Wilford Woodruff Papers

  • Page 177

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

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    M E. P. T. D. 204 6 21 6 0 Ditto Haw Cross Ditto Elder Wm Jinkins 13. 0 1 0 0 Do Cheltenham Do Thomas Browett 3 0 1 0 0 Do Bristol Do Elder H Glover 2 0 1 0 0 Do C Cranham Do Elder John Horlick 2 0 2 0 0 Do High Laden Do Elder Jinkins 3 0 0 0 0 ...
    Dates:
    September 15, 1840
  • Page 178

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

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    about to take a Journey there to see me & the other Brethren & Be baptized. She will not inform any of her relatives or rank of her intentions untill she is Baptized thinking she will then have more power to commence her testimony & warning among those sitting in high Places. She has two Brothers ministers of the Church of England. After sending her an address by letter, She returned me a virble answer by Sister Brooks thanking me kindly for the interest I manifested in her welfare, saying she ...
    Dates:
    September 16, 1840
  • Page 179

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

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    soon broke up & after clearing our rooms of brick stones & glass we lay down & had a good nights rest 5 mil [FIGURE] I wrote a letter to Elders Kimball & Smith September 17, 1840 ~ Thursday 17th I spent most of the day in Dymock & in the evening I walked to Ledbury & spent the night at Br Pullins 5 miles September 18, 1840 ~ Friday 18th I walked to ...
    Dates:
    September 17, 1840 September 18, 1840 September 19, 1840 September 20, 1840 September 21, 1840
  • Page 180

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

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    Also Charles Fields Jonathan Davis Charles Taysom Thomas Vernal James Shinn James Evens John Hill Thomas Harber William Foxsel Thomas Hardane Henry Fidler William Jones Joseph Need Edward Oakey George Brooks & James Watkins William Johnson John Bailey Be Ordained Priest &
  • Page 320

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1843 – December 31, 1844)

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    Same Day. A blessing upon the head of Susan Cornelia Woodruff. Susan Cornelia we lay our hands upon thy head in the name of Jesus Christ & by virtue of the holy priesthood we bless you with the blessings of life & health & of Abraham of Isaac & of Jacob I seal thee against the powe[r] of desease we ask God that thou mayest live & cross the sea with thy parents & that the angels may ...
  • Page 321

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1843 – December 31, 1844)

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    Nauvoo Aug 28th 1844 To all the saints Elders and Saints in Europe greeting. We send our beloved brother Wilford Woodruff to England to take charge of all the business transac- tions pertaining to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints both spiritual and temporal, we wish you to give diligent heed to his council in all things and as we have not the opportunity of Informing you of what has transpired this season by letter, our beloved ...
  • Page 322

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1843 – December 31, 1844)

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    from Europe according to their desire under the direction and council of Elder Wilford Woodruff. And further we would say unto all the Saints in all the world that may be visited by Elder Wilford Woodruff that inasmuch as they will harken unto his council they shall be blessed, inasmuch as they will render him any assistance in his mission they will be doing the will of God and shall not loose their reward, And we desire that all saints may use their efforts to sustain him in this important mission ...
  • Page 324

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1843 – December 31, 1844)

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    August 28, 1844 ~ Wednesday Aug 28th A vary busy morning packing up goods preparing to start, Recieving blessings, blessing People biding friends farewell, which occupied nearly the whole day. at 4 oclok in the evening I parted with the quorum of the Twelve at the Temple and star- ted on my Journey again for England, our company consisted of W. Woodruff wife and two children Hiram Clark & wife. And Capt [blank] Jones and wife & three Brethren that went came with their ...
    Dates:
    August 28, 1844 August 29, 1844 August 30, 1844 August 31, 1844 September 1, 1844 September 2, 1844 September 3, 1844 September 4, 1844
  • Page 325

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1843 – December 31, 1844)

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    he lives in 1 mile of Greenfield, he wished to put in 400 bushels of wheat for the Temple September 5, 1844 ~ Thursday 5th Rode to Yrick Tavern took dinner had an interview with Mrs Alney. learned that Wm & Wilson Law had just passed before us, we rode to Mr Kimballs from Maine & spent the night September 6, 1844 ~ Friday 6th Rode across the Prairie swamped our horses, took breakfast at
    Dates:
    September 5, 1844 September 6, 1844 September 7, 1844 September 8, 1844
  • Page 326

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1843 – December 31, 1844)

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    September 9, 1844 ~ Monday 9th Monday wind still in the north lake rough. we did not leave port but spent the day in Chicago September 10, 1844 ~ Tuesday 10th Left Chicago in the morning Passed Little Port New Port and arived at Milwakie in the morning September 11, 1844 ~ Wednesday 11th Wind still in the north we went into the river and spent the day and night September 12, 1844 ...
    Dates:
    September 9, 1844 September 10, 1844 September 11, 1844 September 12, 1844 September 13, 1844
  • Page 327

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1843 – December 31, 1844)

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    concerning our wreck and our mishion to England our names and dates &c. we left the Island at 3 oclok, & continued our Journey under a fair stiff breeze and a high wind in the night arived in sight of the Michelamackanack in the morning September 14, 1844 ~ Saturday 14th A cloudy still morning left Mishelomackanack 8 miles on on on our left passed many fishing for trout. We had a plesant time through the day and evening. September 15, 1844 ~ Sunday ...
    Dates:
    September 14, 1844 September 15, 1844 September 16, 1844 September 18, 1844
  • Page 328

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1843 – December 31, 1844)

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    And saw the fire in one cornor of the stern of the boat I run over the pile of coal and dashed my water into the fire which was not larger than a half bushel measure, at the same time a bucket of water flung by Capt Davis struck the fire and it was instantly extinguished; Their is nothing more terrible or alarming than the cry of fire on board of a ship or steem boat at Sea or on any water out of reach of Land, it is far more terrible than a ...
    Dates:
    September 18, 1844 September 19, 1844
  • Page 329

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1843 – December 31, 1844)

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    we traveled 7 miles & stoped for the night September 20, 1844 ~ Friday 20th We passed through the locks slowly. I spent the day in perusing an interesting work entitled "Narrative & recollections of Van Demans Land During a three years captivity of Stephen S Wright together with an account of the battle of Prescot in which he was taken prisioner; his imprisonment in Cannda; Trial, Condemnation and transportation to Australia. His terrible sufferings in the british Penal colony of Van Demands ...
    Dates:
    September 20, 1844
  • Page 330

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1843 – December 31, 1844)

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    September 21, 1844 ~ Saturday 21st A vary high wind so much so the boats stoped saying they were wind bound. but it is an odd thhing to be wind bound in the locks of a canal we traveld about 1 mile to day September 22, 1844 ~ Sunday 22nd Traveled about 9 miles and came to lake Ontario we left the canal & entered lake Ontario at 6 oclok Sunday night sail well untill midnight September 23, 1844 ~Monday 23rd A gale ...
    Dates:
    September 21, 1844 September 22, 1844 September 23, 1844 September 24, 1844 September 25, 1844 September 26, 1844
  • Page 331

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1843 – December 31, 1844)

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    carpet bag in the scrape, upon on my arival at Albany it seemed as though I should be torn in peaces by the carman and Irish runners all pulling and haulling. I spent the night at Holmes Temperance House near the rail road landing carmans fee 50 cts distance from Oswego to Albany 200 miles September 27, 1844 ~ Friday 27th Bill $1.50 ct two Tickets one to Boston $6. one to Russel ...
    Dates:
    September 27, 1844 September 28, 1844 September 29, 1844 September 30, 1844
  • Page 332

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1843 – December 31, 1844)

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    October 1, 1844 ~ Tuesday Sept 31st [Oct 1] I left fathers house rode to Avon called upon Uncle Thadeus Thompson he looked rather old. I called upon Aunt Abia Thompson she greeted me warmly, wished me God speed; she possesses good and kind feeling I passed Zera Woodford; & spoke to him I next called upon cousin Eldad Woodruff he appeared glad to see me. he looked natural. I ...
    Dates:
    October 1, 1844
  • Page 333

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1843 – December 31, 1844)

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    October 2, 1844 ~ Wednesday October 2nd Wednsday, ^Tuesday 1st^ I returned to New Hartford called a few moments upon Charles Lyman. rode to Canton had an interview with John Woodruff called upon uncle Alson Thompson. & took dinner with him And I spent two hours with Br Thompson Woodruff [FIGURES] I had not seen him before for fourteen years except one evening in Richland NY about seven ...
    Dates:
    October 2, 1844 October 3, 1844 October 4, 1844
  • Page 334

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1843 – December 31, 1844)

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    October 5, 1844 ~ Saturday Oct 4 5th 1844 [FIGURE] I arose in the morning Light was the heavens adorning I spent a plasant hour beneath my fathers bower with my friends I bent my knees in prayer I pray for peace to abide forever there After praying for the last time in the circle of my fathers family I took the Parting hand with Father & Mother & Uncle Ozem Woodruff, left them in good health & spirits & again commenced my Journey I called upon ...
    Dates:
    October 5, 1844
  • Page 335

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1843 – December 31, 1844)

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    October 6, 1844 ~ Sunday 5 6th Sunday I Preached to the saints in the forenoon & Br Sparks in the Afternoon I visited sister Adams in the evening who lade at the point of death we administered to her by the laying on of hands I returned to Br A. Deweys and spent the night [FIGURE] I wrote a letter in the evening [FIGURE] October 7, 1844 ~ Monday 7th I took cars & wrote rode to
    Dates:
    October 6, 1844 October 7, 1844 October 8, 1844 October 9, 1844