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  • Page 13

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

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    Jan. 2nd 1834 To the Book of Mormon. I believed it was light out of darkness and truth out of the ground. The license which I receieved reads thus. A Power and authority given to Willford Woodruff provi ng that he is a Teacher in the Church of Christ by the will of God the Father according to his holy Calling and the gift ^& power^ of the Holy ghost agreeable to the Revelations of Jesus Christ signifying that he has been baptized and ...
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    January 2, 1834
  • Page 54

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

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    Bondage as the Children of Israel in Egypt I find that Elder Richards has had a hard school to pass through since he has been in England. I see that we have a great work to perform & we have need of much faith & humility before God January 15, 1840 ~ Wednesday 15th I dined at Brother Worselys & suped at Sister Dawsons & sp at Elder Richards. We Spent a plesant evening ...
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    January 15, 1840 January 16, 1840
  • Page 101

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

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    Elder Brigham Young house for meeting. President Hiram Smith opened the meeting by prayer after which the Presidency lade their hands upon my head & sealed a blessing upon me President Rigdon being speaker they also sealed a blessing upon the head of Elders George A Smith & Turley. Also upon the head of Sister Young sister Tailor & my wife. If we were faithful we had the promise of again returning to the bosom of ...
  • Page 201

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

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    Lord Mayor of London arose & addressed a cro- uded assembly of about 3000 person[s] in the cCiteeys Road Chapel (which was the first Chapel ever built by Mr John Wesley) the Lord Mayor says It is with Pleasure that I have been permitted to preside over this respectable body this evening on so important occasion the memory of which will be i[n]delibly fixed upon my mind as one of the most pleasing events of my life, & I trust I shall ever be as ...
    Dates:
    October 23, 1840 October 24, 1840
  • Page 120

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

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    December 19, 1841 ~ Sunday Dec 19th Sunday I met with the Twelve in the morning & held a Council, & in the evening I met at Joseph's the seer & herd a discours deliverd by Elder Kimball who opened by prayer read a chapter in the Book [of] mormon & spake as he was led by the Spirit of God, he spake of the parable of Jeremiah of the clay in the hands of the potter: That when it marrdd in the ...
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    December 19, 1841
  • Page 155

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1845 – December 31, 1846)

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    October 30, 1845 ~ Thursday Oct 30th [FIGURE] I recieved 3 letters, wrote to Davis H Clark & others 4 in all I recieved A, Neighbor & N. York Messenger speaking of the mob in Hancock County Illinois against the Saints said that the gentile mob had burned about 100 of the building's of the Saints, And that the Saints had taken up arms against the modb according to the laws & commands of God & officers of the Land three or four of ...
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    October 30, 1845 November 1, 1845 November 2, 1845
  • Page 15

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1847 – December 31, 1853)

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    And if ye do this with a pure heart in all faithfulness, ye shall be blessed, you shall be blessed in your flocks, and in your herds, and in your fields, and in your houses, and in your famili[es] Let my servants Ezra T. Benson and Erastus Snow organize a company, and let my servants Orson Pratt and Wilford Woodr[uff] organize a company: Also let my servants Amasa Lyman and George A Smith organize a company and appoint Presidents ...
  • Page 19

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1847 – December 31, 1853)

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    February 15, 1847 ~ Monday 15th I met in council with the President & Council captains of Hundreds, fifties, and tens, to further the organization of the Camp of Israel I recieved an appointment to go to Kegg Creek with Br Smoot to organize the people ther one of the Chiefs of the Otoes was present this morning. In the evening I met with the quorum of the Twelve & others to learn to take the proper steps in dancing February 16, 1847 ~ ...
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    February 15, 1847 February 16, 1847
  • Page 56

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1847 – December 31, 1853)

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    May 28, 1847 ~ Friday 28th A cold rainy morning the camp concluded not to start untill it stop raining. so we started at 10 oclok & travled 11 1/2 miles & camped for the night on the bank of the river it was a damp cold day we passed alongside of a clear strem of water with some beaver dams & houses upon it at one place it raised the water about two feet which was lined with fish a good share of which was speckled trout ...
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    May 28, 1847 May 29, 1847
  • Page 57

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1847 – December 31, 1853)

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    & dancing, & Nigering & Hoeing down all has been the bet continually, now it is quite time to quit it, & there has been trials & law suits upon evry nonsensical thing & if these things are suffered to go on it will be but a short time befor you will be fighting knocking each other down & taking life & it is high time it was stoped, I do not want to hear any more such reportts as I herd last Sunday. of mens going to meeting & preaching to the ...