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  • Page 243

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

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    to eat drink and sleep & this is all man knows about God or his exhistance, except what is given by the inspiration of the Almighty. go then to the beginning that you may understand. I ask this congregation what kind of a being is God? turn your thoughts in your hearts, & say have any of you seen or herd him or communed with him this is a question that may occupy your attention The scriptures inform us that this is eternal life to know the ownly wise God & Jesus Christ ...
  • Page 11

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

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    January 8, 1843 ~ Sunday Jan 8 Sunday I spent the time a[t] hom[e]. January 9, 1843 ~ Monday to January 14, 1843 ~ Saturday 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, & 14 was spent in the Office January 15, 1843 ~ Sunday 15 Sunday I spent the time at home January 16, 1843 ~ Monday to January 18, 1843 ~ Wednesday 16, 17, & 18, was spent in the printing office January 17, 1843 ~ Tuesday ...
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    January 8, 1843 January 9, 1843 January 14, 1843 January 15, 1843 January 16, 1843 January 17, 1843 January 18, 1843
  • Page 13

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

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    January 20, 1843 ~ Friday to January 21, 1843 ~ Saturday Jan 20, 21, I spent the time in the Printing office January 22, 1843 ~ Sunday 22nd Sunday President Joseph Smith deliverd an interesting discourse at the Temple to an inter large congregation among other things he treated upon the kingdom of God & the baptism of John. He remarked ["]some say the kingdom of God was not set up on earth untill the day of pentecost & that ...
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    January 20, 1843 January 21, 1843 January 22, 1843
  • Page 137

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

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    Reflections From Adam man decended & prospered & blessed untill he polluted the earth by sin & wickedness to that degree that God destroyed the whole world by a flood except 8 souls & they went forth & again peopled the earth & was always blessed when they kept the Commandments of God & was cursed when they broke them. God blessed Abram & made Covenants with him & his seed. Though Israel was in slavery as it were under Pharrio yet when they cryed unto God & was humble God raised up ...
  • Page 87

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1841 – December 31, 1842)

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    was nigh unto death had a relaps of her Sickness & also informed me that Br Webster had returned, & visited them. It seemed from the Import of the letter that it had been through a great struggle, exercise of faith, & the mercy of God that Eunice was in the land of the living. I immediately carried her case befor the Lord & plead in her behalf & I was blessed with a testimony that she would recover & that I should soon see ...
    Dates:
    July 1, 1841 July 2, 1841
  • Page 61

    Part of Leaves From My Journal

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    BAPTIZE ALL MY FATHER'S FAMILY. The Lord heard my prayer and answered my petition, and when the hour of meeting had come I arose from my bed, and could sing and shout for joy to think I had been delivered from the power of the evil one. Filled with the power of God, I stood up in the midst of the congregation and preached the gospel of Jesus Christ unto the people in great plainness. At the close of the meeting we assembled on the banks of the ...
  • Page 149

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

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    Elder Elsworth came in President Kimball came to him & told him to pick him out a family to go & stop with him through the winter wanted a handy man. He said I have not a handy man in my company but I will pick you out as good one as I can. Mr Dones came in & gave president Young some Notes against Capt James Brown of some $3000. Had paid some $1400 in county orders asked president Young what He should ...
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    September 28, 1856
  • Page 124

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

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    April 17, 1856 ~ Thursday 167th I spent A part of the day writing the Blessing of those of the Twelve who were Blessed last sundyay night By the Presidency & Twelve I had them recorded in the Book of incidents in the Historians office By Robert Campbell. O. Pratt W. Woodruff & G. A. Smith laid hands upon Elder P. P. Pratt who was vary sick & had been insensible of any thing for two days April 18, 1856 ...
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    April 17, 1856 April 18, 1856 April 19, 1856 April 20, 1856 April 21, 1856 April 22, 1856
  • Page 120

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

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    March 3, 1856 ~ Monday 3rd I spent the fore part of the day in the committee room I [FIGURE] 4th Received a mission from President Young to day to prepare and go East in the spring to get the Deseret type Alphabet type made & som books printed in it. I attended the exhibition in the evening at the Social hall with my family March 4, 1856 ~ Tuesday to March 5, 1856 ~ Wednesday 4th & 5th I spent the time in the committee room
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    March 3, 1856 March 4, 1856 March 5, 1856 March 6, 1856 March 7, 1856 March 8, 1856 March 9, 1856 March 10, 1856 March 11, 1856 March 12, 1856 March 13, 1856 March 14, 1856 March 15, 1856 March 16, 1856 March 17, 1856
  • Page 63

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

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    May 5, 1855 ~ Saturday May 5th I met with the Presidency & 12 in the House of the Lord built upon the Temple Block & we dedicated it before the Lord Broth E. T. Benson opened by prayer & after the usual cerimonies H C Kimball proceded to dedicate the House by prayer He named in his prayer evry room from top to bottom evry wall & material Adobies sand clay stone Lime from the fo[u]ndation to the top prayed ...
    Dates:
    May 5, 1855 May 6, 1855