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Aug 28, 1839

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August 28, 1839 ~ Wednesday

278 We rode through Williamstown & pleasant garden & other towns & spent the night 33
29th Elder Taylor had a poor turn & fainted to the ground he soon recoverd & was well at evening

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Taylor, John, b. 1808
1 Nov 1808 - 25 Jul 1887
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Autobiography 1858 Deseret News

On the , while traveling, Elder Taylor fell to the ground as though he had been knocked down. We administered to him, and he revived. On the following day he fell again, and fainted several times; it seemed as though the destroyer would take his life; we traveled with him four days after he was taken sick. His sickness proved to be bilious fever. We stopped with him two days, at a German tavern, in Germantown, Wayne county, In- diana, with a kind family, with whom he was acquainted. Father Coltrin would stay no longer; I proposed to remain with br. Taylor, but as I was sick with fever and ague, and not able to take care of myself, br. Taylor advised me to continue my journey with Father Coltrin, saying, "it is easier to take care of one sick man than two." I committed him into the hands of God; and the family promised to do [Column 3] all in their power to make him comfortable. I parted from him with a heavy heart.

Autobiography 1882 Leaves from My Journal

an exception to the rest of the Apostles. On the 28th of August, he fell to the ground as though he had been knocked down. He fainted away, but soon revived. On the following day, however, the enemy made a powerful attack upon his life. He fainted away several times, and it seemed as though he would die. We stopped several hours with him at a house by the wayside. We then took him into the wagon and drove to Horace S. Eldredge's, and spent the remainder of the day and night doctoring him. In the morning Brother Taylor was so far recovered that he thought he would be able to ride. So we started on our

Autobiography 1865 Millennial Star

On the , while travelling, Elder Taylor fell to the ground as though he had been knocked down. We admini- stered to him, and he revived. On the following day he fell again, and fainted several times; it seemed as though the destroyer would take his life. We travelled with him four days after he was taken sick. His sickness proved to be bilious fever. We stop- ped with him two days at a German tavern, in Germantown, Wayne county, Indiana, with a kind family with whom he was acquainted. Father Coltrin would stay no longer. I pro- posed to remain with Brother Taylor, but as I was sick with fever and ague, and not able to take care of myself, brother Taylor advised me to continue my journey with Father Coltrin, say- ing, "It is easier to take care of one sick man than two." I committed him into the hands of God, and the family promised to do all in their power to make him comfortable. I parted from him with a heavy heart.

Autobiography 1857 Draft 1

our journey we spent the night of the with Dr Modasett, at Terrehaute. On the while travelling Elder Taylor had a suddent attack fell to the ground as though he had been knocked down we administered to him and he revived, on the following day he fell again and fainted several times, it seemed as though the Destroyer would take his life, we travelled with him 4 days after he was taken sick, ^his sickness proved to be^ it was then evident that he had a hard attacked of the billious fever we stoped with him ^two^ at a Jerman Tavern in Germantown Wane County Indianna with a k kind family with whom he was acquainted, we stoped with him two days, untill Father Coulton would stop no longer, I offered ^proposed^ to remain with Brother Taylor but as I was sick with the fever and ague and not able to take care of myself Brother Taylor he ^Brother Taylor^ advised ^me^ to continue my journey, with Father, Coultrin^ ^saying it was easier to take care of one sick man than two^ saying that one such man could get along better than two, according to his council I committed him into the hands of God and the family promised to do all in their power to make him comfortable

Daybook (8 August 1839 - 12 January 1840)

28th We passed through Stilesville, Bellville, & Bridge port & spent the night at Mr Jesse Coombs a vary generous {shorthand} man distance 31 miles Elder Taylor had a poor turn & fainted to the ground he soon recovered & was well at evening

Autobiography 1883 Tullidge's Quarterly Magazine

Apostles. On the , he fell to the ground as though he had been knocked down. He fainted away, but soon revived. On the following day, however, the enemy made a powerful attack upon his life. He fainted away several times, and it seemed as though he would die. We stopped several hours with him at a house by the wayside. We then took him into the wagon and drove to Horace S. Eldredge's, and spent the remainder of the day and night doctoring him. In the morning Brother Taylor was so far recovered that he thought he would be able to ride. So we started on our

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