Holliston, Middlesex County, Massachusetts

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  • Page 29

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1838 – December 31, 1839)

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    April 21, 1838 ~ Saturday April 21. I wrote two letters one to Mrs Woodruff & the other to Elder Nathaniel Holmes & spent the night with Capt Benjn Coombs 2 miles April 22, 1838 ~ Sunday 22 I preached to a large congregation of Gentiles that were filled with unbelief hardness of heart & manifested malace against me & the cause which I advocated but notwithstanding their indignation I bore my last tes- timony unto them of the fulness of the everlasting gospel that ...
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    April 21, 1838 April 22, 1838 April 23, 1838 April 25, 1838 April 26, 1838
  • Page 33

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1838 – December 31, 1839)

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    which he constantly read. We conversed together about three hours in this solitary abode & our souls were made glad. He informed me of many things that had transpired while he was there in gaol & among the variety he made mention of the goal taking fire a few days previous to my visiting him, he said this looked sumthing like a dark hour the fire was roaring over his head while a scene of uproar confusion & distress was upon every hand engines were rapidly playing around the building—water pouring into every room the people hallowing in the streets ...
  • Page 35

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1838 – December 31, 1839)

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    May 14, 1838 ~ Monday May 14th We left the city of Boston & walked to Cambridge passed through Brighton, Newton, Needham & Framingham from thence to Deacon John Haven's in the edge of Holliston & spent the night beneath his roof in company with several of the saints. Sister Rockwood was present we found her enjoying her mind & appeared reconciled to the will of God while her husband was in ...
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    May 14, 1838 May 15, 1838 May 16, 1838 May 17, 1838 May 18, 1838
  • Page 23

    Part of Autobiography 1865 Millennial Star

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    (Continued from page 296) HISTORY OF WILFORD WOODRUFF. -[FROM HIS OWN PEN.]- May 14—I left Boston, and walked some thirty miles to Holliston; staid at Deacon Haven's, and preached. I walked to Providence, R. I., from thence took steamer to New York, and arrived on the 18th. Met and at- tended meetings with brother O. Pratt until the 27th, when I went up the North river to
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    May 14, 1838 May 18, 1838 May 27, 1838 June 11, 1838 July 1, 1838
  • Page 31

    Part of Autobiography 1857-1858 Draft 1

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    disappointed a congregation of people it gave me a happy visit with Elder Rockwood in conversing upon the work of God if we were ^although^ in Jail, it was the first time I had ever met with him. On my return to Boston the people were still waiting to hear me speak though at a late hour, I spoke to them a short time. On the 14 I left Boston and walked some 30 miles to Hollistown to Deacon Havens ...
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    May 14, 1838 May 18, 1838 May 27, 1838 June 11, 1838 July 1, 1838 July 3, 1838 July 6, 1838 July 14, 1838 July 22, 1838 July 30, 1838 August 7, 1838 August 9, 1838 August 13, 1838
  • Page 29

    Part of Autobiography 1857-1858 Draft 2

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    with the intention of breaking up the work upon these islands, but it did not accomplish it. 11th, I was visited by Elders Townsend and Milton Holmes, who attended conferences with me upon both islands, and bore their testimony to the people, but the spirit of opposition increased to a great height. I was warned by the spirit ^of the Lord^ to leave for a season, and take a western mission; after visiting the saints from house ...