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Aug 26, 1844

Journal Entry

August 26, 1844 ~ Monday

26th
I went to the river in company with Mrs Woodruff
to be baptized, for some of our dead friends
I was baptized for five of my friends under
the hands of G. A. Smith, & confirmed under
the hands of Elder Richards. their names were
Cyrus Thompson, Sylva Thompson Hyram Barber
Amna Hart, Electa Woodruff.

Phebe W. Woodruff was baptized for five of
her friends under the hands of W. W. & confirmed
by W. Richards.


Olive Libby, Sarah Pierce, Ezra Carter, Sophia
Carter
, Rachael Smith.


W. Woodruff. baptised & confirmed by G. A. S.
on the 26th of Aug. for—


Asahel Hart, Hart wife of Asahel Hart, Joseph
Hart
, Sophrona Hart, Adna Hart, Eunice Hart,
Robt Mason, Erastus Hart, Milla Woodruff
Hellan Woodruff, Henry Woodruff, Laura Hoskins
Marietta Hoskins, Wakeman Standley.
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49 mentions
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Woodruff, Electa Hart
1795 - 15 Mar 1817
4 mentions
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Woodruff, Emilia
5 May 1828 - 26 Oct 1846
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Hart, Erastus
1784-1834
6 mentions
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5 mentions
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Carter, Ezra, b. 1739
9 Jan 1739 - 20 Apr 1819
11 mentions
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Smith, George Albert
26 Jun 1817 - 1 Sep 1875
1376 mentions
Apostle, Missionary
Woodruff, Helen Bulkley
1815 - 10 Mar 1893
4 mentions
Family
Woodruff, Henry, b. 1815
25 Oct 1815 - 2 Nov 1828
3 mentions
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Barber, Hiram
1802-1844
3 mentions
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Hart, Joseph, b. 1787
18 Jul 1787 - 18 Dec 1840
13 mentions
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6 mentions
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3 mentions
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Woodruff, Phebe Whittemore Carter
8 Mar 1807 - 10 Nov 1885
1551 mentions
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6 mentions
Mason, Robert
1 Aug 1748 - 5 Feb 1835
31 mentions
Pierce, Sarah Rumford Carter
16 Feb 1801 - 29 Jan 1829
3 mentions
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Carter, Sophia Newhall Adams
2 Jun 1808 - 2 Nov 1847
6 mentions
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8 mentions
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6 mentions
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Richards, Willard
24 Jun 1804 - 11 Mar 1854
521 mentions
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Business/Financial - Agreement with Dwight Webster, 26 August 1844

Nauvoo . I hereby bind myself to pay Willford Woodruff the sum of four Dollars per month for half of the brick house during the continuance of the same, and also fourteen dollars s[i]xty two cents which is due him for sundry articles all of which is to ^be^ paid in rapairing the house until finished Dwight Webster

Business/Financial - Hancock County Land Deed, 26 August 1844

KNOW ALL MEN BY THESE PRESENTS—That Ethan Kimball of the county of Orange, and State of Vermont, has this day for and in consideration of the sum of Two Hundred dollars in hand paid by Wilford Woodruff of the County of Hancock and State of Illinois, bargained and sold unto the said Wilford Woodruff a certain lot or piece of land lying and situated in Kimball's addition to Nauvoo in said county and state last mentioned, as will more fully ap- pear by refference to the plat of said addition, being lots No. 1 & 4 in block No. sixteen in said addition to the Town of Nauvoo. TO HAVE AND TO HOLD The above described lot or piece of land with all and singular the appurtenances thereunto belonging to him the said Wilford Woodruff his heirs and assigns forever. And the said ETHAN KIMBALL for himself his heirs and assigns administrators and executors, do warrant and forever defend the title of the lot or piece of land against every person or persons claim- ing by, through, or under him in any manner whatsoever. or any other persons whatever IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF He has hereunto set his name and affixed his seal this 26th day of August in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty-four Ethan Kimball [SEAL.] by his Atty Hiram Kimball State of Illinois Hancock County I Isaac Higbee an acting Justice of the peace in and for said county do certify that Hiram Kimball whose signature appears to the foregoing Deed and who is personally known to me to be the identicle person who executed the same, and acknowledged that he had executed the same freely and for the uses and purposes therein mentioned and expressed. Given under my hand and seal this 26 day of August A.D. 1844 Isaac Higbee J. P. [FIGURE] L.S

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Nauvoo To All Elders and Saints in Europe Greeting: We send our beloved brother Wilford Woodruff to England to take charge of all business transactions pertaining to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints both spiritual and temporal We wish you to give dilligent heed to his counsel in all things and as we have not the opportunity of informing you of what has transpired this season, by letter, our beloved brother will make known unto you all things We wish the brethren to be faithful and dilligent in keeping all the commandments of God and in hearkening to the counsels of those who are sent to counsel them. Let no man or set of men think

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Meeting where majority of Church members sustain the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles as governing body of the Church.
Wilford accepts call to preside over the European Mission for one year.

Aug 26, 1844