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Apr 23, 1854

Journal Entry

April 23, 1854 ~ Sunday

23rd Sunday I attended meeting. A. O. Smoot preached
in the fore part of the day I reported his sermon He treated
upon the scattering & gathering of Israel. Brother Martin-
preached in the afternoon & President Young followed
with some remarks upon His Journey south He also
followed A. O. Smoot in the morning upon the subject
of the sugar works. I Attended the prayer circle
at 5 oclock. I Also met with the Missionaries
in the evening in company with O Hyde P P. Pratt
W. Woodruff, J. Taylor G. A. Smith & E Snow of the
Twelve & we blessed about 40 mElders who were set
apart to go to different parts of the Earth at the Close
of the blessing they were Addressed by P. P. Pratt upon their
outfit with Mules & waggons as best to cross the plains
& desserts Horses next to mules but dont take oxen G. A. Smith
Addressed them upon keeping a Journal & History of their
travels & the dealings of God with them in gifts Healings &c
J Taylor Addressed them upon the subject of keeping the
Commandments of God & not become defiled with women
or any Evil. O Hyde spoke his feelings to them upon
things in general W Woodruff said Amen to the whole


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Smoot, Abraham Owen
17 Feb 1815 - 6 Mar 1895
548 mentions
1835 Southern Convert
Young, Brigham
1 Jun 1801 - 26 Aug 1877
3282 mentions
Apostle, Family
Snow, Erastus
9 Nov 1818 - 27 May 1888
640 mentions
Smith, George Albert
26 Jun 1817 - 1 Sep 1875
1378 mentions
Apostle, Missionary
Taylor, John, b. 1808
1 Nov 1808 - 25 Jul 1887
1821 mentions
Hyde, Orson
8 Jan 1805 - 28 Nov 1878
665 mentions
Pratt, Parley Parker
12 Apr 1807 - 13 May 1857
522 mentions
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Autobiography 1883 Tullidge's Quarterly Magazine Notes 3
On the evening of the I met with the Missionaries in company with Orson Hyde Parley P. Pratt J. Taylor George A. Smith and Erastus Snow of the Twleve and we blessed about forty Elders who were set apart to go to the various nations of the earth. At the close of the blessings they were addressed by Parley Pratt upon their outfit &c and journey across the Plain: George A Smith


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Apr 23, 1854