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  • Page 342

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

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    August 24, 1878 ~ Saturday Aug 24, 1878 I spent the day at the farm drawing chaff & [Rock] to the City at night vary weary August 25, 1878 ~ Sunday 25 Sunday [FIGURE] I wrote one Letter to Br Jacobson and Attended Meeting in the Tabernacle. G Teasdale spoke 50 M & Angus Cannon 30 I Attended council in the Evening & prayer circle August 26, 1878 ~ Monday ...
    Dates:
    August 24, 1878 August 25, 1878 August 26, 1878 August 27, 1878 August 28, 1878 August 29, 1878 August 30, 1878 August 31, 1878 September 1, 1878 September 2, 1878
  • Page 343

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

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    Sept 2d 1878 Jackson County & other parts of Missouri to visit David Whitmer & John Whitmer family to see if they can obtain the early History of the Church in the hands of John Whitmer family and to perform any other Acts that may be necs- asary upon this Mission. John Taylor was Mouth in Blessing Orson Pratt & W Woodruff in Blessing Joseph F Smith I received 3 letters [FIGURE] from
    Dates:
    September 3, 1878 September 4, 1878 September 5, 1878 September 6, 1878 September 7, 1878 September 8, 1878 September 9, 1878 September 10, 1878 September 11, 1878 September 12, 1878 September 13, 1878
  • Page 344

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

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    September 14, 1878 ~ Saturday Sept 14, 1878 I arose quite unwell in the morning went to the field & spent the day 6 Miles September 15, 1878 ~ Sunday 15 Sunday I Attended Meeting in the Morning Tabernacle at 2 oclok Prayer By N H Felt G Q Cannon spoke 50 M & J Taylor 27 M we met in council & prayer circle September 16, 1878 ~ Monday 16 [FIGURE] I wrote one Letter and kept ...
    Dates:
    September 14, 1878 September 15, 1878 September 15, 1878 September 16, 1878 September 18, 1878 September 19, 1878 September 20, 1878 September 21, 1878 September 22, 1878 September 23, 1878 September 24, 1878 September 25, 1878 September 26, 1878 September 27, 1878
  • Page 345

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

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    September 28, 1878 ~ Saturday Sept 28, 1878 I took cars with Mrs Woodruff Rode to Brigham City Mrs W stoped I continued on to Smithfield & spent the night 100 Mils September 29, 1878 ~ Sunday 29. Sunday I attended the sabbath school & Meeting in the Afternoon. John D. T. McAllister spoke 63 Minuts W Woodruff 30 M Laid hands upon 2 sick person we Met in the Evening W Woodruff spoke One hour upon the operation ...
    Dates:
    September 28, 1878 September 29, 1878 September 30, 1878 October 1, 1878 October 2, 1878 October 3, 1878 October 4, 1878 October 5, 1878 October 6, 1878
  • Page 346

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

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    Oct 6, 1878 There was a sabbath school Meeting for Teachers & superintendents in the Theater in the Evening and a crouded House October 7, 1878 ~ Monday 7. Met at 10 oclok A Carrington Prayed O Pratt spoke 40 M, J. F. Smith 44, J Taylor 15 M. Afternoon Report of the Trustee in trust was Read and accepted by all the people Lorenzo Snow spoke 27 M Missionaries were then called A Carrington spoke ...
    Dates:
    October 7, 1878 October 8, 1878 October 9, 1878 October 19, 1878
  • Page 347

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

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    October 11, 1878 ~ Friday Oct 11, 1878 I spent the forenoon in writing I sealed 11 co J F Smith 28 co October 12, 1878 ~ Saturday 12 I spent the laboring and at night went to the farm October 13, 1878 ~ Sunday 13. Sunday A Hard rainy Morning I Attended Meeting at the farmers ward at 10 oclok & spoke to the people One hour and had the spirit of teaching October 14, 1878 ~ Monday 14. I returned ...
    Dates:
    October 11, 1878 October 12, 1878 October 13, 1878 October 14, 1878 October 15, 1878 October 16, 1878 October 17, 1878 October 18, 1878 October 19, 1878 October 20, 1878 October 21, 1878 October 22, 1878 October 23, 1878 October 24, 1878
  • Page 348

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

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    Oct 24, 1878 Hon Mr Hooker of Miss, Hon Mr Stewart of Minn, Mr Caldwell also Accompanied the commission all Col Trotter Lieut Patterson Chap Vanhorn & US Marshal Shaughnessy, Receiver Bane & others. It was interesting to ' visit the smelting works & Leaching process of Holden. His whole esstablishment costs $360,000 and Employs 400 Men and makes mony out of the low ...
    Dates:
    October 25, 1878 October 26, 1878 October 27, 1878 October 28, 1878 October 31, 1878 November 1, 1878 November 2, 1878 November 3, 1878 November 4, 1878 November 5, 1878
  • Page 349

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

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    Nov 5, 1878 Election through the United States and for G. Q. Cannon as Delegate to Congress. Brother Monch took me to Logan & Moses Thatcher to Smithfield & spent the night with my family 50 M November 6, 1878 ~ Wednesday 6. I went over Bear River with my son Newton I shot 3 Geese & 6 Ducks Newton shot 2 geese at one shot that weighed 12 lbs Each ...
    Dates:
    November 6, 1878 November 7, 1878 November 8, 1878 November 9, 1878 November 10, 1878
  • Page 350

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

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    Nov 10, 1878 And the Brethren we repaired to the Mouth of the canyon and Broke ground, and Dedicated it for the purpose of Building a woollen factory on the cooperative principle I dedicated the ground November 11, 1878 ~ Monday 11. we drove to St Charles took Dinner with Br J Pugmyre Then Drove to Meadowville and stoped with Brother Joseph Kimball 28 M I held a Meeting in the Evening Wm H Lee prayed ...
    Dates:
    November 11, 1878 November 12, 1878 November 13, 1878 November 14, 1878 November 15, 1878 November 16, 1878 November 17, 1878 November 18, 1878 November 19, 1878 November 20, 1878
  • Page 351

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

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    November 21, 1878 ~ Thursday 21. I shot a goose flying over in the Morning and went over bear River and Returned to Smithfield 20 M November 22, 1878 ~ Friday 22 I spent the day at home & had company in the Evening November 23, 1878 ~ Saturday 23. I took cars Rode to Ogden & to Salt Lake City 100 November 24, 1878 ~ Sunday 24. Sunday I had an interview with ...
    Dates:
    November 21, 1878 November 22, 1878 November 23, 1878 November 24, 1878 November 25, 1878 November 26, 1878 November 28, 1878 November 29, 1878 November 30, 1878
  • Page 352

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

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    December 1, 1878 ~ Sunday Dec 1, 1878 Sunday The funeral of the Apostle Orson Hyde took place in the Meeting House. The body arived at 11.30, And about two hours was spent by the people in viewing the body about 2000 people viewed the body At 1 oclok W Woodruff called the Attention of the congreg- ation and the services commenced the choir sang "Farewell all Earthly honors" Prayer By Wm H Folsome then "Beautiful home above was sung" W Woodruff then spok ...
    Dates:
    November 2, 1878 December 1, 1878
  • Page 353

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

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    Dec 2d 1878 W Woodruff spoke 52 Minuts {in the power of God. I asked Mary Ann} to {get married.} December 3, 1878 ~ Tuesday 3d I Blessed the Patriarch Gardner Snow 86 years old & Administered to Br Maiben for his health and then rode to Moroni & stoped with Brother Irons & administered to the daughter of Brother Irons who was sick 20 Miles we held a Meeting in ...
    Dates:
    December 3, 1878 December 4, 1878 December 5, 1878 December 6, 1878 December 7, 1878 December 8, 1878 December 9, 1878 December 11, 1878 December 13, 1878 December 14, 1878
  • Page 354

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

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    December 15, 1878 ~ Sunday Dec 15 1878 Sunday I Rode to Logan with Bishop Roskelly & held a Meeting in the New Tabernacle Prayer By Milton D Hammand W Woodruff spoke one hour & 15 M to a large congregation at the close of the Meeting we returned to Smithfield & held a Meeting in the Evening W. Woodruff spoke one hour & Bishop Roskelly 10 Minuts 18 M[iles] December 16, 1878 ~ Monday 16 ...
    Dates:
    December 15, 1878 December 16, 1878 December 17, 1878 December 18, 1878 December 19, 1878 December 20, 1878 December 21, 1878 December 22, 1878 December 23, 1878 December 24, 1878 December 25, 1878 December 28, 1878 December 29, 1878
  • Page 355

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

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    Dec 29, 1878 W Woodruff spoke 15 Minuts December 30, 1878 ~ Monday 30. W Woodruff set apart two Missionaries for Missions to England. I settled with the Tithing Office today December 31, 1878 ~ Tuesday 31. I spent the day setling up business and preparing to go south I looked over my Journals and found on the following page a synopsis of my travels & Labors during the year 1878 ...
    Dates:
    December 30, 1878 December 31, 1878
  • Page 356

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

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    I Travelled 4198 Miles 4198 Miles I Held 132 Meetings, And Preached 71 Discourses I Attended 2 General Conferences, and 7 Stake Conferences I Attended 35 Councils with the Twelve & 30 Prayer Circles I Preached 6 Funeral sermons And Administered to 25 sick I Attended 5 Meetings of the Board of Z. C. M. I. I wrote 145 Letters and Received 133 Letters I sealed at the Altar 179 couple I ordained 2 High priest 1 High Council & 87 Elders. I set Apart 18 Missionaries I sealed 24 ...
  • Page 357

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

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    WILFORD WOODRUFF'S JOURNAL FOR 1879
  • Page 359

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

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    January 1, 1879 ~ Wednesday Jan 1, 1879 I spent a portion of this New Years day in moving trunks and sundries into our New House I spent the night at the farm January 2, 1879 ~ Thursday Jan 2d 1879 [FIGURES] I spent the day at the farm Emma had a Daughter Born to day at 5.30 PM. We named her Mary Allice and I Blessed her and Returned to the City at 10 Oclock, and prepared for leaving in ...
    Dates:
    January 1, 1879 January 2, 1879 January 3, 1879 January 4, 1879 January 5, 1879
  • Page 360

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

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    Jan 5, 1879 W Woodruff set apart the first councellor to the Bishop we then Rode to Nephi 11 M. We held a Meeting 11 Mils in the Evening at the Meeting House Moses Thatcher spok 40 M W Woodruff 25 M. I spent the night at Br Harleys January 6, 1879 ~ Monday 6th I [FIGURE] wrote to Wilford I attended the Meeting for the Organizing of the board of Trade. Prayer By G Teasdale W Woodruff spoke 10 M, when ...
    Dates:
    January 6, 1879 January 7, 1879 January 8, 1879 January 9, 1879
  • Page 361

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

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    Jan 9, 1879 us up the Mountain to hunt deer it was snowing hard, we travelled up the mountain some 2 Miles and started up a herd of about 20 deer, but they ran over the Hills to far to shoot at them. We soon saw six others standing on the side of the Hill abot a quarter of a Mile from ^us^ they stood and looked at us some 20 Minuts, there was a large gulf between us which was difficult to cross which detained me so long that they left before I could get a shot ...
    Dates:
    January 10, 1879 January 11, 1879 January 12, 1879