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Oct 6, 1841

Journal Entry

October 06, 1841 ~ Wednesday

6th We rode to Hoppers Mills I there had an
interview with Br Haws who informed me
that the conference in Nauvoo was passed
so we had missed the privilege of attending
it I felt sorry that we could not have got
throug in time we rode across a prairie &
came to Nauvoo It gave me peculiar feelings

to once more enter this city after being
Absent more than two years when I left their
was not more than a dozen houses in the town
but now their was more than a dozen several
hundred we passed by the temple as we passed
along & had a view of it soon called at the
house of Elder Young & spent the night with
him he was sick. Elder Kimball was with
him & also Elder Richards we lade hands on him
& he soon recoverd I saw many of my old
friends & acquaintance & I was informed that
many of our old acquaintance & friends are
dead & quite a number among the english emigra
nts
Elder Kington's mother & wife, Elder Glover
& many others. distance of the day 35 m[iles]

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Young, Brigham
1 Jun 1801 - 26 Aug 1877
3307 mentions
Apostle, Family
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Kington, Hannah Pitt
19 Nov 1802 - 6 Oct 1841
3 mentions
1840 British Convert
Kimball, Heber Chase
14 Jun 1801 - 22 Jun 1868
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Apostle
Glover, Henry
1812-abt. 1841
19 mentions
Haws, Peter
1795-1860
11 mentions
Kington, Thomas
30 Nov 1795 - 1 Jul 1874
182 mentions
1840 British Convert, United Brethren
Richards, Willard
24 Jun 1804 - 11 Mar 1854
523 mentions
Apostle

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Autobiography 1857 Draft 2

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