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  • Page 45

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

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    July 1, 1838 ~ Sunday JULY 1st 1838. On this seventh month the first day of the month and the first day of the week which is called Sunday some of the most important events transpired with me that I ever witness- ed since I had a being, events worthy to be recorded upon the ARCHIEVES OF HEAVEN o or to be engraven with an iron pen & laid in a rock forever upon the EARTH. For I know that my Redeemer liveth & he hath this day given me with my friends a ...
    Dates:
    July 1, 1838
  • Page 46

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

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    See Journal Vol 1st April 15. 1837. Great and marvelous are thy Works O LORD GOD ALMIGHTY Written upon what came to pass on the first day of July AD 1838 in fulfillment of Revelation O GOD my heart inspire my pen direct while I record this scene of thy mercy this blessing of thy love a blessing promised me by the testimony of JESUS CHRIST. Could I claim it yes by faith all things are possible even that my parents & friends could in the new covenant with me stand. Without ...
  • Page 144

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1841 – December 31, 1842)

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    H. C. Kimball Baptized abot 40 in the font I assisted in confirming about 20. It was truly an interesting day March 21, 1842 ~ Monday to March 23, 1842 ~ Wednesday March 21, 22, & 23, I spent in the printing office March 24, 1842 ~ Thursday 24 I spent the day geting out manure upon my garden & I laboured so hard it made [me] sick I could not rest at night Br & Sister Benbow spent ...
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    March 21, 1842 March 23, 1842 March 24, 1842 March 25, 1842 March 26, 1842 March 27, 1842
  • Page 150

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1841 – December 31, 1842)

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    on the earth. hence it needs revelation to assist us & give us knowledge of the things of God. What is the reason that the Priest of the day do not get Revelation. They ask ownly to consume it upon their lust their hearts are corrupt & they cloke their iniquity by saying that their is no more Revelations. But if any revelations are given of God they are univers ally opposed by the priest & Christendon at large for it reveals their wickedmess & abominations["] many other remarks of interest were ...
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    April 11, 1842 April 12, 1842 April 13, 1842
  • Page 72

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1845 – December 31, 1846)

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    sat in a chair & leaned upon my breast. He said he was going to take a mission to India & pointed out the man to go with him but I cannot now calk him by name. G. A. Smith asked liberty of Joseph to become betterr acquainted with me or to spend more time with me that we might be prepared to take a mission together it was granted him. O Prat had his mission appointed I do not know ...
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    April 24, 1845 April 25, 1845 April 26, 1845
  • Page 85

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

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    of the fulness of the Gospel before him & he seemed to received the testimony. I walked to Green Yeal, & preached at the house of Philpotts to a large congregation I was exceding hoarse at the lungs I spent the night at the Hill farm 10 m March 18, 1840 ~ Wednesday 18th I walked in company with a pilot to Wofer wood Common & preached at the house of George Allen & returned & spent the night at the Hill farm. Distance ...
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    March 18, 1840 March 19, 1840 March 20, 1840
  • Page 47

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1841 – December 31, 1842)

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    I walked to wind Point, while on the way I went into the Gients Cave on Marlvern Hills it was dug out of a solid Rock Dimentions as follows the mouth was 6 by 4 feet. 12 feet in longth, & 7 high the stone that coverd the mouth had rolled down the Hill. After taking a view of this I went down the Hill visited the Saints at wind point from thence to Colwall met with a large congregation of ...
    Dates:
    March 18, 1841 March 19, 1841
  • Page 51

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1841 – December 31, 1842)

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    Thus the Lord has given me the desire of my heart & Blessed me far beyound my expectations for I am now privleged of thaving more than fifteen hundred Saints in this interes ting field which I first opened one year ago the 5th of this present months, all of which have embraced the work since that Date many of which the Saints have gatherd to Zion from that region & the rest are anxious to go & ownly waiting for a door to be open for them ...
  • Page 52

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1841 – December 31, 1842)

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    [Two thirds of the page blank] March 23, 1841 ~ Tuesday March 23rd I arose in the morning refreshed by sleep & after conversing several hours with Elders Richards Kington, Kay, & Ockey & others I was under the ne cessity of taking the parting hand with the Saints in this region, & among others with Br Edward & Sister Ann Ockey, these are a Brother & sister of one family & the ownly ones of ...
    Dates:
    March 23, 1841
  • Page 58

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1841 – December 31, 1842)

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    March 29, 1841 ~ Monday March 29th I walked to Burslem spent the Day at Br Johnson's. Br J. A. Smith & Myself packed up some Crockery or China ware that was given us by the Saints. We met the officers in Council at the Hanly room & gave them such advise as we thought wisdom had a good time & took our farewell of them spent the night at Br Johnsons 10 miles [FIGURE] I wrote a letter to Elder ...
    Dates:
    March 29, 1841 March 30, 1841 March 31, 1841 April 1, 1841