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 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] of the [road in/and] their [3 illegible 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 an interview ...
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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 discourse he invited us home with him ...
  • 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 illegible words]} and Porposes, Seal, &c &c. & many others not ...
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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 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, Cyrus ...
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    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
  • Page 273

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

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    region we are sensible that the saints will have to be tried whether they will abide in the covenant of God or not even tried unto death. I am satisfyed that all things will work together for the good of the saints, and when they are sufficiently tried they will be delivered The Brethren returned from Saco bringing the latest news which sayes the mormon war had all fizzelid out that the general with his officers had showed their white feathers, & left the field, before a gun was ...
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    July 9, 1844
  • Page 51

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

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    July 14th Our daughter Sarah Emma in half an hour after she was born performed a journey in the arms of Sister Sarah Foss through the garret, chambers, & lower rooms, & principly through the whole house. Is not this an omen of her being an extensive traveller in her day let time determin. Mrs Woodruff was comfortable through the day more so than could have been expected. Happy is that people whose God is the Lord July 15, 1838 ~ Sunday 15 Sunday ...
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    July 14, 1838 July 15, 1838 July 16, 1838 July 17, 1838 July 18, 1838 July 19, 1838 July 20, 1838 July 21, 1838 July 22, 1838 July 23, 1838 July 24, 1838 July 25, 1838 July 26, 1838