Destroyer

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  • Page 81

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

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    May 3, 1836 ~ Tuesday May 3 Rode to Father Frys {with Elder Patten} distance 10 miles May 4, 1836 ~ Wednesday 4 Preached at Br Frey's at candle light {Elder Patten lead the meeting} May 5, 1836 ~ Thursday 5 Spent the day at Br Frey's copying my Journal & studying the HEBREW {with Elder Patten} May 6, 1836 ~ Friday 6 Spent the day studying & writing at Br ...
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    May 3, 1836 May 4, 1836 May 5, 1836 May 6, 1836 May 7, 1836 May 8, 1836 May 9, 1836 May 10, 1836 May 11, 1836 May 12, 1836 May 13, 1836 May 14, 1836 May 15, 1836 May 16, 1836 May 17, 1836 May 18, 1836 May 19, 1836 May 20, 1836 May 21, 1836 May 22, 1836
  • Page 74

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

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    December 2, 1838 ~ Sunday Dec 2nd Sunday our circumstances were of such a nature we were oblieged to remove from the Inn whare we spent the night Phebe feels as though she had but a breath of life left in her body I carried her into the waggon & drove 2 miles at the house of Mr Makinzie & put up for the present at least untill Phebe recovers her health in some degree or departs this life we went into a house by ourselves which was much better than to be ...
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    December 2, 1838 December 3, 1838 December 4, 1838 December 5, 1838
  • Page 131

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

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    one stone was left upon another & Christ said that Jerrusalem should be trodden down of the gentiles untill the times of the gentiles be fulfilled which has been the case to the vary letter untill the present generation. Will not God in like manner as truly & faithfully bring to pass those great, important and tremendious events upon the heads of the gentile world which have been proclaimed by the Prophets Isaiah, Jeremiah, Ezekiel, Daniel, & many of the Holy Prophets & Christ & the Apostles, on the continant of ...
  • Page 66

    Part of Leaves From My Journal

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    LEAVES FROM MY JOURNAL. her spirit revived, and I drove a short distance to a tavern, and got her into a room and worked over her and her babe all night, and prayed to the Lord to preserve her life. In the morning the circumstances were such that I was under the necessity of removing my wife from the inn, as there was so much noise and confusion at the place that she could not endure it. I carried her out to her bed in the wagon ...
    Dates:
    December 2, 1838 December 3, 1838
  • Page 80

    Part of Leaves From My Journal

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    LEAVES FROM MY JOURNAL. "We may ever know by this sign that there is danger of our being led to a fall and apostasy when we give way to the devil, so as to neglect the first known duty; but whatever you do, do not betray your friend." The foregoing are some of the instructions given to the Twelve by the Prophet Joseph, before they started upon their missions. Inasmuch as the devil had been in a measure thwarted by the Twelve ...
    Dates:
    July 25, 1839 August 7, 1839
  • 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 ...
    Dates:
    August 24, 1839 August 28, 1839 August 30, 1839 September 1, 1839
  • Page 1

    Part of Letter from Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 9 May 1840

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    Montrose Lee County May 9th 1840 My Dear Willford Think me not negligent in answering your letter when I tell you you that it about 3 weeks since I received your last communication which I was truly glad to get and perused it with much satisfaction— the most of my time since your letter came to hand has been devoted to the care of my babe for the destroyer has tried hard to get him from me but I feell as though I had the best right to him and ...
    Dates:
    May 9, 1840
  • Page 1

    Part of Letter to Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 13 July 1840

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    Man[chester] [page torn] England July 14th 1840 My Dear Phebe ^Date May 9th to 25^ yesterday I recevd your long interesting letter which I was truly happy to receevd, was sorrow to hear of the sickness of the little babe, feel thankful that his life was spard, & pray god to preserve you & the children from the power of the destroyer untill my return. I feel much for you Phebe & nothing but the great work of the ...
    Dates:
    July 14, 1840
  • 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
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    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 ...