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  • Page 121

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

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    when a man is chastized he gets angry & will not endure it. The reason we do not have the secrets of the Lord revealed unto us is because we do not keep them but reveal them, we do not keep our own secrets but reveal our difficulties to the world even to our enemies then how would we keep the secrets of the Lord Joseph says I can keep a secret till dooms day. He spoke of love what greater love hath any man than that he ...
    Dates:
    December 20, 1841 December 24, 1841 December 25, 1841
  • Page 101

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

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    Elder Brigham Young house for meeting. President Hiram Smith opened the meeting by prayer after which the Presidency lade their hands upon my head & sealed a blessing upon me President Rigdon being speaker they also sealed a blessing upon the head of Elders George A Smith & Turley. Also upon the head of Sister Young sister Tailor & my wife. If we were faithful we had the promise of again returning to the bosom of ...
  • Page 167

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

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    July 21, 1837 ~ Friday JULY 21st I left Hartford at 5. oclock AM & on foot I walked during the day 52 miles & stop't for the night 14 miles west of worcester at 8 oclock making 15 hours that I walked 3 1/2 miles per hour through a hot Sultry day {Distance} 52 miles July 22, 1837 ~ Saturday 22nd Arose much refresh'd by sleep & walked into Worcester whare I took breakfast after a ...
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    July 21, 1837 July 22, 1837 July 23, 1837 July 24, 1837 July 25, 1837 July 26, 1837 July 27, 1837 July 28, 1837 July 29, 1837 July 30, 1837 July 31, 1837
  • Page 64

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

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    September 25, 1838 ~ Tuesday Sept 25. O Lord give me faith, grace, & patience to endure what is lade upon ^me^ without murmering or complaining, help me to be resigned to thy will in all things. The report that I spoke of yesterday concerning the Mormon's in Mo as the saints are called, is going the rounds today among our friends & neighbo -urs; this one is saying it wont do to go & that is saying it will not do to go for you will be killed &c. But O, fools, slow at ...
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    September 25, 1838
  • Page 7

    Part of Leaves From My Journal

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    PREFACE. ABOUT nine months have elapsed since the first edition of this work was published, and now the whole number issued—over 4,000 copies—are exhausted, and there is a demand for more. We, therefore, have much pleasure in offering the Second Edition of LEAVES FROM MY JOURNAL for public consider- ation, and trust that the young people who pursue it will be inspired to emulate in their lives the faith, perseverance and integrity that so distinguish its author. Brother Woodruff is a remarkable man. Few men now living, who have ...
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    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 2

    Part of Letter from Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 6 October 1840

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    came from a distance, we had a address from our prophet after which it was voted that Kirtland should be built up and three ^one^ man was appointed to preside over it I think they ^it^ was brother Almon Babbit father Granger & brother Higby —then it was motioned that a committee be appointed and commissioned to appoint & lay up stakes for the gathering ^from Commerce to Kirtland.^— Hiram Smith Lyman Whight ...
  • Page 3

    Part of Letter from Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 6 October 1840

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    all be restored again.— Paul says I die da^i^ly brother Joseph says that he actually died and was raised to life again— says the beasts that he fought with at Epesus often killed him and he came to life again— if so Willford why may not our little Sarah be raised to life again— He, brother Joseph has brought forth many new things this season.— There has been quite a number of deaths in Commerce the past season I believed that I mentioned some ...
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    Part of Letter from Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 8 September 1840

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    Lee Montrose Lee County Iowa Territory Sept 8th 1840 My Dear Willford, With pleasure I seat myself at this time to acknowledge the reception of your kind letter which came to hand 10 days since and I should have answered it immedately after its reception had it not been that my babe was quite sick but he is better now I had been an[x]iously looking for a letter from you for a long time and to my greate satisfaction received it from the hand of a brother, brought by some ...
    Dates:
    September 8, 1840
  • Page 3

    Part of Letter to Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 17 July 1840

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    O Lord let the fulness of thine everlasting gospel spedily go to all the gentile Nations when they count themselves unworthy of Eternal life may the law be learned & testimony sealed in their midst that they be left without excuse May Israel spedily return & seak the Lord his God & thy goodness in the Latter day let the prayer of the widow & the cry of the orphan assend into the ears of the Lord of Sabaoth let the Heavens witness their tears & record them on high untill the Allmighty shall come out of his hiding ...