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  • Page 2

    Part of Letter to Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 30 September 1839

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    with peculiar feelings as I journied by land the places whare you suffered with your sickness [Eunice’s handwriting, Wilford’s words] with regard to crossing the Lake, we had a very tedious time of it. were caught in a line storm, and was in it 3 days on our way to Buffalo, at which place on the 13th we ^I^ took line boat for Albany, arrived at Albany on the 19th. during which time in consequence of the cold I took on the Lake with the crowded situation of the boat ...
  • Page 3

    Part of Letter to Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 30 September 1839

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    Farmington Oct. 1st. Dear Sister As Willford has reserved for me a page to fill, I will now cheerfully (tho’ in something of a hurry) seat myself to pen you a few lines. I recieved your Letter at the hands of my brother and was truly glad to hear from you, was sorry however to hear of the ill state of your health as also that of your family, but how it will soon be improved. Wilford as you are aware is quite unwell, and we feel as you write, much anxiety respecting ...
  • Page 75

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1841 – December 31, 1842)

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    April 29, 1841 ~ Thursday April 29th Sea vary rough after the gale the sun shines plesent. & we have a fair wind for the first time since we left Liverpool we sail 10 nots an hour their is one sail in sight of us. A plesemt evening wind aft nearly all the canvass spread I had a good nights rest April 30, 1841 ~ Friday 30th A fine breeze from NE sail 10 not an hour fears were entertained that the ship was on ...
    Dates:
    April 29, 1841 April 30, 1841 May 1, 1841 May 2, 1841
  • Page 79

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1841 – December 31, 1842)

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    May 17, 1841 ~ Monday 17th A strong W. head wind run 8 not an hour to the N.W. we are now gitting into great danger of the shoals & bottoms as wind is against us we can ownly about hold our own. the sea is much choped this morning appears some like Lake Erie We came in full view of Long Island at about 3 3 oclock P.M. A pilot boat hove in sight & made for us. About the same ...
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    May 17, 1841 May 18, 1841 May 19, 1841
  • Page 235

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1843 – December 31, 1844)

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    to see a dozen armed men in the cornor of the fence, he wanted to shoot them, after- wards the mob came in & broke the door, took me & dragd me out through the streets by my heels with my head pounding over the frozen ground. Another company took presiden Smith, & tar & feathered him, they tried to tar and turn Aquiphertos [aqua fortis] down our our throats this is the reason why we were in secret, under lock & key. Now if you will let us ...
  • Page 240

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1843 – December 31, 1844)

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    today then the Lord begins to teach him the the things of God & heaven & I will make you like myself. I will give you my spirit & make you feel like my family, & this is the pivot to a God then decide & go & be Baptized then you will be in the way of salvation, if he decide otherwise he will not be any better. A word upon the spirit, this noble decision of the mind causes angels to rejoice in the Heavens for their is more joy over one sinner that repenteth than ...
  • Page 243

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1843 – December 31, 1844)

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    to eat drink and sleep & this is all man knows about God or his exhistance, except what is given by the inspiration of the Almighty. go then to the beginning that you may understand. I ask this congregation what kind of a being is God? turn your thoughts in your hearts, & say have any of you seen or herd him or communed with him this is a question that may occupy your attention The scriptures inform us that this is eternal life to know the ownly wise God & Jesus Christ ...
  • Page 102

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1843 – December 31, 1844)

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    Mrs Woodruff informing me of the birth of a daughter 17 days after I left home the babe not 3 days old when I left home, mother & child doing [FIGURE] well I was truly glad to hear from home I dined with Br Ilus Carter I [FIGURE] wrote a letter in answer to Mrs Woodruff & attended meeting with the Saints & spent the night with Br Foster August 25, 1843 ~ Friday 25th I attended baptism in ...
    Dates:
    August 25, 1843 August 26, 1843
  • Page 166

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

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    walking in the Street we steped up to him & spoke to him though It was the first time we had ever seen him. Br Kimball asked him if he was a preachedr he said he was he seemed to have a good spirit his name was Manning he had Been to America he was a native of Gloucestershire had come to London for the purpose of going to South Australia But he was now in trouble he had Just Buried one Child ...
    Dates:
    August 29, 1840 August 30, 1840
  • Page 167

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

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    the City of London to try to find a people that were willing to receive our testimony & obey the fullness of the gospel of Jesus Christ but finding evry door shut against us we were now determin ed in the name God to go into the Streets & lift up our voice & warn the people accordingly Elders Kimball, Smith, & myself, walked 3 miles into the City, & stoped in Tabernacle Square Old Street road here we found a man preaching to the people ...