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    Part of Leaves From My Journal

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    REWARD OF SELFISHNESS. business and went to work, cleaning out the room, and imme- diately spread down our blankets, so as to hold a right to the room. It was but a short time afterwards that our brethren, who were attacked by cholera, were brought in and laid upon our beds. None of us ever used those blankets again, for they were buried with the dead. So we gained nothing but expe- rience by being selfish, and we lost our bedding. I will exhort all my young friends to not cherish selfishness; but if you have ...
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    Part of Leaves From My Journal

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    LEAVES FROM MY JOURNAL. Heman Hyde. We spent the summer together, laboring hard, cutting wheat, quarrying rock, making brick, or anything else we could find to do. In the fall I had a desire to go and preach the gospel. I knew the gospel which the Lord had revealed to Joseph Smith was true, and of such great value that I wanted to tell it to the people who had not heard it. It was so good and plain, it seemed to me I could make the people believe it. ...
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    Part of Autobiography 1858 Deseret News

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    THE DESERET NEWS. TRUTH AND LIBERTY. No. 18. FILLMORE CITY, WEDNESDAY, JULY 7, 1858. VOL. VIII. [Column 1] HISTORY OF WILFORD WOODRUFF. (FROM HIS OWN PEN.) IN tracing the history of my fathers, I find it difficult to obtain a satisfactory account of the Woodruff family for more than three gen- erations. My great grandfather, Josiah Woodruff, lived nearly one hundred years, and possessed an iron constitution and performed a great amount of manual labor nearly up to the time of his death ...
    Dates:
    November 11, 1778 July 31, 1792 November 29, 1801 November 29, 1802 December 22, 1804 March 1, 1807 March 1, 1807 June 11, 1808 November 9, 1810 November 29, 1811 March 11, 1814 March 12, 1816 June 1, 1816 June 19, 1818 March 22, 1820 June 19, 1821 November 25, 1827 December 29, 1833 December 31, 1833 January 2, 1834 February 1, 1834 April 11, 1834 April 25, 1834 May 1, 1834 May 7, 1834 November 5, 1834 January 13, 1835 January 18, 1835 January 19, 1835 July 1, 1838 October 18, 1838 August 4, 1841
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    Part of Autobiography 1865 Millennial Star

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    Elder, and a small Branch organized of twelve members, by Elder Pulsi- pher. In February following, in company with Elder Holton, I walked some sixty miles to the town of Fabius, to attend an evening meeting of the Saints in that place, where Elder Pul- sipher was presiding. I saw the book of commandments or revelations given through Joseph Smith, and I believed them with all my heart, and rejoiced therein; and after spending several days, and holding several meetings, ...
    Dates:
    February 1, 1834 April 11, 1834 April 25, 1834 May 1, 1834 May 7, 1834 November 5, 1834
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    Part of Autobiography 1897 Deseret Weekly

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    [Deseret Weekly News, March 6, 1897, 366.] THE DESERET WEEKLY. [Column 1] PRESIDENT WOODRUFF'S BIRTHDAY. BIOGRAPHICAL. On Sunday, February 28, 1897, at 2 p. m., and on the following day, Mon- day, March 1, at 10 a.m., were exer- cises in the Tabernacle in honor of the ninetieth anniversary of the birth of Elder Wilford Woodroff, President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter- day Saints, and one of the first com- pany of Utah Pioneers that entered the valley of the Great Salt Lake. ...
    Dates:
    March 1, 1807 December 30, 1833 December 31, 1833 January 13, 1835 April 26, 1839 December 7, 1844 January 4, 1845 April 7, 1847 July 24, 1847 April 9, 1850 October 14, 1850 August 29, 1877 October 10, 1880 July 25, 1887 April 7, 1889 April 7, 1889 February 28, 1897 March 1, 1897
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    Part of Autobiography 1857-1858 Draft 1

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    case of cholera in the camp. The people ^brethren^ covenanted to do this & the plague was stayed & there was not another case in camp. Joseph held several meetings with the ^Saints^ Saint Set them in order, & ^President Joseph Smith^ returned home with many other of the brethren I remained with Lyman Wight laboring with my hands till the following winter. * ^(*see paper apart & page 9th)^ At a meeting of the High Council at Lyman Wights in Clay County Missouri I was ordained to the office ...
    Dates:
    November 5, 1834 January 13, 1835 January 18, 1835
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    Part of Autobiography 1857-1858 Draft 1

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    as he could each jump. I told him not to be frightened as we were travellers & friends & did not wish to hurt him but wished to stop with him him over night, when he came to his senses we as he gave us permission to stop with him till morning if we would take the bare floor as he did then we excepted, we asked for something to eat as we had walked 60 miles with[out] eating a morsel of food. He said he had nothing for us said that hed had got to kill ...
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    Part of Autobiography 1857-1858 Draft 1

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    closely associated having ^and^ lived in the same house for a number of months but had never to my recollection said any thing to me about preaching or ordination. But now as I approached him he said Brother Wilford the Spirit of the Lord tells me that you should be ordained & go and preach the gospel ^on a mission^. I said very well if it is the will of the Lord I am ready. At a meeting of the High Council at Lyman Wights
    Dates:
    November 5, 1834 January 13, 1835
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    Part of Autobiography 1857-1858 Draft 2

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    following winter. I had a great desire to t^pr^each the Gospel, which I did not reveal to any person ^name to my brethren^, but one Sunday evening I retired into the woods alone, and called upon the Lord in earnest prayer to open my way to go and preach the Gospel to the inhabitants of the Earth; the spirit of the Lord rested upon me and bore witness unto me that my prayer was heard, and should be answered. I walked arose from my knees happy, and walked some forty rods
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    Part of Autobiography Tullidge's Quarterly Magazine 1883-84

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    TULLIDGE'S QUARTERLY MAGAZINE. [Column 1] Zion's Camp to Missouri, and we had passed through all the trials of that jour- ney, and had buried a number of our brethren, as recorded in history, the Prophet called the Camp together, and organized the Church in Zion, and gave much good counsel to all. He advised all the young men, who had no families, to stay in Missouri, and not return to Kirtland. Not having any family, I stopped with