Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts
Excerpt:with father Alley, sister Alley was rather low in her mind but I endeavoured to comfortr her in the gospel. We took a farewell of them & walked to Chelsea from thence to Charleston we here visited the Bunkerhill Monument & walked upon the entrenchment that was flung up by our brave fathers during the night before that memorable battle that was fought upon Bunker Hill but the roar of cannon & clash of arms had long since ceased & the green turf was now trod in safety ...
Excerpt:May 14, 1838 ~ Monday May 14th We left the city of Boston & walked to Cambridge passed through Brighton, Newton, Needham & Framingham from thence to Deacon John Haven's in the edge of Holliston & spent the night beneath his roof in company with several of the saints. Sister Rockwood was present we found her enjoying her mind & appeared reconciled to the will of God while her husband was in ...Dates:May 14, 1838 May 15, 1838 May 16, 1838 May 17, 1838 May 18, 1838
Excerpt:I then visited Bunker Hill monument which is one of the most splendid colums in the world I enter the tub & was drawn up by steem 220 feet whare I had a view of All Boston Charleston, Cambridge, Chelsea &c I was carried down by steem the same as I went up I Bought a Book & paid 37 1/2 ct & 20 for going up. I went on to the embankment & aat ...Dates:September 23, 1843
Part of Leaves From My JournalExcerpt:46 LEAVES FROM MY JOURNAL. CHAPTER XV. RETURN TO SCARBORO—JOURNEY SOUTH—VISIT TO A. P. ROCKWOOD IN PRISON—INCIDENT OF PRISON LIFE— JOURNEY TO CONNECTICUT—BAPTIZE MY FATHER'S HOUSEHOLD. ON the 28th of April we left the island in an open sail-boat and made our way to Owl's Head, and then walked twenty miles. The following day we walked forty miles and suffered some with weary limbs and blistered feet, but we felt that it was for the gospel's sake and did not choose to com- plain. The next ...Dates:April 28, 1838 May 8, 1838 May 11, 1838