Jacksonville, Morgan County, Illinois

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  • Page 83

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

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    Brethren or sisters in the Church of Christ to make it manifest. Most of the brethren then present arose sepera- tely & gave their statements as requested above & all declared that they had nothing lade up against any one but all desired the wellfare & prosperity of Christ Kingdom on the earth. Elder Woodruff then gave an add ress to the conference laying before them many things which he had experianced & teaching also many things which are of the greatest importance to those who are going forth to labour in the Lords vineyard &c. Br
  • Page 84

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

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    concerning the case of Brother Brewster I was one that opposed his ordination & I was much surprised that both the chairman & clerk did not do the same instead of urging it forward for Br Brewster maintained the same principle & possessed the same spirit for which he was cut off from the church in Kirtland by the high council & even in this case he came forward & demanded the High & Holy priesthood at our hands in the in the name of Jesus Christ I did not consider this to be ...
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    March 13, 1839 March 14, 1839 March 15, 1839 March 16, 1839
  • Page 87

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

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    was called to the chair & Elder Edwin P. Merriam clerk I opened the meeting by prayer & address ed the church in great plainness one hour as Elder Dunham had transgressed openly before the church I rebuked him openly & protested against the spirit he possessed & maintained during the Springfield Conference ie the Brewster spirit Elder Simeon Carter followed me & maintained the principle with me & so did the others that spoke Elder Jonathan Dunham arose & confessed his fault & asked ...
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    March 24, 1839 March 25, 1839 April 1, 1839 April 3, 1839 April 8, 1839 April 17, 1839 April 26, 1839
  • Page 31

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

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    = From Belfontain to Urbanna = 18 = Urbanna = Springfield— 14 = Springfield = Dayton— 25 = Dayton = Eaton— 25 = Eaton = Richmond— 16 = Richmond = Centerville = 6 = Centerville = Dublin— 12 = Dublin = Raysville— 18 = Raysville Greensville = 14 = Greensville = Indianapolis— 18 = Indianapolis = Greencastle = 40 = Greencastle =
  • Page 26

    Part of History – The History of Zion's Camp

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    horses ect, ect, but I soon discovered that he was more sober than drunk, and that he was probably a spy. Near night we arrived at a small stream of water about one mile from Jacksonvill where we found a paw paw bush in the road, which had been dropped as a signal for us to camp, by Dr. F. G. Willams, whom I had sent forward in the morning on horse- back, to select a camp ground and watch the movements of our enemies. Here we pitched our tents ...
    Dates:
    June 1, 1834
  • Page 27

    Part of History – The History of Zion's Camp

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    and professing to be a most liberal free thinker, spoke to the people very freely about one hour on his particular views, his manner and style was very unassuming, and affable; he was listened to with great attention; and thoes present remarked that he was one of the greatest reasoners they ever heard. The free thinker was followed by John S. Carter, who delivered a very elegant dis- course on practical piety. Elder Joseph Young spoke on the principles of free salvation, follow- ed by Elder Brigham Young who ...
  • Page 29

    Part of History – The History of Zion's Camp

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    Dr. Willams came down from Jacksonville with the people, attended meeting and returned with them. In the evening after supper, he left Jacksonville and returned to camp, and reported that the people universally (who had visited the camp) expressed the highest satisfaction, with the treatment and entertainment, and the good order that prevailed in our midst, that one gentlemen said he had vissited the camp, and presumed he had questioned about one hundred of the men, and had receieved polite answers to all of his questions, but could not ascertain who they were, where ...
    Dates:
    June 2, 1834