Historian's Office, Great Salt Lake City, Great Salt Lake County, Utah Territory

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  • Page 142

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

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    September 2, 1856 ~ Tuesday 2nd I spent the day in the office preparing History I called upon President Young Brother Kimball & Grant was there reading the Calaforn[ia] News President Young called upon me at the office & conversed upon the subject of his history & Journal R. L. Campbell T Bullock & Myself walked with him to see the Font which is building in the public or temple Block. I ...
    Dates:
    August 4, 1856 August 5, 1856 August 6, 1856 September 2, 1856 September 3, 1856
  • Page 143

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

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    God are made manifest in your preservation from Danger & death you should make a record of it keep an account of the dealings of God with you daily I have written all the blessings I have received & I would not take gold for them. I am in the Historians office & I find it vary difficult to get or find a record of Events as they past along shuch as we want to make the History but if the Elders will take pains to write their Official Acts so the Historian ...
    Dates:
    September 7, 1856
  • Page 144

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

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    At the close of the meeting I returned home & found sister sayers & sister cob at my house. Sister sayers wished me to Bless her as she was going on her Mission I lade hands upon her & blessed her as she was going East on her mission the spirit bore testimony that all should be right with her & that she should prosper on her Journey & return in peace September 8, 1856 ~ Monday 8th I visited Brother Lamberts garden & saw his plums ...
    Dates:
    September 8, 1856 September 9, 1856 September 10, 1856 September 11, 1856 September 12, 1856 September 13, 1856
  • Page 145

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

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    September 14, 1856 ~ Sunday Sunday 14th I was unwell & did not attend meeting [two lines blank] In the Afternoon I attended meeting President Young gave liberty for any of the saints to confess or bear their testimony to the truth several of the brethren & sisters spoke then President Brigham Young arose & delivered unto the saints one of the strongest addresses that was ever delivered to this church & kingdom there was neither of the regular reporters present but Leo Hawkins reported the ...
    Dates:
    September 14, 1856 September 15, 1856
  • Page 146

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

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    and unto they servants the Presidency of thy church & we dedicate this House unto the[e] from the Foundation to the top thereof And we pray that the spirit & power of the Devil may never have Dominion over any man or power or place in the mind of any man who labours in this room we pray that thou wilt bless us O Lord with thy holy spirit that we may never profane they name in this house or dishonour the Holy priesthood or bring reproach upon thy cause or ...
    Dates:
    September 16, 1856 September 17, 1856 September 18, 1856 September 20, 1856 September 21, 1856
  • Page 147

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

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    gave an account of his feelings & his travels He was followed by President Brigham Young who spoke in the power of God reproved & rebuked the sins of the people He said that the blood of Heifers calves lambs Doves &c would again be offered for certain sins but for some sins no blood would be acceptable except the life & blood of the individual. He made the Harts of many tremble he also said that He would give evry woman in Israel 2 weeks to make up ...
    Dates:
    September 22, 1856 September 23, 1856 September 24, 1856 September 25, 1856 September 26, 1856
  • Page 158

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

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    sins for the day has come when it will not do to trifle with the Things of God nor with his servants who hold the keys of the kingdom & are called to lead us I called upon the Presidents of the seventies & all the seventies to begin this hour to call upon God for the Holy spirit & advised them to stop work & give themselves to prayer untill they could get the spirit of God I had the spirit of God in speaking unto the people I told them I had recorded what Elder
    Dates:
    October 8, 1856 October 9, 1856
  • Page 159

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

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    Bishop Hoagland spoke a short time & closed the meeting The Bishops of this City were baptized to day & confirmed October 10, 1856 ~ Friday 10th I called upon A Carrington found him unwell I called upon President Young & asked him to hear History read. It was a Cold day I spent the day in the office. ElderPresidents Kimball & Grant were about home attending to their duties. I attended ...
    Dates:
    October 10, 1856 October 11, 1856 October 12, 1856
  • Page 160

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

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    & shall be an active assistance unto Bishop Hunter in gathering the Tithing of the people that the Temples of our God may be built & his works carried on. Let your heart be comforted you shall be blessed with evry hgood thing your heart shall desire & your heart words shall be like a two Edged sword among the people & we seal you up unto Eternal Life & no man shall take your Crown we seal all these Blessings upon your head in the name of Jesus Christ ...
    Dates:
    October 13, 1856 October 14, 1856
  • Page 26

    Part of Journal (October 22, 1865 – December 31, 1872)

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    March 26, 1866 ~ Monday March 26 I sat for my portrait it was a rainy day March 27, 1866 ~ Tuesday to March 28, 1866 ~ Wednesday 27 & 28 I spent the time at home March 29, 1866 ~ Thursday 29. I spent the day in the Endowment House we gave Endowment to 33 persons W Woodruff sealed 7 couple March 30, 1866 ~ Friday 30 I sat for my portrait I had a small party of a few friends at my ...
    Dates:
    March 26, 1866 March 27, 1866 March 28, 1866 March 29, 1866 March 30, 1866 March 31, 1866 April 1, 1866 April 2, 1866 April 3, 1866 April 4, 1866 April 5, 1866