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  • Page 211

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1873 – February 7, 1880)

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    Jan 1, 1877 for visiting Bishops and for the Priests Teachers and Deacons allso the ceilings and cornices the arch and its centre peaces its cornices above the columns with the guilded stars and other devices and ornamentation thereof, also the windows with the frames sash glass putty and fastnings that they may afford light in this appartment. also the inner and outer doors with all their hangings locks and fastnings, the seats dressing rooms partitions curtains and Veil, the Stove, utensils and the all things to be used herein with all Wood Iron Brass ...
  • Page 212

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1873 – February 7, 1880)

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    Jan 1, 1877 consecrated unto thee. Let thy choice blessings continue upon thy people who have labored upon or contributed to build this House inasmuch as they have done it in faith. may they and their generations after them and through them the Fathers before them enjoy the blessings and Exaltation which flow through the ordinances of thy House and the administration of thy Holy Priesthood Bles esspecially thy servant Brigham Young whom thou hast given us for a leader and President over all ...
  • Page 213

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1873 – February 7, 1880)

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    Jan 1, 1877 laboring in thy vineyard throughout the Earth raise up friends to minister unto their necessities, make their Testimony powerful unto all people gathering out the righteous and ripening the wicked tfor the consumption decreed Hasten the redemption of the Lamanites and the gathering of Israel from England to esstablish Zion and rebuild Jerrusalem Preserve the remnants of Joseph from destruction, open their Ears and hearts to receive the record of their fathers and thy ministering servants sent among them visit them in dreams and visions ...
  • Page 214

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1873 – February 7, 1880)

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    Jan 1, 1877 the Prayers offerd by thine Apostles Wilford Woodruff and Erastus Snow that they may penetrate the Ears of the Lord Sabbaoth that the blessings of God may rest upon and in this building from the foundation to the Towers thereof, and now our Father we have assembled in this upper room wharein we anticipate performing the ordinances of sealing women to Men children to their Parents and man to his fellow man that the bond may reach unto heaven thy dwelling place and when we ...
  • Page 215

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1873 – February 7, 1880)

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    Jan 1, 1877 hearts of the fathers may be turned to the children and the hearts of the children to the fathers. Sanctify to this purpose the boards nails and fastnings and paint and the cushions upon this Alter and the materials of which they are composed, all these things severally and collectively we dedicate unto the fulfilling of thy glorious purposes in the Earth. Bless those who have labored upon this building and those who shall administer the Ordinances herein Bless thine aged servant President Brigham Young with ...
  • Page 216

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1873 – February 7, 1880)

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    Jan 1, 1877 this it seems a great many of the people know nothing about it. It is true that Solomon built a Temple for the purpose of Giving Endowments but from what we can learn of the History of that time they gave vary few if any Endowments and one of the High Priest was murdered by wicked and corrupt men who had already began to apostitize because he would not reveal those things appertaining to the Priesthood that was forbidden for him to reveal untuill he came to ...
  • Page 217

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1873 – February 7, 1880)

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    Jan 1, 1877 be finished in a few days and of which their is enough completed to commence work therein which has not been done since the days of Adam that we have any knowledge of, now these that can see the spiritual Atmosphere can see that many of the saints are still glued to this Earth and lusting and Longing after the things of this world in which there is no profit. It is true we should look after the things of this world and devote all to the building up of the ...
  • Page 218

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1873 – February 7, 1880)

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    Jan 1, 1877 our Ears if we could not realize the importance of the work we are inga- ged in, all the Angels in heaven are looking at this little handful of people so also are the devils in hell looking at this people too and trying to overth row us and the people are still shaking hands with the devil instead of sanctifying themselves and calling upon the Lord and doing his work which He has commanded us and put into our hands to do. when I think upon this subject I want the Tongues of seve[n] ...
  • Page 219

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1873 – February 7, 1880)

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    Jan 1, 1877 into their society and will go to the devil with them to if they do not look out. I would not have a dollar on the Earth if I had to get it there, it has been the kingdom of God with me and what I have I have got in this kingdom Well now some of the Elders are running after these holes in the ground and I see men here before me in this house that have no right to be here they are as corrupt in their harts as they can be and we ...
  • Page 220

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1873 – February 7, 1880)

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    Jan 1, 1877 In the last remark the President made he struck the pulpit with a hickery cane filled with knots with such power that he buried three of the knots into the solid wood that they may remain ther for a generation if they are not filled up, his feet began to amend from the time he made his speech. Thus I have recorded in my Journal 20 Pages of the Prayers and procedings of the dedication of this the Temple of the Lord in St George ...
    Dates:
    January 2, 1877 January 3, 1877 January 4, 1877 January 5, 1877 January 6, 1877
  • Page 221

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1873 – February 7, 1880)

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    January 7, 1877 ~ Sunday Jan 7, 1877 Sunday [FIGURE] I wrote 3 letters to D. H. Wells Phebe W. Woodruff, & Brigham I attended meeting at the Tabernacle in the afternoon Jacob Gates Prayed. B Young Jr spoke 28 M[inutes], W. Woodruff 24 M[inutes], E Snow 20 W. Woodruff gave some instruction on the Endowments I spokeent the evening at President Young {[1 illegible word] reproved Erastus Snow vary hard in ...
    Dates:
    January 7, 1877 January 8, 1877 January 9, 1877 January 10, 1877 January 11, 1877 January 12, 1877 January 13, 1877
  • Page 222

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1873 – February 7, 1880)

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    January 14, 1877 ~ Sunday Jan 14, 1877 Sunday In company with B Young Jr & Leonard John Nautall I rode to Price and attended a meeting with that settlement of the United Order B Young jr spoke 36 Minuts L J Nuttall 24 W Woodruff 30 Milo Andrews 20 M[inutes]. returned home 12 M[iles] spent the Evening with President Young He requested Brigham jr & W Woodruff to write out the ceremony of the Endowments from Begining to End. ...
    Dates:
    January 14, 1877 January 15, 1877 January 16, 1877 January 17, 1877 January 18, 1877
  • Page 223

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1873 – February 7, 1880)

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    Jan 18, 1877 [FIGURE] I wrote 1 Letter to A. O. Smoot we received the Jan 13 No of the News containing the account of the Dedication of the Temple [FIGURE] I received 3 letters from Phebe, Brigham, & Emeline. we ordained 8 Elders for the dead W Woodruff ordain 3, gave Endowment to 18 for the dead 1 for the living, B. Young Jr sealed 12 for the dead January 19, 1877 ~ Friday 19. Endowments given 1 ...
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    January 19, 1877 January 20, 1877 January 21, 1877 January 22, 1877 January 23, 1877 January 24, 1877 January 25, 1877
  • Page 224

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1873 – February 7, 1880)

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    Jan 25 1877 E Snow sealed 17 couple (W. Woodruff gave Nathan ^C^ Tinney and& wife their second Anointing) Presided in the Temple and Officiated as El and E Snow Y.E. & David Cannon as Mik January 26, 1877 ~ Friday 26. I spent the day in the Endowment House we gave Endowments to 38 persons 6 Elders ordained living & 10 for the dead Brigham Young
    Dates:
    January 26, 1877 January 27, 1877 January 28, 1877 January 29, 1877 January 30, 1877 January 31, 1877 February 1, 1877
  • Page 225

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1873 – February 7, 1880)

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    Feb 1, 1877 32 for the living 35 for the dead. 19 Ordained 3 for the living 16 for the dead E Snow sealed 15 couple. B Young Jr 5 W Woodruff sealed 3 couple W Woodruff Presided and Officiated as El [FIGURES] I dressed in pure white Doe skin from head to foot to officiate in the Priest Office, white pants vest and caot the first Example in any Temple of the Lord in this last dispensation Sister Lucy B Young also dressed in white in officiating ...
    Dates:
    February 2, 1877 February 3, 1877 February 4, 1877 February 5, 1877 February 6, 1877
  • Page 226

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1873 – February 7, 1880)

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    February 7, 1877 ~ Wednesday Feb 7, 1877 I spent the day in the Temple W Woodruff gave second Anointing to (Josiah ^Guile^ Hardy and his wife Ann Dunston Hardy) (Matthew Clayton) (Elizabeth Graham Macdonald for and in behalf of Sarah Johnson Macdonald, & Fanny Vancott Macdonald Anointed to Allexander Findley Macdonald) H. W. Bigler held the Horn J L Nuttall Recorder we baptized ...
    Dates:
    February 7, 1877 February 8, 1877 February 9, 1877 February 10, 1877 February 11, 1877
  • Page 227

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1873 – February 7, 1880)

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    February 12, 1877 ~ Monday Feb 12, 1877 I spent the day writing on the ceremonies & we spent the Evening with President Young reading the ceremony we received a Telegram ^[FIGURES]^ [from] washington saying the Electorial Committy at washington had broaken up All the dimocratts had resigned The Clerk of the House had ordered the commission to stop counting the votes and disorg- anize Great Excitement Exhist in washington February 13, 1877 ~ Tuesday 13 I spent the day in the Temple we baptized ...
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    February 12, 1877 February 13, 1877 February 14, 1877 February 15, 1877 February 16, 1877
  • Page 228

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1873 – February 7, 1880)

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    February 17, 1877 ~ Saturday Feb 17, 1877 I presided at the Temple we gave Endowments to 78 mostly Swiss W. Woodruff sealed 29, their was [blank] Elders ordained W. Woodruff 11 D. H. Cannon 4, John L Smith 6 A H Raleigh 3, Henry Eyring 2 L J Nuttall 1. February 18, 1877 ~ Sunday 18. Sunday we rode to Santa Clara Settlement and hold two meetings W Woodruff spoke ...
    Dates:
    February 17, 1877 February 18, 1877 February 19, 1877 February 20, 1877 February 21, 1877
  • Page 229

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1873 – February 7, 1880)

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    Feb 21, 1879 I sealed 1 couple, L John Nuttall Prayed February 22, 1877 ~ Thursday 22nd I presided at the Temple we gave Endowments to 161, E. Snow sealed 33 W. Woodruff sealed 22, W. Woodruff ordained 290 J. M. Mody 9, A. H. Raleigh 13, D. H. Cann 9, J L Smith 2 ^[FIGURES] while praying at the Alter I received a Revelation concerning the redemption of my dead^ ...
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    February 22, 1877 February 23, 1877 February 24, 1877 February 25, 1877 February 26, 1877 February 27, 1877 February 28, 1877
  • Page 230

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1873 – February 7, 1880)

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    March 1, 1877 ~ Thursday [FIGURE] Wilford Woodruff Born March 1, 1807 70 years of Age this March 1, 1877 March 1, 1877 I Wilford Woodruff record in my birth Journal A History of the celebration of this my Seventieth birth day. I arived at the Temple of the Lord in Staint George Washington County, Utah, at 8 oclok in the Morning. I was there surrounded with one hundred and fifty four virgins, Maidens Daughters and Mothers in Zion from ...
    Dates:
    March 1, 1877