John Sherman Fowler

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  • Page 272

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

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    about 50 rods. We formed a Holler square with an L of about 350 waggons. we then built a strong fence as an encloser of the whole 5 rods from the waggons. The waggons were placed mouth fronting the square And made A spended appearance it was a busy day with us August 12, 1846 ~ Wednesday 12th I spent A vary ^busy^ day in building a fence for our cattle for about 150 head Also in looking up cattle I met in council with the Twelve. We also had a public meeting of company ...
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    August 12, 1846
  • Page 289

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

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    and distress with blood in my shoes & spent years & years at it & left my wife & children who have also suffered much. let them do as we have done & they will not be jealous of me about blessings. If the Lord should give me a thousand women is it any mans business No. Let such go and spend as much time as I have and there will be many clinging on to there skirts to be saved. the majority of the ...
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    September 14, 1846 September 15, 1846
  • Page 290

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

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    It was surrounded by high grass, weeds, & peavine the surface of the lake was dotted over with a great variety of ducks young & old geese brant &c. I shot 6 ducks & got 4 of them by waiding into the lake after them I waided for near a mile in the lake & weeds lost one of my shoes & had to travel bare foot Br Fowler was taken sick and in travelling through the high weed's, grass mud & water back to the place of begining ...
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    September 16, 1846 September 17, 1846
  • Page 312

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

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    said the interpetation was the people were full of evil and speaking evil of them but would not grumble while they were present December 16, 1846 ~ Wednesday 16th I put father Woodruffs ruff on his house and they moved into it December 17, 1846 ~ Thursday 17th I drew hay to day met in council in the evening some of the bishops made a report of there wards, we herd a letter read from Br Holebrook at the Punka ...
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    December 16, 1846 December 17, 1846 December 18, 1846 December 19, 1846
  • Page 11

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

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    January 1, 1847 ~ Friday ^friday^ JAN 1st 1847 I spent the day aranging my Journals I spent the evening with Mrs Woodruff and sister Taylor at a feast prepared by Br and sister Smoot I administered to 2 that were sick January 2, 1847 ~ Saturday 2nd I spent the day at home Father Woodruff was sick January 3, 1847 ~ Sunday 3rd Sunday I preached At Br
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    January 1, 1847 January 2, 1847 January 3, 1847 January 4, 1847 January 5, 1847 January 6, 1847 January 7, 1847 January 8, 1847 January 9, 1847 January 10, 1847
  • Page 13

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

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    He gave some interesting teaching concerning the rights of men & the dealings of men with there wives and children, the raising of posterity, purity, holiness &c that if a wise and proper course was taken in the begeting and raising of children that they would soon become pure & holy and be administered to by Angels &c and many other things did the Apostle teach January 17, 1847 ~ Sunday 17th Sunday A cold day I preached to a congregation in Bishops
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    January 17, 1847 January 18, 1847 January 19, 1847
  • Page 18

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

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    February 5, 1847 ~ Friday Feb 5th Friday [FIGURE] This was an interesting day to the Camp of Israel at an early hour the band of music entered my carriage and rode through the city of winter quarters playing so sweetly that it rend the air. the quorum of Twelve set in council the fore part of the day at 2 oclock AM [PM] The silver grays met at the Council House the company of silver grays consisted of all the old men ...
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    February 5, 1847 February 6, 1847 February 7, 1847 February 8, 1847 February 9, 1847 February 10, 1847 February 11, 1847 February 12, 1847 February 13, 1847 February 14, 1847
  • Page 25

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

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    I know that the women generally rule there husbands & the children their Mothers. But when a woman under- takes to rule me I want her to be so secret about it that I cannot catch her at it. Now I do not want the brethren from my remarks to abuse thereir wives, but treat them kindly: do there heavy luging but dont wash there dishes as some men do. At the close of the remarks there was a little exercise by music & dancing & the meeting was dismised
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    February 17, 1847 February 18, 1847 February 19, 1847 February 20, 1847 February 21, 1847 February 22, 1847 February 23, 1847 February 24, 1847 February 25, 1847
  • Page 32

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

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    April 14, 1847 ~ Wednesday 14th After getting all things in readiness to leave I called my family together & blessed my wife & childrens and left them in the hands of the Lord. I bid farew ell to father Woodruff & family and all around me & took my leave of winter quarters & in company with Elders O Pratt, Lyman G. A. Smith E. Snow & others we again ...
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    April 14, 1847 April 15, 1847 April 16, 1847 April 17, 1847
  • Page 49

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

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    & I had to run after him & while following him, I run through the great Soux encampmen whare they had had there lodges while on their hunt I left my gun there & followed my horse untill I overtook him with the assistance of Br Fowler who came out from the encampment & stoped him I then rode back got my gun examined the ground & should judge their had been 500 lodges there was acres of ground cove[re]d with buffalo wool whare they had dressed there skins ...
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    May 13, 1847