James Houston

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  • Page 118

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1845 – December 31, 1846)

    Excerpt:
    July 9, 1845~ Wednesday 9th I went to the office to day And attended to such temporal affairs as I had on hand [FIGURE] I recieved 3 letters 4 miles July 10, 1845 ~ Thursday 10th [FIGURE] I wrote 4 letters one to Br Player, one to Clithero, to Wm Miller & G. Slator I sent 1 & 2 Numbers of the 6 vol of the Times & Seasons Star ...
    Dates:
    July 9, 1845 July 10, 1845 July 11, 1845 July 12, 1845 July 13, 1845 July 14, 1845 July 15, 1845 July 16, 1845 July 17, 1845
  • Page 136

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1845 – December 31, 1846)

    Excerpt:
    this Bill of Wm Claytons was sent by his express order out of the Temple founds & he would pay it in Nauvoo the three before mentioned packages was sent by James Houston going direct to Nauvoo on Board of the Ship Oregon we also sent cloth by Br John Armstrong to make a suit of clothes for Wilford Woodruff jr at Br Benbows he was to make the cloths himself the Bill ...
    Dates:
    September 5, 1845 September 6, 1845
  • Page 1

    Part of Letter from James Houston, 26 October 1845

    Excerpt:
    Ship Oragon Mouth of the Missepe [rev] North [AMarica] October the 26 1845 Dear Brothren In the Lord Acording to Promis I Will Atemp to Wright A fue Lins to Let you Know How we got on Well we have had A fin Pasage. But the first 10 Days we had it verey ruff there is maney things that I Could say But I have not tim. But to Com to the Bit our Provesion Turned out Pretey Well except the Bisket and the Tee. Altho ther was soom of the ...
    Dates:
    October 26, 1845
  • Page 2

    Part of Letter from James Houston, 26 October 1845

    Excerpt:
    New Orlens Oct ^the^ 28 Dear Brothren we Land- ed here this Morning All in Good helth exept Br Robesons Wife and Child. We have engeaged A stim Boot to take us up the rever to st Luese for tow Dolers and A half in-Cluding All Lugeges Children Dont Count until tha Come to the yers of five and from five to fortin tow far A Pasage to take our Lugegs up the ship free we ar to start towmorow. If I was you I ...
    Dates:
    October 28, 1845
  • Page 3

    Part of Letter from James Houston, 26 October 1845

    Excerpt:
    Report sas that the Mormons Would not Alow Aney other Person to Com and setel with them the Peapel Cam to Drive the Mormons out and Kiled 7 of the Mormons. But the Mormons Kiled Mor them siven times 7 tha say tha the Mor ar to Leave the State next spring And Go West of the Rokie Montings and Never to Be Mor Trubeled ther ar Mor of the Brothren to Be Tryed for Crim I expect it is for the same Murder it is Leat I Want to go to Bed. I ad no ...
  • Page 4

    Part of Letter from James Houston, 26 October 1845

    Excerpt:
    Mr Wilfird Woodruff Stanley Bildings Bath Street Liverpool England [stamp in black ink] [NEW ORLEANS] OCT [illegible] [stamp in black ink] PAID ^10^ [upside-down text] [stamp in black ink] AMERICA LIVERPOOL NO28 1845 from James Houston New Orleans Oct. 26, 1845. [end of upside-down text] ...
  • Page 1

    Part of Letter to John and Jane Benbow, 4 September 1845

    Excerpt:
    Bath Sheet Stanley Building Bath Street Liverpool Sept 4th 1845 Dear Brother & Sister Benbow In great Haste we sit down to drop a few lines to you We would have been glad to have written a long letter to you at this time but being overwhelmed in business you must take the will for the deed. We are all enjoying a comfortable degree of health, My health is about as usual Mrs Woodruff has had some vary Ill days since her confinement ...
    Dates:
    September 4, 1845