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  • Page 233

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

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    us great things, dont think strange if men dont think of great things when I obtained a great & glorious principle I felt like locking it up lest the people would laugh at me. And while we were together & telling one thing we would learn another; I speak of these things to do away with the notion or feelings about our secret meetings was their any thing wrong then no, neither will their be now. No, I have no fear of it what God does is for my salvation & the ...
  • Page 152

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

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    May 14, 1837 ~ Sunday May 14th we wrote two Letters to our friends in the state of Maine May 23, 1837 ~ Tuesday 23rd Spent several of the Last weeks in labour- ing with my hands for Elder Joseph Young. Spent the fore part of this day in attending a Patriarch- al meeting I wrote a Patriarchal Blessing for Brother Henry Harmon May 25, 1837 ~ Thursday ^25th I comenced boarding ...
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    May 14, 1837 May 23, 1837 May 25, 1837 May 27, 1837 May 28, 1837
  • Page 162

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

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    August 22, 1840 ~ Saturday 22nd [FIGURE] P I received a letter from Mrs Woodruff under date of July 2nd which I was truly rejoice to receive, [FIGURE] I wrote her one in return a double letter one yesterday & on[e] to day {and enclosed} 1/2 {sovereign for Sarah and Wilford} we also received a letter from B. Young & a copy of the 4th Star. I spent the day in writing. I walked out in the ...
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    August 22, 1840 August 23, 1840 August 24, 1840
  • Page 167

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

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    the City of London to try to find a people that were willing to receive our testimony & obey the fullness of the gospel of Jesus Christ but finding evry door shut against us we were now determin ed in the name God to go into the Streets & lift up our voice & warn the people accordingly Elders Kimball, Smith, & myself, walked 3 miles into the City, & stoped in Tabernacle Square Old Street road here we found a man preaching to the people ...
  • Page 128

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

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    January 1, 1842 ~ Saturday JANuary 1st, 1842 I spent this NEW YEARS DAY in company with the quorum of the Twelve & with our wives in the city of Nauvoo at Br S. Stodard's it was an interesting day unto us to once more assemble to a feast with our quorum & our families in a city of the Saints in the midst of peace & love we more highly prized this privilege as we are called to be seperate so much while in ...
    Dates:
    January 1, 1842 January 2, 1842
  • Page 139

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

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    March 20, 1842 ~ Sunday March 20th Sunday. Sermon of Joseph the Seer A large assembly of Saints gather together at an early hour to hear a discours deliverd upon the subject of Baptism by Joseph the Seer, but as a young child was dead & his corpes presented in the assembly it called forth many remarks from The speaker upon death & the resurrection which were in the highest degree interesting [ink color change] & his remarks upon Baptism was truly glorious to the believer in ...
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    March 20, 1842
  • Page 8

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

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    With his children. that will hesitate to stand as a bold witness for the gospel of Jesus Christ and follow him through evil as well as good report and surrender himself a living sac rifice holy and acceptable unto God which is his reasonable service. Believeing it to be benificial to review our past life And not ownly our privilege but duty to keep an accurate account of our procedings. And it is to this intent that I shall endeavour henceforth to keep a journal of my travels that when required I may give an accou nt of ...
  • Page 13

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

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    Jan. 2nd 1834 To the Book of Mormon. I believed it was light out of darkness and truth out of the ground. The license which I receieved reads thus. A Power and authority given to Willford Woodruff provi ng that he is a Teacher in the Church of Christ by the will of God the Father according to his holy Calling and the gift ^& power^ of the Holy ghost agreeable to the Revelations of Jesus Christ signifying that he has been baptized and ...
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    January 2, 1834
  • Page 183

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

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    administering to the sick by the laying on of hands, said it was according to revelation &c, said he was never placed in similar circumstances & never had given the same instruction. He closed his instructions by ex- pressing his satisfaction in improving the opportunity. The spirit of the Lord was pour'd out in a very powerful manner, never to be forgotten by those present on that interesting occasion. [FIGURE] Copied by John P. McEwan Augst 27th 1844 ...
  • Page 31

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

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    Thy Purposes O! Lord must roll on. Thy Decrees are Sure [FIGURE] Wisdom how [FIGURE] Precious thou [FIGURE] art. February 15, 1841 ~ Monday Feb 15th Elder Kimball received a letter from his wife Dated Nauvoo Dec 30th, she informed us that [FIGURE] Joseph had written for the Twelve to come immediately home for our personal safety, as great Judgments are nigh in this land even at the Door. She spoke of our families being well, as ...
    Dates:
    February 15, 1841 February 16, 1841