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  • Page 243

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

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    & Publications J. S. Buckingham. I know of no man that has traveled more extensively, am ong all natiouns in the nineteenth centaury than Mr Buckingham his travels in Asia & esspecially in India have been Published through the United States & been read with much interest, & Mr Buckingham had just returned to London from a tour through the United States whare he had spent two years in visiting nearly evry city & town from
  • Page 88

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

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    April 18, 1839 ~ Thursday April 18th 1839. I left Quincy in company with three of the Twelve viz Brigham Young Orson Pratt & John Taylor also George A Smith & father Cutler for the purpose of visiting far West. We travled to the ferry oposite of Marion City & crossed the river & spent the night at the bluff distance of the day 24 miles April 19, 1839 ~ ...
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    April 18, 1839 April 19, 1839 April 20, 1839 April 21, 1839 April 22, 1839 April 23, 1839 April 24, 1839 April 25, 1839 April 26, 1839
  • Page 91

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

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    April 27, 1839 ~ Saturday April 27th We had entered into a covenant to see the poor saints all mooved out of Missouri into Illinois that they might be delivered from under the hand of such vile persecution & we have spared no pains to accomplish this object untill the Lord hath given us the desires of our hearts in this thing & we have now the last company of the poor with us that can be removed. Br Parley P Pratt one of the Twelve &
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    April 27, 1839 May 3, 1839 May 4, 1839
  • Page 81

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

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    at Elm street Between fifth & sixth st Elder Smith was quite sick through the night. I dreamed that Br Joseph was taken with another writ to be tried in Illinois Elder B Young also dreamed that we were called home the distance from the mouth of the Ohio to Cincinnati is 538 miles July 14, 1843 ~ Friday 14th We had an interview in the morning with Br Hedlock &
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    July 14, 1843 July 15, 1843
  • Page 110

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

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    August 21, 1839 ~ Wednesday 21st I parted with Mr Carver & family & Br & sister Thomas & left Rochester & rode to the end of the seven mile prairie & stoped several hours as father Coltrin was vary sick from thence we rode to Br Chenia's & spent the night distance of the day 28 m August 22, 1839 ~ Thursday 22nd We crossed a twelve mile prairie & stoped several ...
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    August 21, 1839 August 22, 1839 August 23, 1839 August 24, 1839
  • Page 164

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

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    day & night but lighted the boat during the time August 1, 1842 ~ Monday Aug 1st An exceding cold day & night & morning as for myself I am in almost evry kind of trouble A severe cold has settelled throughout my body I have the Rheumatism, teeth ake, head ake, bones ake, have got the musketoe fever, Bilious fever, & sick stomack, & am fearful that if we run on to many more sand bars & am many more weeks getting to St Louis & ...
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    August 1, 1842 August 2, 1842 August 3, 1842
  • Page 167

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

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    to the free States & mostly to New England & the Canidas not to go to any of the indians or Slave States. The result was that a special conference was called & three or four hundred Elders were called upon to go into the vineyard & about 400 Elders have since gone & many others are going their has never at any time been as great a turn out into the vineyard since the foundation of the Church, Br J. Taylor ...
  • Page 64

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

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    it into his teeth. Their is a secret in this; if their is not power in our Charter, and Courts, then there is not power in the State of Illinois, nor in the Congress ^or Constitution^ of the United States for the United States gave unto Illinois her constitution, & Charter & Illinois gave unto Nauvoo her Charters which have ceded unto unto us our vested rights & has no right or power to take them from us all the power their was in the ...
  • Page 66

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

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    & when they will get out I dont know perhaps when some others may. However you may feel about the high hand of oppression, I wish you to restrain your hand from violence ^against these men who arestd me^ My word is at stake a hair of their heads shall not be harmed. My life is pledged to carry out this great work. I know how readily you are to do right you have done great things & manifested your love in flying to my assistance on this occasion. I ...
  • Page 67

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

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    rights, privileges & freedom which our fathers fought bled & died for & which the Constitution of the United States & & this State garrentee unto us, I will do it at the point of the Bayonet & sword. Many Lawyiers contend for those thing which are against the rights of men & I can ownly excuse them because of their ignorance. Go forth & Advocate the laws & rights of the people ye lawyiers if not dont get into my hands ...