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Jul 8, 1838

Journal Entry

July 08, 1838 ~ Sunday

8 From the 8th to the 13th day of the month I spent with my companion at Father Carters my time was principally
taken up in writing in my Journal

13 I had an interview with Mr James Wilcox from Avon Connecticut a son of Asa Willcox Mr James Wilcox
was a Presbyterian Minister but he had now left his ministry & his present business was selling patent's for tan-
ning leather.

[FIGURE] I receieved an interesting letter from Kirtland from Elder Jonathan H. Hale it contained
much news of Importance & among the good things it says that Brother Joseph is in Missouri & that the Lord is with
him & that they recieve the word of the Lord ^{almost}^ daily


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Wilcox, Asa
1 mention
Carter, Ezra, b. 1773
14 Feb 1773 - 10 Mar 1868
284 mentions
Wilcox, James
1 mention
Hale, Jonathan Harriman
1 Feb 1800 - 4 Sep 1846
147 mentions
Smith, Joseph (Jr.)
23 Dec 1805 - 27 Jun 1844
2226 mentions
Woodruff, Phebe Whittemore Carter
8 Mar 1807 - 10 Nov 1885
1551 mentions


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