Blood River, Henry County, Tennessee

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  • Page 106

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

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    September 22, 1836 ~ Thursday Sept 22 Preached at Mr Frazier at the ford of brush creek got one subscriber for M & Ad. Was some opposed by a Pryspet erian Priest & wrote a letter for sister Bishop September 23, 1836 ~ Friday 23 Rode to Feliciana from thence took the Dresden road & with difficulty crossed the Obine swamp & creek my horse frequently wallowing in the cyprus slues nearly under water & mud from thence I rode to Br ...
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    September 22, 1836 September 23, 1836 September 24, 1836 September 25, 1836 September 26, 1836 September 27, 1836 September 28, 1836 September 29, 1836 September 30, 1836 October 1, 1836 October 2, 1836 October 3, 1836 October 4, 1836 October 5, 1836
  • Page 108

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

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    water & also with strong drink or spirits this not by commandment but from choice We then accor ding to commandment clensed our hands and feet and bore testimony unto God against the Ben ton County mob & also against Paris & many others who had rejected our testimony We enjo yed a solumn, spiritual, & interesting Season We retired from the water in the spirit of God & spent the night for the last time at Brother Levi Taylors &
    Dates:
    October 13, 1836 October 14, 1836 October 15, 1836 October 16, 1836 October 17, 1836 October 18, 1836 October 19, 1836 October 20, 1836 October 21, 1836
  • Page 59

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

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    July 8, 1835 ~ Wednesday July 8th Spent the day with Br Jackson's July 9, 1835 ~ Thursday 9th Rode to Mr Fosters Preached at his house then RODE to brother Lanes in PaRIS distance 30 miles July 10, 1835 ~ Friday 10th Rode to Col Copelands distance 10 miles July 11, 1835 ~ Saturday 11th Spent the day at Col Copelands & the ...
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    July 8, 1835 July 9, 1835 July 10, 1835 July 11, 1835 July 12, 1835 July 13, 1835 July 14, 1835 July 15, 1835 July 16, 1835 July 17, 1835 July 18, 1835 July 19, 1835 July 20, 1835 July 21, 1835 July 22, 1835 July 23, 1835
  • Page 83

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

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    May 28, 1836 ~ Saturday May 28 At a conferenc convened at Br Seth Utleys agreeable to appointment on the 28 day of may 1836 congregation called to order & Elder David W Patten nominated & seconded to officiate as chairman & Elder Warren Parish secretary. Opened by singing & Prayer & Pro ceded to business. The chairman made some prelimin ary remarks touching the object & order of the meeti ng & called upon the official members to inform the conference ...
    Dates:
    May 28, 1836
  • Page 96

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

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    August 29, 1836 ~ Monday Aug 29 Walked to Br Smiths & was in company with Elders Smoot & Cathcart at night we were unexpectedly called upon to go to Joseph Chumbley to have an interview with President Thomas B Marsh who came in company with councellor Groves by order of the High Council of Zion to visit the Church in the South to loan ^Borrow^ monies to purchase lands in Zion We had a spiritual interview then retu rned ...
    Dates:
    August 29, 1836 August 30, 1836 August 31, 1836 September 1, 1836 September 2, 1836
  • Page 97

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

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    Arose & stated that one by the name of Henry Thomas had been added since the last conference none expeld[.] this branch is strong in faith & grows in grace. Priest Clapp represents the Taropen Branch & stated that one by the name of Lewis Allen had been added since the last conference none expeled[.] this branch growing in grace with their faces set Zion Ward— Elder A. O. Smoot represents the Blood River Branch in good standing ...
  • Page 75

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

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    And it was carried by a clear voice after which Presdt Woodruff Proceded to ordain Abram O Smoot Elder & Benjamin Boydstun Elder & Daniel Thomas & Benjamin Clapp Priest's & James Allen Teacher & Henry Thomas & John Camp Deacon. After Which Seven branches of the Church was represented Presdt Woodruff represented, one Branch on Egle Creek Benton Tenn 15 in good standing[.] one ...
    Dates:
    February 27, 1836
  • Page 30

    Part of Leaves From My Journal

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    LEAVES FROM MY JOURNAL. would give to me. I arose and spoke one hour and a half and it was one of the best sermons of my life. The lives of the congregation were opened to the vision of my mind, and I told them of their wicked deeds and the reward they would obtain. The men who surrounded me dropped their heads. Three minutes after I closed I was the only person in the room. Soon I was shown to a bed, and in a room adjoining a large one in which were assembled many of ...
  • Page 31

    Part of Leaves From My Journal

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    ADVENTURE IN BLOODY RIVER. I told him we did not really consider them essential to salva- tion. He said he did, and therefore should not join our Church. On the 4th of April, 1835, I had the happy privilege of meeting Elder Warren Parrish at the house of Brother Frys. He had been preaching in that part of Tennessee, in company with David W. Patten, and had baptized a number and organ- ized several small branches. Brother Patten had ...
    Dates:
    April 4, 1835 August 15, 1835 October 20, 1835
  • Page 10

    Part of Leaves From My Journal

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    CONTENTS. CHAPTER VII. Curious Worship—Meet Elder Parrish—Labor Together in Ten- nessee—Adventure in Bloody River—A Night of Peril— Providential Light—Menaced by a Mob—Good Advice of a Baptist Preacher—Summary of my Labors during the Year. Page 18. CHAPTER VIII. Studying Grammar—Meet Elder Patten—Glorious News—Labor with A. O. Smoot—Turned out of a Meeting House by a Baptist Preacher—Preach in the Open Air—Good Result— Adventure on the Tennessee River—A Novel Charge to ...