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  • Page 143

    Part of Journal (December 29, 1833 – January 3, 1838)

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    April 8, 1837 ~ Saturday April 8th Spent the day in writing my Journal Spent the evening at Elder Milicans in Good Company April 9, 1837 ~ Sunday 9th Sunday morning I repaired to the house of the Lord to worship with the Saints Father John Smith opened the meeting by prayer then read the twelvth chapter of the second Book of Nephi & preached from it unto the people. In the latter part of the Day Elder
    Dates:
    April 8, 1837 April 9, 1837
  • Page 344

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

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    October 2, 1844 ~ Wednesday October 2nd Wednsday, ^Tuesday 1st^ I returned to New Hartford called a few moments upon Charles Lyman. rode to Canton had an interview with John Woodruff called upon uncle Alson Thompson. & took dinner with him And I spent two hours with Br Thompson Woodruff [FIGURES] I had not seen him before for fourteen years except one evening in Richland NY about seven ...
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    October 2, 1844 October 3, 1844 October 4, 1844
  • Page 245

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

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    CLOSE OF THE YEAR The first Day of 1840 found me in company with Elders J. Taylor & T. Thurley on board of the Packet Ship Oxford on the Atlantic in Long 42,40 And the Last Day in Company with Elder Kimball in No 40 Ironmonger Row Saint Lukes London, the great Metropolis of Britian & the world. This has been an important year to myself, to all the saints & to the world at Large in many respects ...
  • Page 7

    Part of Journal (December 29, 1833 – January 3, 1838)

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    The first Book of Willford When in the course of human events has there ever been a more important period than at the present day and age of the world. It is at once beneficial and instructive to the reflecting mind to review the past with candour and rightly consider the present and be in perfect readiness for that which is to come. Whare is the Son or dau ghter of Adam who hath a standing in this day and generation that is walking in the light and truth as it is in ...
  • Page 122

    Part of Journal (December 29, 1833 – January 3, 1838)

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    The third Book of Willford for 1837 O Lord I ask thee in the name of Jesus Christ thy Son, to look upon thy servant Willford, who now occupies a place in Kirtland, this first stake of zion, which thou hast appointed in this last dispensation, & fulness of times for the gather- ing of thy Saints. O God of Israel, inspire the heart & pen of thy servant at this time, & hear & answer the Petition which he will ...
  • Page 132

    Part of Journal (December 29, 1833 – January 3, 1838)

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    March 26, 1837 ~ Sunday March 26th Sunday communed with the saints in the fore part of the day. In the latter part, Elder W. Parrish Preached the funeral sermon of Sister Pratt the wife of Elder P. P. Pratt one of the twelve who died March 25th 1837 March 27, 1837 ~ Monday March 27th I signed $50 fifty Dollars for the building of the house of the Lord in Zion the subscription ...
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    March 26, 1837 March 27, 1837 April 2, 1837
  • Page 135

    Part of Journal (December 29, 1833 – January 3, 1838)

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    & power to fly through the midst under heaven as Philip travled by the spirit, that I should have power over my enemies & have long life to bring many into the kingdom of God Also that I should have the riches of the earth & that I should have sons & consecrate them priests unto God in zion & that I should tread upon the ashes of my enemies in Jackson County they that had sought to take my life & the life of my breth ren that went to ...
  • Page 91

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

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    April 27, 1839 ~ Saturday April 27th We had entered into a covenant to see the poor saints all mooved out of Missouri into Illinois that they might be delivered from under the hand of such vile persecution & we have spared no pains to accomplish this object untill the Lord hath given us the desires of our hearts in this thing & we have now the last company of the poor with us that can be removed. Br Parley P Pratt one of the Twelve &
    Dates:
    April 27, 1839 May 3, 1839 May 4, 1839
  • Page 92

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

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    Elder O Pratt at Sister Nickolsons at 6 st 2 doors Below Rase st -[sassafras]- & myself at Br [blank] Hammers at 12 Logan st street near spring garden market after getting som Breakfast we went to rest as we had not slep any for two nights of any account during the afternoon & evening we had the hardest storm & rain & wind that had been known for many years in & about the City of Philadelphia much ...
    Dates:
    August 6, 1843
  • Page 307

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

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    the business without calling the whold Church I dont want you to abide my council alone but act for yourselves. If you want Sidney Rigdon to lead you vote for him but if you dont intend to follow him, and support him as you did Joseph and I would say the same for the Twelve dont make a covenant to support them unless you intend to abide by their council. But we want to know if this people will support the Priesthood If you build the house you ...