... The church minister in the Parish Sent a spy to attend meeting to carry him word what we preached. As soon as meeting closed I put my hand upon his shoulder & asked him what he thought of our doctrin. He replied "I think it is of God." He appeared asstonished when he left the house.
Almost evry person I conversed with said they wished to be Baptized as soon as an oppertunity offered. ...
[Wilford Woodruff's Journal: 1833-1898 Typescript, Volumes 1-9, Edited by Scott G. Kenney, Signature Books 1993, http://amzn.to/newmormonstudies]