1832 Journal

Title

1832 Journal

Description

April-October 1832. Brigham is baptized and ordained. He preaches and travels to Ohio with Heber Kimball and Joseph Young.

Type

Journals/Diaries

Date

1832

Creator

Brigham Young

location

Arvon
Ohio
Warsaw, New York

Subject

Baptism
Diaries

extracted text

[Brigham Young, Journal, 1832-36, Ms. Brigham Young Collection (MS 1234, bx 71, fd 1, LDS Church Archives. Brown, hard cover, 6 1/2" high (16.6 cm) x 4 1/4" (10.7 cm) wide. A square piece of white paper is pasted on the front of the book with the handwritten words: "Prest. B. Young's Journal 1832, 33, 35, and 36" written in brown ink. The journal contains 24 leaves, 48 pp., cream colored, faintly lined paper, unnumbered; following the 12th leaf are two inserts sewed into the book: the first insert measuring 4 11/16" (12 cm) high x 3 3/4" (9.5 cm) wide, 8 leaves, 16 pp., unlined cream colored paper, the last 3 pages blank; the second insert measuring 5" (12.5 cm) high x 4" (10 cm) wide, 6 leaves, 12 pp., unlined cream colored paper. The first page of the diary begins with the entry "Apriel 9th 1832;" the first page of the first insert begins, "Sept 3th 1835;" the first page of the second insert begins, "about 11 A.M. wee ware in Buffalow." Following the last page of the second insert, the 13th leaf of the main diary contains the entry for "November 12 - 1833" written on the top half of the page; the bottom third of the page, written upside down is the entry of "Sept 3<th> 1835." The book was turned over and used for the May 3 - Sept 3 1835 diary, following two leaves containing miscellaneous items.
Starting from back of the book: The first leaf is blank; the second [p. 3] contains "Art thou a brother or brethren, I salute you in the name of the Lord . . . ." on the top two thirds of the page; the bottom third contains a mathematical calculation and Brigham Young's name written sideways at the bottom of the page. Page [3] contains an account of money received under date of "Apriel 30<the> 1832." Then on page [4] begins the diary entry "May 3th 1835."]
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[Inside front cover blank, also first leaf [2 pp.]

Apriel 9[th] 1832 I was Baptized under the hand of Ebezer Miller and ordained, preacht as opertunity prezented Baptized Rachel Flumerfielt

June [1832] went to Hector, preacht at hener<retta>

July <6> [1832], Baptized John. D. Morgan

Oct [1832] went to Reding from their to Hornby held <Baptized. 3> 3 metings then returnd to Pattin held 2 metings from their to Redings held 1 meting from [there] to Hektor held 1 meting from their hom, from their to Arvon held meting and in the ajacents towns Baptized 4 in Arvon. Brother Hebor Kimbel and Brother Joseph Young and my self went to Ohio - Baptized Sister Whitneys Father and then returned hom then to woresaw [[p. 1]] held severiel metings


[Inside front cover blank, also first leaf [2 pp.]

Apriel 9[th] 1832  I was Baptized under the hand of Elezer Miller and ordained, preacht as opertunity prezented Baptized Rachel Flumerfielt

June [1832] went to Hector, preacht at hener<retta>

July <6> [1832], Baptized John. D. Morgan

Oct [1832] went to Reding from their to Hornby held <Baptized. 3> 3 metings then returnd to Pattin held 2 metings from their to Redings held 1 meting from [there] to Hektor held 1 meting from their hom, from their to Arvon held meting and in the ajacents towns Baptized 4 in Arvon. Brother Hebor Kimbel and Brother Joseph Young and my self went to Ohio - Baptized Sister Whitneys Father and then returned hom then to woresaw [[p. 1]] held severiel metings