Hancock County, Illinois

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  • Page 314

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

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    would not do so much harm. We want to build the Temple in this place if we have to build it as the Jews built the walls of the Temple in Jerrusalem with a sword in one hand and the trowell in the other. how easily ^some^ men are scared this child was never ^I have not been^ frightened yet and I know of other men who are ^have^ not. Do you suppose the mouth of God is closed to be opened unt no more unto us. If this was the case I would not ...
  • Page 136

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

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    September 14, 1843 ~ Thursday 13 14th I arose refreshed by sleep took Breakfast with Mother, Mary & Rhoda Foss then got into a waggon with Fabyan, & rode to sister Foss whare I saw Elizabeth, then Rode to Br Luther Scammans, saw Luther & the children & Mother Scammans but Rhoda was out, but she soon come in & the manner she shooked ...
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    September 14, 1843 September 15, 1843
  • Page 4

    Part of Letter to Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 24 April 1840

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    Willford Woodruff April 24th Ledbury Herefordshire England 1840 Mrs Phebe W Woodruff Commerce, Hancock County Illinois United States [Stamped twice in red ink] [NEW] YORK [illegible] JUN [illegible] I just received a letter from Mother Woodruff ...
  • Page 4

    Part of Letter to Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 3 June 1840

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    Mrs Phebe W. Woodruff Commerce Hancock County Illinois United States Ship. via Liverpool & New York Willford Woodruff June 3d 1840 Ledbury Herefordshire England ...
  • Page 155

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

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    October 30, 1845 ~ Thursday Oct 30th [FIGURE] I recieved 3 letters, wrote to Davis H Clark & others 4 in all I recieved A, Neighbor & N. York Messenger speaking of the mob in Hancock County Illinois against the Saints said that the gentile mob had burned about 100 of the building's of the Saints, And that the Saints had taken up arms against the modb according to the laws & commands of God & officers of the Land three or four ...
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    October 30, 1845 November 1, 1845 November 2, 1845
  • Page 244

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

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    foundation in this that may serve us in days to come As our father And Mother or the Nation that has bourn us has rejected us And driven us out there is A National calamity At the door. All things are not known at once, this Temple was built for A certain purpose that is gained will we now sell, A vote was taken last fall not to sell it, but A key that will not open a door And shut it again is not A good one so if we ...
  • Page 274

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

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    August 16, 1846 ~ Sunday 16th Sunday I met A large congregation of Saints And the quorum of the Twelve at the meeting ground at Cutlers Park in the morning. O. Pratt delivered an interesting discourse in the fore noon upon the celestial law of God. And the dealings of the Priesth- ood with the church was followed by Father John Smith And President Young closed the meeting by Preaching A discourse to the sisters which was truly interesting. I laid hands upon A ...
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    August 16, 1846 August 17, 1846 August 18, 1846
  • Page 294

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

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    September 24, 1846 ~ Thursday 24th I hunted cattle all day most of the division drew poles & made fence to keep the cattle September 25, 1846 ~ Friday 25th Square Wells arived in camp also Br Cutler direct from Nauvoo I sat about one hour and herd them relate the state of affairs in that city the mob of Hancock county & the State of Illinois had swollen to about 1000 men had come upon Nauvoo ...
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    September 24, 1846 September 25, 1846 September 26, 1846 September 27, 1846
  • Page 319

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

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    I met in council with the Twelve on the eve of the 22nd. Among other things President Young spoke upon some Principles one was concerning love beteen man and wife Male and female as it would be in the morning of the resur- rection that in this life much called love was more the effect of passion than principle but in the resurrection the love to the man would be according to his exhaltation and glory December 24, 1846 ~ Thursday 24th I was quite unwell this day I spent the ...
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    December 24, 1846 December 25, 1846 December 26, 1846 December 27, 1846 December 28, 1846
  • Page 452

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

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    Dec 23 He said he would not use it for our disadvantage He said he had often passed through Nauvoo it was a beautiful situation and He would not give Hancock County for this whole Territory He spoke of the cole mine in ColeEcko Canyon. He said if he owned one half of that mine he would sell it less than one year for $100000. He said the soldiers ought to be imployed in making the roads through these canyon ...
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    December 24, 1859 December 25, 1859 December 26, 1859 December 27, 1859 December 28, 1859