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Jul 7, 1844

Journal Entry

July 07, 1844 ~ Sunday

7th Sunday I was awoke in the morning with the
loud talk of George Bothby. I spent some of the
morning in conversing and writing at 10 oclok we
assembled in conference. about four hundred people
assembled at an early hour. I addressed them upon
the first principles of the gospel. as soon as I closed
Hull Barton got up & spoke. I answered him & was

followed by Elder M. Holmes, father & mother
Carter was present Luther & Rhoda Scamman's
Sarah Foss, & most of the neighborhood. good attention
was manifest. I had the spirit of speaking. we
had an intermission of two hours. Met at 2 oclok
& found an audience of about six hundred
persons assembled, many from Saco Elder S. B.
addressed the meeting one hour & had
the spirit of speaking. I followed him, & felt
free in leaveing my testimony with the people
we had the best of attention. As soon as I dismissed
the congregation Hull Barton arose and gave out
an appointment for next Sunday at the Hayth
meeting house. we returned to father Carters & spent
the night Timy Ham came & contended awhile agains
the Brethreth.


BDwight Everett wants his papers sent in
John Hardys package to Boston, directed to
Dwight Everett Taunton Mass

On our return from meeting Luther & Rhoda
& a number of friends stoped at father Carters
for awhile. Rhoda felt anxious to go on west to
Nauvoo. Spoke of Phebe & felt anxious to spend
some time with her. Sister Foss seemed to be
bound in such a way that it seems difficult
for her to leave


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14 Feb 1773 - 10 Mar 1868
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8 Mar 1807 - 10 Nov 1885
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8 Apr 1775 - 24 Jul 1845
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