Harmony Mission, Bates County, Missouri
Part of Leaves From My JournalExcerpt:REFUSED FOOD AND SHELTER. In some instances the Lord preserved us, as it were by miracle, from the mob. We dared not go to houses and get food, so we picked and ate raw corn, and slept on the ground, and did any way we could until we got out of the County. We dared not preach while in that County, and we did but little preaching in the State of Missouri. The first time I attempted to preach was on Sunday, in a tavern, in ...
Part of Autobiography 1857-1858 Draft 1Excerpt:case of cholera in the camp. The people ^brethren^ covenanted to do this & the plague was stayed & there was not another case in camp. Joseph held several meetings with the ^Saints^ Saint Set them in order, & ^President Joseph Smith^ returned home with many other of the brethren I remained with Lyman Wight laboring with my hands till the following winter. * ^(*see paper apart & page 9th)^ At a meeting of the High Council at Lyman Wights in Clay County Missouri I was ordained to the ...Dates:November 5, 1834 January 13, 1835 January 18, 1835
Part of Autobiography 1857-1858 Draft 2Excerpt:Wight, I certifying that I had faithfully performed my duties in Zions' camp. I took my On this day I took my valise in hand, weighing 15 lbs., mostly books of Mormon, and started in company with Elder Harry Brown, we ^&^ crossed the river into Jackson Co., and bowed our knees felt thankful. to God; we bowed our knees, and prayed that God "might protect us from the mob while going through the country, and that His judgements ...