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  • Page 111

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

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    November 6, 1836 ~ Sunday Nov 6th Sunday Rode to William Smoots Preached at his house distance of the Day 7 miles November 7, 1836 ~ Monday 7th Sold one Book of Mormon & Rode to Owenton Owen County KY on the day of the election to vote for President &c at first the Judges endeav o^u^red to deprive Elder Smoot & myself from voting but after employing some Judges & Col Rowlett in our ...
    Dates:
    November 6, 1836 November 7, 1836 November 8, 1836 November 9, 1836 November 10, 1836 November 11, 1836 November 12, 1836 November 13, 1836 November 14, 1836 November 15, 1836 November 16, 1836
  • Page 268

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

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    [FIGURE] A large Bell at Washington which had been used many years, broke while tolling for President Harrison Death in a moderate manner While General Harrison was on his way to Washington to take his seat after his Election He passed through a town whare there was a child named after him who Died at the same time the General was passing by A splended ball was appointed in Portland Maine in honour to President Harrison. The man who was appointed to ...
  • Page 60

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

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    for me to take the parting hand with Br PARRISH I know not that we shall ever meet again untill we meet in Eternity may the blessings of God crown his days & prepare him for the Celestial Kingdom. O worthy Brother farewell but not forever I am now left alone without human aid to asist me in preaching the gospel my circuit is about 100 miles in extent besides the care of all the Churches within the limits of the same who is weack & I not weack who is ...
    Dates:
    July 24, 1835 July 25, 1835 July 26, 1835 July 27, 1835 July 28, 1835 July 29, 1835 July 30, 1835 July 31, 1835 August 1, 1835 August 2, 1835 August 3, 1835 August 4, 1835 August 5, 1835 August 6, 1835
  • Page 19

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

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    February 5, 1843 ~ Sunday Feb 5th Sunday Spent the time at home February 6, 1843 ~ Monday to February 11, 1843 ~ Saturday 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, & 11 Spent this week in the printing office with the exception of Monday was the election & a warm contest it was esspecially in the evening February 12, 1843 ~ Sunday 12 Sunday I spent the time at home writing February 13, 1843 ~ Monday to February 18, 1843 ~ Saturday 13 ...
    Dates:
    February 5, 1843 February 6, 1843 February 11, 1843 February 12, 1843 February 13, 1843 February 18, 1843 February 19, 1843 February 20, 1843 February 21, 1843
  • Page 300

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

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    August 5, 1844 ~ Monday Aug 5th Monday this is the day of election in this state their will probably be some fighting and perhaps some blood shed as men are geting wicked and about ripe for judgement, their was some fighting in the bar room below last evening but nothing vary serious. Elder Kimball had a dream last evening thought he was preaching to a large congregation said the Prophet Joseph Smith had laid the foundation for a great work and it was now for us to ...
    Dates:
    August 5, 1844 August 6, 1844
  • Page 162

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1841 – December 31, 1842)

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    July 11, 1842 ~ Monday July 11 I spent the day at the printing office July 12, 1842 ~ Tuesday 12 I attended the City Council July 13, 1842 ~ Wednesday to July 16, 1842 ~ Saturday 13, 14, 15, & 16 I spent in the printing Office July 17, 1842 ~ Sunday 17th Sunday Elder John Taylor preached in the fore part of the day, I preached in the Afternoon & expressed my feelings in plain- ness ...
    Dates:
    July 11, 1842 July 12, 1842 July 13, 1842 July 16, 1842 July 17, 1842 July 18, 1842 July 19, 1842 July 20, 1842 July 21, 1842 July 22, 1842
  • Page 164

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1841 – December 31, 1842)

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    day & night but lighted the boat during the time August 1, 1842 ~ Monday Aug 1st An exceding cold day & night & morning as for myself I am in almost evry kind of trouble A severe cold has settelled throughout my body I have the Rheumatism, teeth ake, head ake, bones ake, have got the musketoe fever, Bilious fever, & sick stomack, & am fearful that if we run on to many more sand bars & am many more weeks getting to St Louis & ...
    Dates:
    August 1, 1842 August 2, 1842 August 3, 1842
  • Page 77

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

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    holding the office of Lieutenant General not that I seek for power. & with regard to elections some say we all vote together & we vote as I say: But I never tell any man how to vote or who to vote for. But I will show you how we have been situated by bringing a comparison Should their be a Methodist society here & two candidates running for office: one says if you will vote for me & put me in governor I will exterminate the Methodist ...
  • Page 150

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

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    July 13, 1840 ~ Monday July 13th I received a lengthy & interesting Letter from ^[FIGURE] Letter from Phebe W W^ Phebe W. Woodruff from which I made some extracts to be inserted in the Star which will appear in the 4th No. My wife informs me in this Letter that the Rev Mr Bogart a Methodist Preacher who was the Leader of the Missouri mob in the persecution of the Saints, has shot a man during the Election who ...
    Dates:
    July 13, 1840
  • Page 59

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

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    September 8, 1838 ~ Saturday Sept 8th For the first time in my life I obtained the Journal & travels of Lorenzo Dow I spent a part of the day in reading it I found it to be highly interesting he puts me in mind of the travels of the Mormons as the gentiles call us It brings fresh to mind many of my own travels & labours in the ministry It is true that Lorenzo Dow was eccentric in his manners life & procedings but he appears to have as much light ...
    Dates:
    September 8, 1838 September 9, 1838 September 10, 1838