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Dec 19, 1839

Journal Entry

December 19, 1839 ~ Thursday

[FIGURE] Dec 19th 18439 The Packet Ship Oxford moved out into the stream with us on board
& the day was spent amid the greatest confusion & bustle that I ever witnessed
for they had taken many more passengers than births to lodge in & the cabin
was stuffed full of chests boxes barrels beds &c & many quarrelling for what they called
their rights

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Oxford on the . We took steerage passage, which cost fifteen dollars each. We had storms and rough weather, but most of the winds were favorable for a quick passage. While on the ship, a Methodist minister got into a dis- cussion with some Catholics who were in the company, and the arguments of the minister ran rather more into abuse than sound argument. Elder Taylor told the Methodist minister that he did not think it was becoming in a daughter to find so much fault with the mother as they did, for as the Methodists came out of the Catholics, Elder Taylor thought the mother had as much right to enjoy her religion unmolested as the daughter had. That ended the argument.

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19 The ship moved out into the stream & anchord & the day was spent amid the greatest conf usion bustle & fuss that ever I witne ssed for they had taken on board many more passengers than births [berths] to lodge in & the cabin was store full of chests & Boxes, trunks, barrels, & beds &c & many quarrelling for what they called their rights

Autobiography 1883 Tullidge's Quarterly Magazine Notes 1

the packet ship Oxford moved out into the stream with us on board She had 64 steaerage passengers and 15 cabin passengers. The ship was under the command of Capt John Rathbone There was in all on board 109 souls. The last day of the year found us In the Middle of the Alantic The sea was very rough and the weather cloudy and we sailed under close reefed topsails. We were one thousand nine hundred miles from New York I will close this chapter with my

Autobiography 1883 Tullidge's Quarterly Magazine

We took steerage passage, which cost fifteen dollars each. We had storms and rough weather, but most of the winds were favorable for a quick passage. While on the ship, a Methodist min- ister got into a discussion with some Cath- olics who were in the company, and the arguments of the minister ran rather more into abuse than sound argument. Elder Taylor told the Methodist min- ister that he did not think it was becom- ing in a daughter to find so much fault with the mother as they did, for as the Methodists came out of the Catholics, Elder Taylor thought the mother had as much right to enjoy her religion un- molested as the daughter had. That ended the argument. Our company consisted of 109 souls, composed of Americans, English, Scotch, Irish, Welsh and Dutch. We arrived in Liverpool dock on the

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Times and Seasons, official Church newspaper, first published in Nauvoo, Illinois (continuously published until February 1846).
Church membership is 16,800; population of the 26 United States is 17,100,000.

Dec 19, 1839