Fox Islands, Knox County, Maine

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  • Page 26

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

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    April 6, 1838 ~ Friday April 6th This is the day for the annual solemn assembly of the Saints in Zion or her stakes may God bless the Saints in every condition walked to Br Maltire Luce & spent the night 3 miles April 7, 1838 ~ Saturday 7 I walked to Mr Ephraim Luce from thence to Br Stephen Luce & after reading singing & prayer I Baptized two Persons Mr Ephraim Luce & Margarett Crockett I confirmed them by the ...
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    April 6, 1838 April 7, 1838 April 8, 1838 April 9, 1838 April 10, 1838 April 11, 1838 April 12, 1838 April 13, 1838
  • Page 108

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

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    Mr George Miller offered himself for Baptism after meeting. I rode to McComb from then[ce] to Father John Coltrins & spent the night. I was weak & feble with the exercises of the day distance 14 m August 12, 1839 ~ Monday Aug 12th Br Taylor Baptized Mr Miller. I spent the day with Br Zebedee Coltrin. I am gaining in strength I spent the night at Br John Vance 8 m ...
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    August 12, 1839 August 13, 1839 August 14, 1839 August 15, 1839 August 16, 1839 August 17, 1839 August 18, 1839
  • Page 109

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

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    and were buried the next day both in one grave. I accompanied the corps of Sister Draper to the grave. I had an interview with most all of the Fox Island friends I spent the night with Elder Stephens 4 m August 19, 1839 ~ Monday 19th I spent most of the day visiting the saints I rode to Mr J Coons at my old habitation I had some peculiar feelings while visiting the place. I next visited Br Oudercark & Sister ...
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    August 19, 1839 August 20, 1839
  • Page 151

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

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    July 14, 1840 ~ Tuesday 14th Sarah Emma is two years old this day may the Lord Preserve my wife & Children from sickness & Death Untill my return O Lord I commit them into thy hands, feed, clothe, & comfort them & thine shall be the glory. I spent the day in Manchester, in company with Elder Young I took supper at Br John Smiths {I went to the city and bought Phebe a dress, for ...
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    July 14, 1840 July 15, 1840 July 16, 1840 July 17, 1840 July 18, 1840
  • Page 169

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

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    August 10, 1837 ~ Thursday AUG 10th {Having the [illegible shorthand] of the [road in/and] their [3 illegible shorthand words]} I rode in company with Mrs Woodruff to Cyrus Fenderson's we had an interview with {sister} Aphia Woodmans Mother & Brother & Sister from thence we rode to Brother James Townsend & Saw Elders Hale & Holmes Sup'd with them & returned to Father Carters whare I was privileg'd with ...
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    August 10, 1837 August 11, 1837 August 12, 1837 August 13, 1837 August 14, 1837 August 15, 1837 August 16, 1837 August 17, 1837 August 18, 1837 August 19, 1837 August 20, 1837
  • Page 170

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

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    the place of meeting. When we arived the meeting had commenced, we conversed with the Deacon of the church, & informed him we were ser vents of the Lord, had a message to the people & wished to be herd. He con versed with the Baptist Priest by the name of Gideon J. Newton upon the subject, he did not object. we were invited into the stand & Mr Ne wton gave out an appointment for us to Preach at 5 oclock PM. When he closed his ...
  • Page 171

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

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    There is great quantities of fish inhabit the waters, cooves & harbours around these Islands, such as Whale. Blackfish, Shark, ground Shark, PILOT fish, Hors Mackerel, Sturgeon, Salmon, Holloboat, Cod, Pollock, Tom Cod, Hake, Haddock, Mackerel, Shad, Bass, Ale wives, Herren, Pohagen, Dolphin, Whiting, Frost fish, Flounders, Smelt, Skate, Shrimp, Skid, Susk, Blebacks, Scollop Dogfish, Muttonfish Lumpfish, Squid, Fivefingers, Monkfish, Nursfish, Sunfish, Swordfish, Thrasher, Cat, Scuppog, Tootog, Eyefish, Cunner, Ling, Eels. Also Lobsters, Clams, Scollop, Mussles, Rincles, {[2 shorthand words]} and Porposes, Seal ...
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    August 21, 1837 August 22, 1837 August 23, 1837 August 24, 1837 August 25, 1837 August 26, 1837 August 27, 1837 August 28, 1837
  • Page 172

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

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    August 29, 1837 ~ Tuesday Aug 29th Preached at the north schoolhouse, spent the night at Malatiah Luce 8 m August 30, 1837 ~ Wednesday 30th Elder Hale Preached at the east schoolhouse I followed him, stay'd with Carver 4 m August 31, 1837 ~ Thursday 31st Last day of summer I visited many friends. I retired in company with Elder Hale to a grove & sat down under a fir tree and sung a song ...
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    August 29, 1837 August 30, 1837 August 31, 1837 September 1, 1837 September 2, 1837 September 3, 1837 September 4, 1837 September 5, 1837
  • Page 177

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

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    October 30, 1837 ~ Monday Oct 30th I visited the Bangor I found a high sea & saw a vessel wreck'd October 31, 1837 ~ Tuesday 31. Spent the day at Mr Ezra Carter's we had a visit from our sister viz. Shuah & Rhoda. We spent the night on board the Bangor November 1, 1837 ~ Wednesday NOV 1st We left the wharf at Portland, at 7 oclock AM. on board the Bangor. Howse Captain ...
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    October 30, 1837 October 31, 1837 November 1, 1837 November 2, 1837 November 3, 1837 November 4, 1837 November 5, 1837 November 6, 1837 November 7, 1837 November 8, 1837 November 9, 1837
  • Page 179

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

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    November 20, 1837 ~ Monday NOV. 20.th I wrote a letter to Elder Don C. Smith at Kirtland I forwarded him 13 subscribers for the Elders Journal of the Church of Latter Day Saints. I gave an account of 17 members of the Church on fox Islands I also forwarded $10 dollars of subscription money for the Elders Journal from the following persons. Justus Ames $1, Stephen Luce Esq $1,
    Dates:
    November 20, 1837 November 21, 1837 November 22, 1837 November 23, 1837 November 24, 1837 November 25, 1837 November 26, 1837 November 27, 1837 November 28, 1837 November 29, 1837