Manchester, Lancashire, England

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    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 & ^
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    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 ...
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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 & ...
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    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
  • Page 35

    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 ...
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    December 19, 1839 January 11, 1840 January 13, 1840 January 17, 1840
  • Page 36

    Part of Autobiography Tullidge's Quarterly Magazine 1883-84

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    TULLIDGE'S QUARTERLY MAGAZINE. [Column 1] I was called upon to visit the child. I found it in great distress, writhing in its mother's arms. We laid hands upon it and cast the devil out of it, and the evil spirits had no power over the house- hold 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 21st, I arrived in Burslem by coach, and ...
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    January 21, 1840 February 10, 1840 February 22, 1840 March 1, 1840 March 2, 1840 March 3, 1840 March 4, 1840
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    Part of Autobiography Tullidge's Quarterly Magazine 1883-84

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    TULLIDGE'S QUARTERLY MAGAZINE. [Column 1] But the archbishop and council, know- ing well that the laws of England gave free toleration to all religions under the British flag, sent word to the petitioners that if they had the worth of souls at heart as much as they had the ground where hares, foxes and hounds ran, they would not lose so many of their flock. I continued to preach and baptize daily. On the 21st day of March I baptized Elder Thomas Kingston. He ...
    Dates:
    March 21, 1840 May 18, 1840 May 20, 1840 August 17, 1840
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    Part of Autobiography Tullidge's Quarterly Magazine 1883-84

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    TULLIDGE'S QUARTERLY MAGAZINE. AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF WILFORD WOODRUFF. [Column 1] CHAPTER III. CONTINUATION OF MY MISSION TO ENG- LAND. ORGANIZATION OF THE LON- DON CONFERENCE. I BID FAREWELL TO THE HEREFORDSHIRE SAINTS. RETURN TO AMERICA. On the 6th of October, 1840, a general conference of the British mission was held at Manchester. There were present of the Twelve Apostles,
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    October 6, 1840 October 14, 1840