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  • Page 13

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

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    Jan. 2nd 1834 To the Book of Mormon. I believed it was light out of darkness and truth out of the ground. The license which I receieved reads thus. A Power and authority given to Willford Woodruff provi ng that he is a Teacher in the Church of Christ by the will of God the Father according to his holy Calling and the gift ^& power^ of the Holy ghost agreeable to the Revelations of Jesus Christ signifying that he has been baptized and ...
    Dates:
    January 2, 1834
  • 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 ...
    Dates:
    March 26, 1837 March 27, 1837 April 2, 1837
  • Page 138

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

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    well & sends her love to willy I spent the eve- ning conversing with Fabyan & Rhoda & Mother about Mormonism the principles of it the gather[in]g &c they seem to understand it putty well Mother says if we follow the good spirit of the Blessed Jesus we will do well. The two Scam- mans & Fabyan are saints in Principle Arthur thinks it would be a good time to build up a church here. we had prayers together ...
    Dates:
    September 17, 1843
  • Page 137

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    August 4, 1856 ~ Monday 4th I spent the fore part of the Day obtaining grafts & puting in to my offi orchard Br Nebeker put them [in] for me he put in 90 buds most of them were choice fruit from the states the remainder of the day was spent in the office. we learned soon after ariving at the office that one of our clerks viz that Jonathan Grimshaw was about to leave us for England could not stand the hard ...
    Dates:
    August 4, 1856 August 5, 1856 August 6, 1856 August 7, 1856 August 8, 1856 August 9, 1856 August 10, 1856
  • Page 109

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    for if we say or do things which are wrong we are under obligation to confess our faults, it would be a hard matter for me to confess that I had done wrong knowingly. You should be governed by righteousness. Let every Elder in Israel look upon his brethren & sisters like little children. when a person does a wrong in his foolish weekness look upon it as such. (we see the child[re]n of man laboring hard to obtain wealth they labour night & day to obtain this object) but wealth will not give you wisdom ...
  • Page 100

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    December 29, 1855 ~ Saturday 29th [FIGURE] I spent the day writing I wrote 3 letters to I. F. Carter Col T. L. Kane. I rote to J. M. Bernhisel to Pay $105 form [illegible] & I wrote to I F Carter that I had requested Bernhisel to pay it. I wrote a full letter to col Thomas L. Kane & requested him to write to me A Quarterly conference commenced to day Erastus 30 Sunday Snow ...
    Dates:
    December 29, 1855 December 30, 1855
  • Page 80

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    when I see a saint eat & lie down & sleep without praying I think that man is in the road to ruin. there is sufficient before our eyes to cause us to pray. I do not think there ever was a greater miracle than this people coming here & doing what they have done How has this been accomplished by the faith of the faithful of this people & the blessings of the Lord upon us. I have often wondered why so few out of the thousands who hear the testimony of the servants of God have ...
  • Page 27

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    May 5, 1854 ~ Friday May 5th Friday we left Union fort rode to dry creek settle[men]t made a short halt then drove to the American fork. 25 miles & spent the night the ^people^ Assembled for a meeting I was called upon to address the people the following is a key to the remarks which I made. I said to the people that I should confine my remarks to those things that immediately consern us you have [been] counselled to build forths & wall in your cities with strong ...
    Dates:
    May 5, 1854
  • Page 177

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

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    During A D 1845 I Published 3000 copies of the Doctrins and Covenants in Liverpool England and secured the copy wright in London it being the first Europe- an edition. I Also published 3000 copies of the Hymn Book and 20,000 copies of the Proclamation of the Twelve Apostles. I visited Liverpool, Manchester, Birmingham London Glasgow Edinburgh and many other parts of England and Scotland. I collected £317.12.0 or $1585 for the
  • Page 190

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

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    this plan I have evry reason to believe was concocked by Mr James the printer And a professed friend standing near me in office & interest but the Lord knoweth the following is a true Account of the state of things in which I left the printing department of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Liverpool The following is An account of Books on hand And Dues Books of Mormon 879— at 4/— 175 Books of Doctrins & Covenants 2259 3/6 ...