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    Part of Letter from Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 8 March 1840

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    Montrose Lee County March 8th 1840 My Dear Willford As this is a memorable day to me I think I cannot spend it better, than in writing to my dear Willford not being unmindful that last sabbath was your birth ^day^ and knowing where we were last march about this time, leads me to exclame Ah! what geat changes may take place in one year and even in much less time— then my Willford was with me— but where is he now— far far from me acrost ...
    Dates:
    March 8, 1840
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    Part of Letter from Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 9 May 1840

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    Montrose Lee County May 9th 1840 My Dear Willford Think me not negligent in answering your letter when I tell you you that it about 3 weeks since I received your last communication which I was truly glad to get and perused it with much satisfaction— the most of my time since your letter came to hand has been devoted to the care of my babe for the destroyer has tried hard to get him from me but I feell as though I had the best right to him and ...
    Dates:
    May 9, 1840
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    Part of Letter from Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 9 May 1840

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    out the church. Lest you may not get my letters I would just say that brother Ilus is married and sister Shuah expects to be soon. sister Rhoda Scammans has a young daughter 13 days older than my babe. brother Luther wants to come to the west but sister R does not. Did you know of the correspondence between brother Webster and sister Eunice I knew nothing of it untill he came here
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    Part of Letter from Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 6 October 1840

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    came from a distance, we had a address from our prophet after which it was voted that Kirtland should be built up and three ^one^ man was appointed to preside over it I think they ^it^ was brother Almon Babbit father Granger & brother Higby —then it was motioned that a committee be appointed and commissioned to appoint & lay up stakes for the gathering ^from Commerce to Kirtland.^— Hiram Smith Lyman Whight ...
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    Part of Letter from Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 19 September 1839

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    Yes I even begin to look forth for the day when I hope and trust that I shall behold and embrace him whom I now feal to dedicate to the Lord know ing his calling although it I think it the greatest sacrafice that I could make to be deprived of the society and company of my nearest friend on earth but I think that the grace of God is sufficient for all things even to raise me from a bed of sickness and preserve me ^and Sarah^ untill thy return which is my sincere desire. Oh ...
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    Part of Letter to Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 12 January 1840

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    give me all the news you have when you write I shall write to you again after I visit the Church & get to work about my Master business which I am determined shall not be long. Give my respects to all who inquire I wish to share an interest in your prayers & the prayers of all Saints for we need them for wickedness reigns. I hope you will excuse my short epistle & haste in writing at this time for my main object at this time was merely to inform you of our arival in
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    Part of Letter to Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 8 July 1840

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    Manchester England July 8th 1840 My Dear Phebe Having the privilege of sending letters by a friend who is going direct to New York I will improve the opportunity of again sending a few lines to you which will ^be^ Mailed at New York City. My last letter which I wrote you was Dated June 8d in which I informed you that I recievd your letter under Date of March which was of much interest to me which is the ...
    Dates:
    July 8, 1840
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    Part of Letter to Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 30 October 1840

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    so by receiving this intelligence I was prepared for the reception of your letter I also feel thankful that you have some friends that try to comfort you in your afflicitons & necessities, I feel that Sister Margarett has prooved herself a friend in deed as far as it hath been in her power & she shall not loose her reward & I feel thankful to all the friends for there kindness unto you in your afflictions, & Mourning. I copied Sister Margaretts lines in my journal they were sentimental & good. I ...
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    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 ...
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    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    May 10, 1854 ~ Wednesday Wednesday 10 We rode 15 miles & nooned we here organized See T Bullocks Report. D. H. Wells was commander in chief. R Burton capt of guard. W. Woodruff Historian T Bullock clerk of camp. P. P. Pratt & J Taylor chaplains. E Hunter chief Bishop. Dr Sprague surgeon & Physician &c we rode to Nephi City & spent the night 25 we held a meeting President
    Dates:
    May 10, 1854 May 11, 1854 May 12, 1854