grasshoppers

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  • Page 62

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    April 14, 1855 ~ Saturday April 14th I spent this day with the Presidency Twelve & missionarr[ies] who met at the 70s Hall we had an address from President Young & others I met this evening with the Universal scientific in their Annual meeting April 15, 1855 ~ Sunday 15th Sunday I Attended meeting in the Tabernacle President Grant Preached in the morning upon natural Phylosophy & was followed by President Young both discourses were vary interesting & ...
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    April 14, 1855 April 15, 1855 April 16, 1855 April 21, 1855 April 22, 1855 April 23, 1855 April 24, 1855 April 25, 1855 April 26, 1855 April 28, 1855 April 29, 1855 April 30, 1855 May 1, 1855 May 4, 1855
  • Page 248

    Part of Journal (October 22, 1865 – December 31, 1872)

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    May 23, 1870 ~ Monday May 23rd 1870 A Plesant Morning After a hard rain I mailed a letter to [FIGURE] H A King 240 Broadway N Y containing $1 for the Bee Journal & spoke of the $5 I sent Before May 24, 1870 ~ Tuesday 24 I went to the farm & spent the day fighting grasshoppers & choreing May 25, 1870 ~ Wednesday 25. I came to the City & spent the day in the Endowment ...
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    May 23, 1870 May 24, 1870 May 25, 1870 May 26, 1870 May 27, 1870 May 28, 1870 May 29, 1870
  • Page 264

    Part of Journal (October 22, 1865 – December 31, 1872)

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    June 23rd 1870 the Neglect of this has cost this Territy Millions of Dollars & many lives. Can we ask God to defend our families, while we Neglect the council given us. we should keep the word of wisdom & keep our arms & amunition in good order we should set a good Example in Zion & not be seen chewing tobaco & with a pipe in our Mouth or drinking whiskey. Afternoon Prayer By F. D. Richards. W Woodruff ...
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    June 23, 1870
  • Page 301

    Part of Journal (October 22, 1865 – December 31, 1872)

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    June 27, 1871 G. A. Smith spoke 17 M[inutes] President Young 45 M[inutes] we then took Dinner I went with Wilford to lay out a place to build a House, we then started & drove over the Mountain to Laketown 22 Miles We held a Meeting in the Bowery the grass hoppers eat up all the grain in the place. Brother T W Elebeck opened By prayer President Young spoke 35 Minutes He said 27 years ago ...
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    June 27, 1871 June 28, 1871 June 29, 1871 June 30, 1871 July 1, 1871 July 2, 1871
  • Page 132

    Part of Journal (October 22, 1865 – December 31, 1872)

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    May 6, 1868 ~ Wednesday May 6, 1868 [FIGURE] I wrote a letter to my Brother Azmon Woodruff Containing 10 Pages of fools Cap Answering a long letter of his wharein he says he does not Believe in a litter[al] gathering of the saints or the Jews in the last days, or the building of Zion or Jerrusalem or does not Believe that Man is conscious of any thing after death I took up all these subjects & treated upon them at length also Plurality ...
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    May 6, 1868 May 7, 1868 May 8, 1868 May 9, 1868 May 10, 1868 May 11, 1868 May 12, 1868 May 13, 1868 May 14, 1868 May 15, 1868 May 16, 1868
  • Page 180

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    people will learn to do right, & live their religion. I have to war with the weakness of man I am incompassed with it, I know what it is to fight it all the time. If you are going to continue a refermation make up your mind to live your religion. If the people will do this it will be as Brother Woodruff says the darkness will pass away & I can live long among this people & so can brother Kimball & other men But if this people will go on lieing ...
  • Page 2

    Part of Letter to John Milton Bernhisel, 30 July 1856

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    again soon. Arrowpere Amen & othrs was with us on sunday all well with them. our settle◇t is bro◇ken up at Salmon River by the grasshoppers who have eaten up evry green thing, they will probably go there again when they make a [Ruin] of more provison. The Calafornia Mail came in last night & the Easten Mail is [expecting^d^] in evry hour, as it is but a few miles from us July 31st. The Mail came in last nght at 9 ock & b[ro]ught me your ...
  • Page 3

    Part of Letter to George A. Smith, 30 June 1856

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    Your family are all well. The Deseret Agricultural and Manufacturing Society have regular weekly meetings, and are exerting their powers to being out the latest, skill, and ingenuity of our Territory to be exhibited at their fair in the fall. We anticipate a splendid display of Home Manufactures; Prest. Hunter is sanguine in the anticipation of a cattle show equal to those held in the East. The Ladies are manifesting a commendable spirit and believe that in their department this exhibition will not be behind. I understand the Leather Manufacturers are calculating ...
  • Page 3

    Part of Letter to John Taylor, 23 March 1856

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    The past year has been a severe time with the people in this Territory the crops being nearly all cut all last sumer by the grasshoppers and the winter has been so cold that I would judge that 3/4 of all the stock in the whole Territory are Dead, & nearly all the sheep, almost every thing in the Northern part of the Territory is dead, but very few of the people in the Territory have bread to eat, & their does not appear to be animals Enogh left in the Territory to plough the ground, snow is still ...
  • Page 213

    Part of Journal (February 1880 – December 1885)

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    Sept 7, 1882 The Military post is located [on] the North west side of the valley Is about 2 x 4 Miles and comes to the Edge of the Mormon settlement I visited Capt Dodds Farm & coal mine Distance of the day 12 M September 8, 1882 ~ Friday 8 Friday we held a Meeting with the people commenced at 10 oclok Bishop J Hatch Prayed. W. Woodruff spoke 30 M to Mormons gentiles officers & soldiers B Young spoke 30 Minuts
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    September 8, 1882 September 9, 1882 September 10, 1882 September 11, 1882 September 12, 1882 September 13, 1882