Chauncy W. Porter

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  • Page 125

    Part of Journal (October 22, 1865 – December 31, 1872)

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    Feb 22nd 1868 I arose nearly sick this morning. I spent the forepart of the day in the Endowment House we gave Endowments to 28 H C Kimball sealed 3. D H Wells sealed 19 couple I attended the school of the prophets in the Afternoon but was near sick February 23, 1868 ~ Sunday 23rd Sunday I was sick with a cold & did not attend Meeting Peter Maughn & C C Rich spoke in the ...
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    February 23, 1868 February 24, 1868 February 25, 1868 February 26, 1868 February 27, 1868 February 28, 1868
  • 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
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    January 17, 1847 January 18, 1847 January 19, 1847
  • Page 292

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

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    November 11, 1850 ~ Monday Nov 11th Monday I opened my store of goods this morning at the House of Brother Baylis was to give $24 dollars per month for the same. we had considereble company to day to trade November 12, 1850 ~ Tuesday 12 Spent the day in the store November 13, 1850 ~ Wednesday to November 14, 1850 ~ Thursday 13th & 14th Spent the time in the store, Father Woodruff went with Ezra Clark to ...
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    November 11, 1850 November 12, 1850 November 13, 1850 November 14, 1850 November 15, 1850 November 16, 1850 November 17, 1850 November 18, 1850 November 23, 1850 November 24, 1850 November 25, 1850 November 28, 1850 November 29, 1850 November 30, 1850 December 1, 1850 December 2, 1850 December 3, 1850 December 4, 1850
  • Page 320

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

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    wisdom & ingenuety in temperal things true friendship is not known on the Earth if it is not among this people But the friendship of this people is the fruits of the gospel of Jesus Christ this must continue to improve untill they are perfect In speaking upon the subject of tithing the President thought their had not Been $200 dollars paid in cash during the past Year inby this people in tithing but they have paid the merchants $200000 in cash, & their is now 30000 bushels of wheat due on ...
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    June 2, 1851 June 3, 1851 June 4, 1851 June 5, 1851 June 7, 1851 June 8, 1851
  • Page 103

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

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    September 7, 1847 ~ Tuesday 7th The Camps were all busy this morning in preparing to leave I saw my oxen that father and Armstrong has my Durham ox was failing fast the rest looked as though they would stand it through well. I left the Knealy Horse with Br Smoot & the Benbow Horse with Thomas Benbow. Br Porter wished me to keep his horse & bring him on in the spring. Br Dewey wished me ...
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    September 7, 1847 September 8, 1847 September 9, 1847
  • Page 125

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

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    January 1, 1848 ~ Saturday Saturday January 1st 1848 During the evening in company with Mrs Woodruff I went to Br Wilds to spend a new years evening January 2, 1848 ~ Sunday 2nd Sunday I met with the saints in our ward I addressed them & was followed by Br Pulsipher Br Kington arived from garden grove & spent the night with me January 3, 1848 ~ Monday 3 I went with ...
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    January 1, 1848 January 2, 1848 January 3, 1848 January 4, 1848 January 5, 1848 January 6, 1848 January 7, 1848 January 8, 1848 January 9, 1848 January 10, 1848 January 11, 1848
  • Page 131

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

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    February 9, 1848 ~ Wednesday 9th I have been troubled for several days with a head ake I finished reading the Book of Jasher & found it to be an interesting work. It speaks of the great victories the Twelve Patriarchs the sons of Jacob accomplished in their Battles with their enemies in consequence of their great faith in God and of Joseph career in Egypt & many other interesting things February 10, 1848 ~ Thursday 10th [FIGURE] I made President B Young a present of ...
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    February 9, 1848 February 10, 1848 February 11, 1848 February 12, 1848 February 13, 1848
  • Page 148

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

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    April 29, 1848 ~ Saturday 29th President Young made a feast & invited a few of his friends inasmuch as we were about to seperate the company was composed of the following persons B Young, H. C. Kimball, O Pratt, W Woodruff, A. P. Rockwood Joseph Young, E. T. Benson Levi Richards & their ladies we had a plesent time Br Benson gave sumthing of an account of his begging mission in ...
    Dates:
    April 29, 1848 April 30, 1848 May 1, 1848 May 2, 1848 May 3, 1848 May 4, 1848 May 5, 1848 May 6, 1848 May 7, 1848 May 8, 1848
  • Page 2

    Part of Letter from Francis L. Porter, 23 July 1896

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    In the year 1868 my father received his second anointing, and in about three week he died. About two years afterward, I dreamed father came to me while I was in bed, the house was lit up like day: he talked to me for some time, telling, which seems to me, things that were coming to pass, and things which I should do. After his conversation with me, he went out of the house, and I awoke or come to my self, for it seemed that I had not been asleep. There ...
  • Page 3

    Part of Letter from Francis L. Porter, 23 July 1896

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    That every thing he said should be taken from me makes it seem remarkable. About a year after that, I dreamed father came to me, he stood in the air above the ground, I thought it was his spirit. He asked me if I would finish his house, He then invited me to come and see what needed to be done. I went with him, and saw a large frame building standing on a solid rock foundation, but it needed the shingles, weather boarding, windows and doors. He asked me ...