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Aug 28, 1840

Journal Entry

August 28, 1840 ~ Friday

28 We all started out in the morning to go through
the city of London to see if we could find any
man that had the Spirit of God & after wander
ing several miles through the city not knowing
whether we went we came to an Ephraimite

walking in the street we steped up to him & spoke
to him though It was the first time we had ever seen
him. Br Kimball asked him if he was a preachedr
he said he was he seemed to have a good spirit
his name was Manning he had Been to America
he was a native of Gloucestershire had come to
London for the purpose of going to South Australia
But he was now in trouble he had Just Buried
one child & another lay at the point of death.
Br Kimball told him his child should live, he gave
us some information whare we could preach &c.
after leaving him we passed by St Luke church
visited Smithfield market, returned by St Pauls
crossed London Bridge & returned to our room in
Grange Road 15 & after taking some refreshment
Brother Kimball & myself took a walk to Debtford
Parish. Called at Mr Holyoak grove st to see Mr
Manning he was not in we saw his child that
was sick he was Better, after leaving the house
& walking a short distance we herd sin[g]ing we
found it was a meeting we went in & herd a
Calvinest preach by the name of Winters
he gave us an invitation to call & see him he treated
us kindly but he was a great spiritualizer. We retu-
rned to our room & soon Brother John Hulme
called to see us he brought us a Bundle of papers
& a letter from Elder Richards. I retired to rest &
had an Interesting dream in ketching fish {Distance of the day} 12 [miles]

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Manning, Eliza
abt. 1840-1840
1 mention
Kimball, Heber Chase
14 Jun 1801 - 22 Jun 1868
1391 mentions
Apostle
Hulme, John
1811-1842
3 mentions
2 mentions
Holyoak, Richard
3 Apr 1793 - 29 Dec 1863
1 mention
Richards, Willard
24 Jun 1804 - 11 Mar 1854
514 mentions
Apostle

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Autobiography 1883 Tullidge's Quarterly Magazine
The after, we all started out to go through the city of London to see if we could find a man with the Spirit of God, and after wandering through the city, not knowing whither we went, we came upon a man and stopped him and spoke to him. Brother Kimball asked him if he was a preacher? He said he was. He seemed to have a good spirit, and informed us that he had been to America, and had come to London for the purpose of going to South Aus- tralia, but had just buried one child and another lay at the point of death. Broth- er Kimball told him his child should live. He gave us some information where we could preach. On the same day we called upon him and found his child better, but he was not at home. We then went and heard a Calvinist preach, and he gave us an invitation to call and see him.
Autobiography 1883 Tullidge's Quarterly Magazine Notes 1
The after we all started out to go through the city of London to see if we could find a man with the Spirit of God; and after wandering through the city, not Knowing whither we went, we came upon a man and stoped him and spoke to him. Brother Kimball asked him if he was a preacher? He said

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Aug 28, 1840