Jackson County, Missouri

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  • Page 186

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

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    A synopsis of this volume IN 1834 I travled 1238 miles IN 1835 I travled 3248 Miles. Baptized 43 persons. Held 170 meetings procured 20 subscribers for the Latter Day Saints Messenger & Advocate & 2 for the reprinted Star Also 70 signers to the petition to the Governour of Missouri for redress of wrongs done the church by the Jackson County mob wrote 18 letters Ordained 2 Teachers and 1 Deacon held 3 debates and had 3 mobs rise against ME ^planted 3 Ch[urches] confir[me]d 34^ IN 1836. I traveled 6557 miles, held 153 ...
  • Page 42

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

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    Febuary 11, 1835 ~ Wednesday Feb. 11th. Left Mr Akemans travled 2 miles to Mr Johnathan Hubbel February 12, 1835 ~ Thursday 12 Spent the day at Mr Hubbel in Writing February 13, 1835 ~ Friday 13 Remained at Mr Hubbels wrote one letter to the Brethren in Zion February 14, 1835 ~ Saturday 14 On the evening of this day I was sudde nly Called to a house of mourning which was ...
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    February 11, 1835 February 12, 1835 February 13, 1835 February 14, 1835 February 15, 1835 February 16, 1835
  • Page 57

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

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    The following is an account of my travels and proc^e^edings while Officiateing in the Office of a Priest From the 13th of Jan to the 28th of June of 1835 I travled 1808 one thousand eight hundred & eight miles to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ. Divided thus 212 miles in Missouri with Elder H Brown 656 miles in Arkansas Territory 608 with Elder H Brown & 48 alone 940 miles in Tennessee & KY 760 miles with Elder W Parish ...
  • Page 124

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

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    in the name of JESUS CHRIST & that the Lord Would give me great Power, Knowledg, & wisdom & faith so that I should heal the sick caus the Blind to see the lame to leap as an heart. the deaf to hear stop the mouths of Lions & rase the dead to life & waft myself (as did Philip) from River to river from sea to sea & from con tinant to continant for the Purpose of Preaching the gospel of Jesus Christ & that I ^should^ stand before Kings & Princes ...
  • Page 135

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

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    & power to fly through the midst under heaven as Philip travled by the spirit, that I should have power over my enemies & have long life to bring many into the kingdom of God Also that I should have the riches of the earth & that I should have sons & consecrate them priests unto God in zion & that I should tread upon the ashes of my enemies in Jackson County they that had sought to take my life & the life of my breth ren that went to redeem zion & he also sealed ...
  • Page 9

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

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    VOL. 1. ^I confirmed 35, esstablished 8 preaching Places, Planted 3 churches^ In, 1835. I travled 3248 miles, Baptized 43 Persons, Held 170 meetings, procured 20 subscribers for the Latter Day Saints, Messenger & Advocate and 2 for the reprinted Star. Also 70, signers to the Petition to the Governour of Missouri for redress of wrongs done the church by the Jackson County mob. Wrote 18 letters. Ordained 2 teachers and 1, deacon. Held 3 debates. AND had 3 mobs rise against ME. In 1834 I travled 1238 miles ...
  • Page 72

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

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    while ours was not & I thank God Almighty for it & I will not be rode down to Hell by the Missourians any longer, & it is my privilege to speak in my own defence & appeal to your honor [FIGURES] After this interesting & decisive address was deliverd in the presence of about seven or eight thousand the multitude dispersed & went to their homes July 1, 1843 ~ Saturday July 1st 1843 The Municipal Court opened at 8 oclock AM President ...
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    July 1, 1843
  • Page 59

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

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    them what they could not do for themselvs & this was wherein The Apostle said why then are ye baptized for the dead if the dead rise not, this is far greater than faith & hope for though we might Believe ^& hope^ our friend might be redeemed yet if we was not Baptized for them they might remain in Hell & our faith & hope do them no good but to do that for another which he can do for himself is not Charity. Elder Wight ...
  • Page 35

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

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    Jan 13th 1835 On the 13th of Jan 1835 I left Brother Lyman Wights in company with my Beloved Brother Henry Brown to go forth to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ without purse or scrip to the people in the South. May God grant us wisdom and make us meet for our Masters use and assist us to rightly divide the word of truth and render to evry man their portion of meet in due season that our garments may be clean of the Blood of this generation This is my ...
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    January 13, 1835
  • Page 36

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

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    Jan 14th 1835 and thanksgivings to God while at the same time that precious land was polluted by ungodly men. We travled 23 miles to Brother Bensons tarryed with him through the night got 5 signers to a petition to the Governor of Missouri for redress of wrongs done us by the Jackson County mob January 14, 1835 ~ Wednesday 14th Left Brother Benson travled to Brother Charles MCCline being 5 miles got one signer to the petition ...
    Dates:
    January 14, 1834 January 14, 1835 January 15, 1835 January 15, 1835