Hancock County, Illinois

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  • Page 303

    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 4

    Part of Letter to Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, April 24, 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, June 3, 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 ...
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    October 30, 1845 November 1, 1845 November 2, 1845
  • Page 243

    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 273

    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 293

    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 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 1,000 men had ...
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    September 24, 1846 September 25, 1846 September 26, 1846 September 27, 1846
  • Page 318

    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 22d 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