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  • Page 114

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

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    hand & not ownly the hieroglyphicks but also many figures of the that this precious treasure contains are calculated to make a lasting impression upon the mind which is not to be erased many other important views I was Privileged with in the upper story the school rooms, belfry &C. all indicating great architecture & wisdom we then spent some time in visiting the Bank & Printing office But wonder on wonder strikes my sense to look into the casket of the great work of Israels God in these last Days as ...
  • Page 7

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

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    The first Book of Willford When in the course of human events has there ever been a more important period than at the present day and age of the world. It is at once beneficial and instructive to the reflecting mind to review the past with candour and rightly consider the present and be in perfect readiness for that which is to come. Whare is the Son or dau ghter of Adam who hath a standing in this day and generation that is walking in the light and truth as it is in ...
  • Page 17

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

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    April 25th 1834 To travel towards Kirtland and arived there at night on the 25th of Aprail 1834 There for the first time I had a view of our beloved Brother Joseph Smith the Prophet & Seer which God hath raised up in these last days through whom the saints receieve Revelations from time to time. Brother Joseph invited [Text printed between lines of cursive text] I here [for the] first time became acquainted with Elder Milton Holmes who ...
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    April 25, 1834
  • Page 78

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

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    Soon after the meeting was dissmissed Miss Elizabeth Wilson was attacked with violent sickness {Elder Wells and myself assisted her throughout the night} we thought she would soon depart but the Lord was merciful unto her {Elizabeth was a lady possessing a generous heart a refined mind and adoring and expanded} thought {celebrated for her accomplishment and the knowledge and right she possesses and [uses] her} qualifications {to the best advantage} Elizabeth had much influence in the society of her acquaintance esspecially her sect March 29, 1836 ~ Tuesday March ...
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    March 29, 1836 March 30, 1836 March 31, 1836 April 1, 1836 April 2, 1836 April 3, 1836 April 4, 1836 April 5, 1836 April 6, 1836
  • Page 79

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

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    April 7, 1836 ~ Thursday Aprail 7th Rode to Br Simeon Hendricks & Spent the day in teaching them & strivings to reinstate them into their former faith & fellowship which had been shaken by wrong constructions upon the Law of the Church &c by Elder Cathcart these are days of trial Who is weak & I am not weak Who is offended and I burn not O my God give me wisdom & spirit to feed the flock & proclaim against every evil Spirit. held a debate with Mr
    Dates:
    April 7, 1836 April 8, 1836 April 9, 1836 April 10, 1836 April 11, 1836 April 12, 1836 April 13, 1836 April 14, 1836 April 15, 1836 April 16, 1836 April 17, 1836 April 18, 1836 April 19, 1836
  • Page 53

    Part of Leaves From My Journal

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    A LIGHT WITNESSED IN THE HEAVENS. house, and I got one of my ears frozen on the way; but not- withstanding the severity of the weather, we had quite a large and attentive audience. We also spent the next two days with the people there and held meetings. On the evening of the 21st of February, as we came out of the school-house, a light appeared in the north-eastern hori- zon, and spread to the west and soon rolled over our heads. It had the appearance of fire, blood and smoke, and at ...
    Dates:
    February 21, 1838
  • Page 330

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

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    Jan 22d 1872 over $200 in green backs the whole Party passed off plesantly I attended the lecture in the Evening of Mr McDonald January 23, 1872 ~ Tuesday 23d Preston is vary sick to day it is terminating in the Brain fever I spent the Afternoon in the Council & attended the lecture in the Evening Preston had a vary sick night January 24, 1872 ~ Wednesday 24. The babe seems some better this morning I spent the afternoon in the ouncil. Preston had a vary bad ...
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    January 23, 1872 January 24, 1872 January 25, 1872 January 26, 1872 January 27, 1872 January 28, 1872 January 29, 1872 January 30, 1872 January 31, 1872 February 1, 1872 February 2, 1872 February 3, 1872 February 4, 1872 February 5, 1872 February 9, 1872 February 10, 1872
  • Page 41

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

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    September 23, 1866 ~ Sunday Sept 23 [18]66 at 10 oclock Singing & Prayer by G. Q. Cannon. H. C. Kimball spoke 61 minutes Lorenzo Young 15 minutes W Woodruff sen spoke 23 minutes. Afternoon prayer By W Woodruff sen & W Woodruff jr spoke 15 minutes. G. Q. Cannon 30 minutes. John Taylor 25 M[inutes] & President Young 41 minutes. September 24, 1866 ~ Monday to September 28, 1866 ~ Friday ...
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    September 23, 1866 September 24, 1866 September 28, 1866 September 29, 1866 September 30, 1866 October 1, 1866 October 2, 1866 October 3, 1866 October 4, 1866 October 5, 1866 October 6, 1866 October 7, 1866 October 8, 1866
  • Page 54

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

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    January 1, 1867 ~ Tuesday Jan 1st 1867 The year 1867 is before us, every year grows more and more important in the great Events of the Last days as we Approach nearer and nearer the coming of the Son of Man. The Events of the last days will be awful for the wicked, and Blessed for the righ[t]e- ous. The Lord hath commenced a controversy with the Nations and he will never cease untill that consu- mption decreed will be fulfilled upon all the wicked what 1867 will bring ...
    Dates:
    January 1, 1867
  • Page 72

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

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    April 9, 1867 ~ Tuesday April 9, 1867 I spent the fore part of the day in the Endowment House we gave Endowments to 20 H. C. Kimball sealed 1 & W Woodruff sealed 20 Couple April 10, 1867 ~ Wednesday 10 [FIGURE] I was called up at midnight & went to the field & took down Mrs Hardie Emma was taken in labor in the night she was vary sick all the afternoon and had a Daughter born at 30 minutes ...
    Dates:
    April 9, 1867 April 10, 1867 April 11, 1867 April 12, 1867 April 13, 1867 April 15, 1867 April 16, 1867 April 17, 1867 April 18, 1867 April 19, 1867 April 20, 1867