Josiah Jackson

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  • Page 48

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

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    March 22, 1835 ~ Sunday March 22 On the Lords day preached to an attentive congregation at the house of Mr Kelleam March 23, 1835 ~ Monday 23rd Left Mr Kelleam & travled 40 miles most of the way through mud & water. Stoped for the night with W^m^ SChon at second Creek in St Francis County 2 signers to petition ^{this was} 5 {miles somewhere could be seen} 50: {[2 shorthand symbols]}^ March 24, 1835 ~ Tuesday 24th ...
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    March 22, 1835 March 23, 1835 March 24, 1835 March 25, 1835 March 26, 1835 March 27, 1835
  • Page 49

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

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    March 28, 1835 ~ Saturday March 28th Travled from Mr Jacksons to Raleigh from thence to Mr John A Logwood Fayette Co. Distance 32 miles 2 signers to petition March 29, 1835 ~ Sunday 29th Attended meeting on Sunday 2 miles March 30, 1835 ~ Monday 30th Travled from Mr Logwood to Sommersville & on to Bolivar. Spent the night at the house of Esq. Hardamand Amid ...
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    March 28, 1835 March 29, 1835 March 30, 1835 March 31, 1835 April 1, 1835 April 2, 1835 April 3, 1835 April 4, 1835
  • Page 28

    Part of Leaves From My Journal

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    LEAVES FROM MY JOURNAL. We traveled about fifty miles that day, and at night stopped at an old tavern, in a village called Cadron, which was deserted because it was believed to be haunted by evil spirits. We made a fire in the tavern, roasted a piece of our pork, ate our supper, said our prayers, went into a chamber, lay down on the bare floor, and were soon asleep. I dreamed I was at my father's house in a good feather bed, and I ...
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    March 24, 1835 March 27, 1835
  • Page 29

    Part of Leaves From My Journal

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    COMPELLED TO PREACH. I did not blame him, as all the preachers he had ever been acquainted with rode on fine horses or in fine carriages, clothed in broadcloth, and had large salaries, and would see this whole world sink to perdition before they would wade through one hundred and seventy miles of mud to save the people. The landlord wanted a little fun, so he said he would keep me if I would preach. He wanted to see if I could preach. I must confess that by this time I became a little ...
  • Page 30

    Part of Leaves From My Journal

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    LEAVES FROM MY JOURNAL. would give to me. I arose and spoke one hour and a half and it was one of the best sermons of my life. The lives of the congregation were opened to the vision of my mind, and I told them of their wicked deeds and the reward they would obtain. The men who surrounded me dropped their heads. Three minutes after I closed I was the only person in the room. Soon I was shown to a bed, and in a room adjoining a large one in which were assembled many of ...
  • Page 2

    Part of Autobiography 1858 Deseret News

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    THE DESERET NEWS. TRUTH AND LIBERTY. No. 19. FILLMORE CITY, WEDNESDAY, JULY 14, 1858. VOL VIII. [Column 1] HISTORY OF WILFORD WOODRUFF. (FROM HIS OWN PEN.) -[CONTINUED.]- March 2—We cut down a large cotton wood tree, and in two days dug out a canoe four feet wide and twelve long, put on a pair of oars and then rowed down the Arkansas river, 125 miles to Little Rock, begging our food by the way, a meal at a time, as we had opportunity ...
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    March 2, 1835 March 24, 1835 March 27, 1835 April 4, 1835 June 23, 1835 June 28, 1835 July 23, 1835 November 15, 1835 February 26, 1836 May 27, 1836 May 28, 1836 May 31, 1836 June 19, 1836 June 29, 1836 July 14, 1836 July 30, 1836 July 31, 1836 August 11, 1836 August 29, 1836 September 2, 1836 September 19, 1836 September 20, 1836 October 20, 1836 October 28, 1836 November 17, 1836 November 25, 1836 November 29, 1836 December 20, 1836 January 3, 1837 January 25, 1837 January 29, 1837 January 30, 1837 February 19, 1837 March 23, 1837 April 4, 1837 April 6, 1837
  • Page 10

    Part of Autobiography 1865 Millennial Star

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    visiting Little Rock, we travelled down the river ten miles, and tied up our canoe on the east bank, and stopped with Mr. Jones. I preached next day at his house. On the 16th we left our canoe with Mr. Jones, and walked back up the river ten miles, opposite Little Rock, and took the old military road, and started to wade the Missis- sippi swamp, which was mostly cov- ered with water from Little Rock, Arkansas, to Memphis, Tennessee, a distance of ...
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    March 16, 1835 March 24, 1835 March 27, 1835 April 4, 1835 June 23, 1835 June 28, 1835 July 23, 1835 November 15, 1835
  • Page 13

    Part of Autobiography 1857-1858 Draft 1

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    nearest house on the road. He went out of sight in great haste I then knelt down in the water & prayed the Lord to heal me up & the spirit of the Lord rested upon me & I was healed the pain left me I arose & went my way ^*^ whenever I met with one or more families I preached to them & bore my testimony as I went alone to the people I arrived at the Missippi River & crossed it in the evening of the 27th March 1835 ...
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    March 27, 1835 April 4, 1835 June 23, 1835 June 28, 1835 July 23, 1835 November 15, 1835
  • Page 12

    Part of Autobiography 1857-1858 Draft 2

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    On the 24th, while in the swamps, I had an attack of the Rheumatizm and could not travel fast. My companion, bro. Brown, had got in a hurry, and wished to hasten to the Mississippi, close up his mission, take boat and return to his family in Kirtland, and as I could not travel as fast as he wished, we parted; he left me sitting on a log in the mud and water; I was lame and unable to walk, without food, and ...
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    March 24, 1836 March 27, 1836 April 4, 1836 June 23, 1836
  • Page 8

    Part of Autobiography Tullidge's Quarterly Magazine 1883-84

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    AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF WILFORD WOODRUFF. [Column 1] A mob was soon raised, and warning sent to us to leave immediately or we would be tarred and feathered, ridden on a rail and hanged. I soon saw where the serpents were. My companion wanted to leave; I told him no, I would stay and see my dream fulfilled. There was an old gentleman and lady, named Hubbel, who had read the Book of Mormon and believed. Father Hub- bel came to see us ...
    Dates:
    March 11, 1835 March 24, 1835 March 27, 1835