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  • Page 105

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

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    {[On] the [illegible] of Sister Martha Barker who desired to return back thinking it after all too great to leave her friends. I immediately set before her the danger of returning to Babylon and encouraged her and she became reconciled and continued her journey.} I rode with them this first days travel as far as the south fork of Mayfield whare we all camped for the night After pitching our tents & taking supper I assembled this small camp of Israel together at Br Albert Pettys tent to ...
    Dates:
    September 20, 1836 September 21, 1836
  • Page 106

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

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    September 22, 1836 ~ Thursday Sept 22 Preached at Mr Frazier at the ford of brush creek got one subscriber for M & Ad. Was some opposed by a Pryspet erian Priest & wrote a letter for sister Bishop September 23, 1836 ~ Friday 23 Rode to Feliciana from thence took the Dresden road & with difficulty crossed the Obine swamp & creek my horse frequently wallowing in the cyprus slues nearly under ...
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    September 22, 1836 September 23, 1836 September 24, 1836 September 25, 1836 September 26, 1836 September 27, 1836 September 28, 1836 September 29, 1836 September 30, 1836 October 1, 1836 October 2, 1836 October 3, 1836 October 4, 1836 October 5, 1836
  • Page 107

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

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    October 6, 1836 ~ Thursday Oct 6th Spent the day at Elder Alexanders 2 miles October 7, 1836 ~ Friday 7th Rode in company with Elder Alexander & Warren Smith & their families to Paris & Perhaps the last time that I shall visit the place From thence to Mr Jonathan Alexanders Preached at his house at candle light distane 30 m[iles] October 8, 1836 ~ Saturday 8th Rode {with Elder
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    October 6, 1836 October 7, 1836 October 8, 1836 October 9, 1836 October 10, 1836 October 11, 1836 October 12, 1836
  • Page 114

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

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    hand & not ownly the hieroglyphicks but also many figures of the that this precious treasure contains are calculated to make a lasting impression upon the mind which is not to be erased many other important views I was Privileged with in the upper story the school rooms, belfry &C. all indicating great architecture & wisdom we then spent some time in visiting the Bank & Printing office But wonder on wonder strikes my sense to look into the casket of the great work of Israels God in these last Days as ...
  • Page 2

    Part of Letter to Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 30 September 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 113

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

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    in this City. We visited the Ancient noted splended Worcester Cathedral Which surpasses any thing for spel splender & architecture mine eyes ever beheld it was about 400 feet in length 800 or 900 years of age it contained many Monuments or portraits of persons which were graven out of marble & lade over the tombs or vaults of Ancient Bishops, Lords, & Princis, some of which had lane there for 7 or 800 years. It is said that some of these mon uments with their winding st[r]eets which ...
  • Page 120

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

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    together. then after rising another hundred feet I entered another Intrenchment like the one below & after this another & thus Intrenchment lay above Intrenchment untill we ^I^ reached the top of the hill which was nearly flat or level & lay in a circle or round & not being more than one or two acres on the top & thus I stood upon the top of this Bacon or hill from 10 to 1500 feet in highth & while surveighing the surrounding Country I could also behold the deep ...
    Dates:
    May 12, 1840
  • Page 76

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1841 – December 31, 1842)

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    several times about 20 rods from the ship, we are drawing near the banks of Newfoundland. Sunday May 3, 1841 ~ Monday 3rd Clouday we have a calm but sail abut 3 nots an hour, in the evening a good wind N.E sail 12 nots an hour May 4, 1841 ~ Tuesday 4th A clear serene Mays morning the most plesent we have had on the voyage the water almost perfectly smooth a calm hardly air enough to move a sail the captain sounded ...
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    May 3, 1841 May 4, 1841 May 5, 1841 May 6, 1841 May 7, 1841
  • Page 77

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1841 – December 31, 1842)

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    who interfered we had the roughest night at sea which we have seen since we have been on the voyage the spars & other things were afloat on the main deck May 8, 1841 ~ Saturday 8th fair weather but high head winds from the S.W. sea rough we shiped some heavy seas, one sail in sight, the Captain had his hat blown into the sea while taking observations with his quadrant we have passed two sail to day, I had a long conversation with the second mate ...
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    May 8, 1841 May 9, 1841 May 10, 1841
  • Page 79

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1841 – December 31, 1842)

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    May 17, 1841 ~ Monday 17th A strong W. head wind run 8 not an hour to the N.W. we are now gitting into great danger of the shoals & bottoms as wind is against us we can ownly about hold our own. the sea is much choped this morning appears some like Lake Erie We came in full view of Long Island at about 3 3 oclock P.M. A pilot boat hove in sight & made for us. About the same ...
    Dates:
    May 17, 1841 May 18, 1841 May 19, 1841