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Sep 30, 1839

Journal Entry

September 30, 1839 ~ Monday

30 [FIGURE 1] I wrote a letter to Phebe I spent the day at Fathers I had a light turn of the Ague to day

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Woodruff, Aphek, b. 1779
11 Nov 1779 - 28 May 1861
549 mentions
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Woodruff, Phebe Whittemore Carter
8 Mar 1807 - 10 Nov 1885
1558 mentions
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Letter to Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 30 September 1839
Farmington Hartford County Ct My Dear Phebe In the midst of my Fathers family I once more take up my pen to convers with you a few moments. I have delayed writing longer than I should but I have been waiting for a letter from you I have had the greatest anxiety to hear from you & Sarah E. & the friends around you but as yet I have not had that privilege When I passed through Buffalo I sent to the Post Office by the Captain of the boat that carried me to Albany & he found no letter there for me I am in hope that I shall find one from you when I arive at New York for I have great anxiety about you to know if you & the babe are sick or well I have seen you twice since I left home (in dream) & from what you told me the last time I did not know but you was sick or had a poor turn but I hope mot at any rate I want to hear from you. I have much I should be glad to say to you at this time but I must be brief as Eunice will write some on this sheet: you will wish to hear a word concering my journey On the 21st Aug I left Rochester & the Island friends On the 24th I was in Terre Haute spent 2 days there with Doct Modesett a Saint visited the buying [burying] yard obtained much information concernig Asahel from a Mr Adams On the 30th spent the night with the family of James Townsend he had gone with a team from home they had all been sick with the Ague & fever Sept 1st Sundy I preached to a congregation of Germons Brother Taylor followed me while he was speaking I sat by a window the wind blew upon me & I had a chill & fever that eveng I had been gain[in]g in health untill that time I continued my journey in the morning but the ague again left me I continued my journey to Clevland by land at which place I arived on the tenth of Sept enjoying pretty good health I took boat on Lake Erie on the 10th I noticed however
Daybook (8 August 1839 - 12 January 1840)
Sept 30th [FIGURE] I wrote a letter to Phebe I spent the day at fathers I have a light turn of the chills & fever dayly

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Times and Seasons, official Church newspaper, first published in Nauvoo, Illinois (continuously published until February 1846).

Sep 30, 1839