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  • 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 ...
    Dates:
    April 24, 1845 April 25, 1845 April 26, 1845
  • Page 122

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

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    November 13, 1839 ~ Wednesday Nov 13th I took a walk this morning in the Rockway burying ground. I visited one grave eight rods in length in which was intered 125 bodies all at the same time & 30 at an other making 155 in all. They lost their lives by being wrecked on Rockway beach, by the ship Mexico on the 1st day of January 1837 and were intered on the 5 day I spent the day at widow D Motts the Lord is again restoring ...
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    November 13, 1839 November 14, 1839 November 15, 1839 November 16, 1839 November 17, 1839 November 18, 1839 November 19, 1839 November 20, 1839
  • Page 203

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

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    There was no bell here to toll But many a briny tear did fall With look our own hearts did tell Little Sarah Dear farewell Yes little Sarah lovly one Sleep on Sleep on, till Christ shall come Then thou wilt rise shake of[f] thy dust BAnd be numbered with the just Brother Woodruff except of this piece of compo- sition from one who had evry feeling but that of a parent for your departed Sarah M. T. Smoot Phebe's letter was Dated July 18th 1840 ...
  • Page 75

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

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    December 6, 1838 ~ Thursday Dec 6th The voice of the spirit of the Lord was unto us arise & be going & through the mercy of God Phebe was enabled to rise & walk & continue her journey. after being confined here 4 days our whole bill was ownly $6.62 the man treated us kindly may the Lord bless him we travled to Richmond Ia & put up for the night in an Inn Phebe had to Journey by faith not by sight 14 mile December 7 ...
    Dates:
    December 6, 1838 December 7, 1838 December 8, 1838 December 9, 1838 December 10, 1838 December 11, 1838 December 12, 1838
  • Page 78

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

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    December 13, 1838 ~ Thursday Dec 13th This was a solemn Day to me. I spent most of the day in inquiring into & attending to the business & affairs of Brother ASAHEL H. WOODRUFF Deceased. Messrs R. A. Smith & Martin Ray the administrator & clerk of Brother Asahel informed me that Brother Asahel Died at 3 oclock in the morning on the 18th of Oct 1838 & that he was sick 10 days & deprived of his reason 4 days before his death. his mind ...
    Dates:
    December 13, 1838
  • Page 106

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

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    various parts of the town it being the first time I ever was in the State of Mishigan it cleared off this morning & we had the sun again September 24, 1841 ~ Friday 24th We passed through Lake St Clair & St Clair River & Lake Huron to Mackinaw Straits we tarried here an hour saw many Indians who ketch many salmon trout in these straits which is the best blace for trout in ...
    Dates:
    September 24, 1841 September 25, 1841
  • Page 40

    Part of Leaves From My Journal

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    LEAVES FROM MY JOURNAL. After holding several meetings in the town of Colebrook, and visiting my half sister, Eunice Woodruff, who was teach- ing school there, I proceeded to Avon, the place of my birth. There I visited many of my former neighbors and relatives, and the grave of my mother, Bulah Woodruff, who died June 11th, 1808, when twenty-six years of age. The following verse was upon her tombstone: “A pleasing form, a generous heart, A good companion, just ...
    Dates:
    June 11, 1808 June 12, 1837 July 15, 1837 July 19, 1837
  • Page 2

    Part of Letter from Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 18 July 1840

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    her to her grave or to shed a tear for her but her Ma. and little Willford I have engaged brother Stephen Luce to make a little fence around her grave. I am now at brother Pettys writing verry near the graveyard. The brethren and sisters are verry kind. Brother Morris Phelps officiated at the grave and is to preach her funeral sermon next sabbath the 26th of july. While on the way to the grave I met with brother
  • Page 3

    Part of Letter from Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 18 July 1840

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    of the kind take place soon there was a company of 17 Missourians armed came of over the river below Warsaw and kidnaped 4 of our bretherens and carried them over the river & whiped two of them almost to death The names of those that they whiped is Noah Rogers & the other by the name of Bois the others Jas. Alred & Alansow Brown bro. Alred they striped & tied to a tree & drawed the lash over ...
  • Page 1

    Part of Letter from Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 6 October 1840

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    Lee County Iowa Territory, Sept. 6th ^Oct 6th^ 1840 My Dear Companion To day I came down to the Hawly settle ment and there I received a letter from you which I had long looked for, it afforded the pleaseing of your health inteligence of your health and prosperity in the gospel and many kind words to the children— the former I was much pleased to hear but the latter even those to Sarah Emma were like daggers to my heart think ...
    Dates:
    October 6, 1840