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  • Page 193

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1843 – December 31, 1844)

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    Rev D Wolfe an Episcopalian cclergyman was preaching to a congregation of saints in the other room when he closed, President Joseph Smith followed him & made many interesting remarks. Among other things said that men may preach & practice evry thing except those things which God commands Us to do & will be damned at last we may tithe rue annis & cum min & still not obey the commandments of God the object with me is to obey & teach others to obey ...
    Dates:
    February 22, 1844 February 23, 1844 February 24, 1844 February 25, 1844
  • Page 106

    Part of Leaves From My Journal

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    94 LEAVES FROM MY JOURNAL in the book of Enoch, and are to be testified of in due time." Abraham, Isaac and Jacob were Patriarchs, and blessed their posterity. All that Jacob said and scaled upon the heads of his twelve sons has been fulfilled to the very letter, as far as time has permitted. We also have Patriarchs in our day. Father Joseph Smith, the father of the Prophet Joseph Smith, was the first Patriarch of the ...
  • Page 165

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

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    November 21, 1845 ~ Friday 21st [FIGURES] I recieved 5 letters & wrote 6 I had a vary busy day in packing up Books, Stars, proclamations &c. I re^a^d A letter today from Br Brannan stateing that he had recieved council to take his press in Jenuary & ship for Callifornia around Cape Horn, so as to meet the brethren on the shores of the Pacific He informs us that the whole Church of the Saints will leave ...
    Dates:
    November 21, 1845 November 22, 1845 November 23, 1845
  • Page 185

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

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    town of Preston And it may be the last time that one of the quorum of the Twelve may ever speak in the Preston cock pit January 5, 1846 ~ Monday Jan 5th The Preston Saints made me a present of £5 to Assist me to Calafornia I bid the Saints farewell many sent there love to the Twelve & there friends in Nauvoo I took cars rode to Liverpool called at the office & returned home vary weary ...
    Dates:
    January 5, 1846 June 1, 1846 July 1, 1846 August 1, 1846 September 1, 1846
  • Page 213

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

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    March 1, 1846 ~ Sunday MARCH 1st [FIGURE] 39 1846 Sunday This is the commencement of spring in the year AD 1846 And Also my birth day. I Am thirty Nine years of Age this day And Am still rolling upon the Atlantic on board the Ashburton. There is much Joy manifest on board the ship this morn- ing in consequence of having A fair wind the first we have had for many days I am fearful it will not last long but still I hope it may The cow had a fall last ...
    Dates:
    March 1, 1846
  • Page 218

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

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    business And it leaves Betsey alone so she desires to go to Calafornia with Father Woodruffs family that she may live with the saints March 12, 1846 ~ Thursday 12th [FIGURE] I wrote a letter to Phebe And Dwight Webster requesting them not to Purchase waggons As I had bought 2 in the east I requested them to get some oxen [&] cows. I also wrote A ...
    Dates:
    March 12, 1846 March 13, 1846 March 14, 1846 March 15, 1846
  • Page 222

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

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    night for the last time I bid farewell to Fabyan And Rhoda And Mary And the children Also John Fabyan And Mary And All that family I then in company with Sister Foss rode through the lane blocked up with snow on each side on to her house And Father Carter walked And He got there first He wanted to stay with me untill I went so we Packed up all of little Phebes things And Paid her Bill which was ...
  • Page 245

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

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    I went to the Temple at an early hour found the House filled Elder Phelps opened by Prayer. IAddressed the saints from the words of Solomon "there is a time to all things And for evry purpose under heavens there is a season" I was followed by A. Fielding B. Clapp And others. I had a good day perhaps the last time I shall preach in that House May 11, 1846 ~ Monday 11th I again crossed ...
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    May 11, 1846 May 12, 1846 May 13, 1846 May 14, 1846 May 15, 1846 May 16, 1846
  • Page 257

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

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    who had been nominated to fill the place And wear the crown of John E Page they wished me to return to the Bluffs with them so I saddled my Horse & started And had an inter- esting time once more with Br Parley And to add to the interest of the days ride we passed through the main village of the Potawattame Indians the first time I ever passed through A large village of indians in my life. After viewing the village & ...
    Dates:
    July 4, 1846
  • Page 259

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

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    and John Taylor And many other friends I pithed my tent & encampemnt on a Bluff near Elders Taylor & P P Pratt we had hard rain at night. we held a council in the evening about raising 500 volunteers for the President of the U.S. to go to upper Calafornia via Santa fe we wrote A letter & signed it to be carried through the camp. Distance from Pisgah to the Bluffs 160 ...
    Dates:
    July 10, 1846 July 11, 1846