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    O America it is because of these things that thou art weighed in the balance & found wanting. from this time forth perplexity shall rest upon the nation, confusion reign in thy government, wisdom righteousness & truth will depart from thy senators & rulers, Discord & folly shall shall sit in thy congress & senate, thy shame shall be known among the nations of the Earth thy pride shall be humbled in the dust & thy haughtiness laid low, the heads of thy rulers shall be cut off & lade in the Dust, it shall be a vexation to understand the report of the sorrow pain & wo that shall come upon thee by sword, fire, tempest, Earthqu akes, & pestilence, from the hand of God even these things shall come upon thee untill thy government is broken up & thou art destroyed as a nation from under Heaven: for thou hast not kept the command- ments of the Lord but hast Broken them, Betrayed the Constitution of the Land, Polluted thine inheritan ts, robed the innocent, shed the Blood of Saints & made many widows & orphans. Therefore from this hour these things shall come upon thee & shall not scease untill the whole is accomplished & fulfilled upon thine
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    The inhabitants of this continant anciently were so constituted & were so determined & persevering either in righteousness or wickedness that God visited them immediately either with great Judgments or blessings.
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    O. thou God of Israel stretch fourth thy hand & save thy Saints O. America hide thy face in shame & disgrace as the day dawns While thy Sons stab liberty to the heart by Persecuting beating & Puting the LATTER DAY SAINTS to death for worshiping God after the dictates of their own conscience for thou wast built upon the Pillars of freedom.
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    Will not God be avenged upon such a nation as this[?] O. God save thy Saints while Babylon falls beneath thine ire
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    President Young closed with an interesting Address said He had not expected to see the rocky mountains this year but when the Lord commanded him to go direct He intended to go if He left all And went alone but he thought the Lord would let him take the people with him And when He found the place for the temple He would work hard untill it was built. He said the Lord revelation A vision was with him
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    . This is the commencement of the Centennial year of the American independence at the commencement of the centaury 1776, and through the Revolutionary war the United States Government was composed of an honest, industrious Christian People, and the Leaders were pure true, virtueous honest industrious statesmen who labored hard to promote the interest, & welfare of the whole people, and to Esstablish a free Republican Government, this they did accomplish, and Esstablished laws and a Constitution which was a glorious Legacy to their posterity. But Jan 1, 1876 finds a great change has come over the American Government virtue has departed from the Land, and corruption occupies its place. Honesty has been driven from Evry department of Government from the presidential chair, the Halls of Congress, from Evry Department of State, which has Rea^c^hed through through Evry State and Territory Except Utah, and Theft and chicanery are bearing sway throughout the whole Nation, untill the seeds of Death and destruction are sown broad cast throughout the american government, and are ripening for the Harvest.
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    Sunday Jan 1, 1865 Jan 1, 1865 This is the commencement of a New Year The past year has been an Eventful year in many respects Esspecially in the history of the United States war has contine- ued to rage with awful carnage through the year between the North & South, and apparently with No prospect of peace. All Nations steem to be prepareing for war and great calamity await the wicked. yet Zion still prospers and God is with her He defends Zion & sustains his servants
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    November 2, 1845 ~ Sunday 2nd Sunday I wilford Woodruff Son of Aphek Woodruff have read the Book of Mormon much during the Last ◊twelve years of my life And my soul delighteth much in its words teaching and Prophesyings And in its Plainness I rejoice in the goodness and mercy of of the God of Israel In Preserving the precious Book of Mormon & bringing it to light in our day & generation it teaches the honest & humble mind the great things of God that were performed in the land of promise now called America in Ancient days And also the great things of God that are nigh even at the doors concerning the resteration of the Laman- ites to the knowledg of there linage & forefathers when they will throw of[f] the veil of ignorance darkness And superstition sense there customs of Idleness filtheness wars & contentions one with another And wake up out of there fourteen hudrd [hundred]
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    the whole United States have filled up there cup of Iniquity And well may the Saints go out of her midst As did Lot out of Sodom for her Judgment and destruction is equally sure The Saints having built the Temple of the Lord & the City of Joseph Are now about to be drove out of it By the American Nation this is a strange Age we live in the Bible & Book of Mormon Doctrins & Covenants are fast fulfilling upon the heads of this generation thus has American liberty with her proud eagle found a sepulchre there to remain untill resurrected by some power who will be promped by virtue to Administ[er] those laws in equity & Justice that the present Administrators have not moral courage enough to maintain against the power of Mobocracy [3]
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    while speaking of Col Kane President Young said Col Kane did say to President Buchannan that he owed Gov Young an apology for sending an army to Utah in the way he did and persuing the course he had towards the people of that territory and He should make that apology to Gov Young for President Buchannan and he was an agent sufficient to do it. we will never bow down to their opression we will not have a mock trial over us we will sooner apply to the mountains and then to the rifle, before we will do it. Col Kane is as good a Lawyier as we will find abroad and he sustained us in our course and said that it was the cream of creams. you have taken the right course and I want to have you keep in the right.
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    July 4, 1891 ~ Saturday July 4, 1891 This is independance Day I spent the day iat the farm July 5, 1891 ~ Sunday 5 ^[FIGURES]^ I was taken sick this Morning again with the Billious Cholic was vary sick through the day G Q Cannon & J Jaques came And Administerd to me Also Dr Joseph Richards called upon me. I was sick through the night July 6, 1891 ~ ...
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    July 2, 1892 ~ Saturday July 2nd 1892 For the first time in my life I was served with a Notification of $50 damage by a Mr Yager for putting some coars straw in a small ditch of my own on my own land to go across on to draw some Haw [hay] I was summonds before a Justice of the peace I spent most of the day at home July 3, 1892 ~ Sunday 3 Sunday I spent the day at home reading the History of ...
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    July 4, 1888 ~ Wednesday July 4, 1888 Independance [FIGURE] The Gentiles & Mormons are Amalgamating to day in Salt Lake City to celebrate the fourth of July In company with G. Q. Cannon & Joseph F Smith I went to the City Hall & saw the procession Pass we then returned to the Gordo House I signed 18 Recommends I received 15 Letters I had company in the Evening at the Gardo ...
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    July 1, 1893 ~ Saturday July 1, 1893 I spent the day mostly at home I went to the city for several hours and returned home Owen & Ovando went to the Granite in the Evgening I finished my Artesian well to day board down 300 feet sunk a 3 inch Pipe & had a flow of good pure soft water cold of 20 gallons a munite July 2, 1893 ~ Sunday 2nd I Attended a
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    June 28, 1896 ~ Sunday June 28 1896 I spent the day at home resting & Reading June 29, 1896 ~ Monday 29 I spent the day in the office & Met with Frank J Cannon & talked on Matters of the power company I looked over Matters my Journals on the Numbers of Pages recorded in my Journals for 57 years total No of Pages 6891 June 30, 1896 ~ Tuesday 30 I received cash & Paid Accounts Done some business
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    1897. office. attended a special meeting of the Board of Directors of Z. S. B & T co. at 1030 a.m. declared a dividend of 6% for the past six months. This afternoon at the Temple I performed the marriage ceremony uniting Miss Helen Winder to my son A. O. Woodruff, and then drove home. There was a family gathering at the residence of Br Heber J Grant this evening. I did not attend. July 1, 1897 ...
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    and Mazie Barkley, he had Bro. Nuttall read to them the wonderful manifesta- tions given him in Arizona in the early part of 1880, and instructed his family to remember the thngs con- tained therein, as they would surely come to pass. Sister Woodruff gave a carnation to each persent and asked that it be pressed and kept in memory of the occasion. May 19th 1898 he notes the funeral of Elder Geo. G Bywater, and that speakers. Bp.
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    June 25, 1898 ~ Saturday 1898. Sat June 25th Staid at home today. June 26, 1898 ~ Sunday Sun June 26th at home all day & rested myself June 27, 1898 ~ Monday Mon June 27th. Went to the office, and attended the routine business, and went home at 4 pm June 28, 1898 ~ Tuesday Tues June 278th Drove to the office feeling fairly well. Bro L John Nuttall assisted me in looking over my journal ...
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    EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE ERNEST G. ROGNON, S. V. SHELP, JOHN Q. CANNON, JACOB MORITZ, J. WASH YOUNG, F. W. JENNINGS, JAMES CHIPMAN, TREASURER. MID-SUMMER CARNIVAL UTAH STATES 1st. Grand National Celebration JULY 2-3-4th. H. F. McGARVIE, DIRECTOR GENERAL. UTAH LITHO. CO. S. L. C. Salt Lake City, June 13th. 1896 President Wilford Woodruff Salt Lake City, Utah Dear Sir: You are respectfully invited ...
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    of the nations of the world at this time, must know that religion is a very popular thing—it has many followers; and they must also know that the religions of the day are very diversified; and that they are in a great measure framed to meet the conveniences, traditions, and situations of the children of men, with but little regard to the declarations of the Bible, or the revelations of Jesus Christ. Every man that will read the scripture of the Old and New Testaments, will see ...