Ebenezer Carver

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  • Page 18

    Part of Autobiography Leaves from my Journal 1836–1837 Notes

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    [page folded] of most of the inhabitants of the Islands while standing upon Mr Carvers farm on the East end of the north Island we counted 55 Islands some were inhabited but the majority of them were not, we also saw twenty ships under sail at the same time we had no lack for food while upon these Islands for if we did not wish to trouble any of our friends for a dinner we would borrow a spead or hoe & bucket & go onto the beach ...
    Dates:
    September 5, 1837
  • Page 27

    Part of Autobiography 1857-1858 Draft 2

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    bass, alewives, herring, Pohagen, dolphin, whiting, frost fish, flounders, smelt, skate, shrimp, skad ^shad^, cusk, bluebacks, scollop, dogfish, muttonfish, lumpfish, squid, five fingers, monkfish, nursefish, sunfish swordfish, ^thrasher, cat, scuppog, twotog, eye fish, [illegible] cunner, Ling. V eels, also lobsters^ clams, mussels, wrinkels, porpoises, seals &c. &c. Sep 6, the harbor was filled with a school of mackerel, which were caught in great numbers with by the poeple standing upon the wharf. While standing upon the farm of Eleazur Carven^er^ on the
  • Page 17

    Part of Autobiography Tullidge's Quarterly Magazine 1883-84

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    TULLIDGE'S QUARTERLY MAGAZINE [Column 1] remarks against the Book of Mormon and our principles. I spoke two and a half hours, and an- swered every objection against the Book of Mormon, Joseph Smith, or our prin- ciples. I had good attention and the people seemed satisfied. At the close of the meeting Elder Hale administered the ordinance of baptism. Mr. Newton, in order to save his cause, went to the mainland and brought over several ministers with him ...
    Dates:
    September 6, 1837 October 2, 1837 October 9, 1837
  • Page 20

    Part of Autobiography Tullidge's Quarterly Magazine 1883-84

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    AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF WILFORD WOODRUFF. [Column 1] and he felt impressed to say, "Walk in, gentlemen." There is probably no other chapter in the whole book that would have the same influence in causing any one to feed a person who professed to be a servant of God and asked for bread. After becoming acquainted with his circumstances I thought it providential that we were led to his house, for al- though he was a professor of religion and a Methodist, he was in a state of ...
    Dates:
    March 1, 1838 March 5, 1838 March 22, 1838 March 28, 1838
  • Page 21

    Part of Autobiography Tullidge's Quarterly Magazine 1883-84

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    TULLIDGE'S QUARTERLY MAGAZINE. [Column 1] While this thought was in his mind a large fish arose to the top of the water, a distance from him in the sea, and sud- denly sank out of sight. He much de- sired to see it again, and soon it arose to the top of the water, accompanied by another fish of about the same size, and one of them swam on the water in a straight line towards Mr. Carver as he stood upon the shore. It came as near ...
    Dates:
    April 6, 1838 April 11, 1838 April 13, 1838 April 17, 1838 April 28, 1838