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  • Page 104

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

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    their Oxen, their Horses their Tents their armour and moove towards Zion as the children of Israel accordi- ng to the command of God as follows Arose in the morning at Br Camps & breakfasted at his house after which we repaired to the bank of a stream whare Prayers were offer'd up unto God when President Marsh led a young man into the waters of baptism & he was confirmed upon the bank of the stream under the hands of Presidents Marsh Patten &
  • Page 105

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

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    {[On] the [illegible] of Sister Martha Barker who desired to return back thinking it after all too great to leave her friends. I immediately set before her the danger of returning to Babylon and encouraged her and she became reconciled and continued her journey.} I rode with them this first days travel as far as the south fork of Mayfield whare we all camped for the night After pitching our tents & taking supper I assembled this small camp of Israel together at Br Albert Pettys tent to ...
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    September 20, 1836 September 21, 1836
  • Page 21

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

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    May 1834 It excited the curiosity of people more to See Such a Company of people traveling through the country in perfect order people came forth out of there houses to behold the Scene and thou sands of questions were asked concer ning our movements. We had seve ral rivers to ferry and when we arived at Salt River we pitched our tents to remain stationary for several days and on the day following our arival at Salt River we were joined by Brother Lyman Wight and the company of Brethren which ...
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    May 1, 1834
  • Page 56

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

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    On the 31 which ^w^as the last day of Dec & of the year 1833 I Joined the Church of Latter Day Saints was Baptized by Elder Zerah Pulsifer on the 31 of Dec 1833 in company with with my Brother Azmon Woodruff we were the two first that was baptized by a latter day saint in Oswego Co NY. I was ordained a Teacher by Elder Pulsifer Jan 2nd 1834 Travled while A Teacher from the 11th of Aprail to 25^th^ of June 1834. — — ...
  • Page 78

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

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    February 19, 1840 ~ Wednesday Feb 19th I spent the day at Alford Cordons & in the evening I walked to New Castle & preached there was two Methodist Preachers present & they were filled with anger because of the truth of God one by name of Robert Brown rejected my testimony & said I should go to the Bottomless pit & all that followed me. It was manifest what spirit was in the man. After meeting I Baptized one & ...
    Dates:
    February 19, 1840 February 20, 1840 February 21, 1840 February 22, 1840
  • Page 304

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

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    in trust if so look at a bishop, it is their place to attend to temporal matters they never yet have acted in their station. Elder S. Rigdon claims to be a spokesman to Joseph, vary well he is but can he now act in that office if he wants now to be a spokesman to the prophet, he must go to the other side of the veil for the Prophet is there But Elder Rigdon is here. why will Elder Rigdon be a fool. Let those ...
  • Page 71

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

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    me from him, & I had an opportunity to have killed him but I had no temptation to do it to him nor any other man, my worst enemy not even Boggs in fact he would have more hell to live in the reflection of his past life than to die. My freedom commenced from the time the old man came to me & would talk to me we came direct from Papa grove to Nauvoo we got our ...
  • Page 144

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

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    first and John Westley then proceded to Baptize A man by the name of Killham the leader of the New Connection of Methodist and next John Madison & then Scott, & John Tongue, the three latter were Methodist Preachers with whom I had formerly been acquainted the next he Baptized was my Grandfather (Edmund Whitehead) & the next was my Uncle (John Whitehead) & the next was my sister (Elizabeth Olland) & next ...
  • Page 48

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

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    observe all things appertaining to the subject & disern the spirit by which either party was governed we should be in a situation to understand evry spirit & Judge wrighteous judgment & not be asleep we shhould keep order & not let the Council be imposed upon by unruly conduct. The Saints need not think because I am familiar with them & am playful & cheerful that I am ignorant of what is going on inipuity cannot be retained in the Church of any kind ...
    Dates:
    May 28, 1843 May 29, 1843 May 31, 1843
  • Page 54

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

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    but says one I believe in one hell & one heaven all are equally miserable or equally happy, but St Paul informs us of three glories & three heavens he knew a man caught up to the third heavens, & Jesus said their were many mansions in my Fathers kingdom. Any man may believe Jesus Christ is good & be happy in it & yet not obey his commands & at last be cut down by his righteous commandmends A man of God should be endowed with all wisdom ...