Baptist

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    THE DESERET NEWS. TRUTH AND LIBERTY. No. 19. FILLMORE CITY, WEDNESDAY, JULY 14, 1858. VOL VIII. [Column 1] HISTORY OF WILFORD WOODRUFF. (FROM HIS OWN PEN.) -[CONTINUED.]- March 2—We cut down a large cotton wood tree, and in two days dug out a canoe four feet wide and twelve long, put on a pair of oars and then rowed down the Arkansas river, 125 miles to Little Rock, begging our food by the way, a meal at ...
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    March 2, 1835 March 24, 1835 March 27, 1835 April 4, 1835 June 23, 1835 June 28, 1835 July 23, 1835 November 15, 1835 February 26, 1836 May 27, 1836 May 28, 1836 May 31, 1836 June 19, 1836 June 29, 1836 July 14, 1836 July 30, 1836 July 31, 1836 August 11, 1836 August 29, 1836 September 2, 1836 September 19, 1836 September 20, 1836 October 20, 1836 October 28, 1836 November 17, 1836 November 25, 1836 November 29, 1836 December 20, 1836 January 3, 1837 January 25, 1837 January 29, 1837 January 30, 1837 February 19, 1837 March 23, 1837 April 4, 1837 April 6, 1837
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    THE DESERET NEWS. TRUTH AND LIBERTY. No. 20. FILLMORE CITY, WEDNESDAY, JULY 21, 1858. VOL VIII. [Column 1] HISTORY OF WILFORD WOODRUFF. (FROM HIS OWN PEN.) -[CONTINUED.]- MAY 31—I left my wife and friends in Kirt- land, and walked to Fairport with bro. Hale; we were joined by Milton Holmes, and took the steamer Sandusky and arrived in Buffalo June 1st, and
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    May 31, 1837 June 1, 1837 June 4, 1837 June 10, 1837 June 12, 1837 June 16, 1837 June 19, 1837 June 20, 1837 June 21, 1837 June 22, 1837 June 23, 1837 August 1, 1837 August 7, 1837 August 10, 1837 August 18, 1837 August 19, 1837 September 6, 1837 October 2, 1837 October 3, 1837 October 4, 1837 October 5, 1837 October 6, 1837 October 9, 1837 November 2, 1837 November 15, 1837 November 15, 1837 January 15, 1838 February 13, 1838 March 8, 1838 March 22, 1838 April 4, 1838 April 11, 1838 April 28, 1838 May 7, 1838 May 11, 1838
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    today then the Lord begins to teach him the the things of God & heaven & I will make you like myself. I will give you my spirit & make you feel like my family, & this is the pivot to a God then decide & go & be Baptized then you will be in the way of salvation, if he decide otherwise he will not be any better. A word upon the spirit, this noble decision of the mind causes angels to rejoice in the Heavens for their is more joy over one sinner that repenteth than ...
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    August 25, 1840 ~ Tuesday 25th [FIGURE] I wrote a letter to Elder Turley & enclosed our letter & sent them to him to convey them to America we directed them to Liverpool. we visited Mr George Boulton pin & needle hook & eye manufacturer we went to his shop & saw them make pins through evry process of it from the wire to the finish we attended a tea total meeting, at the Temperance Hall We engaged the hall for a ...
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    August 25, 1840 August 26, 1840 August 27, 1840 August 28, 1840
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    December 31st 1833 Continued labouring with us for several days and on the 31st of Dec I with my Brother Azmon Woodruff with two yong females which had been hea led by the laying on of hands went forw ard in baptism. the day following there was several others followed our example among the rest was Noah Hatton a preacher in the freewill Baptist Church and several of the members of his Church followed him in the ordi nance of baptism. And on the 2nd of Jan ...
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    December 31, 1833
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    at the hand of their friends or soldiers & obtained it becaus they [were] Defeated in battle. It is observed that not one of those who had a hand in the Death of Caesar Died a natural Death but either killed themselves or were killed by others, in fine suicide was a common thing among the grecian & Roman Generals soldiers & poets, many Died by the use of hemlock & other poisons, as well as by the Dagger. Cleopatra sought Death by the sting of the Asp rather ...
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    February 24, 1838 ~ Saturday Feb 24 We walked from Belfast to Northport and was kindly entertained at Mr Benjamin Stephens [FIGURE] I wrote two letters one to Sister Townsend & the other to Elder Milton Holmes. I preached at early candlelight in the schoolhouse at Northport upon the Book of Mormon spent the night at Mr Stephen's distance 4 miles February 25, 1838 ~ Sunday 25 Sunday preached at the schoolhouse In the forenoon Elder
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    February 24, 1838 February 25, 1838 February 26, 1838 February 27, 1838 February 28, 1838 March 1, 1838 March 2, 1838 March 3, 1838 March 4, 1838
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    July 19, 1840 ~ Sunday 19th Sunday I Preached in Leek John Jones came to oppose us & his carriage broke down & flung him in the mud he came to meeting but the Lord shut his mouth & he could not utter a word but left the room as soon as I closed Elder Smith Preached in the evening & 6 were Baptized under his hands we ordained one Priest & one Teacher several were healed by the laying on of hands ...
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    July 19, 1840 July 20, 1840 July 21, 1840 July 22, 1840 July 23, 1840
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    August 10, 1837 ~ Thursday AUG 10th {Having the offer of a ride in Father Carter’s new chaise} I rode in company with Mrs Woodruff to Cyrus Fenderson's we had an interview with {sister} Aphia Woodmans Mother & Brother & Sister from thence we rode to Brother James Townsend & Saw Elders Hale & Holmes Sup'd with them & returned to Father Carters whare I was privileg'd with ...
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    August 10, 1837 August 11, 1837 August 12, 1837 August 13, 1837 August 14, 1837 August 15, 1837 August 16, 1837 August 17, 1837 August 18, 1837 August 19, 1837 August 20, 1837
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    the place of meeting. When we arived the meeting had commenced, we conversed with the Deacon of the church, & informed him we were ser vents of the Lord, had a message to the people & wished to be herd. He con versed with the Baptist Priest by the name of Gideon J. Newton upon the subject, he did not object. we were invited into the stand & Mr Ne wton gave out an appointment for us to Preach at 5 oclock PM. When he closed his discourse ...