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  • Page 69

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

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    June 30 a prisioner of higher authority yes higher Authority before yourselves. The Charter expressly says that the City Council shall have power to enact all laws for the benefit & convenience of said City not contrary to the Constitutions of the United States or of this State & the City ordinance says the Municipal Court shall have power to give writs of Habeas Corpus arising under the ordinances of the City; Their is nothing but what we have power over excepted restricted by the ...
  • Page 76

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

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    have Been a peaceable citizen but their has been a great hugh & cry about Jo Smith Govornor Bogs being shot, No crime can be done but what it is laid to Jo Smith. Here I was again dragged to the United States court, & was cleared & now it comes again. But as often as God sees fit for me to suffer I am ready But I am as innocent of these crimes as the Angels in heaven. I am not an enemy ...
  • Page 78

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1838 – December 31, 1839)

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    December 13, 1838 ~ Thursday Dec 13th This was a solemn Day to me. I spent most of the day in inquiring into & attending to the business & affairs of Brother ASAHEL H. WOODRUFF Deceased. Messrs R. A. Smith & Martin Ray the administrator & clerk of Brother Asahel informed me that Brother Asahel Died at 3 oclock in the morning on the 18th of Oct 1838 & that he was sick 10 days & deprived of his reason 4 days before his death. his mind ...
    Dates:
    December 13, 1838
  • Page 243

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

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    dominions of God worlds And dominions are continually being formed which adds to the glory of God. Blessed is he who escapes the second death, evry saint has A guardian Angel with him so death cannot kill him the Angels accompanied the Ancients so they do us. The Angels of the waters & there was 4 on the cornors of the earth. when the guardian Angel is called away we are left to grapple with death. So with Jesus He said my God, my God, why hast thou forsaken ...
  • Page 39

    Part of Autobiography Tullidge's Quarterly Magazine 1883-84

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    AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF WILFORD WOODRUFF. [Column 1] We were now in England's great met- ropolis to sound to it the first procla- mation of the Latter-day Work: for Heber C. Kimball, George A. Smith, and my- self were the three first elders in London to preach the Gospel and establish the Church of Latter-day Saints. We took a walk into the city, passed London Bridge twice, and returned and spent the night at the
    Dates:
    August 21, 1840 August 23, 1840 August 24, 1840 August 25, 1840 September 7, 1840
  • Page 4

    Part of Letter to Almon Whiting Babbitt, 21 January 1850

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    from Him of any kind, and that mostly cncing [concerning] a [poer] of Attorny to collet some mo[ne]y for some powers in Iowey. Yet notw◊hst◊d◊ all this I have not for a momet suffered the spirit of prejudice or Jealousy to take root in my heart agaist him as though He was neglecting me or was not interestaed in my welfare or prosperity, or equally ingaged in the same Common cause with myself, and I have not felt in the least [to] [imparte] it to any other cause ownly that He ...
  • Page 54

    Part of History – The History of Zion's Camp

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    you an answer as soon as Saturday or Monday next. We can say for ourselves and in behalf of our brotherin that peace is what we desire, and what we dispose to cultivate with all men, and to effect peace we feel disposed to use all our influence as far as it whould be required at our hands, as free common citizens of the United States, and as fears have been expressed that we designed to commence hostilities against the inhabitants of Jackson County, we have pledged ourselves to them, and to the hospitable Citizens of
  • Page 81

    Part of History – The History of Zion's Camp

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    possess humane and republican feelings, our people were rejoiced at the opportu- nity of an interchange of feelings, and an open and frank avowal of all their views and intentions in emigra- ting to this country with their arms. A full explanation having been given in a public address by our brother Joseph Smith Jr., which produced great satisfaction, the same in substance was afterwards re- duced in writing, and handed to the aforesaid gentlemen, that it might be made public, as the shedding of blood is, and ever has been, foreign and revolting to ...
  • Page 89

    Part of History – The History of Zion's Camp

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    covenanted with uplifted hands to Heaven that they would humble themselves the Lord and keep his commandments and obey the counsel of the Prophet, the power of God rested upon them and we were all bathed in tears. There was not another case of cholera among the saints from that hour." This day the "Enquirer" published the cor- respondence between the Sheriff and the Camp, of the 22nd of June, as follows: "Being a citizen of Clay County and knowing that there is considerable excitement amongst the people thereof; and ...
  • Page 92

    Part of History – The History of Zion's Camp

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    the Mormons shall enter that county to re- side until the money is paid. The damages that we have sustained in consequence of being driven away, shall also be left to the above twelve men; or they may all live in the county if they choose and we will never molest them if they will let us alone and permit us to enjoy our rights. We want to live in peace with all men; and equal rights is all we ask. We wish to become permanent citizens of this state and wish to bear ...