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  • 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 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 270

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

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    followed by Elder. Z. Coltrin, And in the Afternoon by Elder G. A. Smith, followed by Elders D. Fulmer S. Bent. & C. C. Rich, all of which ably set forth the first principles of the gosepl of Christ, & delivered their testimony (attended with the spirit & power of God) unto the audiance who sat in silence manifesting great interest and attention. At the close of the meeting that warmth of friendship, & ^feeling of^ kindness of that ...
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    June 3, 1844
  • Page 312

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

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    with those men who are going away to take a ^& taking^ company with them, that they shall take all they can but ^although^ the Twelve will blow it up in public but ^yet^ privately ^they^ wish it to go on, but if it was the last words I had to say before going into the Eternal world I would swear by the Holy Trinity that it was ^is^ utterly fals and not a word of truth in it, their is no man ^that has^ any right to lead ...
  • Page 317

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

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    whole study is to put down truth and put a lie in its stead. I want the Lawyers to know that we have common sens^e^ they want to make you believe that when you spell Baker it means cider or whiskey; Now let the Lawyers and doctors alone and leave all ^off^ bitterness and evil speaking alone and you will build the Temple and get an endowment. All ye Lawyiers go away and let us alone, and when we want you and we ^&^ get full ...
  • Page 324

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

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    A Blessing bestowed upon the head of Elder Wilford Woodruff under the hands of the quorum of the Twelve Elder John Taylor being spokesman Nauvoo August 24th 1844 Brother Woodruff we lay our hands upon your head in the name of Jesus Christ and by the authority of the Holy Priesthood to seal upon your head a blessing and set you apart unto the important mission which is appointed you of the Lord by the voice of the Twelve to go over the sea ...
  • Page 327

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

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    when the meeting was closed, after shaking hand with many friends, and taking many letters to convey to England, I returned to my family all our children were at home. Br & Sister Benbow was present August 26, 1844 ~ Monday 26th I went to the River in Company with Mrs Woodruff to be baptized, for some of our dead friends I was baptized for five of my friends under the hands of G. A. Smith ...
    Dates:
    August 26, 1844 August 27, 1844
  • Page 101

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

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    At the close of the meeting the people administed to our necessities they gave us $11.75 which we divided among us Elder Pratt administered the ordinance of Baptism to one person which we confirmed at the waters edge we then took the parting hand with the saints & rode home with Priest John Bowen [to] Lionville Chester Co Pa & spent the night we blessed the family distance of the day 3 m [FIGURE] I dreamed last night that I was in
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    August 21, 1843 August 22, 1843 August 23, 1843 August 24, 1843
  • Page 108

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

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    September 1, 1843 ~ Friday Sept 1st We walked to New Haven from thenc to Fair Haven & called upon Mr Smith Tuttle who would open doors for preaching we spent part of the day with him & returned to westville & preached at night at Br Frost to a small number we spent the night at Br Frost September 2, 1843 ~ Saturday 2nd We walked to New Haven & called ...
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    September 1, 1843 September 2, 1843 September 3, 1843
  • Page 109

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

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    after musing a while on past scenes with a mixture of pleasure & pain rather more pain than pleasure I returned to the house spent the day with the family & in the evening I preached to the people had a goodly number present, after meeting I Baptized two persons James Hooker & [blank] Smith & spent a plesant evening & another night under my Fathers roof September 4, 1843 ~ Monday 4th [FIGURE] I wrote two letters one to
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    September 4, 1843 September 5, 1843 September 6, 1843