Dexter Stillman

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  • Page 19

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

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    June 21, 1837 ~ Wednesday June 21st rode to Elder G Smith's distance 6 miles June 22, 1837 ~ Thursday 22nd Returned to Brother Benedict from thence to I walked in company with Francis K Benedict jr to beach hill in Colebrook, Litchfield County Cont here I had the happy privilege of again embracing my Sister Eunice Woodruff face to face we saluted each other with a harty shake of the hand {and ...
    Dates:
    June 21, 1837 June 22, 1837 June 23, 1837 June 24, 1837 June 25, 1837
  • Page 20

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

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    June 26, 1837 ~ Monday June 26th I Took the parting hand with the saints in the Canaan Branch & walked to New Marlborough Berkshire County, Mass. in company with Elders J. H. Hale & D. Stillman. We preached at night in the schoolhouse spent the night at Mr Dan Nortons distance 4 miles June 27, 1837 ~ Tuesday 27th Walked to Mr Charles. D. Palmers Preached at night in the schoolhouse in the South Parish ...
    Dates:
    June 26, 1837 June 27, 1837 June 28, 1837
  • Page 13

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

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    October 1, 1844 ~ Tuesday Sept 31st [Oct 1] I left fathers house rode to Avon called upon Uncle Thadeus Thompson he looked rather old. I called upon Aunt Abia Thompson she greeted me warmly, wished me God speed; she possesses good and kind feeling I passed Zera Woodford; & spoke to him I next called upon cousin Eldad Woodruff he appeared glad to see me. he looked natural. I next called upon Uncle
    Dates:
    October 1, 1844
  • Page 17

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

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    October 10, 1844 ~ Thursday 10th [FIGURES] I wrote 4 Letters to Nauvoo one to Dwight Webster sent him $10 dollars to pay my Taxes ^And for sister Eunice^. I sent one Letter to Sister Brown & sent her $2 dollar to pay her for her labour in assisting us. I wrote one letter to Br & sister Benbow, & one to Br Dexter Stillman, all included in ...
    Dates:
    October 10, 1844 October 11, 1844 October 12, 1844
  • Page 1

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

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    June 29, 1837 ~ Thursday June 29th Spent the day in writing[.] walked in the evening to Colebrook river Litchfield County Cont Preached at night in the methodist meeting house Spent the night at the house of wid[ow] Mills distance of the day 4. mils June 30, 1837 ~ Friday 30th We had an interview with a methodist priest he rejected our testimony & said that God had neither body or parts & that it was rediculous ...
    Dates:
    June 29, 1837 June 30, 1837 July 1, 1837 July 2, 1837 July 3, 1837 July 4, 1837 July 5, 1837
  • Page 9

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1847 – December 31, 1853)

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    which added greatly to our numbers we had a Heavy shower of rain while we were in the canion which sent down the water in the creeks from the mountain's with a rush & roar like thunder resembling the opening of a flood gate the first rush of the water came down with a front 3 feet high, some of the waggons had to stop untill it fell which was but a short time the shower spread over a good share of the valley whare we were setled, we returned with the company at ...
    Dates:
    July 30, 1847
  • Page 19

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1847 – December 31, 1853)

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    August 16, 1847 ~ Monday 16th The Company was quite busy in preparing their teams & wagg[ons] [page torn] to start back. I undersigned Br Stillman for two yoke of cattle to send back for his family to be returned in one year from this time. Brother Samuel Badham recepted to me all money due him for his services in the United States war to be paid to me by Capt Brown or any person in whose hands it may be in ...
    Dates:
    August 16, 1847 August 17, 1847 August 18, 1847 August 19, 1847 August 20, 1847 August 21, 1847 August 22, 1847 August 23, 1847 August 24, 1847 August 25, 1847
  • Page 20

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1847 – December 31, 1853)

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    the mountains & of unburnt brick surrounding 10 acres of ground, 40 rods of which was covered with block houses. Besides planting about 100 acres of corn, potatoes, buckwheat turnips gardens &c the pioneers did not exceed 150 men during the time 140 of the Battalion arived I think there was not over 100 men labouring on the works at a time besides much exploring was done and after accomplishing this work the company return to winter Quarters the place of begining making nearly 2,500 miles traveling during one ...
    Dates:
    August 26, 1847 August 27, 1847 August 28, 1847 August 29, 1847 August 30, 1847 August 31, 1847
  • Page 4

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1847 – December 31, 1853)

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    all of our camps have remained stationary through the day. The Camps assem bled in the evening for a meeting & was addressed By O. Pratt H. C. Kimble & B Young O Pratt gave a description of the valley, H. C. Kimball exhorted the saints to faithfulness & President Young gave much instruction & council to the camp upon a variety of subjects all spoke much to our edifycation. During the evening two of our Brethren returned who had been in persuit of the horses & brought ...
    Dates:
    September 10, 1847 September 11, 1847 September 12, 1847 September 13, 1847 September 14, 1847 September 15, 1847 September 16, 1847
  • Page 11

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1847 – December 31, 1853)

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    October 10, 1847 ~ Sunday 10th Sunday The quorum of the Twelve met together & had a prayer meeting. the camp moved 3 miles in the evening to better feed. 3 m October 11, 1847 ~ Monday 11th we travled 10 miles & camped on the Platt above the Junktion at 3 oclok I went to the Bluff after some Buffalo I got into a large herd & shot a cow but did not fall but went off with the herd. In returning to camp darkness over took ...
    Dates:
    October 10, 1847 October 11, 1847 October 12, 1847 October 13, 1847 October 14, 1847 October 15, 1847 October 16, 1847