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  • Page 174

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

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    acres of ground, & evry door, enterance, & gate was strongly guarded by armed soldiers. I walk ed nearly around this palace & while there I had the privilege of seeing his Royal Highness PRINCE ALBERT While he rode from his Palace across St James Park he was mounted on a gray horse was followed by his groom on a sorrel horse. He was not accompanied by her Magesty Victoria or any other person except his groom, he was dressed in a frock coat & dark ...
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    September 9, 1840 September 10, 1840
  • Page 132

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

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    February 1, 1842 ~ Tuesday Feb 1st I assisted in drawing up from the river two large stones to the Nauvoo house ^for the^ threshholds of doors February 2, 1842 ~ Wednesday 2nd Elder Pitt assisted me in Painting my house February 3, 1842 ~ Thursday Feb 3rd 1842 Thursday [FIGURE] A Revelation was given a few days since for the Twelve to obtain the printi- ng esstablishment of E Robinson & govern the printing ...
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    February 1, 1842 February 2, 1842 February 3, 1842 February 4, 1842 February 5, 1842 February 6, 1842
  • Page 224

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

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    We walked from this Mews to the National gallery & after visiting all the paintings we returned home, somwhat weary after a long walk in a rainy day in London distance of the day 10 miles The state coachman informed me that her Majes[ty] would be quite familiar & even sociable in many respects, with some of her subjects but was kept distant by her Ministry 10 m December 9, 1840 ~ Wednesday Dec 9th We had a long pleasant days walk this day Elders
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    December 9, 1840
  • Page 225

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

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    The flooring is remarkable, being most artfully inlaid, without nail or peg it contains 2376 Peaces, like the fraiming of a billard table. In this room is a [FIGURES] painting of Bishop Compton under whom this cathedral was built. The next is a vary curious ceome- trical staircase, being the first ever made in England it has ninety steps, all supported by the bottom step. [FIGURES] The great Bell is in a turret above and the weight is 11,474 lbs; the clapper weighs 180 lbs ...
  • Page 227

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

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    Those last erected are to the memory of Dr. Middleton first protestant Bishop of India, by Lough and Dr. Heber, Bishop of Calcutta, by Chantry. In the crypt of the cathedral are many tombs to the memory of eminent men; among them, Robert Milne, the architect of Black- friars Bridge; John Rennie, the designer and con- tractor of waterloo and Southwark Bridges, Plymo- uth Breakwater, and Sheerness Dock[s]: a plain tomb shows the spot whare Sir Christopher Wren is buried with ownly the name age and date of his death; the - cathedral ...
  • Page 54

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1845 – December 31, 1846)

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    of the Muesuem. Among the many curiosities I had a view of the various coin for 1000 years before Christ down to the Present day among the number was were coin in the reign of the following persons containing their names on the coin and also their profile vie [viz] Pallios 1000 BC Antonius, Vespersion Ceser, Servius, Christianna, Comodus, Posthumos, Artaxus, Tragin, Domician Antonius, Gordian, Aurdian, Hiradien and Claudius Cesar, & Pius. He had quite a collection of natural History Also three and a half tons of ...
  • Page 59

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1845 – December 31, 1846)

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    [FIGURE] we next visited the Palace of Holy rood which it occupies the site of an Abbey which was founded by David I in 1128 & was one of the richest religious esstablishedments in Scotland. In the chapel were deposited the remains of David II. James II, Prince Arthur, third son of James IV. James V, Magdalen his Queen, Arthur, second son of James V, And Henry Darnley. The ruins of what is now called the Chapel Royal are worthy of a visit. The Picture gallerry ...
  • Page 197

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

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    February 1, 1844 ~ Thursday Feb I spent the day painting & drawing my arches in the front of my house & geting my roof on February 2, 1844 ~ Friday 2d I spent the day to work on my house. [FIGURES] I met with the quorum for Prayer &c at Elders Youngs. [FIGURES] Br & Sister Wm. W. Phelps attended with us. Br Phelps spoke Concerning his appointment as a Lawyier in Israel. ^Brother & ...
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    February 1, 1844 February 2, 1844 February 3, 1844
  • Page 29

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1845 – December 31, 1846)

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    up his abode their whare he is made comfortable by the kind treatment of sister Shelden who is a worthy sister indeed February 18, 1845 ~ Tuesday 18th [FIGURE] I wrote a letter to Elder H. Clark I spent the fore part of the day at Br Sheldens. I visited Mr Thomas Holbrook at 37 Oxford Street Manchester his Lady is a saint at heart. ** In the afternoon in company with Elders
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    February 18, 1845 February 19, 1845
  • Page 96

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

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    that John Hancock sat in at the time he signed that instrument. we saw the stature of Washington, the painting of Lafeyette & others. We had a view of the painting presented by Benjamin West to the city corporation representing the situation of Paul & Barnabas when they were set apart to the ministry this building was erected in AD 1733 we called at the mint but no business doing & we returned home had a rainy after noon August 11, 1843 ~ Friday 11th We spent ...
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    August 11, 1843 August 12, 1843