SENT TO HEAL TWIN CHILDREN.
This case of Brother was the last one of healing
upon that day. It was the greatest day for the manifestation
of the through the since the
organization of the Church.
When we left Brother Noble, the Prophet went,
with those who accompanied him from the other side, to the
banks of the river, to return home.
While waiting for the ferry-boat, a man of the world,
knowing of the miracles which had been performed, came to
him and asked him if he would not go and heal two twin
children of his, about five months old, who were both lying
sick nigh unto death.
They were some two miles from .
The Prophet said he could not go; but, after pausing some
time, he said he would send someone to heal them; and he
turned to me and said: "You go with the man and heal his
He took a red silk handkerchief out of his pocket and gave
it to me, and told me to wipe their faces with the handker-
chief when I administered to them, and they should be
healed. He also said unto me: "As long as you will keep
that handkerchief, it shall remain a league between you and
I went with the man, and did as the Prophet commanded
me, and the children were healed.
I have possession of the handkerchief unto this day.
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"Leaves From My Journal," p. 77, The Wilford Woodruff Papers, accessed April 1, 2023, https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/p/VG5