Destroyer

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  • Page 147

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

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    April 15, 1837 ~ Saturday WILLFORD. WOODRUFFs Patriarchal Blessing Receieved April 15th 1837 At a blessing meeting held at the LORDs house in Kirtland Ohio on the 15th day of April AD. 1837. Joseph Smith sen the Patriarch of the church of latter day saints confered a blessing upon the head of Willford Woodruff son of Aphek Woodruff born in Farmington Hartford County Connt March the 1
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    April 15, 1837
  • Page 149

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

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    PHEBE W. CARTER's PATRIARCHAL Blessing Receieved 10th NOV. AD 1836 At a blessing meeting held in the Lords house in Kirtland Ohio on the 10th day of NOV AD 1836 Joseph Smith sen the Patriarch of the Church of Latter Day Saints confered a blessing upon the head of Phebe W Carter born in Scarborough, Cumberland County, state of Main the 8th of March 1807. Sister in the ...
  • Page 83

    Part of Leaves From My Journal

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    ELDER TAYLOR STRICKEN. I had the chills and fever nearly every other day, which made riding in a lumber wagon very distressing to me, especially when I shook with the ague. On the 24th of August, we rode to Terre Haute, and spent the night with Dr. Modisett. I suffered much with the chills and fever. Elder John Taylor up to this time had appeared to enjoy excellent health, but the destroyer did not intend to make him an ...
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    August 24, 1839 August 28, 1839 August 30, 1839 September 1, 1839
  • 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 6

    Part of Autobiography 1858 Deseret News

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    power of the destroyer which had seized my body, and promised me in the name of the Lord, that I should not die but live to finish my work which was appointed me upon the earth. I soon began to recover. The poison and mortification left my system and centered in my arm, and was drawn from my arm thro' the aid of charcoal poultices, moistened with a strong decoction of wormwood, ragweed and wild sage; the dead flesh was removed from my arm with instruments and lunar caustic, and in a ...
  • Page 125

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

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    & went to the mouth of the canyon to visit them & take minutes of their organization. President Young arived at 1/2 past 10 oclock & organized the company by appointing A. O. Smoot captain Wm Miller Captain of the guard Elder Benson Chaplain James Ure clerk. He gave them some instruction concerning their Journey, & gave them his parting blessing. Br J. V. Long reported his speech. W Woodruff took a list of the names of ...
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    April 23, 1856 April 24, 1856 April 25, 1856 April 26, 1856 April 27, 1856 April 28, 1856
  • Page 9

    Part of Autobiography 1857-1858 Draft of Accidents

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    of mortification I showed it to Prest. Young who advised me to cleanse my stomach immediately and put on onion poultices and any thing that would draw the poison from my system into my arm, which I counsel I immediately put into execution. the 29th was another trying day to my life, the poison had so thoroughly penetrated my whole system that my strength left me I could not stand, I was led to my bed, my bowels and stomach ceased to act, my speech was like that of a drunken man Prest. Young called in
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    April 29, 1856
  • Page 35

    Part of Autobiography 1857-1858 Draft 1

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    in that place they contributed ^$9^ to our necessities and George Miller gave us a horse as Father Coultrin was going east he took us into his waggon to help us along we spent 5 days in Springfield where Elder Taylor printed fifteen hundred copies of a pamphlet upon the Missouri persecution also had a trial with Elder Babbit having prepared a charge against him for improper conduct. We sold our horse in Springfield, and left on the 21st ...
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    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
  • Page 41

    Part of Autobiography 1857-1858 Draft 1

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    * paper apart page 5, 11th line History of Wilford Woodruff On the 29thday of March ^21st^1856 On the 21st day of April 1856 I innoculated my arm with poison & mortifycation while assisting to remove an ox which had died of poison & beened been skined which poison worked through my system for seven days before it showed itself outwardly on the 28th day my arm began to swell was in great pain and showed signs of mortification I showed it to President
    Dates:
    July 23, 1842 August 10, 1842 March 21, 1854 April 21, 1856 April 28, 1856 April 29, 1856
  • Page 17

    Part of Autobiography Leaves from my Journal 1838-1840 Notes

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    and keep in mind that it is a day of warning and not of many words. Act honest before God & men beware of sophestry such as bowing & scraping unto men in whom you have no confidence be ^honest^ open and frank [illegible] in all your intercourse with mankind I wish to say to the Twelve and all the Saints to profit by this important key that in all your trials, troubles, and temptations afflictions bonds, imprisionsments and death se[e] to it that you do not betray Jesus Christ that you do not betray your Brethren, that ...