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  • Page 105

    Part of Journal (December 29, 1833 – January 3, 1838)

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    {[On] the [illegible] of Sister Martha Barker who desired to return back thinking it after all too great to leave her friends. I immediately set before her the danger of returning to Babylon and encouraged her and she became reconciled and continued her journey.} I rode with them this first days travel as far as the south fork of Mayfield whare we all camped for the night After pitching our tents & taking supper I assembled this small camp of Israel together at Br Albert Pettys tent to ...
    Dates:
    September 20, 1836 September 21, 1836
  • Page 120

    Part of Journal (December 29, 1833 – January 3, 1838)

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    The before mentioned is an account of the most conspicuous part of my Procedings during the year of 1836 which has gone into eternity with its report as the year before it hath done & as the one following & all others must do. O time how swift & how precious thou art. How great the events that are bourn upon thy wings, esspecially in the dispensation of the fullness of times. 1836 is gone it cannot be recalled. Europe hath began to tremble at thy departure. The
  • Page 2

    Part of Letter to Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 30 September 1839

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    with peculiar feelings as I journied by land the places whare you suffered with your sickness [Eunice’s handwriting, Wilford’s words] with regard to crossing the Lake, we had a very tedious time of it. were caught in a line storm, and was in it 3 days on our way to Buffalo, at which place on the 13th we ^I^ took line boat for Albany, arrived at Albany on the 19th. during which time in consequence of the cold I took on the Lake with the crowded situation of the boat ...
  • Page 71

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

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    I Bought the following Articles 1 Shall £0 14 1 Ditto 14 1 Ditto 6 2 pair of Drawers 9 1 Ditto 3 2 flannel shirts 10 1 box steel pens 6 1 Do 2 1 Do 1 4 Cards of pens 4 1 Doz pen cases 1 1 Inkstand 1 Total £5.15 Sister Elizabeth Ockey presented me with a nice neck scarf And Sister Ann Ockey presented me with a fine silk neck hankerchief & gold pin. I took tea with them. I presented ...
    Dates:
    April 20, 1841
  • Page 76

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

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    several times about 20 rods from the ship, we are drawing near the banks of Newfoundland. Sunday May 3, 1841 ~ Monday 3rd Clouday we have a calm but sail abut 3 nots an hour, in the evening a good wind N.E sail 12 nots an hour May 4, 1841 ~ Tuesday 4th A clear serene Mays morning the most plesent we have had on the voyage the water almost perfectly smooth a calm hardly air enough to move a sail the captain sounded ...
    Dates:
    May 3, 1841 May 4, 1841 May 5, 1841 May 6, 1841 May 7, 1841
  • Page 232

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

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    are not willing to bear the scoffs of the world any longer unnessarily had we told openly & talked openly of the things of God that have & will come to pass our blood would have been shed we should not have been here this day. But we hid ourselves up in secret, there we talked wept, & prayed & the Angels Administered unto us & the spirit of God was with us & the heavens opened unto us, but we should now have been in our grave had we ...
  • Page 234

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

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    the Marshall, many other usful remarks were made by the speaker, when he gave way untill the Afternoon Was followed with many usful remarks from Elder Taylor. The stand was occupied with with eleven Lamanites chiefs braves &c At 2 oclok the conference Assembled & resumed his subject & said we were discusing in the morning service upon the history of the Church of Jesus Christ. its a miserable man that could not manufactor his own tex[t]. I have known many a sermon spoiled by ...
  • Page 235

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

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    to see a dozen armed men in the cornor of the fence, he wanted to shoot them, after- wards the mob came in & broke the door, took me & dragd me out through the streets by my heels with my head pounding over the frozen ground. Another company took presiden Smith, & tar & feathered him, they tried to tar and turn Aquiphertos [aqua fortis] down our our throats this is the reason why we were in secret, under lock & key. Now if you will let us ...
  • Page 237

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

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    king in heaven and quarrel about the office of constable on earth. The kingdom of God may rise up in the midst of the kingd of the world and live above all laws, and not be a law abiding man, I will live above all law I will pay my taxes & obey all requirments that the goverment has uppon me. the reason we was mob in Mo was because we would not have any thing to do with the laws we did not break any we lived above them so they sent a mob upon us ...
    Dates:
    April 7, 1844
  • Page 238

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

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    mind, not by force of Arms, but by free will because they want to do the will of God & it is accomplished by truth itself that is manifest from Heaven by intelligence that he sees in heaven and it is power in itself it is on this principle that power rests the Lord begins to teach a man what he can do and if he never would know what he was taught he never would know what he could do. No people can com- prehend it but the Church of God, then one of the main things in the ...