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  • Page 257

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

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    May 7th I had an interview with Elder Whittaker he assisted me to pile some wood in the suller. It was a hard rainy day Sister Barbara Neff spent the day with us May 8, 1844 ~ Wednesday 8th I spent the day in company with Mrs Woodruff in the garding garden weeding May 9, 1844 ~ Thursday May 9th 1844 I arose in the morning and aranged some domestic affairs & was ...
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    May 8, 1844 May 9, 1844 May 10, 1844
  • Page 258

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

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    May 11, 1844 ~ Saturday 11th We travled across the prairies this day to Br Justice Ames on Ceder Creek within 3 miles of Galesburg, it was the first time I had been on his farm he had a plesent place of 100 acres & 40 acres in corn & wheat they all appeared glad to see me we spent the night with them I talked with them untill about midnight. In the morning before we left, we lade hands upon Br Justice Ames & ...
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    May 11, 1844 May 12, 1844 May 13, 1844
  • Page 259

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

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    May 14, 1844 ~ Tuesday 14th Spent the fore part of the day at Br Lane's met at the Toulon Court House at 2 oclok according to appointment when we arived the methodist had collected saying they had an appointment at the same hour we adjourned ours to Br Perrys. Before we arived at his house the M Preacher came & wished us to hold our meeting in the Court House according to appointment we did so. I preached & was followed ...
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    May 14, 1844 May 15, 1844 May 16, 1844 May 17, 1844
  • Page 260

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

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    I continued on to the Lasalle Branch of about 50 members from Norway I preached to them & had a good time & spent the night at Br Goodman Hogus distance 25 m May 18, 1844 ~ Saturday May 18th Conference met in Georgetown ^Newark^ Kendle ^Co^ at one oclok P.M. there were present W. Woodruff & G. A. Smith of the quorum of the Twelve 1 High Priest, 2 Seventies, 9 Elders ...
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    May 18, 1844
  • Page 261

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

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    All of which persons were then ordained unto the offices assigned them under the Hands of Elders W. Woodruff G. A. Smith & Ezra Thayer Appropriate remarks were then made by Elders Woodruff & Smith by way of council & instruction to those who had been ordained, & was followed by Elder David Savage. Adjourned to Sunday 10 oclok May 19, 1844 ~ Sunday 19th Met persuant to adjournment, opened by singing, & prayer by Elder A. M. Wilsey A ...
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    May 19, 1844
  • Page 264

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

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    May 23, 1844 ~ Thursday 23rd Crossed the line into Indiana & rode to Br Maine's & spent the night 8 miles of ValParazo Porter Co Ia 28 miles May 24, 1844 ~ Friday 24th We rode to Laport, Laport Co Ia & spent the night with Elder Wm Rudd distance 28 miles May 25, 1844 ~ Saturday 25th We rode to Bertrand township, Berrian Co state of Michigan & spent the night with Br
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    May 23, 1844 May 24, 1844 May 25, 1844
  • Page 265

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

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    of heavy timber of beach maple, ash, oak, & untill we reached little prairie round, which is a fine prairie, their is much good timber betwen little prairie round & Kallamazoo yet the land is mostly poor, many oak barrens, sandy, & stoney land, we pronounced Kalamazo the best town we had seen since we left Nauvoo the town of Comstock north of Calamazoo River is heavy timbered, the country is ordinary everidge of land May 26, 1844 ~ Sunday 26th Sunday we spent the day ...
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    May 26, 1844 May 27, 1844
  • Page 266

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

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    May 28, 1844 ~ Tuesday 28th We rode to Kalamazoo the finest town we saw since we left Nauvoo, the improvements are after the eastern fashion, from thence to Comstock a small village we turned to the right to cross a logway about a mile long through a ceder swamp our nigh horse stept between two polls & sunk in the mire & fell we laboured hard to get him out for near 15 minutes we had fears he would break ...
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    May 28, 1844 May 29, 1844
  • Page 267

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

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    Notipekago, Aishcum, Manistee and Kautawauber is second district. And Macomb, Oakland Livingston, Ingham, Clinton, Shiawassee, Genesee, Lapeer, St. Clair, Mackinac, Chippewa, Saginaw, Tuscola, Midland, Gladwin, Arenac, Ozemaw, Kanotin Sanilac, Huron and all the other counties not named shall be denominated the third congressional district May 30, 1844 ~ Thursday 30th I spent the day at Br Lees with about a dozen Elders. In the afternoon we held a meeting at the school house. Elder G ...
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    May 30, 1844 May 31, 1844 June 1, 1844
  • Page 268

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

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    viz. S Bent C. C. Rich & D Fulmer; 5 of the High Priest quorum. viz H. Green. Z. Coltrin. Moses, Smith. E. Thayer & G. Coltrin. 8 of the Seventies, viz E, Lee Thomas Dunn E. M. Webb. P. Webb. D. Hatch, J. H. Perry, W Hubbard. J. Vandeusan & D. Cornish. 14 Elders viz. E. Lee ...