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  • Page 105

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

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    {[On] the [illegible] of Sister Martha Barker who desired to return back thinking it after all too great to leave her friends. I immediately set before her the danger of returning to Babylon and encouraged her and she became reconciled and continued her journey.} I rode with them this first days travel as far as the south fork of Mayfield whare we all camped for the night After pitching our tents & taking supper I assembled this small camp of Israel together at Br Albert Pettys tent to ...
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    September 20, 1836 September 21, 1836
  • Page 161

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

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    June 26, 1837 ~ Monday June 26th I Took the parting hand with the saints in the Canaan Branch & walked to New Marlborough Berkshire County, Mass. in company with Elders J. H. Hale & D. Stillman. We preached at night in the schoolhouse spent the night at Mr Dan Nortons distance 4 miles June 27, 1837 ~ Tuesday 27th Walked to Mr Charles. D. Palmers Preached at night in the schoolhouse in the South Parish ...
    Dates:
    June 26, 1837 June 27, 1837 June 28, 1837
  • Page 333

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

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    from Europe according to their desire under the direction and council of Elder Wilford Woodruff. And further we would say unto all the Saints in all the world that may be visited by Elder Wilford Woodruff that inasmuch as they will harken unto his council they shall be blessed, inasmuch as they will render him any assistance in his mission they will be doing the will of God and shall not loose their reward, And we desire that all saints may use their efforts to sustain him in this important mission ...
  • Page 9

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

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    March 1st 1801 My parents both father and mother were born and bred in the town of Farmington Connecticut. My father Aphek Woodruff was the Son of Eldad Woodruff. My mother Bulah Thompson was the daughter of Lot Thompson all of the town of Farmington C.t. I was born in the north part of the town of Farmington which is now called Avon March 1st 1807. From the age of 14 to 23 my ...
    Dates:
    March 1, 1801 March 1, 1807
  • Page 30

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

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    Moved by Br R Williams, seconded by Elder Pitt that Br John Sheffield be Ordained Teacher at Bedford Carried unanimously Moved by Elder Kimball seconded by Br Griffiths that Br A. Painter be ordained a Teacher at Woolwich Carried unanimously The Above named persons were then ordained under the hands of Elders Kimball Woodruff & Snow Moved by Elder Kimball seconded by Elder Woodruff that ...
  • Page 122

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

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    The third Book of Willford for 1837 O Lord I ask thee in the name of Jesus Christ thy Son, to look upon thy servant Willford, who now occupies a place in Kirtland, this first stake of zion, which thou hast appointed in this last dispensation, & fulness of times for the gather- ing of thy Saints. O God of Israel, inspire the heart & pen of thy servant at this time, & hear & answer the Petition which he will ...
  • Page 11

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

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    PREFACE My parents were born and bred in the town of Farmington Hartford County Connecticut My father Aphek Woodruff was the son of Eldad Woodruff My mother Bulah Thompson was the daughter of Lot Thompson all of Farmington Cont The occupation of my father was a miller from his youth. I was born in the north part of the town of Farmington (now called Avon) Hartford County Connecticut on the 1st of March AD 1807. I was the third son of ...
  • Page 10

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

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    January 8, 1841 ~ Friday 8th [FIGURE] I received one letter from Br Griffiths & Elder Kimball 2, one from Elder Young who informed us that the two Brethren who went from Longton Lancashire to Nauvoo to spy out the land had returned & was strong in the faith. This is the coldest day & night that London has seen for two winters & it is also so smokey I cannot see but few yards but as smokey & ...
    Dates:
    January 8, 1841 January 9, 1841 January 10, 1841
  • Page 37

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

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    I thought of their [2 illegible words] company But Susan most I thought of thee 5 When I the streets of towns perade And gaze upon proud Britons maids With sparkling eyes and silken hair With rosy cheeks and bosoms fair Methinks they have no chairms for me For Susan yet I think on thee 6 When wafted by the power of steam Through landscapes fair and meadows green Through wide spread fields of waving grain Mid wood land hills or on the plain Though swift I fly and fair my ...
  • Page 302

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

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    Aug 8th 1844 [FIGURE] All the authorities of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in and about Nauvoo met in a special conference in the grove in Nauvoo at 3 oclock. The quorum of the Twelve, Councillors S. Rigdon & A Lyman, the High Council, and others occupied the Stand, the High Priest, quorum, & quorum of the Seventies and Elders, Pishops Priests Teachers & deacons appeared in their several quorums and took their seats and also a ...