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  • Page 45

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

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    January 1, 1840 ~ Wednesday JAN 1st 1840 I find myself in Company with Elder's John Taylor & Theadore Turley on board of the packet Ship Oxford of the Black Bull line on our way from New york to Liverpool to fulfill a commandment of god in preaching the gospel of Jesus Christ to the Nations of Europe. We are in Long 42.40 We have a vary rough sea, High winds blustering & cloudy. I ...
    Dates:
    January 1, 1840 January 2, 1840
  • Page 152

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

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    July 19, 1840 ~ Sunday 19th Sunday I Preached in Leek John Jones came to oppose us & his carriage broke down & flung him in the mud he came to meeting but the Lord shut his mouth & he could not utter a word but left the room as soon as I closed Elder Smith Preached in the evening & 6 were Baptized under his hands we ordained one Priest & one Teacher several were healed by the laying on of hands ...
    Dates:
    July 19, 1840 July 20, 1840 July 21, 1840 July 22, 1840 July 23, 1840
  • Page 124

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

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    & walked to Br Jinkins & spent the night distance 8 mi May 23, 1840 ~ Saturday 23rd we spent the day at Moorends Cross at Br Jinkins we blessed the family for they were worthy we had a good time {I spoke in tongues} May 24, 1840 ~ Sunday 24th Sunday I walked to Old Starridge Common to attend a camp meeting I preached in the morning Br Richards in the evening after ...
    Dates:
    May 23, 1840 May 24, 1840 May 25, 1840 May 26, 1840 May 27, 1840 May 28, 1840
  • Page 99

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

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    August 27, 1841 ~ Friday Aug 27th [FIGURE] I wrote 5 letters to London to the following persons P. P. Pratt, James Albon Henry Connor, Amos Fielding, Ellen B. Redman which I sent by Br Redman in care of L. Snow Mr Bennett Editor of the New York Herald has published in to days paper a long article from the Times & Seasons giving an account of the mission of ...
    Dates:
    August 27, 1841 August 28, 1841 August 29, 1841 August 30, 1841 August 31, 1841 September 1, 1841
  • Page 191

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

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    October 15, 1840 ~ Thursday 15th I arose refreshed by sleep but had a wait upon my mind, which has been upon me for ma- ny days the spirit of which manifests great trouble & persecutions of the Saints in general, throughout Europe & America & that many will fall away, that the USA will rise against the church & that they will be driven from whare they are & that great trouble awaits the world universally I had a long conversation with Catherine the Prophetess upon these ...
    Dates:
    October 15, 1840
  • Page 70

    Part of Leaves From My Journal

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    LEAVES FROM MY JOURNAL. issued a proclamation, in which all the Latter-day Saints were required to leave that State or be exterminated. Far West had been captured by the militia, who were really only an organized mob; the citizens had been compelled to give up their arms; all the leading men who could be got hold of had been taken prisoners; the rest of the Saints—men women and children—had to flee as best they could out of the State to save their lives, leaving all their ...
    Dates:
    April 18, 1839 April 25, 1839 April 26, 1839
  • Page 3

    Part of Letter to Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 24 April 1840

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    the largest congregation (it was said) that ever met in the Chapel & they did not have over an hours notice many appeared Believing, the Baptists Minister gave me his hand & bid me God speed, aftr meeting I Baptized 13, ^next morning^ & the Lord is opening many doors upon the right & left. You will see from the Times & Season the No of the Saints in England which were represented at our conferene sumwhare about 1800 in all nearly one half of which have been Baptized since Hide ...
  • Page 1

    Part of Letter to Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 13 July 1840

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    Man[chester] [page torn] England July 14th 1840 My Dear Phebe ^Date May 9th to 25^ yesterday I recevd your long interesting letter which I was truly happy to receevd, was sorrow to hear of the sickness of the little babe, feel thankful that his life was spard, & pray god to preserve you & the children from the power of the destroyer untill my return. I feel much for you Phebe & nothing but the great work of the ...
    Dates:
    July 14, 1840
  • Page 1

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

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    Burslem Staffordshire Potteries England July 17th 1840 My Dear Companion As I have occupied one of two pages as you will find in other letters in conversing about temporal matters & things of miner consequene I feel disposed to fill this page in expressing my feelings unto you upon the great plan of Salvation, sumthing of my present expectations & an account of the work in this Land. When I take into consideration the day & generation in which we live even in this last dispensation & fullness ...
    Dates:
    July 17, 1840
  • Page 2

    Part of Letter to Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 8 July 1840

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    four months in a new field which I have opend in Herefordshire, Westershire, & Glostershire & the church now in that place numbers over 600, & the work never in a more prosperous state in that place than at the present time: I had no doubt but what the churches in that place will soon No. 1000 souls. We have set all the churches in that region in Order, ◊ ^with^ Officers members presiding over them, & they are now Baptizing daily in that ...