15 Spent the day at Sister Matlock's to attend the sale of her Property after the Death of Deacon Caswell Matlock Who died Dec 24, Aged 27 Yrs.
I Solicited Contributions through the day for the building of the house of the Lord at Kirtland Ohio & Procured $25.00 cts from the honourable men & Saints to be applyed to that purpose. Then rode to Br Crawleys. 10 miles. I also contributed $6 dollars myself for the house of the Lord.
[Wilford Woodruff's Journal: 1833-1898 Typescript, Volumes 1-9, Edited by Scott G. Kenney, Signature Books 1993, http://amzn.to/newmormonstudies]