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  • Page 156

    Part of Journal (December 29, 1833 – January 3, 1838)

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    June 8, 1837 ~ Thursday June 8th We took the steemboat at 8 oclock at Kingstons mills to go up the canal we passed through a swamp of about 12 miles in length which abounded with fir such as muskrat, auter beaver, &c. from Brewers mills We passed through Crambary marsh to Jones's falls where the boat passed through four locks which were built by the British government & supposed to be the most splended works in America they cost four ...
    Dates:
    June 8, 1837 June 9, 1837 June 10, 1837
  • Page 157

    Part of Journal (December 29, 1833 – January 3, 1838)

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    9 Priests, 11 Teachers & 5 Deacons this with some other business composed the business of the day. meeting closed & we retired to our places of abode in peace I accompanied several of my brethren to Elder Stodards whare we spent the night distance of the day 8 miles June 11, 1837 ~ Sunday June 11th I was called upon to address the conference in the forepart of the Day it was with peculiar feelings that I arose to address a large congregation of saints raised up in another nation under ...
    Dates:
    June 11, 1837
  • Page 253

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

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    of your visitation the work is beginning to be seen by the Saints, when J. C. Bennet went forth to try to destroy the Saints. A little company of us went before God and asked him to take away his power, and it fell like lightning from Heaven we asked for Duncan not to be Govornor he was not but he is now dead and damned. We asked for Reynolds to be taken away, he soon shot himself & went to Hell. Carlin is dead and so ...
  • Page 262

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

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    by all the Saints, but by the whole congregation of citizens that attended, good order prevailed through the whole conference. Attention kindness and civility was manifest by all who were present (Geo A Smith. President) (Asa Manchester. Clerk) At the close of the conference Elders Charles C Rich David Fulmer & Henry Jacobs arived dire[c]t from Nauvoo & spent the night with us May 20, 1844 ~ Monday 20th [FIGURE] I wrote ...
    Dates:
    May 20, 1844
  • 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 263

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

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    An Account of a Dream of the late Dr Phillip Doddridge After some conversation with Dr Clark of St Alb[an]s who had been conversing in the evening upon the nature of the seperate orgeal state & the probability that the scenes on which the soul would enter on its first leaving the body would have some resemblance to those with which it had been conversent while on earth that it might by Degrees be prepared for the more sublime happiness of the Heavenly Kingdom, this ...
  • Page 22

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

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    Sister Album sent us ^[FIGURE]^ two loaves of bread and a lump of Butter. -[Elder Kimball & myself]- bought each of our wives A Muslin DeLain Dress I also boug- ht one of the same kind for Sister Eunice Woodruff all three of the Dresses or the pattern was exactly alik we {paid} 5 {sterling apiece [half] the summer dress} Also bought a foot rool rule a pair of nut cracks & twesers of Mrs Algood. We walked to ...
    Dates:
    February 5, 1841
  • Page 26

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

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    imprisionment of Mr M C. Cleod a British Officer in Lockport Jail by the Inhabitants of the state of New York who are trying him for Arson & Murder & are determined to execute him if found guilty this accusation is for the Burning of the Caroline on lake Erie in 1837 during the troubles in Canida England considers it a national & not an individ- ual affair & that Mr MCCleod acted in those transactions by order of ...
  • Page 28

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

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    turned a Deaf ear to their cries. O America it is because of these things that thou art weighed in the balance & found wanting. from this time forth perplexity shall rest upon the nation, confusion reign in thy government, wisdom righteousness & truth will depart from thy senators & rulers, Discord & folly shall shall sit in thy congress & senate, thy shame shall be known among the nations of the Earth thy pride shall be humbled in the dust & thy haughtiness laid low, the heads of thy ...
    Dates:
    February 13, 1841
  • Page 96

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

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    6th Resolved that George A Smith be ordained to the place of Thomas B Marsh as one of the twelve ^acknowled[ged] as one of the Twelve Apostles^ 7th Resolved that this conference are entirely satisfied with and do give their sanction to the procedings of the conference of the Twelve and their friends held on the Temple spot at Far West Missouri on friday the 26th of April last. 8th Resolved that we also sanction the act of the council held same date at same place ...