France

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  • Page 256

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

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    for more than 1,000 miles was inundated by water which has prooved vary destruct- ive to all that country, & many parts that the water could not reach Insects have help destroy there has also been great losses sustained in oth[e]r parts of that land by storm, hail & fire, & in additions to many other events in America 1840 has brought a change of Politicks through out that nation which will of course make a revolution in Government Affairs in many respe[c]ts. Wars & rumours of wars are among the signs ...
  • Page 2

    Part of Letter to Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 17 July 1840

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    that we should spend a few months more before we return, The work of the Lord is rolling on swiftly in this land & the present signs are that the gentiles will spedily be warned. Already are there thousands rejoiceing in the New & Everlasting Covenant in England, the standard of truth as an ensign to the people is reared up in the largest cities of Scotland, & Saints rejoicing therein The warning voice is spedily to be heard in the City of Belfast Ireland, The cry is heard in ...
  • Page 3

    Part of Letter to Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 30 October 1840

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    i.e for the press I copied it off with my pen & it filled four sheets of common letter paper. I extracted it mostly from my journals & signed it Kinball, Woodruff & Smith We also sent a lengthy letter to Bishop Elias Smith, we are sparing no pains to communicate any intelligence to our friends in America that we may have in our possession, I have just recieved two letters from our Maine friends one from Sister Foss & the ...
  • Page 4

    Part of Letter to Willard Richards and Jennetta Richards, 1 November 1840

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    News says steam ship Brittanna is sunk I dont know whether it be true or fals. No war with France yet. How does that Methedist family in Manchester get along. How does the Book of Mormon get along Please send us the first copy of the Nov Star as soon as it is out. What is Become of Brothr Snow we should be glad to have a line from him) Woodruff & Smith Whare is Elders Young & Kimball a word ...
  • Page 183

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1847 – December 31, 1853)

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    January 1, 1849 ~ Monday JAN 1st 1849 Monday this is the first day of 1849 we have traversed in our minds and recorded some things which has transpired during the Past year what the present year will bring to pass time must determin But I have no boubt [doubt] but the present year will chronicle events of equal importance with the past As the Crices has commenced with the past it will progress with the future untill all nations will be constrained to acknowledg their is a God in Heaven whose hand is stretched out ...
    Dates:
    January 1, 1849 January 2, 1849 January 3, 1849 January 4, 1849 January 5, 1849 January 6, 1849 January 7, 1849 January 8, 1849
  • Page 258

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1847 – December 31, 1853)

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    states with all the money of the perpetual fund to continue to gather the poor so that when A nation is born in a day they can be removed the next of [if ] necessary. They are also resolved to send the gospel to all the world as soon as Possible. All of the Twelve Apostles who are in the valley with many others have their mission assigned them to the Nations. Elder John Taylor accompanied by Curtis E Bolton and John Pack goes to France ...
    Dates:
    January 8, 1850 January 9, 1850 January 10, 1850 January 11, 1850
  • Page 314

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1847 – December 31, 1853)

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    a walk to see G. A. Smith saw mill which was up so he could saw. He informed us they had an abundance of coal, magn[acted] Iron, Allum salt timber &c nearby we found the Brethren had done much since their arival they have about 100 men have been there 3 months. Have enclosed a fort containing 19 acre & 96 rods of ground and have ploughed & sewed about 1000 acres of wheat have fenced about 6000 acres of land Have built one saw mill and got a Cooncel House up the 1
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    May 11, 1851 May 12, 1851 May 13, 1851
  • Page 142

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1847 – December 31, 1853)

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    Council concerning the organization of Potawatame County & herd documents read from several members of Ioway City directed to the inhabitants of that county concerning political & other matters there were speaches made pro and con & finally answers were given to the effect that we felt disposed to let politics take their own course and find there own level we spent the night at Council Point H C. Kimball & myself lodged together ...
    Dates:
    March 28, 1848 March 29, 1848 March 30, 1848 March 31, 1848 April 1, 1848 April 2, 1848 April 3, 1848 April 4, 1848 April 5, 1848
  • Page 179

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1847 – December 31, 1853)

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    THUS ends the Year of eighteen hundred and forty eight A Year big with events, a year in which the fig tree hath rapidly put forth her leaves & blossomed for the summer A year which has lade the foundation for the fulfillment of more Prophesy & Revelation than has been fulfilled in whole centuries in other ages. Thrones have been cast down, whole Kingdoms have been overturned, the power of the Pope of Rom[e] laid prostrate & he driven from his Kingdom. All the nations of the Earth convulsed Revolutions, wars anarchy ...