Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    Oct 28 wants tohem to go north south or East He will have it Just as He wants and this I am thankful for and I feel perfectly easy about it all. You will find when the Lord sees that we are willing to fight & get Just ready to shoot that He will fight our battles. He said G. A. Smith may stop in the city this time let C C Rich go He is a good General & a wise man in calculation I recon ...
    Dates:
    October 29, 1857 October 30, 1857 October 31, 1857 November 1, 1857 November 2, 1857 November 3, 1857
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    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    August 29, 1857 ~ Saturday Aug 29th I spent the day in the office on the History August 30, 1857 ~ Sunday 30th Sunday I attended meeting at the Tabernacle all day Levis Stewart first spoke a short time was followed by Albert Carrington then Presidents Heber C Kimball & Brigham Young they spoke much to our Edifycation in the Afternoon John Taylor, Orson Hyde ...
    Dates:
    August 29, 1857 August 30, 1857 August 31, 1857 September 1, 1857 September 2, 1857 September 3, 1857 September 4, 1857
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    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    April 9, 1859 ~ Saturday April 9th 1859 I sowed a quantity of Peas & beets to day. The eastern mail came in this Morning But they kept it for some purpose till near night, we had some light showers of rain I took up a quantity of peach & Appletrees & sold I spent the evening at Presidents Youngs & Mrs Bernhisels. April 10, 1859 ~ Sunday 10th Sunday David Candland Preached I met with my Quorum. A. O ...
    Dates:
    April 9, 1859 April 10, 1859 April 11, 1859 April 12, 1859 April 13, 1859 April 14, 1859 April 15, 1859
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    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    February 6, 1857 ~ Friday 6th I spent the day in the office & evening conversing with the board of Directors of the Agricultural society February 7, 1857 ~ Saturday 7th I spent the day in the office & the attended the High priests meeting in the evening. W. Woodruff spoke first a short time & exhorted the High priest to prize the priesthood & not trifle with it or any of the Blessings which God has given you the spirit of God ...
    Dates:
    February 6, 1857 February 7, 1857 February 8, 1857 February 9, 1857 February 10, 1857 February 11, 1857
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    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    Sept 26 wind up the firm of Russel Miller & co in this City I went home at 10 oclok & spent the night boiling molasses I went to bed about daylight some person came & stole about 8 gallons of good thick molasses after I left the works. I also heard last night that 3 men was seen on sunday night at the window of Blair & Fergusons office armed with pistols. The same night some men came to my Front Door & tryed to get in by using ...
    Dates:
    September 27, 1859 September 28, 1859 September 29, 1859 September 30, 1859 October 1, 1859 October 2, 1859 October 3, 1859 October 5, 1859 October 6, 1859
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    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    August 29, 1854 ~ Tuesday 29 Aug I left the canyon & returned to the city 25 m August 30, 1854 ~ Wednesday 30 I went into Harkers Canyon & got a load of pine for posts spent the night in the canyon 25 August 31, 1854 ~ Thursday 31 I returned home to the city 25 [FIGURES] I received 3 letters & wrote 2 to Ilus & Bernhisel September 1, 1854 ~ Friday ...
    Dates:
    August 29, 1854 August 30, 1854 August 31, 1854 September 1, 1854 September 2, 1854 September 3, 1854 September 4, 1854 September 5, 1854 September 9, 1854 September 10, 1854 September 11, 1854 September 16, 1854 September 17, 1854
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    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    July 8, 1859 ~ Friday July 8th {{It is a cool morning. I spent the day in the office we had a hard rain in the evening and a shower in the night}} July 9, 1859 ~ Saturday 9th {{A cool morning I spent a part of the forenoon in the office I called at the
    Dates:
    July 8, 1859 July 9, 1859 July 10, 1859 July 11, 1859
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    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    Aug 9th of the United States as we always have done then our difficulties will be settelled as far as they can be but this people will not be driven from these mountains we shall fight first. we do take the liberty to speak of the acts of men when they debase themselves by their acts, but this People hold the Constitution of the United States sacred. Now should I speak about Judge Eckles who came & spent the winter in Green River Country ...
    Dates:
    August 10, 1858 August 11, 1858 August 12, 1858 August 13, 1858 August 14, 1858
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    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    of wicked men and Devils He is bringing to pass daily the fulfillment of the Holy scriptures & the Book of Mormon, the fullness of the Gentiles is fast coming in and the Lord is fast preparing the way for the salva- tion of the House of Israel he is withdrawing his spirit from the inhabitants of the Earth and at the same time inspiring his Prophets with wisdom Knowledge & understanding that they have been enabled through the Mercy of God to thwart all the evil designs of the wicked and ungodly who have ...
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    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    March 20, 1858 ~ Saturday March 20 I called at the office in the morning and spent the day in the office Presidents Young and Kimball spent about 4 hours with us in reading history we read Presidents Kimball synopsis of his history which has cost us vast labour and perplexity we also read Amasa Lymans History both was approved of I feel vary thankful that we in a measure are getting through with the History of the Twelve for it has ...
    Dates:
    March 20, 1858 March 21, 1858 March 22, 1858 March 23, 1858 March 24, 1858
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    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    October 15, 1856 ~ Wednesday 15th I spent the day in the office on President Youngs History Joseph Young spent a part of the day with us we received word that President Young was quite sick. Brother Sprague was sent for & the whole company was returning they all arived home about 7 oclok October 16, 1856 ~ Thursday 16th [FIGURE] In company with President Kimball I visited president B Young We found him ...
    Dates:
    October 15, 1856 October 16, 1856 October 17, 1856 October 18, 1856
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    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    22nd we then sunag come let us Anew our Journey persue O. Hyde Prayed in the spirit of the Lord and asked for evry blessi- ng upon the Church & Kingdom of God which the free spirit of the Lord dictated unto him Erastus Snow spoke concerning the feelings of many of the people against seeing the Twelve prosper in Temperal things He thought if the Lord did not sanction this, He permited it to be & he thought perhaps it was not the will of God ...
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    for how can we Hate our Brother whom we have seen & love God whom we have not seen. again if we have ought against our Brother we should go to him & be reconciled & not go to law & if we do wrong or injure the feelings of another unjustly we should ask forgiveness & make recincileation & when a person gets a thorrough victory over themselves in thes matters they gain a far greater victory than they would in taking sebastipol. I listened with attention to the remarks of Brother
    Dates:
    October 21, 1855
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    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    one from Ozem Woodruff, one from Shuah Moulton to Phebe President Young Brought me Received a great amount of Letters I remained in the office with O Hyde F. D. Richards & others till 10 oclok May 30, 1857 ~ Saturday 30th we recieved a great amount of papers from the mail to day G A Smith came into the Historians office & had ...
    Dates:
    May 30, 1857 May 31, 1857 June 1, 1857 June 2, 1857
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    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    running horses & the officers had the cost to pay March 23, 1855 ~ Friday 23rd I spent the day ploughing & attended Grammar school in the evening March 24, 1855 ~ Saturday 24th I sowed 2 Acres of Oats to day & attended the Universal scientific society in the evening we had a full house & an interesting address from David Cantling upon the history of the Russians the Russian war & its results upon the war upon the world March 25, 1855 ~ Sunday ...
    Dates:
    March 23, 1855 March 24, 1855 March 25, 1855 March 26, 1855 March 30, 1855 March 31, 1855 April 1, 1855 April 2, 1855 April 3, 1855 April 5, 1855 April 6, 1855 April 7, 1855 April 8, 1855 April 9, 1855 April 13, 1855
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    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    Nov 13 Young then addressed the People for the first time since the Armey of the United States had entered our valley he gave much good teaching instruction & reproof in the Afternoon Joseph Young spoke followed by O Hyde then Members were cut off from the Church I met in the evening at President Young with the Legislature an arangement was made by the members to assemble at the social Hall on the 2nd Monday in Dec & organize & ...
    Dates:
    November 14, 1858 November 15, 1858
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    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    we had a good meeting. Elder Franklin Richards was to preside over the mission He received his blessing on Sunday evening. those that received their blessing this evening to go to England were George Grant Wm Kimball Joseph Young Edmund Elsworth Brother Little & anothe[r] Brother we also blessed Brother Kesler & Hollady to go to the states many goods remarks were made & good blessings given them March ...
    Dates:
    March 28, 1854 March 29, 1854 March 30, 1854 March 31, 1854 April 1, 1854 April 2, 1854 April 3, 1854 April 4, 1854 April 5, 1854 April 6, 1854
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    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    Their are things in Embrio which will try this people & those Events will ripen as theis dPeople do and all will have to get the spirit & Revelations of Heaven in order to stand, & thes things will be among all Nations & know it as well as I knew it would be a hard winter. I want you to wake up yourselves & then wake up your wives & Children & stop your lying & stealing & take that Burthen upon your Backs which belong to you then the Presidency & Twelve ...
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    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    [FIGURE] as soon as the Mail was opened I obtained Letters from John M Bernhisel G A Smith & I. F. Carter. President Young got letter from J. M. Bernhisel G.A. Smith John Taylor Wm Smith W. I. Appleby J. L. Haywood & many others I went to his office & Herd D H Wells read till half past 10 oclok we find the Nation in great confusion & ...
    Dates:
    August 29, 1856 August 30, 1856 August 31, 1856 September 1, 1856