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  • Page 10

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

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    December 29th 1833 were neither contending nor receievi ng the faith once delivered to the Sain ts I could not discover the Church or body of Christ visible among men. I believed the Church of Christ was in the wilderness and that there had been a falling away from the pure and undefiled religion before God And I was a looking for the Church to arise and again to be esstablished upon the foundation of the ancient Apostles and Prophets Christ Jesus the Chief Corner Stone. After ...
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    December 29, 1833
  • Page 167

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

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    July 21, 1837 ~ Friday JULY 21st I left Hartford at 5. oclock AM & on foot I walked during the day 52 miles & stop't for the night 14 miles west of worcester at 8 oclock making 15 hours that I walked 3 1/2 miles per hour through a hot Sultry day {Distance} 52 miles July 22, 1837 ~ Saturday 22nd Arose much refresh'd by sleep & walked into Worcester whare I took breakfast after a ...
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    July 21, 1837 July 22, 1837 July 23, 1837 July 24, 1837 July 25, 1837 July 26, 1837 July 27, 1837 July 28, 1837 July 29, 1837 July 30, 1837 July 31, 1837
  • Page 32

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

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    December 31st 1834 Believeing it to be the duty of the latter day Saints to consecrate and dedicate all their properties with themselves unto God in order to become lawful heirs to the Celestial Kingdom of God. It was under such a view of the subject that I consecrated before the Bishop of the Church of the latter day Saints in Clay County Dec 31st 1834 the Following is a coppy of the Consecration Clay Co Missouri Dec 31st 1834 Be it known that I Willford Woodruff ...
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    December 31, 1834
  • Page 70

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

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    5th I Procured seventy three signers to the Petition to the Governor of Missouri for redress of Wrongs done the Church by the Jackson County mob 10 in Missouri 56 in the Arkansas & 7. in Tenn' While A Priest. 73. {signeders} 6th I Wrote eighteen Letters 8 while A Priest 10 while an Elder & receieved 10. 18 Letters 7th I ordained two Teachers & one deacon 3. Ordained 8th ...
  • Page 71

    Part of Leaves From My Journal

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    ORDAINED TO THE APOSTLESHIP. fulfilled this day should not be, and notwithstanding that ten thousand of the Saints had been driven out of the State by the edict of the governor, and though the Prophet Joseph and his brother, Hyrum Smith, with other leading men were in the hands of our enemies, in chains and in prison, we moved on to the temple grounds in the city of Far West, and held a council, and fulfilled the revelation ...
  • Page 4

    Part of Autobiography 1858 Deseret News

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    THE DESERET NEWS. TRUTH AND LIBERTY. No. 21. FILLMORE CITY, WEDNESDAY, JULY 28, 1858. VOL. VIII. [Column 1] HISTORY OF WILFORD WOODRUFF. (FROM HIS OWN PEN.) -[CONTINUED.]- March 8, 1839—I attended a conference at Springfield, Illinois. —13—I took my family and started for Quincy, where I arrived on the 16th. I dined with Emma Smith at Judge Cleveland's. I then went on to the bank ...
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    March 8, 1839 March 13, 1839 March 16, 1839 March 17, 1839 April 8, 1839 April 26, 1839 May 2, 1839 May 3, 1839 May 15, 1839 July 22, 1839 July 25, 1839 August 8, 1839 August 21, 1839 August 24, 1839 August 28, 1839 September 2, 1839 September 10, 1839 September 12, 1839 September 19, 1839 September 21, 1839 September 27, 1839 October 4, 1839 October 7, 1839 November 1, 1839 December 13, 1839 December 19, 1839 January 11, 1840 January 13, 1840 January 18, 1840 January 21, 1840 January 29, 1840 March 1, 1840 March 3, 1840 March 6, 1840 March 22, 1840 April 9, 1840 April 22, 1840 July 17, 1840 August 18, 1840 April 20, 1841 May 20, 1841 October 6, 1841
  • Page 145

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

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    September 14, 1856 ~ Sunday Sunday 14th I was unwell & did not attend meeting [two lines blank] In the Afternoon I attended meeting President Young gave liberty for any of the saints to confess or bear their testimony to the truth several of the brethren & sisters spoke then President Brigham Young arose & delivered unto the saints one of the strongest addresses that was ever delivered to this church & kingdom there was neither of the regular reporters present but Leo Hawkins reported the ...
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    September 14, 1856 September 15, 1856
  • Page 151

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

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    October 2, 1856 ~ Thursday Oct 2nd 1856 I met with Presidents B. Young H. C. Kimble & J. M. Grant [FIGURE] at the House of the Lord at 6 oclok P.M. for the purpose of Dedicating the Baptismal Font which has of Late been built on the east side of the House of the Lord there was also present Besides the Presidency W Woodruff E Hunter Joseph Young D. H. Wells A ...
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    October 2, 1856
  • Page 153

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

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    President Young then baptized the following persons Joseph Young D. H. Wells A. Carrington L. W. Hardy J. C. Little & Gilbert Clements & was mouth in confirming them all except D. H. Wells. H.C. Kimball spoke upon his head, this made 10 persons which President Young Baptized & confirmed. * Heber C Kimball then baptized President Brigham Young & confirmed him & said (J. M. Grant also laid on ...
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    October 3, 1856 October 4, 1856
  • Page 98

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

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    & then it will be a blessing to you allways & you will enjoy it. But steal it & it will be a curse to you & cause you sorrow & misery. Whenever I get so that I set my heart upon Houses, lands, Gold or any thing Els on earth so as to begin to turn my heart away from the Lord The Just want to die before that comes to pass day before that comes to pass I want the Lord to take me away. May God Bless you Amen President