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Nov 29, 1855

Journal Entry

November 29, 1855 ~ Thursday

29th [FIGURE] I spent the day at home untill 3 oclok PM then I
attended a missionary party got up By the Presidency of the church
they made a feast & invited all the missionaries in the place amo-
unting to some 70 persons with their wives they danced till
11 oclok took supper during the time at 7 oclock the spirit of the
was with them & they felt well, they were addressed during
the evening By President Grant & the Quorum of the Twelve
President Young was sick & President Kimball was unwell
so neither of them could attend although they made the

I herd during the evening of the Death of Orson
many Friends mourn his loss he was a firm
Piller in the church & kingdom of God


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Young, Brigham
1 Jun 1801 - 26 Aug 1877
3307 mentions
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Kimball, Heber Chase
14 Jun 1801 - 22 Jun 1868
1406 mentions
Grant, Jedediah Morgan
25 Feb 1816 - 1 Dec 1856
269 mentions
Spencer, Orson
14 Mar 1802 - 15 Oct 1855
68 mentions


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Autobiography 1883 Tullidge's Quarterly Magazine Notes 3
On the I attended a Missionary party got up by the Presidency of the Church. They made a feast and invited all the missionaries in the place. There were about 70 men with their wives. They danced till eleven o'clock; took supper during the time at 7 o'clock and they were addressed during the evening by Presidents Grant and the quorum of the Twelve. President Young was sick and President Kimball was also unwell so that neither were in attendance though they made the feast Death of Orson Spencer. I heard during the evening of the death of Elder Orson Spencer Many friends mourn his loss. He was a firm pillar in the Church and Kingdom of God


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Wilford serves on Board of Directors of Deseret Agriculture and Manufacturing Society.

Nov 29, 1855