Hanley, Staffordshire, England

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  • Page 12

    Part of Autobiography 1882 Leaves from My Journal Notes Testimony

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    and will lead the Elders to them. A remarkable instance of this was manifest in my own experience in 1840 while laboring in Stafford- shire was preaching & baptizing daily and one night I went into the City Hall of the Town of Hanley and as I was about to arise to speak to a large assembly the voice of the spirit of God to me was this is the last meeting you will hold with this people for many days I was asstonished at ...
  • Page 36

    Part of Autobiography 1857-1858 Draft 1

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    Packet Ship Oxford bound ^at sail^ for Liverpool and ^where I^ landed, in Liverpool Jan 11th 1840 in good health and spirits having a passage of 23 days. When I left my Father in Farmington Ct he gave me some mony to assist in paying my passage then gave me five dollars more requesting me to keep that untill I arived at Liverpool saying I would then want it. this I found to be true after landing and getting ready to go ...
    Dates:
    January 11, 1840 January 13, 1840 January 18, 1840 January 21, 1840 January 29, 1840 March 1, 1840 March 3, 1840 March 6, 1840 April 9, 1840
  • Page 36

    Part of Autobiography 1857-1858 Draft 2

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    1839 On the 19th, Decr in company with Elders John Taylor & Theodore Turley I went on board the packet ship "Oxford" and sailed for Liverpool, where I landed January 11th, 1840, in good health and spirits. When I left my Father, he gave me some money to assist in paying my passage, also gave me five dollars which he requested me to keep until I arrived in Liverpool, saying, I would there need it; this I found to be true after landing; that ...
  • Page 32

    Part of Autobiography Leaves from my Journal 1838-1840 Notes

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    afterwards this was done by the power of God and not of man. We laid hands upon twenty in Manchester who were sick and they were ^mostly^ healed On the 21 I arrived in Burslem by coach and met for the first time with Elder Alfred Cordon This being my field of labor I stoped and commenced work Elder Turly stoped in the pottery District some 8 days then went to Birmingham his field of labor in preaching baptizing bonfirming & ...
    Dates:
    January 21, 1840 January 22, 1840 February 10, 1840 March 2, 1840
  • Page 33

    Part of Autobiography Leaves from my Journal 1838-1840 Notes

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    March 1, 1840 was my birth day I being 33 years of age. It being on Sunday I preached twice through the day to a large assembly in the City Hall in the Town of Hanly and broke bread unto the Saints again in the evening I ^again^ met with a large assemble of the Saints and strangers and while singing the first Hymn the spirit of the Lord rested upon me and the voice of the Lord said to me this is the last meeting that you will hold with this people for many ...
    Dates:
    March 1, 1840
  • Page 36

    Part of Autobiography Leaves from my Journal 1838-1840 Notes

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    way to be saved, when I learned these things I could clearly see why the Lord had commanded me while in the town of Hanly to leave that field of labor and go to the South, for I could could clearly see in Herefordshire a great harvest field for gathering many saints into the Kingdom of God, I retired to my bed with joy & rejoicing after offering my prayer & thanksgiving to God, & slept sweetly until the rising of the Sun; I arose in the morning of the 5th ...
    Dates:
    March 5, 1840 March 6, 1840
  • Page 36

    Part of Autobiography Tullidge's Quarterly Magazine 1883-84

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    TULLIDGE'S QUARTERLY MAGAZINE. [Column 1] I was called upon to visit the child. I found it in great distress, writhing in its mother's arms. We laid hands upon it and cast the devil out of it, and the evil spirits had no power over the house- hold afterwards. This was done by the power of God, and not of man. We laid hands upon twenty in Manchester who were sick, and they were mostly healed. On the 21st, I arrived ...
    Dates:
    January 21, 1840 February 10, 1840 February 22, 1840 March 1, 1840 March 2, 1840 March 3, 1840 March 4, 1840
  • Page 37

    Part of Autobiography Tullidge's Quarterly Magazine 1883-84

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    AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF WILFORD WOODRUFF. [Column 1] were licensed according to the law of the land for preaching in. This body of United Brethren were searching for light and truth, but had gone as far as they could, and were con- tinually calling upon the Lord to open the way before them, and send them light and knowledge that they might know the true way to be saved. When I heard these things I could clearly see why the Lord had command- ed me, while in the town of
    Dates:
    March 5, 1840 March 8, 1840
  • Page 43

    Part of Autobiography Tullidge's Quarterly Magazine 1883-84

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    [Column 1] churches on the Sabbath, while around them on every hand they had seen forty branches of two organized conferences of the Church of Latter-day Saints spring up in about six months, with over a thousand members and between one and two hundred officers ordained to scatter the seed of the Gospel every- where in this prolific field. On the 25th, I again took leave of the Saints in my Herefordshire field of labor [Column 2] to attend the conference at Staffordshire, which ...
    Dates:
    September 25, 1840
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    Part of Autobiography Tullidge's Quarterly Magazine 1883-84

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    TULLIDGE'S QUARTERLY MAGAZINE. [Column 1] Academy, at which there were about fifty present. Brother Kimball preached. An Independent minister invited me home to take tea with him. I accepted his invitation, had an interesting time and preached the Gospel to him and he received my testimony and offered me his chapel, which would hold 800. He said he thought he would be baptized and would try and get his society to do the same. We met again in the evening and had more at our meeting than ever before ...