Belfast, Waldo County, Maine

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  • Page 20

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

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    February 19, 1838 ~ Monday Feb 19th An uncommon blustering day the air is full of snow and roads blocked up we spent the day in visiting the people they appeared believing. We started to go to our appointment at the school house and we had to wallow about a mile through the snow drifts without a road I froze one of my ears during the time. After Preaching to the people we returned to Mr Robert Baily's and spent the night {distance} 4 m February 20, 1838 ~ Tuesday ...
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    February 19, 1838 February 20, 1838 February 21, 1838 February 22, 1838 February 23, 1838
  • Page 53

    Part of Leaves From My Journal

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    A LIGHT WITNESSED IN THE HEAVENS. house, and I got one of my ears frozen on the way; but not- withstanding the severity of the weather, we had quite a large and attentive audience. We also spent the next two days with the people there and held meetings. On the evening of the 21st of February, as we came out of the school-house, a light appeared in the north-eastern hori- zon, and spread to the west and soon rolled over our heads. It had the appearance of fire, blood and smoke, and at ...
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    February 21, 1838
  • Page 54

    Part of Leaves From My Journal

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    LEAVES FROM MY JOURNAL. of despair, believing that he had committed the unpardonable sin. However, I told him what the unpardonable sin was, and that he had not committed it; but that it was a trick of the devil to make him think so, in order to torment him. He then acknowledged that he went down to the wharf a few evenings before, with the intention of drowning himself, but when he looked into the cold, dark water he desisted and returned home, and had said nothing previous to anyone about ...
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    March 1, 1838 March 5, 1838
  • Page 3

    Part of Autobiography 1858 Deseret News

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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 Syracuse on the
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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
  • Page 21

    Part of Autobiography 1865 Millennial Star

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    of the Methodist church and a priest. The timber is pine, fir, spruce, hem- lock and birch, also gooseberries, raspberries, whortleberries and upland cranberries; bushes and timber grow out of the crevices of the rocks. There is a great amount and variety of fish in the waters around these Islands, viz.: whale, black fish, shark, ground shark, pilot fish, horse mackerel, sturgeon, salmon, halibut, cod, pollock, tomcod, hake, haddock, mackerel, shad, bass, alewives, herring, pohagen, dolphin, whiting, frost fish, flounders, smelt, skate, shrimp, shad, cusk, blue backs ...
    Dates:
    September 7, 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 16, 1837 January 15, 1838 February 13, 1838 March 8, 1838 March 22, 1838
  • Page 30

    Part of Autobiography 1857-1858 Draft 1

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    nothing but powder they were harmless. The Baptist and Methodist joined the mob, ^originated got up^ and tried to stir up the people and lied about us more than proved for their benefit. Mr Douglass the methodist priest on the South Island ^when argument found him^ applyed to the ^to all the^ magistrates for a warrants against me for a lie bill for overthrowing his doctrin but ^they refused to grant them as he had no^ their was not a magistrate ...
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    February 13, 1838 March 8, 1838 March 22, 1838 April 4, 1838 April 11, 1838 April 17, 1838 April 28, 1838 May 7, 1838 May 11, 1838
  • Page 28

    Part of Autobiography 1857-1858 Draft 2

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    to see what effect this would have, I warned them in the name of the Lord, and proclaimed the judgements of God that awaited the wicked, and shook my garments in the presence of the people, and told them I was clear of their blood, byut they only heard my voice intermingled with the roar of cannon and musketry; before I closed speaking, the sailors went back on board of the revenue cutter. At the close of the meeting I baptized 2, two, also one next day, and while baptizing the mob ...
  • Page 19

    Part of Autobiography Tullidge's Quarterly Magazine 1883-84

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    TULLIDGE'S QUARTERLY MAGAZINE. [Column 1] the North Island. Here I found that the seed I had sown was bringing forth fruit. Six persons were ready for bap- tism. But my mission to these islands was not an exception to the general rule: success did not come without many obstacles presenting themselves. Those who rejected the word were frequently inspired by the evil one to make an attempt at persecution. Some of those who felt to oppose me went down to the harbor ...
    Dates:
    February 15, 1838 February 21, 1838
  • Page 20

    Part of Autobiography Tullidge's Quarterly Magazine 1883-84

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    AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF WILFORD WOODRUFF. [Column 1] and he felt impressed to say, "Walk in, gentlemen." There is probably no other chapter in the whole book that would have the same influence in causing any one to feed a person who professed to be a servant of God and asked for bread. After becoming acquainted with his circumstances I thought it providential that we were led to his house, for al- though he was a professor of religion and a Methodist, he was in a state of ...
    Dates:
    March 1, 1838 March 5, 1838 March 22, 1838 March 28, 1838