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Jan 18, 1840

Journal Entry

January 18, 1840 ~ Saturday

18th We met at Elder W Richards in the
morning for a season of prayer &
fasting & for a blessing before we parted. We
had a vary interesting time. We gave
each other our parting blessing We have
had many calls every day to lay hands on
the sick & pray with them & they in most
cases had relief. I took the parting hand
with Elder's Taylor & Fielding who were
bound for Liverpoo, Lancashire & with
Elder Richards who is expecting to tary
for a season in Preston & Elders Clark &
Turley & myself took the rail cars &
rode to Leyland to Wigan from thence to

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Clark, Hiram, b. 1795
22 Sep 1795 - 28 Dec 1853
111 mentions
Taylor, John, b. 1808
1 Nov 1808 - 25 Jul 1887
1828 mentions
Apostle
Fielding, Joseph
26 Mar 1797 - 19 Dec 1863
38 mentions
Turley, Theodore
10 Apr 1801 - 12 Aug 1871
139 mentions
Richards, Willard
24 Jun 1804 - 11 Mar 1854
523 mentions
Apostle

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Autobiography 1883 Tullidge's Quarterly Magazine Notes 1

On the morning of the we met at the house of ^Willard^ Richards' for a season of prayer and fasting to obtain a blessing before we seperated for our fields of labour. We had an interesting time We gave each other our parting blessings an then we seperated and started for Our Fields of Labour Elders John Taylor and Fielding were bound for Liverpool Willard Richards tarried for a season in Preston and Elders Clark Turley and myself took the train for Manchester. Here I had the privilege of taking by the hand Elder William Clayton and many of the Saints of this place. Brother Clayton was one of the Presidents Council and a wise and worthy man. The Church in Manchester at this time numbered

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

Jan 18, 1840