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Apr 18, 1839

Journal Entry

April 18, 1839 ~ Thursday

April 18th 1839. I left Quincy in company with three of the Twelve viz Brigham Young Orson pratt
& John Taylor also George A Smith & father Cutler for the purpose of visiting far west. We travled to the
ferry oposite of Marion City & crossed the river & spent the night at the bluff distance of the day 324 miles

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Cutler, Alpheus
29 Feb 1784 - 10 Jun 1864
35 mentions
Young, Brigham
1 Jun 1801 - 29 Aug 1877
3314 mentions
Apostle, Family
Smith, George Albert
26 Jun 1817 - 1 Sep 1875
1375 mentions
Apostle, Missionary
Taylor, John, b. 1808
1 Nov 1808 - 25 Jul 1887
1858 mentions
Apostle
Pratt, Orson
19 Sep 1811 - 3 Oct 1881
1038 mentions
Apostle

Related Documents

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Autobiography 1882 Leaves from My Journal

revelation, on the , I took into my wagon Brigham Young and Orson Pratt; and Father Cutler took into his wagon John Taylor and George A. Smith, and we started for Far West. On the way we met John E. Page, who was going with his family, to Quincy, Illinois. His wagon had turned over, and when we met him he was trying to gather up a barrel of soft soap with his hands. We helped him get up his wagon. He drove down into the valley below, left his wagon, and accompanied us on our way.

Autobiography 1882 Leaves from My Journal Notes 1

to our revalation on the I took into my waggon Brigham Young & Orson Pratt and Father Cutler took into his waggon George A Smith & John Taylor & George A Smith On the way we overtook John E Page who was on his way with his family to Quincy Ill His waggon had turned over and when we met him he was trying to gather up a barrel of soft soap with his hands, we helped him right up his waggon he drove down into the vally below and accompanied us on to far west. On the

Autobiography Volume 1 circa 1842-1865

I left Quincy for the purpose of going to Far West. Brother George A. Smith and Father Cutler was also with us and George A. like myself was going up to receive our ordination into the quorum of the Twelve Brigham, Orson Pratt and John Taylor were the three whom we accompanied. On the fourth day of our journey passing through Huntsville we crossed a 9 miles Prairie and found the roads crowded with the Saints who were fleeing from

Autobiography 1883 Tullidge's Quarterly Magazine

I took into my wagon Brigham Young and Orson Pratt: and Father Cutler took into his wagon John Taylor and George A. Smith, and we started for Far West. On the way we met John E. Page, who was going with his family to Quincy, Illinois. His wagon had turned over, and when we met him he was trying to gather up a barrel of soft soap with his hands. We helped him get up his wagon. He drove down into the valley below, left his wagon, and accompanied us on our way.

Events

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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 18, 1839