Independence, Jackson County, Missouri

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  • Page 214

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

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    May 29, 1849 ~ Tuesday 29th [FIGURES] W. I Appleby Died of Cholera I recieved one letter from W W. Wade one from Elder Gibson and the Frontier Guardian I wrote 5 letters to O. Hyde to J. Gibson Little & Hardy W W Wade & Sarah B Foss I recieved the painful intelligence by Br Gibsons letter that Elder Wm I Appleby Died of the Cholera on board of the steemer while on his ...
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    May 29, 1849 May 30, 1849 May 31, 1849 June 1, 1849
  • Page 216

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

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    in the valley were anxious for a Territorial Government & were about to send Mr Bernhisel to congress for that purpose, the saints were prospering at the salt Lake [FIGURE] I wrote a letter to Elder Orson Pratt & gave him an account of the signs of the times in this country the ravages by mobs, fire, water Cholera Indian wars &c &c Br Sanderson called upon me & spent the night Allexander Badlam was taken sick like ...
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    June 10, 1849 June 11, 1849 June 12, 1849 June 13, 1849
  • Page 333

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

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    so their is an atmosphere surrounds all persons which you feel when you meet with them, some persons atmosphere you light like others you do not with some you feel safe other you do not it is so in meeting with families. Jesus said when you go into a house let your peeace dwell upon it but if they do not receive you let your peacece return unto you again. This is true doctrin (let my atmosphere be good so that the spirit of God & good men may dwell with me in peace for that ...
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    August 25, 1851
  • Page 80

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

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    was brought up again concerning the emigrant company who pe[rished] [page covered] in the Mountains last winter they were mostly from Independance Clay County Missouri and were a mob company & threatned to drive out the mormons that were in Calafornia & started for Calafornia with that spirit in there hearts but it seemed as though they were ripe for judgement the snows fell upon them 18 feet deep on a level & they died & eat up each other about 40 persons perished & were mostly ...
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    July 11, 1847 July 12, 1847
  • Page 55

    Part of History – The History of Zion's Camp

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    to the Saints in offering to buy their lands at one hundred percent in thirty days and offering their's on the same terms, but when it is understood that the mob held possession of a much larger quantity of land than the Saints and that they only offered thirty days for the payment having previously rob[b]ed them of nearly every thing that they had, it whould be readily seen that they were only making a sham to cover their previous unlawful conduct, but the tempest of an immediate conflict seemed to be checked and the Jackson Mob ...
  • Page 65

    Part of History – The History of Zion's Camp

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    "forlorn hope" took the "back track" for Independence to join the main body of the mob, fully satisfied as were the survivors of the company who were drowned that when Jehovah fights, they would rather be absent. The grati- fication is too terrible. Very little hail fell in our camp, but from one half to one mile around us the ^hail-^stones or lumps of ice cut down the crops of corn and vegetation gen- erally, even cutting limbs from trees while the trees themselves were twisted into withes by the wind. The light- ning ...
  • Page 82

    Part of History – The History of Zion's Camp

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    ceived from Jackson. If we fail in this attempt, we intend to make another effort and go all lengths that would be required by human or divine law. As our propo- sals and correspondence with the inha- bitants of Jackson, will doubtless hereafter be published, we think it unnecessary to detail the same in this communication. Our right to our soil in Jackson County we shall forever claim, and to obtain peaceful possession we are willing to make great sacrifices. To allay excite- ment in the county, the aforesaid com- pany of emigrants have dispersed ...
  • Page 86

    Part of History – The History of Zion's Camp

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    Lord's Store-House, Algernon S. Gilbert, for he was attacked with the cholera the same day and died about the 29th, according to his own words, that he would rather die, than go forth to preach the gospel to the gentiles. The following is from the chairman of the committee of the Jackson Mob to our Lawyer. Independence, Mo. June 26th, 1834. Mr. Amos Rees— Dear Sir:— Since my return from Liberty, I have been busily engaged in conversing with ...
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    June 26, 1834 June 29, 1834
  • Page 225

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

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    who spoke in the spirit & power of God & bore a good testimony & taught good doctrin. In the afternoon Hon J. M Bernhisel gave a relation of his going to washington & his labours there. He was followed by H D H. Wells who spoke upon political subjects & their corruptions He was followed by Brigham Young who had much of the spirit & power of God upon him & Edifyed the people much I attended the prayer Circle ...
    Dates:
    June 22, 1857 June 23, 1857 June 24, 1857
  • Page 172

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1860 – October 22, 1865)

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    Dec 31, 1861 This is the last day of 1861 which has past and gone and borne its report to heaven of the deeds of all Nations and men. This year has brought to pass much of the fulfillment of the predictions of the Ancient and Modern `Prophets of God. See this Journal DecJan 1st 1861 I there declaired as a Prophetic Historian that this year would be the most distressing year America Ever sayw since they were an independant Nation time has proven it so Five States viz