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  • Page 77

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1841 – December 31, 1842)

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    who interfered we had the roughest night at sea which we have seen since we have been on the voyage the spars & other things were afloat on the main deck May 8, 1841 ~ Saturday 8th fair weather but high head winds from the S.W. sea rough we shiped some heavy seas, one sail in sight, the Captain had his hat blown into the sea while taking observations with his quadrant we have passed two sail to day, I had a long conversation with the second mate ...
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    May 8, 1841 May 9, 1841 May 10, 1841
  • Page 256

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

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    for more than 1,000 miles was inundated by water which has prooved vary destruct- ive to all that country, & many parts that the water could not reach Insects have help destroy there has also been great losses sustained in oth[e]r parts of that land by storm, hail & fire, & in additions to many other events in America 1840 has brought a change of Politicks through out that nation which will of course make a revolution in Government Affairs in many respe[c]ts. Wars & rumours of wars are ...
  • Page 71

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

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    cost of one set of China for Dining & tea for about 20 or 30 persons £1100 or $5,500. this at Copelands & Garrets factory whare as good china is made as any in the world it is much superior to that made in China. Brother John Rowley made me a presant of a china Box as a token of Friendship with the follow[ing] inscription upon it in gold Willford & Pheabe Woodruff A Present from Stoke Upon Trent ...
  • Page 96

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1841 – December 31, 1842)

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    August 22, 1841 ~ Sunday Sunday 22nd This was a day of interest to me in many respects having returned to the church in New York I looked for much News & information from many sources both religious & political temporal & spiritual in this I was not disappointed for I had the perusal of the New York papers, 1 & 2 No of the 2nd vol of the Mill Star in England besides late letters from
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    August 22, 1841
  • Page 398

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

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    October 6, 1852 ~ Wednesday Oct 6th The General Conference of the Church of Jesus [FIGURES] Christ of Laterday Saints commenced this day they assembled in the new Tabernacle and preched the busince of the day October 7, 1852 ~ Thursday to October 10, 1852 ~ Sunday 7th 8 9 & 10 Conferene continued untill Sunday night when it closed I attended all the time & reported all the discourses as they were delivered. It was a vary interstg conference & a glorious time the spirit ...
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    October 6, 1852 October 7, 1852 October 10, 1852 October 11, 1852 October 14, 1852 October 15, 1852 October 16, 1852 October 17, 1852 October 18, 1852 October 23, 1852 October 24, 1852 October 25, 1852 October 26, 1852 October 27, 1852 October 28, 1852 October 29, 1852
  • Page 418

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

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    P. P. Pratt followed & said how could doors be open in China & other parts of the world if God had not moved upon some of the Nations to cause a change among the nations & to have the bible printed in the different languages so the people could have the scriptures to read. After men have published the bible & got $50,000 dollars for the same if they wont receive the fullness of the gospel when they hear it the Lord can say to them you ...
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    January 24, 1853 January 25, 1853 January 26, 1853 January 27, 1853 January 28, 1853 January 29, 1853
  • Page 447

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

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    In the Afternoon Orson Hyde preached unto the edefication of the people the Mail came in last night [FIGURE] I Received 3 letters from Ilus Aphek L Woodruff & Dr Bernhisel. the president Received letters from many of the Elders who bring good News. War is also proclaimed between Russia & Turkey December 5, 1853 ~ Monday to December 7, 1853 ~ Wednesday 5, 6, 7 I spent the time at home choreing & studying spanish
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    December 5, 1853 December 7, 1853 December 8, 1853 December 10, 1853 December 11, 1853 December 12, 1853 December 13, 1853 December 14, 1853 December 16, 1853 December 18, 1853 December 19, 1853 December 23, 1853 December 25, 1853 December 26, 1853 December 27, 1853