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  • Page 362

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

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    Jan 12, 1879 We road to Manti held a Meeting W Woodruff spoke 48 Minuts & read the 11 chapter of Hebrew on faith Geo Teasdale spoke 26 M 10 M[iles] January 13, 1879 ~ Monday 13th We drove to Salina & held a Meetings W Woodruff and George Teasdale Addressed the Meeting 33 M[iles] January 14, 1879 ~ Tuesday 14. We drove to Richfield and stoped with Bishop Joseph Horn and Held a Meeting G ...
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    January 13, 1879 January 14, 1879 January 15, 1879 January 16, 1879 January 17, 1879 January 18, 1879 January 19, 1879 January 20, 1879
  • Page 363

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

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    January 21, 1879 ~ Tuesday Jan 21, 1879 I went to the Temple and held a council with the committee and I attending a Meeting in the Evening {May I forget the night.} 15 Mile January 33, 1879 ~ Wednesday 22. I spent the day in the Temple Officiated as Ell. Wm Rufus Slade and Julia Ann Higgingbottom Slade was adopted to W. Woodruff [FIGURE] Mary Bonnette Eyring officiated for the female portion of the family. We gave 88 Endowments WW sealed 12 couple I wrote [FIGURE] ...
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    January 21, 1879 January 23, 1879 January 24, 1879 January 25, 1879 January 26, 1879 January 27, 1879 January 28, 1879 February 2, 1879
  • Page 364

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

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    January 29, 1879 ~ Wednesday Jan 29, 1879 I spent the day in the Temple we gave Endowments to 98 [FIGURES] W Woodruff had sealed to him 39 single females of the Hart family sealed to him to day 12 persons Adopted to W Woodruff. Ordained 44 Elders 32 children sealed to parents 421 Baptized January 30, 1879 ~ Thursday 30. I spent the day in the Temple we gave Endowments to 101 persons W Woodruff sealed 27 couple McAllister 8 W Woodruff sealed 2 Adoptions January 31 ...
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    January 29, 1879 January 30, 1879 January 31, 1879 February 1, 1879 February 2, 1879 February 3, 1879 February 4, 1879
  • Page 365

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    Feb 4, 1879 we Baptized in the Temple today 1099 for the dead I wrote 3 letters [FIGURE] to John Taylor Wilford & Jaques I had a conversation [FIGURES] with Henry W Miller who says he was present when Joseph Smith the prophet deposited the Original Manuscript of the Book of Mormon it was deposited in the South East Cornor of the Lot when He deposited it He said sumthing like this. I deposit this Manuscript in the name of the Lord for I have had ...
    Dates:
    February 5, 1879 February 6, 1879
  • Page 366

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

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    Feb 6, 1879 [FIGURES] The following is a copy of the first Prayer ever delived in the Congress of the United States In Thatcher's Military Journal under Date of Dec 1777 is found a Note containing the Identical first Prayer in Congress made By the Rev'd Jacob Duchea Gentleman of great Eloquence Here it is a Historical curiousity "O Lord Our Heavenly Father High and rightly King of Kings and Lord of Lords, who dost from thy Throne behold all the Dwellers on Earth and reigneth with Power supreme and uncontrolled over all the Kingdoms ...
  • Page 367

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

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    Feb 6, 1879 Best foundation that the scene of Blood may be spedily closed that order, harmany, and peace may be effectually restored and truth and Justice, Religion, and Piety prevail, and flourish among thy people. Preserve the Health of their bodies and the vigor of their minds, shower down on them and the Millions they ^here^ represent such Temporal Blessings as thou seest expedient for them in this world, and crown them with Everlasting glory in the world to come. All this we ask in the name and through the Merits ...
    Dates:
    February 7, 1879 February 8, 1879 February 9, 1879
  • Page 368

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

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    February 10, 1879 ~ Monday Feb 10, 1879 I took my gun in the morning went to the River and ponds I shot 6 ducks and was weary at night February 12, 1879 ~ Tuesday 11 [FIGURE] I wrote 4 Letters to Sorrenson, Phebe, Teasdale and McAllister February 12, 1879 ~ Wednesday 12 [FIGURE] I traveled in the desert to day some 8 Miles and in the Evening I wrote a Letter to {to
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    February 10, 1879 February 12, 1879 February 12, 1879 February 14, 1879 February 15, 1879 February 16, 1879 February 17, 1879
  • Page 369

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

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    Feb 17, 1879 Breakfas from a fire made of Dead Joshua's a species of cacktus 12 feet high, 12 to 16 inches through which when dead makes a good fire. This desert abounds with the greatest variety of cacktuses I ever saw, the Joshuas here are ownly 12 feet high, in Calafornia they grow 50 feet. we also have the common cacktus 6 feet high, the Devils pin quishion 3 feet, the snake cacktus 6 feet, The yankee pin cacktus that is covered with Regular pins with heads on that answer for use as well ...
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    February 18, 1879 February 19, 1879
  • Page 370

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    February 20, 1879 ~ Thursday Feb 20, 1879 [FIGURE] I wrote 9 Letters to day to McAllister, Emily Spencer L. B. Young, George Rowley, J. G. Bleak, Mrs Browett, Delight & Emeline, & Moses Thatcher. I gave Brother Thatcher a full History of my Eight days travels in the desert. I spent the day confined to my room. I do not have the out door Exercise that ...
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    February 20, 1879 February 21, 1879 February 22, 1879 February 23, 1879 February 24, 1879 February 25, 1879 February 26, 1879
  • Page 371

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

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    1 The following is a copy of the Testimony of the Apostle Wilford Woodruff to be published to the whole world St George Temple Feb 22 1879 To the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints throughout Zion and throughout the world Greeting I feel desireous to once more while in the flesh, By the word of God and Testimony of Jesus Christ to bear my testimony unto you as the Church and Kingdom of God Esstablished on the Earth By the God of Heaven in this last dispensation and ...
  • Page 372

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    2 the Lord and have been Ordained unto the Holy Priesthood. if you are living your religion and Enjoying the spirit of inspiration which is your Duty you know as God Lives, that Joseph Smith was a prophet of God. that He received the Administration of Angels, that He brought forth the Book of Mormon and translated it By the power of God. You know He received the fulness of the Everlasting Gospel, and the Holy Priesthood, and Apostleship, and the Keys there off, and He organized the ...
  • Page 373

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    3 their Kingdoms. I will shake not ownly the Earth but the starry Heavens shall tremble you cannot see it now but soon you shall see it and know that I an God ye Latter Day Saints do ye not know these things are true. You do, and so do I, for the spirit of God bears Record, and the record is truth, and truth abideth forever under these circumstances what manner of men and women ought we to be are we prepared as a people for these great Events which await us as a ...
  • Page 374

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    4 have them with us in our family organization in the Resurrection to dwell with us forever in the Eternal worlds that we may have an increas of posterity forever in connextion with Abraham Isaac and Jacob and all the Ancient Patriarch's And God Our Heavenly Father Knowing that this was the ownly Law Ordained by the Gods Of Eternity that would Exhalt Immortal Beings to Kingdoms, Thrones, Principalities, Powers and dominions and heirs of God, and Joint heirs of Jesus Christ to a fulness of Celestial Glor., I say the God ...
  • Page 375

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    5 Laws of Our god Now who shall we obey God or Man. My voice is we shall obey God, we have but a short time to live here we have a long Eternity to live on the other side of the Veil. This position takes the Matter entirely out of Our hands The warefare now is between God and the Nation I am an American Citizen I was born and raised in the State of Connecticut I wish to Ask the Law Makers and Judges a few questions. By what power was Columbus ...
  • Page 376

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    6 Guarantees unto all its citizens the rights of religion Life Liberty and the persuit of Happiness. The right of the Enjoyment of Religion of any citizen in this Republic has never been questioned by any Congress or Judges of the Law untill of late. When both the Congress of the United States and Judges of the Law have taken a step to deprive a Hundred and Fifty thousand of her citizens the right to Enjoy their religion which the Constitution garantees unto them. Will not the same God who has given ...
  • Page 377

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    7 from the consequences thereof a, And all Rulers of this Nation as well as other Nation will have to give an account to the Judge of all the Earth for the use they make of the power put into their hands virtue Exhalteth a Nation while sin is a reproach to any People. The question was asked the Hebrews what God is there that is able to deliver you out of the Hands of King Nebuchadnezzar A righteous answer of faith was given. We do not know that our God will deliver us out of your ...
  • Page 378

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    8 whenever you turn your hand to this work the God of Israel will help you. You have a great future and destiny before you and you cannot avoid fulfilling it You are the royal chosen seed and the God of your fathers have kept you distinct as a Nation for Eighteen hundred years under all the oppression of the whole Gentile world. Therefor Arise O Judah and return home we ask you not to wait untill you believe in Jesus of Nazareth, but when you meet with Shilo your King you will know him ...
  • Page 379

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    9 the Heavens and Earth Pass away not one jot or tittle wasll [will] fall unfulfilled. I would say to the Lamanits if I could speak to their understanding that you are also a Branch of the House of Israel, and Once Belonged to Pleasant Ephraim, and your forefathers have fallen through the same Example of unbelief and sin, as have the Jews, and you areas their posterity have wandered in sin and darkness for Many Generations, and you like the Jews have been driven and tramplled under the feet of the Gentiles, and put ...
  • Page 380

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    10 smite the rocks that the Mountains of Ice may flow down at their presence. An high way shall be cast up in the midst of the Great Deep. Their Enemies shall become a prey unto them. Bring forth your Records and Rich treasures unto three children of Ephraim the servants of the Lord in the Land of Zion, And the boundaries of the everlasting Hills shall tremble at your presence, And you shall fall down and be crowned with Glory Even in Zion by the Hands of the servants of the Lord Ephr ...
  • Page 381

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    11 And who will stand when He appeareth. The fig trees are leaving, and the signs of all heavens and Earth indicate the coming of the Son of Man. The seals are about to be opened, the plagues to be poured forth, Your river and seas will be turned to Blood, and to gaul, and the inhabitants of the Earth will die of those plagues. And the unbelief of Great Babylon with the whole Christian world will not make the truths of God without Effect. Let the world for an example look at the Ancient Cities ...