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Day in the Life

May 31, 1837

Journal Entry

May 31, 1837 ~ Wednesday

May 31st The day had now arived for me to take the
parting hand with the saints in Kirtland and again
go into the vineyard to proclaim the word of God.
I accordingly took my departure from Mrs Woodruff
my companion & Sister Hale who were expecting
to tarry together for a season. I then left Kirtland
in good spirits in company with Elder Hale we walked
to Fairport 12 miles I there took the steem Boat
Sandusky in company with Elders J. H. Hale and

M. Holmes at 12 oclock we reached Buffaloo at 6 oclock
in the morning the 1st day of June the ice was still in lake
Erie
distance of the day 1824 miles fare to Buffaloo
$2.50 cts.

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Hale, Jonathan Harriman
1 Feb 1800 - 4 Sep 1846
148 mentions
Missionary
217 mentions
14 mentions
Woodruff, Phebe Whittemore Carter
8 Mar 1807 - 10 Nov 1885
1555 mentions
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Autobiography 1858 Deseret News

—I left my wife and friends in Kirt- land, and walked to Fairport with bro. Hale; we were joined by Milton Holmes, and took the steamer Sandusky and arrived in Buffalo

Autobiography 1865 Millennial Star

—I left my wife and friends in Kirtland, and walked to Fairport with brother Hale; we were joined by Milton Holmes, and took the steamer

Autobiography 1857 Draft 1

mission which he excepted. On the I parted with my wife and friends and left Kirtland in company with Johnathan H Hale, ^who accompanied me by my request^ and walked 12 miles to Fairport we were their joined by Elder Milton Holmes went on board

Autobiography 1857 Draft 2

May—, I left my wife and friends in Kirtland, and walked to Fairport in company with bro. Hale, we were joined by Milton Holmes, & took the steamer Sandusky and arrived in Buffalo

Autobiography 1892 Deseret News Notes

^started^ went with Jonathan H. Hale & Milton Holmes on a mission to Fox Islands. May 14, 1838

Autobiography 1883 Tullidge's Quarterly Magazine Notes 1

arrived; and the time had come for me to take the hands of the Saints in Kirtland in parting from them to go into the vin^e^yard to proclaim the word of God. I accordingly took my farewell of Mrs Woodruff my companion and sister Hale who were expecting to tarry together for a season. I then left Kirtland in good spirits in company of Elder Hale and having walked to Fairport a distance of

Events

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Woodruffs live with Jonathan and Olive Hale; Wilford records patriarchal blessings for Joseph Smith Sr.

May 31, 1837