Manchester, Lancashire, England

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    Part of Letter to George Albert Smith, 7 January 1841

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    they brought sumthing for you if so give us the news the latest Date was Nov 7th at which time Elder Turley had not arived, the Saints were mostly well, my Babe was still sick with the Ague, & one of Sister Kimballs Children also, the work was progressing General Adams at Springfield, had come to Nauvoo & was Baptized Elder O Smoot had returned home from the South. several late deaths among the Saints, Brother
  • Page 36

    Part of Autobiography 1857-1858 Draft 1

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    Packet Ship Oxford bound ^at sail^ for Liverpool and ^where I^ landed, in Liverpool Jan 11th 1840 in good health and spirits having a passage of 23 days. When I left my Father in Farmington Ct he gave me some mony to assist in paying my passage then gave me five dollars more requesting me to keep that untill I arived at Liverpool saying I would then want it. this I found to be true after landing and getting ready to go ...
    Dates:
    January 11, 1840 January 13, 1840 January 18, 1840 January 21, 1840 January 29, 1840 March 1, 1840 March 3, 1840 March 6, 1840 April 9, 1840
  • 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 ...
    Dates:
    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 36

    Part of Autobiography 1857-1858 Draft 2

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    1839 On the 19th, Decr in company with Elders John Taylor & Theodore Turley I went on board the packet ship "Oxford" and sailed for Liverpool, where I landed January 11th, 1840, in good health and spirits. When I left my Father, he gave me some money to assist in paying my passage, also gave me five dollars which he requested me to keep until I arrived in Liverpool, saying, I would there need it; this I found to be true after landing; that ...
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    Part of Autobiography 1857-1858 Draft 2

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    the mob surrounded the pool, armed with stones, I dismissed the meeting and went away, but 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 in to the water and baptized five in the mist of a shower of stones, the water was all in a foam for a rod around me, none that I baptized were hit, and I was only hit twice, once on my hip and once on ...
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    Part of Autobiography Leaves from my Journal 1838-1840 Notes

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    Chapter 5 Our visit to preston, our first council in England, in 1840, we take different fields of Labor Jan 13, 1840 After visiting ^Mr. George Cannon^ the Father and Mother of G Q Cannon and the family after we took cars in the Evening and arrived in the midst of the preston Branch of the Saints built up in 1837, by Elder Heber C Kimball & ^Orson Hyde^ Willard Richards and we very ...
    Dates:
    January 13, 1840 January 17, 1840
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    Part of Autobiography Leaves from my Journal 1838-1840 Notes

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    principles of the Church had been explained by the Twelve present the Council adjorned Elder Willard Richards had been called to be one of the Quorum of the Twelve but had not yet received his ordination On the day following I parted with Elder Taylor & Fielding who wet went to Liverpool & with Elder Richards who tarried in preston and Elder Turley & myself went to Manchester the first time I ever visited that City, I ...
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    Part of Autobiography Leaves from my Journal 1838-1840 Notes

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    afterwards this was done by the power of God and not of man. We laid hands upon twenty in Manchester who were sick and they were ^mostly^ healed On the 21 I arrived in Burslem by coach and met for the first time with Elder Alfred Cordon This being my field of labor I stoped and commenced work Elder Turly stoped in the pottery District some 8 days then went to Birmingham his field of labor in preaching baptizing bonfirming & ...
    Dates:
    January 21, 1840 January 22, 1840 February 10, 1840 March 2, 1840
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    Part of Autobiography Leaves from my Journal 1838-1840 Notes

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    some two hundred preachers of the various denominations This field of labor embraced Herefordshire Glostershire & Worstershire and formed these Conferences Garway ^Garway^, Gadfield Elm & Frooms Hill, I was visited by president ^young^ & Dr Richards, Brother Benbow furnished us with £300, to print the first Book of Mormon that we published in England and on the 20 day of May ...
    Dates:
    May 18, 1840 May 20, 1840
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    Part of Autobiography Tullidge's Quarterly Magazine 1883-84

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    AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF WILFORD WOODRUFF. [Column 1] ness, and that it was with difficulty that they could travel. After spending six days in New York, Elder John Taylor, in company with Elder Theodore Turley and myself sailed out of New York Harbor for Liverpool, on board the packet ship Oxford, on the 19th of December, 1839. We took steerage passage, which cost fifteen dollars each. We had storms and rough weather, but most of the winds ...
    Dates:
    December 19, 1839 January 11, 1840 January 13, 1840 January 17, 1840