Comstock, Kalamazoo County, Michigan

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  • Page 265

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

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    of heavy timber of beach maple, ash, oak, & untill we reached little prairie round, which is a fine prairie, their is much good timber betwen little prairie round & Kallamazoo yet the land is mostly poor, many oak barrens, sandy, & stoney land, we pronounced Kalamazo the best town we had seen since we left Nauvoo the town of Comstock north of Calamazoo River is heavy timbered, the country is ordinary everidge of land May 26, 1844 ~ Sunday 26th Sunday we spent the day ...
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    May 26, 1844 May 27, 1844
  • Page 266

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

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    May 28, 1844 ~ Tuesday 28th We rode to Kalamazoo the finest town we saw since we left Nauvoo, the improvements are after the eastern fashion, from thence to Comstock a small village we turned to the right to cross a logway about a mile long through a ceder swamp our nigh horse stept between two polls & sunk in the mire & fell we laboured hard to get him out for near 15 minutes we had fears he would break ...
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    May 28, 1844 May 29, 1844
  • Page 267

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

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    Notipekago, Aishcum, Manistee and Kautawauber is second district. And Macomb, Oakland Livingston, Ingham, Clinton, Shiawassee, Genesee, Lapeer, St. Clair, Mackinac, Chippewa, Saginaw, Tuscola, Midland, Gladwin, Arenac, Ozemaw, Kanotin Sanilac, Huron and all the other counties not named shall be denominated the third congressional district May 30, 1844 ~ Thursday 30th I spent the day at Br Lees with about a dozen Elders. In the afternoon we held a meeting at the school house. Elder G ...
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    May 30, 1844 May 31, 1844 June 1, 1844
  • Page 369

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

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    A synopsis of the travels and labours of W. Woodruff. In A.D. 1844 Travelled in the UNITED STATES And CANADA and visited the following towns and Cities Towns and Cities States Towns & Cities States Nauvoo Illinois Colebrook Conn Laharp [Illinois] Farmington [Conn] Monmouth [Illinois] Hartford [Conn] Princeton [Illinois] New Haven [Conn] Ottaway [Illinois]
  • Page 2

    Part of Letter from Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 26 May 1844

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    Mr. George A. Smith Comstock Calaman Co. Mich. [stamp in red ink] NAUVO[O] MAY 2[2] 1[844] ^25^
    Dates:
    May 26, 1844
  • Page 1

    Part of Letter to Bathsheba W. Smith from George A. Smith, 2 June 1844

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    [upside down] My Letter has Got Cut in two Long must Quit Writing GAS Comstock Kalamazoo Co Michigan June 2 1844 Dear Bathsheba W I Sit Down after two Weeks ditance to Write again to you I am Well am able to Preach twice to day without any injury to My Lungs I had A Long and tedious Journey from Newark (where I wrote you the Quarter Letter) to this Place about 200 Miles We called at the town of Juliet and in company ...
    Dates:
    June 2, 1844
  • Page 1

    Part of Letter to Bathsheba W. Smith from George A. Smith, 7 June 1844

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    Pleasant Valley Livingston, Co. Michigan June 7th 1844 Dearest Bthsheba I set down this morning to ask your Pardon for my Long Silane o I know you will forgive me as soon as you know the Reasons Last Saturday I Wrote half A Letter to you Intending to finish It Sunday But as it was with the Conference Papars the Clerks tore it in too Piecies thinking it Belonged to thier Papers & I was so full of Busines that I could not Possibly write another that day & on Monday we Started ...
    Dates:
    June 7, 1844
  • Page 3

    Part of Letter to Bathsheba W. Smith from George A. Smith, 11 May 1844

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    Frakers Grove Knox Co Ill Dear Sister I Seize the Pen this Mornig to Send you A ◊ne of My thoughts as I am from ho◊ee I Want you Should take first Rate care Of my Wife & Boy Make them as comfortable as you Gan and as Boss over the Garden ◊an up Every Ma◊ that has Proffered to Work in it and by thet Means you Will Be able to Keep the Weeds down as to the trouble of it, Nevere Mind Perhaps I Well ...
  • Page 3

    Part of Letter to Bathsheba W. Smith from George A. Smith, 7 June 1844

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    Dear Sister Milissa Jane I take my pen to again Remind you that I Expect you to take good care of my Wife & Boy as the young General must Be taken Care of now an he can Never Command I Should be glad to See you and har you sing and dance about forgave my Complment to your dancing for I used to get tiored of it, Comfort up my good Lady as much as you can and somebody Shall Comfort you in Like circumstanes Some day Perhaps, Remember me ...