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Day in the Life

Oct 3, 1856

Journal Entry

October 03, 1856 ~ Friday

3rd I spent the day writing & attending the State Fair
President Young Kimball & Grant Attended the Fair

President Heber C. Kimball rebuked Albert P. Rockwood in
the presence of the Saints in the Deseret Store for his stupidity
& folly. Brother Kimball says as I pass by you I cannot even get your
eye you do not speak to me you are as dry as an old Cabage leaf
wilted up you have not the spirit of God & you have tryed to ride
me for years & If you do not wake up & do your duty I will
ride you & that to with sharp spurs I feel to rebuke you in the
name of the Lord & Brother Woodruff you wright it that it
may stand on record against him


Browse people Wilford Woodruff mentioned on this day in his journal.

Rockwood, Albert Perry
9 Jun 1805 - 26 Nov 1879
124 mentions
Young, Brigham
1 Jun 1801 - 26 Aug 1877
3314 mentions
Apostle, Family
Kimball, Heber Chase
14 Jun 1801 - 22 Jun 1868
1408 mentions
Grant, Jedediah Morgan
25 Feb 1816 - 1 Dec 1856
269 mentions


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Brother Brigham Young we lay our hands upon your head & confirm you to be a member in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints & we seal upon your head the Holy Priesthood with all the keys powers & blessings appertaining theretounto even to be a prophet seer & Revelator in the church & kingdom of God & over the House of Israel & we seal upon your head all the blessings all the blessing which were sealed upon you by the Prophet Joseph & we say unto you that you shall have power over your Enemies & you shall not be slain by them but you shall live to see them overthrown & to see the saints come off victorious over there enemies & I seal these blessing upon you in the name of Jesus Christ Amen
~ Heber C Kimball


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Church-wide reformation includes rebaptizing, restructuring and recommitment to principles and covenants. First "home missionaries" introduced (precursor to ministering program).
First baptisms administered in baptismal font; members of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles rebaptized (4th rebaptism for Wilford).

Oct 3, 1856