Gideon J. Newton

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    Part of Autobiography 1858 Deseret News

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    THE DESERET NEWS. TRUTH AND LIBERTY. No. 20. FILLMORE CITY, WEDNESDAY, JULY 21, 1858. VOL VIII. [Column 1] HISTORY OF WILFORD WOODRUFF. (FROM HIS OWN PEN.) -[CONTINUED.]- MAY 31—I left my wife and friends in Kirt- land, and walked to Fairport with bro. Hale; we were joined by Milton Holmes, and took the steamer Sandusky and arrived in Buffalo June 1st, and
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    May 31, 1837 June 1, 1837 June 4, 1837 June 10, 1837 June 12, 1837 June 16, 1837 June 19, 1837 June 20, 1837 June 21, 1837 June 22, 1837 June 23, 1837 August 1, 1837 August 7, 1837 August 10, 1837 August 18, 1837 August 19, 1837 September 6, 1837 October 2, 1837 October 3, 1837 October 4, 1837 October 5, 1837 October 6, 1837 October 9, 1837 November 2, 1837 November 15, 1837 November 15, 1837 January 15, 1838 February 13, 1838 March 8, 1838 March 22, 1838 April 4, 1838 April 11, 1838 April 28, 1838 May 7, 1838 May 11, 1838
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    Part of Autobiography 1865 Millennial Star

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    with his rabble, and asked many ques- tions; he said I had no right to my opinion, and no man had a right to preach the gospel unless he had a collegiate education. I told him I would admit that point, when he would tell me at what college Jesus Christ and his Apostles obtained their educa- tion: the priest and rabble then left. —12—I preached in a school house in West Avon to an attentive congre- gation; after meeting I baptized my uncle, Ozem Woodruff, his ...
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    July 12, 1837 July 16, 1837 July 19, 1837 July 20, 1837 July 21, 1837 July 22, 1837 July 23, 1837 August 1, 1837 August 7, 1837 August 10, 1837 August 18, 1837 August 19, 1837 August 20, 1837
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    Part of Autobiography 1865 Millennial Star

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    up into the pulpit, and took a seat o n each side of him. When he closed his discourse, he asked me what hour we would like to speak; I told him at five; he gave out our appointment, and invited us to his house. I asked him how many school houses were on the Island; he said four, and gave me their names. I asked him if they were free for any one to preach in; he answered in the affirmative. I took out my Bible,
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    Part of Autobiography Leaves from my Journal 1836–1837 Notes

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    Monkfish, Nurshfish, sunfish, swordfish Thrasher, Cat, Scuppog, Tootog, Eye fish, Cunner, Ling, Eels, also Lobsters, Clams, Scollop Mussels Wincles, and porposes & seal &c &c Thus I have a brief account of Vinal Haven It was quite dark when we landed upon the shore shore at 2 oclock on the morning of the 20 of August ^without a farthing in money^. We made our way over the rocks & beaches ...
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    August 20, 1837
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    Part of Autobiography Leaves from my Journal 1836–1837 Notes

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    Meeting house about two miles from there so we thanked her for her kindness and walked to the Meeting House and steped inside of the door and stood untill a Deacon came to the door I asked him to go & tell the Minister in the pupit that there was two servants of God at the door who had a message to deliver to that people & wished the privilege of delivering it. He sent word to us to come into the pulpit so we walked through the congregation with our valieces under our arms, and took a seat each ...
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    Part of Autobiography Leaves from my Journal 1836–1837 Notes

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    the Bible Book of Mormon & Doctrin & Covents and laid them on top of each other and took my seat Mr Newton took up the Books and looked at them but said Nothing I then asked him if there were any school houses on the Island he said there was four school houses I asked him if they were free to preach in he said yes they were Numbered from one to four at the time appointed Mr Douglass & family accompanied us to ...
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    Part of Autobiography Leaves from my Journal 1836–1837 Notes

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    of Christ and the ^ancient^ Apostles, with prophets & Apostles and the gifts of the Church, as anciently and that the Lord had brought forth the Book of Mormon. At the close of my remarks Elder Hale bore testimony, I gave liberty for any one to speak that wished no one spoke at the close I gave notice that we should hold meeting during the next four evenings in the school house beginning with No. 1. The first 13 days of our abode on the
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    Part of Autobiography Leaves from my Journal 1836–1837 Notes

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    his flock. The first two we baptized was a sea Captain & his wife by the name of Justis Eames Brother Johnathan H Hale went down into the sea and baptized them on Sunday the 3rd of Sept the first ever baptized upon any Island of the Sea in this dispensation to my knowledge, and on the next sabbath I baptized his Brother Ebenezar Eames another Sea Captain and a young Lady. Mr Newton the Baptist Minister now commenced ...
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    September 3, 1837
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    Part of Autobiography Leaves from my Journal 1836–1837 Notes

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    To the South Island and preached the Gospel to and baptized nearly all the members of his Church. The excitement became great upon both Islands, and on Sunday the 17 of Sept, I met a large assembly from both Islands in the Baptist Meeting house and took up the same subject that Mr Douglass had dwelt upon against the Book of mormon and our principles I spoke 2 1/2 hours and answered ery every objection against the Book of Mormon or Joseph Smith ...
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    September 17, 1837
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    Part of Autobiography 1857-1858 Draft 1

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    It being the first time I had ever seen that class of fish that swallowed Jonah Aug 18 I left my wife at her Fathers house and in company with Elder Hale I started to fill my mission on Fox Islands as I was directed by the spirit and the council of my brethren when I left Kirtland. We walked to portland and spent the night at Mr Samuel Hales.
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    August 18, 1837 August 19, 1837 August 20, 1837