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  • Page 123

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

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    January 1, 1837 ~ Sunday Jany 1st 1837. In the morning of this Lord's Day I repar'd to the house of the Lord for worship We herd two discourses deliver'd from the Aaronic stand by Bishop Whitney & counsellor Cahoon they also Broke bread. the latter part of the day was spent in attending to the funeral servises of a child. January 2, 1837 ~ Monday 2ndSpent the day in school also the 3rd ...
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    January 1, 1837 January 2, 1837 January 3, 1837
  • Page 130

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

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    February 19, 1837 ~ Sunday Feb. 19th I repaired to the house of the Lord & stood in the midst of the congregation of the saints whare I beheld President JOSEPH SMITH Jr arise in the stand & for several hours addressed the saints in the power of God. Joseph had been absent from Kirtland on bus- iness for the church, though not half as long as Moses was in the mount, & many were stir'd up in their hearts & some ...
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    February 19, 1837 February 26, 1837 March 1, 1837 March 4, 1837 March 5, 1837 March 22, 1837 March 24, 1837
  • Page 131

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

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    March 23, 1837 ~ Thursday March 23rd I repaired to the house of the Lord at an early hour in the morning to spend the day in prayer and fasting with the saints in Kirtland, as this was a day set apart for that purpose. Immediately after entering the house in com pany with several other Elders, I went within the veil and we bowed down before the Lord in the aronic stand & offer'd a morning sacrifice, & the Spirit of God rested ...
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    March 23, 1837
  • Page 132

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

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    March 26, 1837 ~ Sunday March 26th Sunday communed with the saints in the fore part of the day. In the latter part, Elder W. Parrish Preached the funeral sermon of Sister Pratt the wife of Elder P. P. Pratt one of the twelve who died March 25th 1837 March 27, 1837 ~ Monday March 27th I signed $50 fifty Dollars for the building of the house of the Lord in Zion the subscription ...
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    March 26, 1837 March 27, 1837 April 2, 1837
  • Page 133

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

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    April 3, 1837 ~ Monday April 3rd The day had now arived for preperations for the solumn assembly the annointing & the endowment of the Elders of Israel or at least for those that were not endowed in Kirtland the strong hold of the daughter of Zion in the spring of 1836 & as I was absent at that time my day is now come & my time at hand for those blessings & I shall record the events of each day of the ...
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    April 3, 1837 April 4, 1837
  • Page 139

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

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    the heart & mouth of the prophet JOSEPH whose soul like Enoch's swelld wide as eternity I say such evidences presented in such a forcible manner ought to drive into oblivion every particle of unbelief & dubiety from the mind of the hearers, for such language sentiment principle & spirit cannot flow from darkness. Joseph Smith jr is a prophet of God rised up for the deliverance of Israel as true as my heart now burns within me while I am penning thes lines which is as true as ...
  • Page 141

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

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    The saints began to open their mouths & they were filled with language unto edification one a prayer another exortation some a doctrin & a psalm others a toungue, some an interpretation Prophecy was also poured out upon us & all things was done decently & in order & the night was spent gloriously by the saints much of the gifts of the gospel rested upon us. One Brother clothed with the gift of tongues laid his hands upon my head & prophesied great blessing upon me another brother possessing the
  • Page 90

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

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    Written upon the Death of Elder David W. Patten who was martered in Missouri in 1838, for the word of God & the testimony of Jesus Christ. He was the first marter of the quorum of the Twelve Apostles of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints chosen to build up the kingdom of GOD & prepare for the coming of Christ Hear O earth, Israel thy dark slumber break as the American gentile trembles at the thought that an angel again should visit the earth & the abundance of light ...
  • 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 ...
    Dates:
    January 15, 1840 January 16, 1840
  • Page 210

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

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    A Brother of Dr Foster threatend the mayor & the mayor fined him $10. President Joseph Smiths views of the goverment was then read, which was recieved with universal applause Gen Smith is now nominated by the saints as a candidate for President of the U.S.A. next election. An article was also read headed a voice of innocence from Nauvoo, and a meeting of the female relief society was appointed to attend to the above. writing meeting adjourned 1 1/2 hours. During intermission the Twelve met with the seventies & ...