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  • Page 73

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

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    worse in any sickness, was thankful that my wife & children was not with me to share in such sufferings, the sun is plesent today we have still west head winds & rough sea. Their has been some fears that several children would die on board being vary sick, we got together & prayed the Lord to have mercy upon us all & spare the lives of our company, & the sick began to amend truly we have perils by sea as well as by land [FIGURE] Two ...
    Dates:
    April 27, 1841 April 28, 1841
  • 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 235

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

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    to see a dozen armed men in the cornor of the fence, he wanted to shoot them, after- wards the mob came in & broke the door, took me & dragd me out through the streets by my heels with my head pounding over the frozen ground. Another company took presiden Smith, & tar & feathered him, they tried to tar and turn Aquiphertos [aqua fortis] down our our throats this is the reason why we were in secret, under lock & key. Now if you will let us ...
  • Page 313

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

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    in the wilderness. If we do not carry out the plan Joseph has laid and the pattern he has given for us to work by we cannot get any further endowment I want it to sink deep into your heart that you may remember it. I repeat it, let me reason with you. If you stir up the flame of dissent will you get an endowment No, you get a party to run here and another there, and divide our strength, and weaken our hands and we will be ...
  • Page 118

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

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    Children, & all you have. I dont know that I can give you a better pattern of what we want than the case of Joseph in Egypt. An Israel- ite will get all he can, they are vary great to go ahead. The Egyptians believed in dreams & by this peculiar gift Joseph entered into a great scheme of speculation, he used the gift of dreams to become great in the eyes of the Egyptians, had great political influence came out on the kings horse in great splendor, & ...
  • Page 54

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

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    June 3, 1835 ~ Wednesday June 3rd Rode to Mag Maddens. Preached at his house visited & prayed with the sick then Rode to Mag Beards 25 miles June 4, 1835 ~ Thursday 4th Preached at Mag Burrel Beards then Rode to br Frys 18 miles June 5, 1835 ~ Friday 5th Spent the day visiting the saints on Egle Creek June 6, 1835 ~ Saturday 6th Preached at the ...
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    June 3, 1835 June 4, 1835 June 5, 1835 June 6, 1835 June 7, 1835 June 8, 1835 June 9, 1835 June 10, 1835 June 11, 1835 June 12, 1835 June 13, 1835 June 14, 1835 June 15, 1835 June 16, 1835 June 17, 1835 June 19, 1835 June 20, 1835 June 21, 1835 June 22, 1835 June 23, 1835
  • Page 58

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

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    June 29th 1835 The following is A License Receieved from Elder Warren Parrish This certifies that Willford Woodruff has been receieved into this Church of ^the^ Latter Day Saints organized on the 6th Day of Aprail 1830 and has been ordained an Elder according to the rules and regulations of said Church and is duly authorized to preach the gospel and act in all the ordinances of the house of the LORD agreeable to the authority of that office given under my hand ...
    Dates:
    June 29, 1835 June 29, 1835 June 30, 1835 July 1, 1835 July 2, 1835 July 3, 1835 July 4, 1835 July 5, 1835 July 6, 1835 July 7, 1835
  • Page 21

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

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    February 24, 1838 ~ Saturday Feb 24 We walked from Belfast to Northport and was kindly entertained at Mr Benjamin Stephens [FIGURE] I wrote two letters one to Sister Townsend & the other to Elder Milton Holmes. I preached at early candlelight in the schoolhouse at Northport upon the Book of Mormon spent the night at Mr Stephen's distance 4 miles February 25, 1838 ~ Sunday 25 Sunday preached at the schoolhouse In the forenoon Elder
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    February 24, 1838 February 25, 1838 February 26, 1838 February 27, 1838 February 28, 1838 March 1, 1838 March 2, 1838 March 3, 1838 March 4, 1838
  • Page 208

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

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    So [no]ne would complain with what God himself would do, the laws are enacted by petition and they can all be repealed if they wish it but the people ought not to complain of the officers but to complain of the law makers. I am instructed by the city council to tell this people that if you do not like any law we have passed we will repeal it for we are your servants. Any that complain of our rights and charters it is because they are wicked the devil is ...
  • Page 28

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1845 – December 31, 1846)

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    we had one of the most interesting conference I ever attended abroad in the vineyard much of the spirit of the Lord & union rested ^upon^ the vast congregation of the saints I lade hands upon 12 & administered to them for sickness, at the close of the conference I went home with Br Flint & spent the night. And had the following [FIGURE] Dream. I visited the flouring mill in Farmington Ct whare I found my father Aphek Woodruff who ...
    Dates:
    February 17, 1845