Avon, Hartford County, Connecticut

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  • Page 176

    Part of Journal (December 29, 1833 – January 3, 1838)

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    October 7, 1837 ~ Saturday Oct 7th Spent the day visiting the Saco branch of church, the night at fathers 23 miles October 8, 1837 ~ Sunday 8 Sunday rode in company with Elder Hale from Scarborough to South Berwick we Preached at candlelight at Mr Moses Coopers. We found sister Sophia ia Cooper strong in the faith of the saints distance 33 miles October 9, 1837 ~ ...
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    October 7, 1837 October 8, 1837 October 9, 1837 October 10, 1837 October 11, 1837 October 12, 1837 October 14, 1837 October 15, 1837 October 16, 1837 October 17, 1837 October 18, 1837 October 19, 1837 October 20, 1837 October 21, 1837 October 22, 1837 October 23, 1837 October 24, 1837 October 25, 1837 October 26, 1837 October 27, 1837 October 28, 1837 October 29, 1837
  • Page 43

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1838 – December 31, 1839)

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    setting in the western horizon. It brought fresh to my recollection the days of my youth when I was wont to travel this road with PHILO, ASAHEL & others but time wiates for no man, after taking this walk I returned to fathers house & Preached to the citizens of farmington the congregation was principly composed of rich men I had the spirit of Preaching & I warned them not to trust in uncertain riches. I spoke upon the second coming & reign of Christ ...
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    June 21, 1838 June 22, 1838 June 23, 1838
  • Page 49

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1838 – December 31, 1839)

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    took her in tow of the steem boat Portland & towed her into Portland her main mast & for top mast had gone by the board & she was damaged otherwise when they were addressed with (Parley vo franc mon shire.) they could answer (we mon shire) & English to. We arived at Portland at 8 oclock A.M. I took breakfast with my brother in law Ezra Carter & after visiting some of the Book stores & Purchasing an ALBUM for Mrs Woodruff I walked ...
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    July 7, 1838 July 8, 1838 July 13, 1838 July 13, 1838 July 14, 1838
  • Page 150

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

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    on the earth. hence it needs revelation to assist us & give us knowledge of the things of God. What is the reason that the Priest of the day do not get Revelation. They ask ownly to consume it upon their lust their hearts are corrupt & they cloke their iniquity by saying that their is no more Revelations. But if any revelations are given of God they are univers ally opposed by the priest & Christendon at large for it reveals their wickedmess & abominations["] many other remarks of interest were ...
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    April 11, 1842 April 12, 1842 April 13, 1842
  • Page 91

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

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    July 22, 1841 ~ Thursday July 22nd I spent several hours with Elders Burgess & Carter from Kirtland at father Woodruffs house [FIGURE] I received a letter from Sister Phebe Wheeler [FIGURE] I wrote A letter to Sister Phebe Wheeler I also wrote a letter to Cousins John, Seth, & Melinda Woodruff. I had a visit from Mrs Mary Ann Hills Also from Aunt
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    July 22, 1841 July 23, 1841 July 24, 1841 July 25, 1841 July 26, 1841 July 27, 1841 July 28, 1841 July 29, 1841 July 30, 1841 July 31, 1841
  • Page 369

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

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    A synopsis of the travels and labours of W. Woodruff. In A.D. 1844 Travelled in the UNITED STATES And CANADA and visited the following towns and Cities Towns and Cities States Towns & Cities States Nauvoo Illinois Colebrook Conn Laharp [Illinois] Farmington [Conn] Monmouth [Illinois] Hartford [Conn] Princeton [Illinois] New Haven [Conn] Ottaway [Illinois]
  • Page 153

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

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    me a present of a pencil & pocket Bible &c she was the ownly one of all her connextions who had embraced the gospel. She had a desire to come to Nauvoo & mingle with the saints Be baptized for her dead &c. Br Tucker helped me to carry my trunk to the depo. I Bought tickets in the first class cars to westfield which cost me $3.30. I parted with Br Tucker went into the cars & started we passed ...
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    September 24, 1843 September 25, 1843
  • Page 60

    Part of Leaves From My Journal

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    LEAVES FROM MY JOURNAL. roamed in my boyhood with my father, stepmother, brothers and half-sister. On my arrival at my father's home I had the happy privilege of once more taking my parents and sister by the hand, also my uncle, Ozem Woodruff, who was among the number I had baptized the year before. After spending an hour in conversation, we sat down around our father's table and supped together and were refreshed. Then we bowed upon our knees ...
    Dates:
    July 1, 1838
  • Page 85

    Part of Leaves From My Journal

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    DEATH OF TWO OF MY RELATIVES. for Buffalo, but were three days and a night in a storm before we made the harbor. We landed at midnight, and in doing so we ran into a schooner, and stove it in. From Buffalo I traveled to Albany in a canal boat, and had a stroke of the ague daily. While on my journey, at Albany, I took a stage in the night, and rode to my father's home in Farmington, on the ...
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    September 21, 1839 September 27, 1839 October 4, 1839
  • Page 40

    Part of Leaves From My Journal

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    LEAVES FROM MY JOURNAL. After holding several meetings in the town of Colebrook, and visiting my half sister, Eunice Woodruff, who was teach- ing school there, I proceeded to Avon, the place of my birth. There I visited many of my former neighbors and relatives, and the grave of my mother, Bulah Woodruff, who died June 11th, 1808, when twenty-six years of age. The following verse was upon her tombstone: “A pleasing form, a generous heart, A good companion, just ...
    Dates:
    June 11, 1808 June 12, 1837 July 15, 1837 July 19, 1837