. The council then adjourned untill early candle light at which time they met & continued untill midnight & then adjourned. I returned to Br Hales & spent the night March 18 ...
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    March 18, 1839 March 19, 1839 March 20, 1839 March 21, 1839 March 22, 1839 March 23, 1839
  • Page 87

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1838 – December 31, 1839)

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    was called to the chair & Elder Edwin P. Merriam clerk I opened the meeting by prayer & address ed the church in great plainness one hour as Elder Dunham had transgressed openly before the church I rebuked him openly & protested against the spirit he possessed & maintained during the Springfield Conference ie the Brewster spirit Elder Simeon Carter followed me & maintained the principle with me & so did the others that spoke Elder Jonathan Dunham arose & confessed his fault & asked ...
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    March 24, 1839 March 25, 1839 April 1, 1839 April 3, 1839 April 8, 1839 April 17, 1839 April 26, 1839
  • Page 32

    Part of Autobiography 1857-1858 Draft 1

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    in procuring about two thousand d ollars worth of horses, waggons, tents &c for the company. He paid about $1,500 of the expens himself $1,000 of which was to furnish conveyance for the poor after purchasing the outfit for the company and urging the importance of their starting as soon as possible not later than the first of Sept. On the 19th Aug I left thesaints ^upon the Islands^ returned to town of Camden where we had prepared our outfit and returned to
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    August 19, 1838 October 1, 1838 October 3, 1838 October 4, 1838 October 4, 1838 December 19, 1838 March 8, 1839
  • Page 33

    Part of Autobiography 1857-1858 Draft 1

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    March 13 I was pressed in spirit to go to Quincy Illinois and visit the the saints who had fled their from their persecuters in Missouri I immediately ^March 13^ I took my wife ^Family^ & child into my waggon and started on the 12th March and arived ^March 13 I took my family and started for Quincy where I arived^ in Quincy on the 16. I dined with Emma Smith at Judge Clevelands I then went on ...
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    March 12, 1839 March 13, 1839 March 16, 1839 March 17, 1839 March 20, 1839 March 23, 1839 March 24, 1839 April 3, 1839 April 8, 1839 April 26, 1839 May 2, 1839 May 3, 1839