John Lyman Smith

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  • Page 4

    Part of Letter from Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 6 October 1840

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    Homes has lost his wife, and babe about 3 months old, O The church have bought a steamboat and have got it running on the river— they gave 4000 dolls. for it. Brother Vanosdel has been appointed chief magistrate this season Brother Rigdons health is verry poor. I am weighting for you to come home before Sarah Emmas funeral sermon is preached or Willford O. is blest. Please Tell Brother G ...
  • Page 62

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    April 14, 1855 ~ Saturday April 14th I spent this day with the Presidency Twelve & missionarr[ies] who met at the 70s Hall we had an address from President Young & others I met this evening with the Universal scientific in their Annual meeting April 15, 1855 ~ Sunday 15th Sunday I Attended meeting in the Tabernacle President Grant Preached in the morning upon natural Phylosophy & was followed by President Young both discourses were vary interesting & ...
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    April 14, 1855 April 15, 1855 April 16, 1855 April 21, 1855 April 22, 1855 April 23, 1855 April 24, 1855 April 25, 1855 April 26, 1855 April 28, 1855 April 29, 1855 April 30, 1855 May 1, 1855 May 4, 1855
  • Page 24

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    April 21, 1854 ~ Friday April 21st I spent the day draging a 5 Acre lot for corn [FIGURE] I set to day for the first time to have my Portrait drawn by Mr Cavalio the Jewish Artist that came with Mr Freemont He commenced one also for Brother A O Smoot. I took a social ride with President Young He gave me an invitation to go with him on his Journey to Iron County April 23, 1854 ~ Sunday ...
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    April 21, 1854 April 23, 1854 April 24, 1854 April 24, 1854 April 28, 1854 April 29, 1854 April 30, 1854
  • Page 89

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

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    July 28, 1867 ~ Sunday July 28, 1867 Sunday we held a meeting in the Bowery at willow creek at 10 oclok W. Woodruff opened by Prayer G. A. Smith spoke 47 minutes G. Q. Cannon 40 & President B Young 8 minutes Afternoon President Young spok 68 minutes & W Woodruff 15 minutes A Cahoon spoke a few moments at the close of the meeting we rode home 18 [miles] July 29, 1867 ~ Monday 29 I commenced cutting ...
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    July 28, 1867 July 29, 1867 July 30, 1867 July 31, 1867 August 1, 1867 August 2, 1867 August 3, 1867 August 4, 1867 August 5, 1867 August 6, 1867 August 7, 1867
  • Page 391

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1847 – December 31, 1853)

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    May 12, 1852 ~ Wednesday May 12th The Rodeometer made the whole distance from Great Salt Lake City via Sanpete to Ceder Fort 314 1/2 miles 314 1/2 mils [FIGURE] we met to day to organize the High Counsel & presidency of the stake &c at Paroan having returned there this morning John L Smith was appointed President of the Stake. John Steel 1st & Henry Lunt ...
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    May 12, 1852 May 13, 1852 May 14, 1852 May 15, 1852 May 16, 1852 May 17, 1852 May 18, 1852 May 19, 1852 May 20, 1852 May 21, 1852 May 22, 1852
  • Page 438

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1847 – December 31, 1853)

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    to me with a flying Roll from Gladden Bishop & wished to tech me I herd him awhile I then asked him if He believed Joseph Smith was a prophet of God & set up the Kingdom of God on the Earth & ordained Twelve Apostles to build up that Kingdom in all the world He said he did I then told him as I was one of those Twelve Apostles that I should be damned if I was not in a situation to Judge ...
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    March 21, 1853 March 23, 1853 March 24, 1853 March 25, 1853 March 26, 1853 March 27, 1853 March 28, 1853 March 30, 1853 March 31, 1853 April 1, 1853 April 2, 1853 April 3, 1853 April 4, 1853 April 5, 1853
  • Page 220

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    May 15, 1857 ~ Friday May 15 It rained most of the day I spent the day mulching my peach orchard & door yard May 16, 1857 ~ Saturday 16th I spent the day in the office writing History May 17, 1857 ~ Sunday 17th Sunday I attended meeting at the Tabernacle. E. D. Woolly spoke in the morning said he had been troubled with an evil spirit all night & He felt that the stand was lean & the ...
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    May 15, 1857 May 16, 1857 May 17, 1857 May 18, 1857 May 19, 1857 May 20, 1857 May 21, 1857 May 22, 1857 May 23, 1857 May 24, 1857 May 25, 1857 May 26, 1857 May 27, 1857 May 28, 1857 May 29, 1857
  • Page 315

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    June 26 six ^thousand^ troops on the way but it was reported that they had word to stop untill they heard from the peace commissioners sent to Utah. he said when we left England we expected to be taken prisioners when we reached the states but the way was open before them from day to day when they passed forts Carney & Laremie they were overshadowed by a cloud & dark mist so they passed unseen we passed ...
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    June 23, 1858 June 24, 1858
  • Page 316

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    24th June for the east we had much conversation upon the subject of being betrayed by the Government & their officers we heard the merchants were angry because they could not rent any houses in Great Salt Lake City June 25, 1858 ~ Friday 25th I ploughed one acre of potatoes & other vegitable with a shovel plough it was the first time I ever used a shovel plough I felt vary weary at night the Mail arived in G. S. Lake City from the East ...
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    June 25, 1858 June 26, 1858 June 27, 1858
  • Page 353

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    December 11, 1858 ~ Saturday Dec 11 I spent the day in the office on History I spent the evening with President Young in his private Room reading the Calafornia news he had taken a warm Bath & was some better December 12, 1858 ~ Sunday 12 Sunday A snowey day I met with the Quorum at 12 ock Bishop Hunter prayed L. W. Hardy was mouth. I met with the Quorum of the Twelve at 6 ...
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    December 11, 1858 December 12, 1858 December 13, 1858