Journal (February 1880 – December 1885)

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Journal (February 1880 – December 1885)

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    Part of Journal (February 1880 – December 1885)

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    Oct 8, 1884 We Met with the board of trade in the Evening The subject of the manufacture of sugar was investigated October 9, 1884 ~ Thursday 9 [FIGURE] I received a letter from T. W. Brookbank I set apart 3 Missionaries I met with the Council {{of Fifty}} at social Hall I wrote ^3^ Letters to Asahel on the 7 Oct [FIGURE] and L Harris & Jesse Moses and sent him O Jacobson Letter ...
    Dates:
    October 9, 1884 October 10, 1884 October 11, 1884 October 12, 1884 October 13, 1884 October 14, 1884 October 15, 1884 October 16, 1884 October 17, 1884
  • Page 2

    Part of Journal (February 1880 – December 1885)

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    WILFORD WOODRUFF'S JOURNAL FOR 1881
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    Part of Journal (February 1880 – December 1885)

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    October 18, 1884 ~ Saturday Oct 18, 1884 I took cars at 7:40, & rode to Nephie with F M Lyman to Attend the Quarterly [conference] we Met in the Afternoon. 96 Miles Prayer by Charles Spary statistics of the stake were then read. There were 2810 souls in the stake inclouding 708 children W Woodruff spoke 18 M, F M Lyman 40 M W Woodruff 10 M. We held a Priesthood Meeting in the Evening G Teasdale spoke 20 M, F M ...
    Dates:
    October 18, 1884 October 19, 1884
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    Part of Journal (February 1880 – December 1885)

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    October 20, 1884 ~ Monday Oct 20, 1884 I took cars at 6 oclok rode to Salt Lake City 95 Mile [FIGURE] I received 2 letters to day I spent the day in the offie & choring October 21, 1884 ~ Tuesday 21 [FIGURE] I wrote 3 Letters to day to Jesse Moses, M S Ray A F McDonald I spent the day in the office 22 [FIGURES] I took cars in ...
    Dates:
    October 20, 1884 October 21, 1884 October 22, 1884 October 23, 1884 October 24, 1884 October 25, 1884
  • Page 3

    Part of Journal (February 1880 – December 1885)

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    January 1, 1881 ~ Saturday Jan 1, 1881 This is New years day for 1881. What the year will bring forth I know not. What the year will bring forth God knows and will direct it, and time will show it to us. I pray Godd to preserve me and My family in Purity And I P[r]ay the Lord to Peserve the first Presidency, Twelve and all the faithful Saints in Zion and Bless And Protect Br George Q Cannon in Washington and hedge up ...
    Dates:
    January 1, 1881 January 2, 1881 January 3, 1881
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    Part of Journal (February 1880 – December 1885)

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    Oct 25 18874 ^Lydia Spencer lay in prision last night & testifyed in court to day^ Afternoon Thomas Harper prayed statistical Report read of the staktes there was 1 Apostle, 4 Patriarchs, 172 HP 233 seventies, 538 Elders, 90 Priest, 87 Teachers 250 Deacons 3144 Members 4519 officers & Members 2902^0^92 children 6611 Total of souls Justin Wixon Reported the sabbath schools. Charles Kelley reported the Y.M. MIA. there were 26 Associations. George Teasdale spoke 35 ...
    Dates:
    October 26, 1884 October 27, 1884 October 28, 1884 October 29, 1884
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    Part of Journal (February 1880 – December 1885)

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    Jan 3, 1881 He said he had 1500 more Devils in him He had a new way of casting them out we appointed the next day to have a Meeting to investigate thse subject I received a card from Sarah I dined with President John Taylor I spent the night at Sarah D. with the children. 6 M[iles] January 4, 1881 ~ Tuesday 4 I returned to the City and met with the High Council On the family Difficulty of Br
    Dates:
    January 3, 1881 January 4, 1881 January 5, 1881 January 6, 1881 January 7, 1881 January 8, 1881
  • Page 5

    Part of Journal (February 1880 – December 1885)

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    October 30, 1884 ~ Thursday Oct 30, 1884 I spent the day in the office writing October 31, 1884 ~ Friday 31 I spent the day in the office writing took cars at 3:30 rode to Smithfield arived at 11:30 1005 Miles November 1, 1884 ~ Saturday Nov 1. rode to SLogan to attend the conference Prayer By S Roskelley Bishops reported verbally Belief [Relief] society [report] read.
    Dates:
    October 30, 1884 October 31, 1884 November 1, 1884 November 2, 1884 November 3, 1884 November 4, 1884 November 5, 1884 November 6, 1884
  • Page 5

    Part of Journal (February 1880 – December 1885)

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    From 1880 to 1885 56 years 478 pages 11 February 8th 1880 to December 31st 1885
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    Part of Journal (February 1880 – December 1885)

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    Jan 8, 1881 I met in the Assembly room to attend the Quarterly Conference the forenoon was mostly spent in reading the Statistics & Report in the Afternoon all the General Authorities of the Church were sustained President John Taylor spoke 35 M[inutes] upon the subject of Tithing and other subjects January 9, 1881 ~ Sunday 9th Sunday Conference Met at 10 oclok Loren Farr Prayed & John Taylor spoke One hour & 22 Minuts A M Cannon ...
    Dates:
    January 9, 1881 January 10, 1881 January 11, 1881 January 12, 1881 January 13, 1881
  • Page 6

    Part of Journal (February 1880 – December 1885)

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    Nov 6, 1884 I spent most of the day in the office November 7, 1884 ~ Friday 7 [FIGURE] The Democratts claim the Election But the republicans will not give it up. Mrs Woodruff & Bulah went to Provo to day and while in [FIGURE] Provo Teny Dusenbury & Bulah with one child was riding in a Buggy with a fast Horse and He run away turned over flung them all out and Bruised up the two women badly ...
    Dates:
    November 7, 1884 November 8, 1884 November 9, 1884 November 10, 1884
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    Part of Journal (February 1880 – December 1885)

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    January 14, 1881 ~ Friday Jan 14, 1881 [FIGURES] I received a letter from David John and wrote a letter to McAllister David John & C Peterson & Lorenzo Snow. I met in council with President Taylor. He did not wish men called to go to St John ownly as volenteers did not wish to force any man to go January 15, 1881 ~ Saturday 15 [FIGURES] I received 2 letters to day from
    Dates:
    January 14, 1881 January 15, 1881 January 16, 1881 January 17, 1881
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    Part of Journal (February 1880 – December 1885)

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    November 11, 1884 ~ Tuesday Nov. 11, 1884 [FIGURE] I wrote 4 Letters to J. G. Bleak & B Cluff jr Nancy A. Clark on the Administration of women to the sick I wrote to Newton November 12, 1884 ~ Wednesday 12 I took cars rode to Provo and Attended a special council organized of 12 High Priests including the probate courts of Utah & Salt Lake Counties this ...
    Dates:
    November 11, 1884 November 12, 1884 November 13, 1884 November 14, 1884 November 15, 1884
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    Part of Journal (February 1880 – December 1885)

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    January 18, 1881 ~ Tuesday Jan 18, 1881 [FIGURES] I recteeived [wrote] a letter to Sarah and visited O Pratt & C. C. Rich I found Br Pratt vary feeble Br Rich seemed to be gaining slowly I brought up Br. Nickson to Dr Richards January 19, 1881 ~ Wednesday 19 Jan 1881 This is one of the most importand days of [FIGURES] my life I met with the President John Taylor ...
    Dates:
    January 18, 1881 January 19, 1881