First Presidency

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  • Page 65

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

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    the officers & members & to the whole Congregation consisting of about seven hundred people, A large fragmen[t] was left for some who were not present, while the cake was passing P. P. Pratt composed the following lines When in far Distant regions As strangers we roam Far away from our Country Our friends and our home When sinking in sorrow Fresh courage we'll take As we think on our friends And remember the CAKE Elder O Hide appealed powerfully to the meeting & covenanted with the ...
    Dates:
    April 7, 1841
  • Page 94

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

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    May 21, 1839 ~ Tuesday May 21st I spent this day vary pleasently I rode out on a land excursion in viewing the territory for several miles in the the regions around Montrose our company consisted of seven persons viz the first Presidency Joseph, Sidney, & Hiram three of the Twelve Brigham George & Willford one of the seventy Br Bates Nobles & also Brother Elias Higby making the eight person Brother Nobles ...
    Dates:
    May 21, 1839 May 22, 1839 May 23, 1839 May 24, 1839 May 25, 1839
  • Page 97

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

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    May 30, 1839 ~ Thursday May 30th The spirit of mobocracy increases in Montrose & the Ioway &c. I spent the day gardning & choping wood May 31, 1839 ~ Friday 31 I spent the day writing. I purchased a cow of Mr Stebbins with a calf a week old & paid $22 dollars for the same June 1, 1839 ~ Saturday June 1 [FIGURE] I wrote a lengthy letter to Brother Joseph F Carter June 2, 1839 ~ Sunday ...
    Dates:
    May 30, 1839 May 31, 1839 June 1, 1839 June 2, 1839 June 7, 1839 June 8, 1839
  • Page 100

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

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    June 27, 1839 ~ Thursday June 27th I spent the day in Commerce in council with the Presidency & Twelve we had an interesting day Joseph was president of the council Brother Orson Hide was restored to the church and the quorum of the Twelve in full fellowship by a full vote of the council, after making an humble confession & acknowledgement of his sins &c. [FIGURES] Among the vast number of the Keys of the kingdom of God Joseph presented the following one ...
    Dates:
    June 27, 1839 June 28, 1839 June 30, 1839 July 1, 1839 July 2, 1839
  • Page 12

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

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    January 18, 1843 ~ Wednesday Jan 18th Joseph Smith the Prophet & his Lady made a feest for his friends as a time of rejoiceing with them in consequence of his deliverence from oppression we had an inter- esting day about 20 of those who went with him to Springfield & also the Twelve & many others numbering in all about 75 persons. Gen Law & Miss Eliza Snow had compos- ed each of them a song which ...
    Dates:
    January 18, 1843 January 19, 1843
  • Page 307

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

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    the business without calling the whold Church I dont want you to abide my council alone but act for yourselves. If you want Sidney Rigdon to lead you vote for him but if you dont intend to follow him, and support him as you did Joseph and I would say the same for the Twelve dont make a covenant to support them unless you intend to abide by their council. But we want to know if this people will support the Priesthood If you build the house you ...
  • Page 156

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

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    May 16, 1842 ~ Monday to May 19, 1842 ~ Thursday May 16, 17 18, & 19 I spent in the printing office as usual May 20, 1842 ~ Friday 20 [FIGURE] I received a letter from L. R. Foster New York containing $30.00 dollars on what he owed me for books [FIGURE] I wrote a letter to Br Dwight Webster acknowledging the recept of $50 dollars which he lent me & sent him a note ...
    Dates:
    May 16, 1842 May 19, 1842 May 20, 1842 May 21, 1842 May 22, 1842 May 23, 1842 May 25, 1842 May 26, 1842 May 27, 1842 May 28, 1842
  • Page 45

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

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    May 24, 1843 ~ Wednesday 24 about a dozen of my neighbors turned out & helped me dig out my suller we flung out an immence quantity of sand I worked myself more so than was for my good May 25, 1843 ~ Thursday 25 we finished digging my suller I also commenced diging me a well I made a curbe May 26, 1843 ~ Friday 26 Several masons & tenders came to commence my sullar wall several teams were drawing stone for me ...
    Dates:
    May 24, 1843 May 25, 1843 May 26, 1843 May 27, 1843
  • Page 129

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

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    A Synopsis of the travels and labours of W. Woodruff in A.D. 1839 I travelled in ten of the United States and crossed one half the Atlantic making a distance of 4,626 miles I held thirty four meetings 34 meetings I attended the baptism of a number of persons, but did not baptize but one 1 baptized I attended seven conferences 7 conferences I attended eight councils, with the first Presidency & Twelve 8 councils I Ordained three Elders 3 Elders " " one Priest 1 Priest I administered to sixteen sick persons by the ...
  • Page 154

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    October 5, 1856 ~ Sunday 5th Sunday All met at the Bowery the First Presidency 3 of the Twelve & the missionaries who had lately returned took a seat upon the Stand. D Spencer F D Richards & B Young occupied the stand in the forenoon. G. D. Grant Wm H. Kimball Joseph A. Young & others spoke in the afternoon they were full of the spirit & power of God & the Gift ...
    Dates:
    October 5, 1856 October 6, 1856