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Day in the Life

Jan 21, 1840

Journal Entry

January 21, 1840 ~ Tuesday

21st Dined with Br John Walker Cookson st
No. 10. We lade hands & anointed Priest
Benjamin Davis for the healing of his lame leg
we lade hands upon 4 others. Davis No 4.

We took the parting hand with Elder Wm
Clayton
^{after blessing him}^ & the Saints in Manchester & took
the coach & road through Mackelsfield, Stockport,
Congleton, Tunstell, & to Burslem in Staffordshire
we spent the night in Burslem with Elder
Alfred Cordon at club buildings Navigation road.
According to the costum of the country
we rode upon the outside of the coach
& we had an exceding strong wind &
rain & Elder Turley took cold & a
sore throat. Distance from Manchester
to Burslem 40 miles

I found the Saints in Burslem number-
ing 66 & in good health & spirits ^Their is one Elder one Priest three Teachers one Deacon^ they
began to have some persecution We
found Elder Cordon vary faithful and
Also priest Henry Glover & Teachers & Deacon

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Cordon, Alfred
28 Feb 1817 - 13 Mar 1871
109 mentions
Glover, Henry
1812-abt. 1841
19 mentions
Turley, Theodore
10 Apr 1801 - 12 Aug 1871
139 mentions
Clayton, William
17 Jul 1814 - 4 Dec 1879
107 mentions

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Autobiography 1858 Deseret News

went to Burslem on the and met with Elder Alfred Cordon, president of the Burslem branch, which numbered 66. I commenced preaching in the Staffordshire Potteries. El-

Autobiography 1882 Leaves from My Journal

On the , I arrived in Burslem by coach, and met, for the first time, with Elder Alfred Cordon. This being my field of labor, I stopped and commenced work. Elder Turley stopped in the pottery district some eight days, then went to Birmingham, his field of labor.

Autobiography 1857 Draft 1

to Burslam on the . Met with Elder ^Alfred^ Cordon president over the potteries ^Burslam^ N saints in the Burslan Branch ^which^ numbered 66. I commenced preaching [ni◊] to in the Stafford Shire potteris, Elder Turley

Autobiography 1882 Leaves from My Journal Notes 1

On the I arrived in Burslem by coach and met for the first time with Elder Alfred Cordon This being my field of labor I stoped and commenced work Elder Turly stoped in the pottery District some 8 days then went to Birmingham his field of labor in preaching baptizing confirming & blessing children

Autobiography 1892 Deseret News Notes

potteries]], . Herefordshire, Gloucestershire, Worcester- shire, we baptized 1800.

Autobiography 1883 Tullidge's Quarterly Magazine Notes 1

On the we parted from Elder Clayton and the Saints in Manchester and took the coach and rode to Burslem in Staffordshire. The Saints in this place numbered 66 including one Elder one Priest three Teachers and one Deacon. Elder Alfred Cordon presided over this Branch of the Church.

Autobiography 1883 Tullidge's Quarterly Magazine

On the , I arrived in Burslem by coach, and met, for the first time, with Elder Alfred Cordon. This being my field of labor, I stopped and commenced work. Elder Turley stopped in the pottery district some eight days, then went to Birmingham, his field of labor.

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

Jan 21, 1840