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Dec 13, 1839

Journal Entry

December 13, 1839 ~ Friday

13 [FIGURE] I wrote wrote a letter to Mrs Woodruff & sent her $5 dollars. Elder Turley also wrote to
his wife. I again met in conference at 7 oclok at Elder Pratts. we had an interesting
time in our conference. Elder [FIGURE] John Taylor has Just arived in New York I had an interview
with him to day After passing through a severe fit of sickness he was enabled to continue
his Journey & has arived at the city And all the Twelve have had a sick hard time in geting along
on their mission this season. Elder Taylor spent the night with me at Br Symons 3 m

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4 mentions
Host
Turley, Frances Kimberley
22 Jun 1800 - 30 Aug 1847
15 mentions
Taylor, John, b. 1808
1 Nov 1808 - 25 Jul 1887
1828 mentions
Apostle
Pratt, Orson
19 Sep 1811 - 3 Oct 1881
1037 mentions
Apostle
Woodruff, Phebe Whittemore Carter
8 Mar 1807 - 10 Nov 1885
1541 mentions
Family
Turley, Theodore
10 Apr 1801 - 12 Aug 1871
139 mentions

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Autobiography 1858 Deseret News

and arrived in New York on the 13th Decem- ber.

Autobiography 1882 Leaves from My Journal

On the I attended our conference in New York City, with Parley P. Pratt, and on this day Elder John Taylor arrived in our midst, and it was a happy meeting. He had passed through a severe siege of sickness after we parted, but through the mercy of God had been preserved, and was able to continue his journey. He also informed us that others of the quorum of the Twelve had suffered a great deal of sickness, and that it was with difficulty that they could travel. After spending six days in New York, Elder John Taylor, in company with Elder Theodore Turley and myself sailed out of New York Harbor for Liverpool, on board the packet ship

Letter to Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 13 December 1839

Bowery 88. New York City, My Dear Phebe. Notwithstanding I sent you a long letter about twenty days since; I feel disposed to address you at this time; & could I but read a letter from you half as often as I write to you I should feel exceding thankful: but I make allowances for Sickness & miscarriage of letters &c. I have recieved one letter from you & that was great consola- tion to my feelings. This is the fifth letter I have written to you & I do hope that you have obtained them, the last letter I wrote Nov 24th which I truly hope you will get. When you write to me please be particular to tell me how many of my letters you have received & the dates of them. I am in great hopes that I shall have a letter from you before I leave the City for the City England. I never more highly prised the worth of letter writ ing than since I left home. I suppose of course that you wish to know how matters & times are with me & have been since I last wrote &c. I continued preaching in New Jersey, had full congregations, many were believing, some were embracing, & a warm & friendly feeling manifest by almost the whole country whare I was. Elder P. P. Pratt called to see us, preached one, & informed me that a conference was appointed in New York City on the 12th inst & wished me to attend I have done so & am now in the City. “the following I copy from my Journal. Dec 11th I took the parting hand with Elder James & Brother Ivins & left them at 1 o'clock at night & rode 16 miles to Freehold. I there took Stage at daylight & rode 12 miles to Middletown point, there took Steem Boat Wane sailed 30 miles to N. Y. City arived at 12 oclok. I entered the city “& found it full of armed Soldiers spedily preparing for war thee Steem Boats were chartered to conveyed them to Albany to fight several thousand Du- Dutchman that ware citizens near Albany that had strongly fortified themselves with canon & small arms, it is said they will not pay their tokens or depts or sumthing or other of that kind, & so they are going to fight about it, how much “Blood will be shed I dont know. at any rate it is beginning to be war & sum “our through America & Europe & all things are in commotion. After dining in King stret, I called upon Elder P. P. Pratt in Mott street No 58 found him & fam- ily well. Elders P. P. Pratt & J. Ball accompayed me to the post office. I received two letters one from Eunice all well in Farmington. one from Milton Holmes he had been quite sick, lost $70 dollars, was very poor, had no decent clothes, could not go to England, hardest times he ever saw, could not get a dollar in money, but was gaining in health, was strong, in faith, urged me to remember him to Phebe &c. &c. I did not get a letter from Phebe but took one out for Orson Pratt from his wife in Montrose I gave the letter to

Autobiography 1865 Millennial Star

in New York on the .

Autobiography 1857 Draft 1

John Taylor recovered from his sickness and arived in New York and on

Autobiography 1882 Leaves from My Journal Notes 1

almost daily d on the I attended a Conference in New York City with Parly P Pratt and on that day Elder John Taylor arrived in our midst and it was a happy meeting he had passed through a severe time of sickness after we parted but through the mercy [ink blot] of God had been preserved and was able to continue his journey. He also informed us that all of the others of the quorum of the Twelve had suffered a great deal of sickness and that it was with difficulty that they could travel After spending 6 days in New York John Taylor Wilford Woodruff & Theodore Turley sailed out of New York Harbor for Liverpool on board of the packet ship Oxford

Daybook (8 August 1839 - 12 January 1840)

13th [FIGURES] I wrote a letter to Phebe & marked it ({shorthand}) Elder Turley also wrote to his wife. I again met in confer ence at 7 oclok at Elder Pratts in 58 Mott street We had an interesting time in our conference I spent the night with Elder Taylor at Brother Symons 3 mile

Autobiography 1883 Tullidge's Quarterly Magazine Notes 1

On the I wrote to my wife and sent her 5 dollars. On this day I again met in Conference at 7 o'clock at Elder Pratt's. John Taylor had just arrived in New York After passing through a severe fit of sickness brother Taylor was enabled to continue his journey. All the Twelve had a sick hard time in getting along on their mission this season

Autobiography 1883 Tullidge's Quarterly Magazine

On the I attended our conference in New York City, with Parley P. Pratt, and on this day Elder John Taylor arrived in our midst, and it was a happy meeting. He had passed through a severe siege of sickness after we parted, but through the mercy of God had been preserved, and was able to continue his journey. He also informed us that others of the Twelve had suffered a great deal of sick-

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Church membership is 16,800; population of the 26 United States is 17,100,000.

Dec 13, 1839