185 years ago today - Dec 10, 1835

[Joseph Smith]
This day my brethren meet according to previous ar[r]angement to chop and haul wood for me. They have been verry industrious and I think they have supplyed me with my winters wood for which I am sincerely grateful to each and every one of them for this expression of their goodness towards me.

In the name of Jesus Christ I envoke the rich benediction of heav[e]n to rest upon them even all and their families. ... Also powers of intellect and understanding hearts that they may treasure up wisdom, understanding and intel[l]igence above measure and be preserved from plagues, pestilence and famine and from the power of the adversary and the hands of evil designing men and have power over all their enemys. And [may] the way be prepared before them that they may journey to the land of Zion and be established on their inheritances to enjoy undisturbe[d] peace and happiness for ever and ultimately to be crowned with everlasting life in the Celestial Kingdom of God. Which blessings I ask in the name of Jesus of Nazareth. Amen.

...This afternoon, I was called in company with President David Whitmer to visit Sister Angeline Works who lives at Elder Booth's. We found her verry sick and so much deranged that She did not recognize her friends and intimate acquaintences. We prayed for and layed hands on her in the name of Jesus Christ and commanded her in his name to receive he[r] senses which was immediately restored to her. We also asked a healing blessing prayed that she might be restored to health. She said she was better....

[Faulring, Scott (ed.), An American Prophet's Record: The Diaries and Journals of Joseph Smith: Joseph Smith Diary, 1835-36, http://amzn.to/jsdiaries]

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