Taking Leave of my Old Home—Return to Maine—Birth of my
First Child—Appointment to the Apostleship and to a
Foreign Mission—Preparations for the Journey to Zion.
Start upon our Journey—A Hazardous Undertaking—Sickness—
Severe Weather—My wife and Child Stricken—A Trying
Experience—My Wife Continues to Fail—Her Spirit Leaves
her Body—Restored by the Power of God—Her Spirit's
Experience while Separated from the Body—Death of my Brother—Arrival at Rochester—Removal to Quincy. Page 52.
A Peculiar Revelation—Determination of Enemies to Prevent
its Fulfillment—Start to Far West to Fulfill the Revelation—
Our Arrival there—Hold a Council—Fulfill the Revelation—
Corner Stone of the Temple Laid—Ordained to the Apostle
ship—Leave Far West—Meet the Prophet Joseph—Confer-
ence Held—Settle our Families in Nauvoo. Page 56.
A Day of God's Power with the Prophet Joseph Smith—A Great
Number of Sick Persons Healed—The Mob becomes
Alarmed—They try to Interfere with the Healing of the
Sick—The Mob Sent Out of the House—Twin Children
Healed. Page 62.
Preparing for our Journey and Mission—The Blessing of the
Prophet Joseph upon our Heads, and his Promises unto us—
The Power of the Devil manifested to Hinder us in the Per
formance of our Journey. Page 66.
Leaving my Family—Start upon my Mission—Our Condition—
Elder Taylor the only One not Sick—Reproof from the Prophet—Incidents upon the Journey—Elder Taylor
Stricken—I Leave him Sick. Page 69.
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