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Jan 11, 1840

Journal Entry

January 11, 1840 ~ Saturday

11th We have a heavy gale commencing
about 1 oclok in the morning & we were in some
danger having the weltch coast on one side
& the Irish on the other, their was a great
bustle & noise on board arising from the
command of the Captain & mates & the singing
of the sailors & the whistling of the winds & the
roaring of the waters while at the same time the
ship was pitching & rocking to & fro. We reached
the pilate ground at day light & raised
colours for a pilate to come on board
A pilate Boat soon appeared & board came
came along side & gave us a pilate, & he
informed us that the Liverpool had not
yet arived She was a steem ship & started
5 days before us & the Independance had
not got in & she started 10 days before us.
The pilate had no sooner came on board before

the steem ship Liverpool hove in sight over
our stern, the pilate ordered the sail to be
spread notwithstanding it was blowing a gale
we then gained fast of the Liverpool, & their
was many sail floating upon our right &
left hand. There was much bustle among
the passengers in shaving, washing & preparing
themselves to go on shore. The city of Liverpool
soon was in sight & an English steem Boat
soon came along side & towed us into port
on the dock in Liverpool we got along side of the
key a few minutes before the Liverpool or
Independance the Oxford Liverpool & Indep
endance all reached the dock within 30 minutes
of each other. Their was 109 souls of us all
who reached the shore in good health & spirits
our company was composed of American
English, Scotch, Irish, Weltch, & Dutch
We went into Liverpool & visited several
Noted places the New Market, costom house,
Lord Nelsons monument which is much
Noted in England &c all of which were qu-
ite splendid. We took supper in white chapel

& logings in Clark street at the Bir-
mingham arms {and may the Lord henceforth deliver me from
such a place}. Distance from the middle of the Atlan-
tic Ocean
to Liverpool England 1750 mi
12th [FIGURE] I wrote three Letters during the
evening one to Elder P. P. Pratt one to
Ilus Carter, & one to Phebe

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Nelson, Horatio
29 Sep 1758 - 21 Oct 1805
18 mentions
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Carter, Ilus Fabyan
8 Nov 1816 - 11 Dec 1888
392 mentions
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Pratt, Parley Parker
12 Apr 1807 - 13 May 1857
524 mentions
Apostle
Woodruff, Phebe Whittemore Carter
8 Mar 1807 - 10 Nov 1885
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Autobiography 1858 Deseret News

pool]], where I landed , in good health and spirits. When I left my father, he gave me some money to assist in paying my passage; also gave me five dollars which he re- quested me to keep until I arrived in Liverpool, saying, I would there need it. This I found to be true after landing; that money was all we had to pay our expenses to Preston, and we had twopence left.

Autobiography 1882 Leaves from My Journal

We arrived in Liverpool dock on the 11th day of January, 1840, having made the voyage from New York in twenty-three days. CHAPTER XXIII. OUR VISIT TO PRESTON—OUR FIRST COUNCIL IN ENGLAND, IN 1840—WE TAKE DIFFERENT FIELDS OF LABOR—A WOMAN POSSESSED OF THE DEVIL—ATTEMPT TO CAST IT OUT AND FAIL—TURN OUT THE UNBELIEVERS, AND THEN SUCCEED—THE EVIL SPIRIT ENTERS HER CHILD—COM- MENCE BAPTIZING—THE LORD MAKES KNOWN HIS WILL TO ME.

Autobiography 1865 Millennial Star

landed , in good health and spirits. When I left my father, he gave me some money to assist in paying my passage; also gave me five dollars, which he requested me to keep until I arrived in Liver- pool, saying, I would there need it. This I found to be true after landing; that money was all we had to pay our expenses to Preston, and we had two- pence left.

Autobiography 1857 Draft 1

Packet Ship Oxford bound ^at sail^ for Liverpool and ^where I^ landed, in Liverpool in good health and spirits having a passage of 23 days. When I left my Father in Farmington Ct he gave me some mony to assist in paying my passage then gave me five dollars more requesting me to keep that untill I arived at Liverpool saying I would then want it. this I found to be true after landing and getting ready to go to Preston that money was all we had to carry us to preston and we had 2 penny

Autobiography 1882 Leaves from My Journal Notes 1

on the making the voyage from New York to Liverpool in 23 days we took steerage passage

Autobiography 1892 Deseret News Notes

I went to Burslem, [[Staffordshire Potteries, Staffordshire, England|Staffordshire

Daybook (8 August 1839 - 12 January 1840)

11th We had a heavy gale commencd about 1 oclok in the morning & we were in danger having the Welch coast on one side & the Irish on the other their was a great bustle on board & noise on board from the captain mates & sailors & wind & waves alltogether, they reachd the pilot

Daybook (8 August 1839 - 12 January 1840)

ground at daylight & raised colors for a pilate a pilate boat soon appeared & came along side & gave us a pilote & he informed us that the Steem Ship Liverpool had not yet arivd & their was a tremendous shout from one end to the other of the Oxford for the Liverpool started 5 days before the Oxford & the Oxford had beat her & the Independance ownly arivd yesterday & she left New York 10 days before us, but the pilate had no sooner got on board than the Steem Ship Liverpool hove in sight over our stern the pilate ordered the sails to be spread notwithstanding it was blowing a gale as soon as the canvass was spread we gained of the Liverpool & their was many sail upon our right & Left hand their was much bustle among the passengers in shaving, washing & preparing to go on shore &c. Liverpool soon was in sight & we reachd the Liverpool deck a few minutes before the Steem Ship Liverpool & also the packet ship Independance soon came in all thes all arived within the term of 30 minutes We went into the city & visited several Noted places such as Liverpool ^[FIGURE] I wrote 3 Letters one to Phebe one to P. P. Pratt one to I Carter^ New Market costom House, Lord Nelsons Monument &c. we spent the night in Clarks Street at the Birmingham arms

Autobiography 1883 Tullidge's Quarterly Magazine Notes 1

On the the city of Liverpool appeared in sight and soon after a steam tug came along side and towed us in. Arriving in Liverpool we visited several of its most noted places that day. During the evening I wrote three letters one to P. P. Pratt one to my brother-in-law and one to my wife. We spent Sunday the day following our arrival in visiting several of the churches of Liverpool. The next morning after breakfast we went on board the Oxford to get our trunks. The porter took our trunks and boxes to Mr George Cannon's Norfolk Street. He was a brother-in-law of Elder John Taylor Our provision chest and a box containing our bed and beding we left with him and then took our trunks to the railway depôt and started per rail for Preston Lancashire. For the first mile we were under groung in a tunnel cut out of a solid rock with buildings and people over our heads. We started from Liverpool about 6 o'clock and arrived in Preston about 8 and called at the house of brother Greenwood's. Elder Willard Richards was sent for

Autobiography 1883 Tullidge's Quarterly Magazine

having made the voyage from New York in twenty- three days.

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Jan 11, 1840