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  • Page 324

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

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    [FIGURE] The following is a synopsis of the travels and labours of W. Woodruff during the year of AD 1846 Traveled Miles 7436 Attended Councils with the Twelve 31 Attended Councils with Indian Chiefs 2 Held meetings 26 Baptized 6 Ordained Bishops 9 Administered to the sick 56 Wrote Letters 70 Recieved Letters 56 During the year AD 1846 my time has not been occupied in preaching in the vineyard and building up churches, but I left the field of my labours in
  • Page 1

    Part of Letter to Heber C. Kimball and George A. Smith, 12 September 1840

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    Leigh, Gloucestershire, England. Sept 12th, 1840. Elder H. C. Kimball & G. A. Smith. Beloved Brethern, I am in the midst of the saints at the Leigh enjoying good health & spirits. & while meditating upon the scenes which have transpired with me during the last 23 days which has been spent with you on a mission in the City of London, I feel disposed to pen a few of my thoughts on paper for your perusal. Brethren ...
    Dates:
    September 12, 1840
  • Page 8

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1847 – December 31, 1853)

    Excerpt:
    I looked over my Journals commencing with AD 1834 ending with AD 1846 Making thirteen (13) years during which time I have travled sixty one thousand six hundred & ninety two miles crossed the Atlantic Ocean four times travled through England Scotland & Wales and on six Islands of the sea through (61.6.92) twenty of the United States several times and the Canidas Held one thousand sixty nine meetings. (1069) Held eighty six (86) conferences. One ...
  • Page 12

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1847 – December 31, 1853)

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    January 11, 1847 ~ Monday 11th I met in council with the Twelve at Br Bensons and spent the day we had a good time. we spoke upon the principle of our lives being threatend by our enemies & prayed that we might ever be deliverd from there hands January 12, 1847 ~ Tuesday 12th I spent the day butchering a fat ox we memet in council with the Twelve January 13, 1847 ~ Wednesday 13th I cut up ...
    Dates:
    January 11, 1847 January 12, 1847 January 13, 1847 January 14, 1847 January 15, 1847 January 16, 1847
  • Page 13

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1847 – December 31, 1853)

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    He gave some interesting teaching concerning the rights of men & the dealings of men with there wives and children, the raising of posterity, purity, holiness &c that if a wise and proper course was taken in the begeting and raising of children that they would soon become pure & holy and be administered to by Angels &c and many other things did the Apostle teach January 17, 1847 ~ Sunday 17th Sunday A cold day I preached to a congregation in Bishops
    Dates:
    January 17, 1847 January 18, 1847 January 19, 1847
  • Page 14

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1847 – December 31, 1853)

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    Andrew J Allen, Ezra Clark, Edward Stephvenson, Zerah Pulsipher, John M Wolley Albert Dewey Wm Stewart, Thomas Clark, Hezekiah Peck. being 24 persons in all that were present, the remainder were absent on business. we dismissed and parted in good spirits & feelings I went to bed and fell asleep and dreamed [FIGURE] that I was {[big] with child and} ready to {be delivered} ...
    Dates:
    January 20, 1847 January 21, 1847
  • Page 18

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1847 – December 31, 1853)

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    February 5, 1847 ~ Friday Feb 5th Friday [FIGURE] This was an interesting day to the Camp of Israel at an early hour the band of music entered my carriage and rode through the city of winter quarters playing so sweetly that it rend the air. the quorum of Twelve set in council the fore part of the day at 2 oclock AM [PM] The silver grays met at the Council House the company of silver grays consisted of all the old men ...
    Dates:
    February 5, 1847 February 6, 1847 February 7, 1847 February 8, 1847 February 9, 1847 February 10, 1847 February 11, 1847 February 12, 1847 February 13, 1847 February 14, 1847
  • Page 19

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1847 – December 31, 1853)

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    February 15, 1847 ~ Monday 15th I met in council with the President & Council captains of Hundreds, fifties, and tens, to further the organization of the Camp of Israel I recieved an appointment to go to Kegg Creek with Br Smoot to organize the people ther one of the Chiefs of the Otoes was present this morning. In the evening I met with the quorum of the Twelve & others to learn to take the proper steps in dancing February 16, 1847 ~ ...
    Dates:
    February 15, 1847 February 16, 1847
  • Page 231

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1847 – December 31, 1853)

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    September 19, 1849 ~ Wednesday 19th We went to the pond fishing the forepart of the day caught 15 Pickerell some 25 other fish so we had a feast of fresh fish for our dinner I had a good meeting with the saints in the evening I spoke lengthy & was followed by the brethren September 20, 1849 ~ Thursday 20th I took the parting hand with the saints allso my family & we all felt that we had never enjoyed A better visit with the saints in
    Dates:
    September 19, 1849 September 20, 1849 September 21, 1849 September 22, 1849 September 23, 1849
  • Page 331

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1847 – December 31, 1853)

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    shot forth from their domestic circles dressed as in the robes of beauty concentrating towards the scene of a congregated throng of life whare the ebullitions of Joy the rose of Health the glaness of intelligence & the combined feelings of an united & redeemed people shed a lustre of glory through all the congregated Saints "The order of the day was kept up by the fireing of cannon 110 times the organization & parading of streets by an escort consisting of the Nauvoo Brass band the Military Band the Pioneers of 47 ...
    Dates:
    July 25, 1851 July 26, 1851 July 27, 1851