Lake Michigan, United States

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  • Page 287

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

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    July 27, 1844 ~ Saturday 27th We arived at Detroit in the evening on board the Bufhalo spent the night at the rail road Hotel July 28, 1844 ~ Sunday 28th Sunday we took the propeller Hereles for Chicago at 10 oclok fare in cabin $7. I spent a part of the day in writing we had good state rooms and was comfortable we spoke of our families freequently and the death of Joseph and
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    July 27, 1844 July 28, 1844 July 29, 1844 July 30, 1844 July 31, 1844
  • Page 106

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

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    various parts of the town it being the first time I ever was in the State of Mishigan it cleared off this morning & we had the sun again September 24, 1841 ~ Friday 24th We passed through Lake St Clair & St Clair River & Lake Huron to Mackinaw Straits we tarried here an hour saw many Indians who ketch many salmon trout in these straits which ...
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    September 24, 1841 September 25, 1841
  • Page 31

    Part of Autobiography 1865 Millennial Star

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    (Continued from page 344.) HISTORY OF WILFORD WOODRUFF. -[FROM HIS OWN PEN.]- I went to Scarborough, Maine, after my wife, and also my son, Wilford, who was born March 22, 1840. My daughter, Sarah Emma, had died July 17, 1840. I returned to New York, and started for Nauvoo, via the Lakes; was wrecked on Lake Michigan in the steamer Chesapeake, but arrived in ...
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    March 22, 1840 July 17, 1840 October 6, 1841 February 3, 1842 March 5, 1842 September 24, 1842 July 7, 1843 November 2, 1843
  • Page 157

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

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    July 24, 1848 ~ Monday July 24th Mrs Woodruff feels quite unwell to day I spent the day at rest July 25, 1848 ~ Tuesday 25th Mrs Woodruff feels some better today in health she and her Sister Rhoda laboured hard all day at the wash tubs. While Br Carter & myself was busy in making the grave stone for our child July 26, 1848 ~ Wednesday 26th I went out in the morning with Mr
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    July 24, 1848 July 25, 1848 July 26, 1848 July 27, 1848 July 28, 1848 July 29, 1848 July 30, 1848 July 31, 1848 August 1, 1848 August 2, 1848 August 3, 1848 August 4, 1848
  • Page 37

    Part of Autobiography 1857-1858 Draft 1

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    attend a General Conference. A vast assembly had gathered at Haw Cross to attend my meeting the house, door yard, and street was crowded and among it was a large mob a mob had gathered. I preached to the people, 5 came forward and wished to be baptized the mob surrounded the pool armed with stones. I dismissed the meeting and went away but both the congregation and mob remained on the ground till midnight and as there was no prospect of their dispersing and the candidates were anxious to be baptized, I went down ...
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    March 22, 1840 April 22, 1840 August 18, 1840 March 4, 1841 April 20, 1841 May 20, 1841 October 6, 1841 February 3, 1842
  • Page 39

    Part of Autobiography 1857-1858 Draft 2

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    A synod of church ministers became so alarmed for their flocks in that part of the vineyard, they petitioned parliament to adopt some measures to stop our preaching, they got ^received^ for an answer, that if they were as well acquainted with the Bible as their hunting grounds, and were as much interested in the welfare of the souls of men, as the chasing of the stags and foxes, they would not loose so many of their congregations. Aug. 18th, I visited London in company with Elders ...