RLDS History
Volume 3
Table of Contents

Chapter 1

Church Growth - Numerical Strength - Foreign Accessions - Confusion - Church Unprepared - Manner of Appointing Successor - Wherabouts of Leading Officers - Arrival of Leaders Awaited - Misrepresentations - Rigdon's Claims - Not Final - Rigdon - Publishes a Paper - His Organization - Becomes Extinct - Reputation - Rigdon's Trial - Young Assumes Control - His Policy - The Exodus - Re-baptism - Apostleship Renewed - Reorganize - Quorum of Twelve Crippled - Inconsistent - Young Amasses Wealth

Chapter 2

William Smith - Lyman Wight - J. J.Strang - C. B Thompson - J. C. Brewster - Austin Cowles - William Bickerton - Alpheus Cutler - G. M. Hinkle - Other Claimants - David Whitmer

Chapter 3

Death of S. H. Smith - Good Advice - Society Islands

Chapter 4

Numerical Strength - Twelve Assume control - Their Expressed Policy - Bitterness of Feeling - Seventie's Hall Dedicated - Increase of Seventies

Chapter 5
1845

A Change - Charter Repealed - Changes Made - Debts Repudiated - Church Buildings - Doctrine and Covenants Published - Conference in Temple - William Smith - Lucy Smith - William Smith Expelled - Endowments

Chapter 6
1844-45

Anxiety - Persecution Renewed - Governor Appears - City Council Denies Charges - Citizens Deny - Petition to President - Murders - House Burning - Sheriff Interferes - Convention at Carthage - Agreement - Questionable Motives - The Temple - Young's Epistle

Chapter 7
1846

Statement of High Council - Preparation for Exodus - Times and Seasons Discontinued - The Exodus - Political Aspect - A Battle - Col. Kane's Description

Chapter 8
1846-49

Brannan's Expedition - Ship Brooklyn - Account of Voyage - New Hope Settlement - Brannan Goes East - Brannan's Estimate of Utah - Kimball's Estimate - Brannan's Colony Scattered - Brannan's Death

Chapter 9
1844-52

Leaders of Factions - Time of Trial - Undeserved Censure - Briggs and Others - Polygamy Denounced - Organized Branches - Gurley's Account - First Conference - Important Business - Word of Consolation - Brigg's Testimony - Conference 1852 - Presiding Officer - A Fatihful Waiting

Chapter 10
1853-57

Important Meeting - Apostles Chosen - Historian - Stake Appointed - Seventies Ordained - A Trying Time - Results - Brigg's Defense - On Presidency - Conference 1853 - Strange Manifestations - Conference 1854 - Revelations to be Tested - Semiannual Conference 1854 - Conference 1855 - Seventies Ordained - On Succession - General Conference 1856 - Semiannual Conference - General Conference 1857 - Duty to Report - Semiannual Conference - Subscription

Chapter 11
1858, 1859

Annual Conference 1858 - Briggs Approved - Semiannual Conference - Apostles Ordained - Missions - Annual Conference 1859 - Elders Ordained - June Conference 1859 - Treasurer - Recorder - Hymn Book - Baptisms - Sheen's Letter - Mission - Collection - Semiannual Conference - Reports - Herald - Apostles not Sustained - Donations - Editor

Chapter 12
1860

Herald Appears - Significant Address - Amboy Conference 1860 - Joseph Smith Introduced - His Address - Prophet's Mother Received - Ordination of Joseph Smith - Ordiantions and Baptisms - Reports - Missions - Press Notice - Joseph's Attitude - Approval

Chapter 13
1860

Special Conference - Seventy - A Card- Semiannual Conference Reports - Apostles - Gathering - General Indications

Chapter 14
1861

Young Joseph - O. Hyde in Error - Annual Conference 1861 - Reports - Missions - Special Conference - President's Epistle - Impediments - Encouragements - Results - Good Tidings - Semiannual Conference - Seventies - Elders - Bishop - Herald - Missions - Epistle of Twelve - Appendix

Chapter 15
1862

Annual Conference - Ordinations - Special Conference - Semiannual Conference - Press - Special Appeal - Morrisite Movement

Chapter 16
1863

Annual Conference - News from England - Special Conference - Missions - Conferences - Europe - General News - Semiannual Conference - Missions - Conference

Chapter 17
1864

Elders Avoided - Annual Conference - High Priests - Bishop - Resolutions - California - Nevada - June - July - Truth Teller

Chapter 18

Factions - Reorganization at Kanesville - Ordinations - Correspondence - Irregular Proceedings - Doctrine - Polygamy - How Introduced - Strange Claims - Practical Test - Was the Revelation Burned - Young's Statements - Test Case - State Constitution - Departures - Laws Ignored - The True Church

Chapter 19
1863-64

Utah Mission - Brighamite Policy - Branch Organized - First Utah Conference - The Situation - Briggs Goes to California - Atwood's Letter - A Challenge

Chapter 20
1862-63

English Mission - Elder Dorry's Account - Arrives in New York - Arrives at Liverpool - Cannon's Prophecy - Arrives at West Bromwich - Obtains a Room for Meeting - Heralds Arrive - Help Arrives - Branch Organized - Jeremiah Goes to Wales - At Blakeley - Briggs Goes to Wales - A Debate - Derry Goes to Wales - Conference in Wales

Chapter 21
1864

Progress - The Restorer - Cannon et al. Challenged - Derry Leaves for Home - Jenkins' Address - Pratt Challenged - Birmingham Branch - Farewell Address - Conference in Wales

Chapter 22
1865

Local Conferences - President's Address - Annual Conference - Other Conferences - President as Editor - Joint Council - European Conference - Nevada Conference - Emigration - Texas Provided for - Semiannual Conference - Pacific Slope Mission - Seventy Ordained - Southern Mission - European Mission

Chapter 23
1866

Prospects - Southern States - Lytle Returns - Briggs Detained - T. B. Marsh - News from Iowa - From Alabama - General Connor - Annual Conference - Utah Conference - California Conference - European Conference - Twelve and Seventy - Visit to Washington - Success in Tennessee - New Brunswick - Slander - News from the Field - Missionaries West - Utah Emigrants - Charges Answered - Progress Reported - London Branch - Reception in Utah - Report from the East - Idaho Conference - Vile Means - G. J. Adams - News from Nevada - Semiannual Conference - The East - Joint Council - Conference in Wales - News from Utah - California Conference - Death of James Blakeslee

Chapter 24
1867

Pacific Coast - Idaho - The South - Wales - General Interest - England - Utah - Alabama - Council - Alabama - Annual conference - Epistle - Resolutions - The West - Wales - Utah Emigration - News Items - Progress in Wales - Baptisms - Emigration from Utah

Chapter 25
1867

England - Rigdonites - New Brunswick - Michigan - An Address - Progress - Semiannual Conference - Trip West - Missions - Oregon - Inspired Translation

Chapter 26
1868

The Situation - Canada - Items - Europe - Florida - Annual Conference - Appointments - Pacific Slope - The South - England - Items of Interest - Lamanites

Chapter 27
1686

Seventies - Indians - Lewis Returns - Montana - Briggs and Ells in England - Scotland - Florida - Young Condemns History - Tennessee - New Brunswick - Conference in England - The South - President Smith's Position - Penston Branch - Semiannual Conference - Address to Europe - Death of Elder Waddel - Pacific Slope

Chapter 28
1869

Address to Europe - E. Robinson - P. Howards Death - Situation in Europe - Green's Experience - Mrs. Smith's Death - Annual Conference - Pacific Slope Conference - The Gathering - The East - Wales Conference - Steam Power - Zion's Hope - Items from Elders - General Situation

Chapter 29
1869

Words of Cheer - A Mob - Interview With B. Young - News Summary - Fall River Monitor - Scotland - From the West - Progress and Prospects - Fasting and Prayer - A Challenge - Semiannual Conference - Utah Conference - Pacific Slope Conference - Briggs Returns - Ells Editor - Wales Conference - Scathing Denunciation - Items - Godbe Movement

Chapter 30
1870

Scotland - Tent - Godbe Movement - District Presidents - Order of Enoch - Utah - Ells Returns - Annual Conference - Finance - Derry Resigns - School Question - Resolutions - Report on Finance - Bishop's Offer - Memorial - Resolutions - Missions - Utah Conference - Pacific Slope Conference - Peculiar Names - Restorer Discontinued - Welsh Conference - The Sacrament - Instructions - The South - Immaculate Conception - From Scotland - Utah News - Blair's Letter - Southern California - Progress in Utah

Chapter 31
1870

Seventies - Utah Mission - Semiannual Conference - General News - Adams Colony - Emigration - Travels - Utah Affairs - Kansas - Southern Utah

Chapter 32
1871

New Year - Church History - Lectures - From Nevada - Death of J. Butterfield - Servitude in Utah - T. W. Smith Appointed South - Annual Conference - Second Quorum of Elders - Comments on Conference - Pacific Slope Conference - Land Order of Enoch - Deacons

Chapter 33
1871

Teachers - Texas - Secretary's Report - Seventies - The South - Emigration - California - Death of Z. H. Gurley - Semiannual Conference - Committee on Investigations - Officers Sustained - Pacific Slope Conference - News Items - Eventful Year - Church of Christ

Chapter 34
1871-1872

The Situation - The Gospel - Commands - Faith - Repentance - Baptism - Men of the Past - Adam - Moses - James, John, and Paul - Joseph Smith and Others - Measures of the Past - Conferences - Branches - Officers - Temporal Means - Temples - Schools - Kirtland Bank - Joint Stock Companies - Cities - The Press - Nauvoo Expositor - Nauvoo Charter - Politics - War - Secret Orders - The Different Factions of the Church - Churches - Measures of the Present - Policy - Present Duty

Chapter 35
1872

England - Western Iowa - H. J. Hudson - Utah Affairs - Michigan - Annual Conference - Missions - A Protest - Comments - Pacific Slope Conference - Welsh Conference - Council - President Marks' Death - Appeal - Valedictory - Missionaries Depart

Chapter 36
1872

News from the Field - Marriage - Items from the Field - Semiannual Conference - Articles of Incorporation - Appointments - Eurpoean Conference - Pacific Slope Conference - Wales - Incorporation completed - Mission Fields - Welsh Paper - Officers of Order of Enoch - William Smith - Interesting Items

Chapter 37
Biographical

William Marks - William W. Blair

Chapter 38
Biographical

H. H. Deam - J. W. Briggs - Z. H. Gurley - Reuben Newkirk - John Cunningham - George White - D. B. Rasey

Chapter 39
Biographical

Samuel Powers - Daniel Newkirk - John Shippey - James Blakeslee - E. C. Briggs - Josiah Ells - Charles Derry

Chapter 40
Biographical

Bishop I. L. Rogers - A Trubute to the Character of Lucy Smith


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