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    How blind and infatuated are the minds of men, when once turned from Rigteousness to wickedness? They did not understand, that by taking upon them the name of Latter day Saints, did not do away that of the Church of Christ. Neither did they consider, that the ancient church, was the Church of Christ, and that they were Saints. And again, it appears that they did not consider the Prophesy, of Daniel, which saith; ^says^ "The saints shall take the Kingom" &c "Again, "the Kingdom, and the greatness of the Kingdom, under the whole Heaven, was given ...
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    1861 and amuniction at Camp Floyd so that we should not get any of it when the government is owing Utah there Quota of arms I will se them in Hell before I will raise an army for them. Abe Lincoln has sent these men her to prepare the way for an Army An order has ben sent to Calafornia to raise an army to come to Utah this is the reason why Bell came back. I pray daily that the Lord will ...
    Dates:
    December 11, 1861 December 12, 1861 December 13, 1861 December 14, 1861 December 15, 1861
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    7th ^1860^ the peace in many wawys. while hearing the testimony it was shown that while one of the party broke into the room and was in the act of striking Joseph Smith (the son of Hyram) when Samuel Smith (son of Samuel H Smith) struck the man and knocked ^him^ against the wall this was the ownly blow given on Either side. they threatened to kill Samuel Smith. The trial was conducted at Jeter Clintons office the police ...
    Dates:
    February 8, 1860 February 9, 1860 February 10, 1860 February 11, 1860
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    March 2, 1860 ~ Friday March 2nd ^1860^ We had a cold snow storm last night we have had a vary cold winter the hardest winter in many respects we have ever experienced long steady cold weather Elder Lorenzo Snow and his two daughters spent the night at my house. I spent the day in the office President B Young called into the office & spent some time in conversation with G. A. Smith who is still laid up with his sprained ancle. ...
    Dates:
    March 2, 1860 March 3, 1860 March 4, 1860
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    on these things than my calling, for it is not. consequently I wish to call your minds back again to my labour in the vineyard I remarked that many came out to hear us on the South Island. The methodist priest became alarmed for fear his foundation also was in danger, & he came over whare we were baptizing & made friends with the Baptist priest, (like Herod & Pilate) and called a meeting I went out to hear him. He commenced warm hostilities against the Book of ...
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    Wilford Fox Islands Sept 18 1837 Paid 183/4 [Multiple illegible words] date September 19th Mr Aphek Woodruff Farmington Hartford Co Connecticut [Written upside down] Remember me to Sister Eunice if she is at home (if not) when you write to write to her. I do not know whether she is at home or in Colebrook tell me next time you write to me. I am constantly busy now almost night and day some of the time I am up all ...