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Apr 16, 1845

Journal Entry

April 16, 1845 ~ Wednesday

April 16th [FIGURE] 10 P I went to the office & carried
£40 which I had recieved at
the conference for the covenants, Temple & Emegra
. On my arival there I recieved 4 Letters
one from President Young, one from Elder P. P. Pratt
one from Father Carter, & one from Glasgow, the
three letters from America were full of interest
Br Young speaks of the Progress of the Temple &
endowment & affairs in Nauvoo. Elder Fordham
Brannan & Pratt all write in one letter containing
good news. Father Carter & Sister Foss both write
in one letter they state that Sister foss family are all
well though several of them lay at the Point of
Death when we left our child Phebe Amelia is well
it is the first letter we have recieved from
them since we left New York

I also recieved 10 Papers 6 from Nauvoo & 4
from New York 4 miles


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Young, Brigham
1 Jun 1801 - 29 Aug 1877
3317 mentions
Apostle, Family
Fordham, Elijah
12 Apr 1798 - 9 Sep 1879
38 mentions
Carter, Ezra, b. 1773
18 Mar 1773 - 10 Mar 1868
284 mentions
Pratt, Parley Parker
12 Apr 1807 - 13 May 1857
531 mentions
Brannan, Samuel
2 Mar 1819 - 5 May 1889
65 mentions
Foss, Sarah Brackett Carter
30 Sep 1800 - 4 Mar 1894
180 mentions


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Apr 16, 1845