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Apr 17, 1839

Journal Entry

April 17, 1839 ~ Wednesday

17th I settled my family in Quincy & prepared myself to accompany the twelve to fulfill a certain revelatio
& commandment of the Lord which required us to take our leave of the Saints at far west
on the 26th day of April 1839 for the nations of the earth [Doctrine and Covenants 118:4-5]


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Autobiography 1883 Tullidge's Quarterly Magazine Notes 1
the of the next month—April, I settled my family in


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Church leaders escape while being transported for trial with the help of their guards; Church members move to Commerce, Illinois and establish Nauvoo.
Wilford receives the official call to serve his third mission.

Apr 17, 1839