Commerce, Hancock County, Illinois

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  • Page 2

    Part of Letter to Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, September 30, 1839

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    with peculiar feelings as I journied by land the places whare you suffered with your sickness [Eunice’s handwriting, Wilford’s words] with regard to crossing the Lake, we had a very tedious time of it. were caught in a line storm, and was in it 3 days on our way to Buffalo, at which place on the 13th we ^I^ took line boat for Albany, arrived at Albany on the 19th. during which time in consequence of the cold I took on the Lake with the crowded situation of the boat ...
  • Page 115

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

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    When it Was Motioned by Er W Woodruff & secd by Elder Kington that James Hill, James Barns, Charles Price, & John Parry, be ordained to the office of a Priest, & John Benbow to the Office of a Teacher Carried unanimously. Elder Brigham Young & W. Woodruff then proceded to ordain the above pers ons to the offices assigned them. Priest Charles Price was then ...
    Dates:
    April 23, 1840 April 24, 1840
  • Page 93

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

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    Lyman Wight for presenting the subject of politicks through the public press in a manner that was derogatory to the character of the church & closing up what public feeling there was manifest in our favor May 13, 1839 ~ Monday to May 14, 1839 ~ Tuesday 13th & 14th I spent in preparing myself to move to Commerce or Montrose in the Ioway Territory. I [FIGURE] wrote a Letter to Elder Milton Holmes by the direction of the Twelve informing ...
    Dates:
    May 13, 1839 May 14, 1839 May 15, 1839 May 16, 1839 May 17, 1839 May 18, 1839 May 19, 1839 May 20, 1839
  • Page 94

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

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    May 21, 1839 ~ Tuesday May 21st I spent this day vary pleasently I rode out on a land excursion in viewing the territory for several miles in the the regions around Montrose our company consisted of seven persons viz the first Presidency Joseph, Sidney, & Hiram three of the Twelve Brigham George & Willford one of the seventy Br Bates Nobles & also Brother Elias Higby making the eight person Brother Nobles ...
    Dates:
    May 21, 1839 May 22, 1839 May 23, 1839 May 24, 1839 May 25, 1839
  • Page 95

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

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    May 26, 1839 ~ Sunday May 26 Sunday I crossed the river to Commerce & attended meeting at the house of Brother Joseph's Elder O. Pratt preached & was follwed by Elder John Taylor we returned home & spent the night {distance} 5 mil May 27, 1839 ~ Monday 27th I spent the day in writing May 28, 1839 ~ Tuesday 28 Elder Brigham Young mooved from my room four rods south. The man called ...
    Dates:
    May 4, 1839 May 26, 1839 May 27, 1839 May 28, 1839 May 29, 1839
  • Page 96

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

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    6th Resolved that George A Smith be ordained to the place of Thomas B Marsh as one of the twelve ^acknowled[ged] as one of the Twelve Apostles^ 7th Resolved that this conference are entirely satisfied with and do give their sanction to the procedings of the conference of the Twelve and their friends held on the Temple spot at Far West Missouri on friday the 26th of April last. 8th Resolved that we also sanction the act of the council held same date at same place ...
  • Page 99

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

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    June 25, 1839 ~ Tuesday June 25 I spent the day in Montros with the Twelve there being six of the quorum present. Orson Hide was one of the number. & a more humble & penitant man I never saw, & well he might be for in the time of the persecution in Zion or far west, he deserted the cause, denyed the faith & betrayed his brethren, & assisted Thomas B. Marsh (the president of the ...
    Dates:
    June 25, 1839 June 26, 1839
  • Page 100

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

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    June 27, 1839 ~ Thursday June 27th I spent the day in Commerce in council with the Presidency & Twelve we had an interesting day Joseph was president of the council Brother Orson Hide was restored to the church and the quorum of the Twelve in full fellowship by a full vote of the council, after making an humble confession & acknowledgement of his sins &c. [FIGURES] Among the vast number of the Keys of the kingdom of God Joseph presented the following ...
    Dates:
    June 27, 1839 June 28, 1839 June 30, 1839 July 1, 1839 July 2, 1839
  • Page 79

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

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    February 23, 1840 ~ Sunday 23rd Sunday I preached in Stoke in the morn ing & confirmed one I communed with the Saints at Brother [blank] Whittaker in Lane end I also preached in the evening. Distance of the day 3 m February 24, 1840 ~ Monday 23 24th I walked to Stone with Brother Samuel Hancock & several other Brother & preached at Widow Gilberts & thence returned ...
    Dates:
    February 23, 1840 February 24, 1840 February 25, 1840 February 26, 1840 February 27, 1840 February 28, 1840
  • Page 102

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

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    Holy Priesthood & the Holy Ghost that they have power thus to speak. What art thou O man but dust & from wholm dost thou received thy power & blessings but from God, then O ye Twelve notice this [FIGURE] key & be wise for Christ sake & your own souls sake. Ye are not sent out to be taught but to teach let every man be sober be vigilent & let all his words be seasoned with grace & keep in mind that it is a day of warning & not of many words. Act honest before God & ...
    Dates:
    July 4, 1839 July 6, 1839 July 7, 1839