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 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 ...
  • 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 & ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 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 ...
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    January 13, 1835
  • Page 38

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

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    January 19, 1835 ~ Monday Jan 19th Left Mr Jerew and crossed the Osage River and travled through a long level fertile praire a Southeast course[.] we traveled this day 60 long miles it being so dark we could not follow the road and we concluded to camp in the woods for the night as we could hear no sound but the howling of wolfs and as we were about to build a fire we herd the barking of a dog and the tinkling of a bell we went towards ...
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    January 19, 1835 January 20, 1835 January 21, 1835
  • Page 70

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

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    5th I Procured seventy three signers to the Petition to the Governor of Missouri for redress of Wrongs done the Church by the Jackson County mob 10 in Missouri 56 in the Arkansas & 7. in Tenn' While A Priest. 73. {signers} 6th I Wrote eighteen Letters 8 while A Priest 10 while an Elder & receieved 10. 18 Letters 7th I ordained two Teachers & one deacon 3. Ordained 8th I expeled Seven members from the Church but not While ...
  • Page 73

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

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    January 27, 1836 ~ Wednesday 27 Jan Rode to Stephen Brady's distance 24 miles January 28, 1836 ~ Thursday 28 Preached at Stephen Brady's & rode to J Freemans: 14 m January 29, 1836 ~ Friday 29 Preached at John Rowlett's & Blessed 3 Children in the name of the Lord & rode to Br Taylors 5 miles January 30, 1836 ~ Saturday 30 Rode to Br Smith's Preached at ...
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    January 27, 1836 January 28, 1836 January 29, 1836 January 30, 1836 January 31, 1836 February 1, 1836 February 2, 1836 February 3, 1836 February 4, 1836 February 5, 1836 February 6, 1836 February 7, 1836 February 8, 1836 February 9, 1836 February 10, 1836 February 11, 1836 February 12, 1836 February 13, 1836 February 14, 1836 February 15, 1836
  • Page 21

    Part of Leaves From My Journal

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    REFUSED FOOD AND SHELTER. In some instances the Lord preserved us, as it were by miracle, from the mob. We dared not go to houses and get food, so we picked and ate raw corn, and slept on the ground, and did any way we could until we got out of the County. We dared not preach while in that County, and we did but little preaching in the State of Missouri. The first time I attempted to preach was on Sunday, in a tavern, in ...