and Joseph Young and myself went of Kirtland, with my horses and wagon,
to visit the Prophet, a distance of three hundred miles.
We saw Brother
Joseph Smith and had a glorious time; during which Brother Brigham spoke
in tongues before Brother Joseph, it being the first time he had heard
any one speak in tongues; he testified that the gift was from God, and
spoke in tongues himself. Soon the gift of tongues became general in the
Church in Kirtland. We had a precious season and returned with a blessing
in our souls.
Brother Ezra Landan
preached in Avon and Genesee, baptized eighteen or twenty, and being afraid
to confirm them and promise the Holy Ghost, he requested me to confirm,
them, which I did
Immediately the Holy
Ghost fell upon them and several commenced speaking in tongues before
they arose from their knees, and we had a joyful time; some ten or twelve
spoke in tongues, neither of whom had ever heard any person speak in tongues,
they being the first baptized in that place.
W. W. Phelps sings, Lyman interprets