Contains 18 Results:
Materials include a letter from William Wines Phelps in Kirtland, Ohio to his wife, Sally, in Liberty, Missouri, written in 1835. It states that he has sent her the six first forms of the Doctrine and Covenants, and will send her more as the come out. He writes about the people and events in Kirtland, Ohio, and includes information about the distribution of lands in Missouri. Dated 1835.
Materials include a letter titled, "Beloved in the Lord," to Sally Phelps from William Wines Phelps, dated September 9, 1835. It discusses matters concerning Church administration, spiritual counsel for his family, and his beliefs about humankind, God, and marriage. Dated 1835.
Materials include a portion of a letter to Sally Phelps from William Wines Phelps, dated September 11, 1835. Phelps asks Sally not to go to her mother while he is away, because travel would be too dangerous at the time. The letter also discusses revising hymns for the hymn book; transcribing Joseph Smith's translation of the Pearl of Great Price, and says that his friends, including Joseph Smith, enjoy reading Sally's letters. Dated 1835.
Materials include a public letter to Sally Phelps and other members of the Church, from William Wines Phelps, dated October 27, 1835. It contains information about life and the growth of the Church in Ohio and news that the School of the Prophets will commence as soon as possible and they will begin the study of Hebrew. Dated 1835.
Materials include a portion of William Wines Phelps' diary, which has information about his various editing and writing jobs for the Church and thoughts about spiritual matters and theology. He also talks about events happening in Kirtland, Ohio (such as work on temple and his social gatherings with other church members) and news of mob violence in Missouri. Dated 1835.
Materials include a portion of a letter to Sally Phelps from William Wines Phelps, dated January 3, 1836. It mentions a grand council of the apostles, general authorities, and high councils and another meeting where he and the first presidency drafted rules for the temple. Dated 1836.
Materials include a letter to Sally Phelps in Liberty, Missouri from William Wines Phelps in Kirtland, Ohio, dated April 1836. It states that the Kirtland Temple was dedicated on Sunday, March 27, 1836, with congregation of about 1,000 in the House and as many outside. There are details about the program for the dedication ceremony and personal accounts of seeing angels during the ceremony. Dated 1836.