Jesse Coombs

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  • Page 9

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

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    April 21, 1838 ~ Saturday April 21. I wrote two letters one to Mrs Woodruff & the other to Elder Nathaniel Holmes & spent the night with Capt Benjn Coombs 2 miles April 22, 1838 ~ Sunday 22 I preached to a large congregation of Gentiles that were filled with unbelief hardness of heart & manifested malace against me & the cause which I advocated but notwithstanding their indignation I bore my last tes- timony unto them of the fulness of the everlasting gospel that ...
    Dates:
    April 21, 1838 April 22, 1838 April 23, 1838 April 25, 1838 April 26, 1838
  • Page 14

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

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    January 1, 1838 ~ Monday JAN 1st 1838. I Willford am now standing upon one of the Islands of the sea in defence of the truth and for the word of GOD and the testimony of JESUS CHRIST. I am in North America North Lat 44. West Long 68 46 South Fox Islands Vinalhaven Maine. I am labouring in the ministry alone at this time, I am blessed, however, with the company of Mrs Phebe W Woodruff my companion & friend: O may the LORD bless us in all righteousness ...
    Dates:
    January 1, 1838 January 2, 1838 January 3, 1838
  • Page 15

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

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    I also wrote a Letter to Elder Milton Holmes. spent the night at Capt B Coombs January 4, 1838 ~ Thursday Jan 4. I wrote a Letter to Aphek Woodruff in farmington Cont January 5, 1838 ~ Friday 5. I wrote a Letter to Asahel Woodruff. I rode in a wherry across the Bay in company with Mrs Woodruff & spent the night with Mr Thomas Arey 1st wrote ...
    Dates:
    January 4, 1838 January 5, 1838 January 6, 1838 January 7, 1838 January 8, 1838 January 9, 1838 January 10, 1838 January 12, 1838 January 13, 1838 January 14, 1838 January 15, 1838
  • Page 12

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

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    some letters directed by Asahel to him distance of the day 20 miles August 25, 1839 ~ Sunday 25th Sunday I was exeeding feeble & weak & the weather was hot & it had an effect upon me the Thermoneter stood 90 in the shade 112 in the sun. I walked to the grave Yard to visit Br Asahels grave it exhausted me much. I spent the day at the doctors. I wrote 2 letters one to sister Sarah B Foss & the [FIGURE] other to sister
    Dates:
    August 25, 1839 August 26, 1839 August 27, 1839 August 28, 1839 August 29, 1839 August 30, 1839 August 31, 1839
  • Page 15

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

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    made shipwreck of faith and cared for none of these things. We next called upon Br. Jesse Coombs we found them strong in faith we spent the night with them distance of the day 10 miles August 11, 1838 ~ Saturday Aug 11. I took the parting hand with these saints and probably for the last time unless they flee to the land of Zion we bid them farewell & walked to the north end of the Island via Br. Crocketts & Merchants ...
    Dates:
    August 11, 1838 August 12, 1838 August 13, 1838
  • Page 11

    Part of Leaves From My Journal

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    ATTEMPTS MADE TO DISTURB MY MEETINGS. society of Mrs. Woodruff, my companion. I had been declar- ing the word of the Lord through the islands many days, the Spirit of God was working among the people, prejudice was giving way, and the power of God was manifest by signs fol- lowing those who believed. I spent this New Year's Day visiting the Saints and their neighbors, and met a congregation at Captain Chas. Brown’s, where I spoke to them for a while, and at the ...
    Dates:
    January 13, 1838
  • Page 10

    Part of Journal (October 22, 1865 – December 31, 1872)

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    Sept 17, 1868 Joseph W. Young spoke 35 Minuts A O Smoot spoke 11 m I spent the night at Sister Kimballs distance of the day 50 m September 18, 1868 ~ Friday 18 We drove to Spring ville 6 mils Held a meeting at 10 oclok W. Woodruff Prayed President Young spoke 23 Minuts, D. H. Wells spoke 37 minuts W Woodruff spoke 15 Minuts Joseph Young sen spoke 34 m ...
    Dates:
    September 18, 1868 September 19, 1868
  • Page 18

    Part of Autobiography Tullidge's Quarterly Magazine 1883-84

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    AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF WILFORD WOODRUFF. [Column 1] We retired to a grove and knelt down and prayed together, and had a good time, and, after commending each other to God, we parted, he to return to Kirt- land and I to Fox Islands. I spent fourteen days visiting the Saints and friends, and holding meetings among them, and on the 28th of Octo- ber I took leave of Father Carter and and family, and in company with my ...
    Dates:
    October 28, 1837 November 1, 1837 November 5, 1837 December 13, 1837 December 20, 1837 December 26, 1837 December 27, 1837 December 28, 1837 January 1, 1838 January 13, 1838