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  • Page 73

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

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    worse in any sickness, was thankful that my wife & children was not with me to share in such sufferings, the sun is plesent today we have still west head winds & rough sea. Their has been some fears that several children would die on board being vary sick, we got together & prayed the Lord to have mercy upon us all & spare the lives of our company, & the sick began to amend truly we have perils by sea as well as by land [FIGURE] Two ...
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    April 27, 1841 April 28, 1841
  • Page 146

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

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    The sun in the east arose to gladden earth & shed oe'r nature his pleaseing beams to wellc ome the return of delightful spri ng that drearry winter might be forgotten. No day more pleas ing than April thirteenth 1837 While all nature smiled without friendships purest joys were felt beneath a prophets roof whare the brides and bri desgroom found a welcome reception. While by law with the nuptial cord their hands were bound their congenial hearts in one, lay cemented bearing the seal of Eternal life. Their friendship formed from principle pure ...
  • Page 333

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

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    from Europe according to their desire under the direction and council of Elder Wilford Woodruff. And further we would say unto all the Saints in all the world that may be visited by Elder Wilford Woodruff that inasmuch as they will harken unto his council they shall be blessed, inasmuch as they will render him any assistance in his mission they will be doing the will of God and shall not loose their reward, And we desire that all saints may use their efforts to sustain him in this important mission ...
  • Page 121

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

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    when a man is chastized he gets angry & will not endure it. The reason we do not have the secrets of the Lord revealed unto us is because we do not keep them but reveal them, we do not keep our own secrets but reveal our difficulties to the world even to our enemies then how would we keep the secrets of the Lord Joseph says I can keep a secret till dooms day. He spoke of love what greater love hath any man than that he ...
    Dates:
    December 20, 1841 December 24, 1841 December 25, 1841
  • Page 128

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

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    January 1, 1842 ~ Saturday JANuary 1st, 1842 I spent this NEW YEARS DAY in company with the quorum of the Twelve & with our wives in the city of Nauvoo at Br S. Stodard's it was an interesting day unto us to once more assemble to a feast with our quorum & our families in a city of the Saints in the midst of peace & love we more highly prized this privilege as we are called to be seperate so much while in ...
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    January 1, 1842 January 2, 1842
  • Page 245

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

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    CLOSE OF THE YEAR The first Day of 1840 found me in company with Elders J. Taylor & T. Thurley on board of the Packet Ship Oxford on the Atlantic in Long 42,40 And the Last Day in Company with Elder Kimball in No 40 Ironmonger Row Saint Lukes London, the great Metropolis of Britian & the world. This has been an important year to myself, to all the saints & to the world at Large in many respects ...
  • Page 264

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

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    greatly inferior to this in Eligance, the reason the guide gave him was plainly suggested by the conversation of the contrast that the scenes first presented to him were contrived on purpose to bear a near resemblance to those he had been accustomed to on earth that he might be more easily & gradually prepared for the glories which would open upon him hereafter and which would at first view quite dazzle & overpower him by this time they were come up to the palace & the guide [illegible] him led ...
  • Page 265

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

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    he would repeat his visit & that in the mean time he would find enough to employ his thoughts in reflecting on what had passed and contem- plating the objects around him as soon as our Lord withdrew & his mind was more composed he observed the room was hung around with pictures & examineing more attentively he discoverd to his great surprised that they contained the history of his own life the most remarkable seenes he had passed through these represented in a most lively manner it may esily be imagined ...
  • Page 182

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

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    but you must be liberal in your feelings. Let this Society teach now to act towards husbands to treat them with mildness & affect- ion. When men is borne down with trouble when he is perplexed, if he can meet a smile, an argument, if he can meet with mildness it will calm down his soul & soothe his feel- ings, when the mind is going to despair it needs a solace. This society is to get instruction thro' the order which God has established, thro' the medium of those appointed ...
  • Page 38

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1838 – December 31, 1839)

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    & the love of Christ we returned with Brother Foster & spent the night. Mr Willcox of the city of Phelidelphia offers to open his doors for the saints & wishes them to come & warn that people also. Elder Eligah Fordham resides in New York City Cherry Street No 327 May 21, 1838 ~ Monday May 21st I wrote a letter to the saints upon the Islands directed to Brother Nathaniel Thomas we dined with Brother
    Dates:
    May 21, 1838 May 22, 1838 May 23, 1838 May 24, 1838 May 25, 1838