Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee

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  • Page 47

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

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    March 12, 1835 ~ Thursday March 12th Left Mr Barnet proceded down the River to the Cadron. Spent the night in an old deserted tradeing house. Distance 50 miles. ^1 signed petition^ Conway Co. March 13, 1835 ~ Friday 13th Left the Cadron after visiting the black Bluffs travel'd 40 miles. Spent the night with Samuel Blackburn Palaski Co. March 14, 1835 ~ Saturday 14th Left
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    March 12, 1835 March 13, 1835 March 14, 1835 March 15, 1835 March 16, 1835 March 17, 1835 March 18, 1835 March 19, 1835 March 20, 1835 March 21, 1835
  • Page 48

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

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    March 22, 1835 ~ Sunday March 22 On the Lords day preached to an attentive congregation at the house of Mr Kelleam March 23, 1835 ~ Monday 23rd Left Mr Kelleam & travled 40 miles most of the way through mud & water. Stoped for the night with W^m^ SChon at second Creek in St Francis County 2 signers to petition ^{this was} 5 {miles somewhere could be seen} 50: {[2 shorthand symbols]}^ March 24, 1835 ~ Tuesday 24th ...
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    March 22, 1835 March 23, 1835 March 24, 1835 March 25, 1835 March 26, 1835 March 27, 1835
  • Page 27

    Part of Leaves From My Journal

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    MR. AKEMAN DROPS DEAD. each time he railed against me, and the last time he ordered me out of his house. When I went out he followed me and was very angry. When he came up to me, about eight rods from the house, he fell dead at my feet, turned black and swelled up, as I saw the serpents do in my dream. His family, as well as ourselves, felt it was the judgment of God upon him. I preached his funeral sermon. Many of the mob died ...
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    March 11, 1835
  • Page 28

    Part of Leaves From My Journal

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    LEAVES FROM MY JOURNAL. We traveled about fifty miles that day, and at night stopped at an old tavern, in a village called Cadron, which was deserted because it was believed to be haunted by evil spirits. We made a fire in the tavern, roasted a piece of our pork, ate our supper, said our prayers, went into a chamber, lay down on the bare floor, and were soon asleep. I dreamed I was at my father's house in a good feather bed, and I ...
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    March 24, 1835 March 27, 1835
  • Page 29

    Part of Leaves From My Journal

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    COMPELLED TO PREACH. I did not blame him, as all the preachers he had ever been acquainted with rode on fine horses or in fine carriages, clothed in broadcloth, and had large salaries, and would see this whole world sink to perdition before they would wade through one hundred and seventy miles of mud to save the people. The landlord wanted a little fun, so he said he would keep me if I would preach. He wanted to see if I could preach. I must confess that by this time I became a little ...
  • Page 30

    Part of Leaves From My Journal

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    LEAVES FROM MY JOURNAL. would give to me. I arose and spoke one hour and a half and it was one of the best sermons of my life. The lives of the congregation were opened to the vision of my mind, and I told them of their wicked deeds and the reward they would obtain. The men who surrounded me dropped their heads. Three minutes after I closed I was the only person in the room. Soon I was shown to a bed, and in a room adjoining a large one in which were assembled many of ...
  • Page 9

    Part of Leaves From My Journal

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    CONTENTS. CHAPTER I. Strictness of the "Blue Laws” of Connecticut—The Old Prophet Mason—His Vision—His Prophecy—Hear the Gospel, and Embrace it—Visit Kirtland, and see Joseph Smith—A Work for the Old Prophet. Page 1. CHAPTER II. Preparing to go up to Zion—First Meeting with President Young—Camp of Zion Starts—Numbers Magnified in the Eyes of Beholders—Remarkable Deliverance—Selfishness, and its Reward. Page 4. CHAPTER III. Advised to Remain in Missouri—A Desire to Preach—Pray to ...
  • Page 2

    Part of Autobiography 1858 Deseret News

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    THE DESERET NEWS. TRUTH AND LIBERTY. No. 19. FILLMORE CITY, WEDNESDAY, JULY 14, 1858. VOL VIII. [Column 1] HISTORY OF WILFORD WOODRUFF. (FROM HIS OWN PEN.) -[CONTINUED.]- March 2—We cut down a large cotton wood tree, and in two days dug out a canoe four feet wide and twelve long, put on a pair of oars and then rowed down the Arkansas river, 125 miles to Little Rock, begging our food by the way, a meal at a time, as we had opportunity ...
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    March 2, 1835 March 24, 1835 March 27, 1835 April 4, 1835 June 23, 1835 June 28, 1835 July 23, 1835 November 15, 1835 February 26, 1836 May 27, 1836 May 28, 1836 May 31, 1836 June 19, 1836 June 29, 1836 July 14, 1836 July 30, 1836 July 31, 1836 August 11, 1836 August 29, 1836 September 2, 1836 September 19, 1836 September 20, 1836 October 20, 1836 October 28, 1836 November 17, 1836 November 25, 1836 November 29, 1836 December 20, 1836 January 3, 1837 January 25, 1837 January 29, 1837 January 30, 1837 February 19, 1837 March 23, 1837 April 4, 1837 April 6, 1837
  • Page 10

    Part of Autobiography 1865 Millennial Star

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    visiting Little Rock, we travelled down the river ten miles, and tied up our canoe on the east bank, and stopped with Mr. Jones. I preached next day at his house. On the 16th we left our canoe with Mr. Jones, and walked back up the river ten miles, opposite Little Rock, and took the old military road, and started to wade the Missis- sippi swamp, which was mostly cov- ered with water from Little Rock, Arkansas, to Memphis, Tennessee, a distance of ...
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    March 16, 1835 March 24, 1835 March 27, 1835 April 4, 1835 June 23, 1835 June 28, 1835 July 23, 1835 November 15, 1835
  • Page 1

    Part of Autobiography 1897 Deseret Weekly

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    [Deseret Weekly News, March 6, 1897, 366.] THE DESERET WEEKLY. [Column 1] PRESIDENT WOODRUFF'S BIRTHDAY. BIOGRAPHICAL. On Sunday, February 28, 1897, at 2 p. m., and on the following day, Mon- day, March 1, at 10 a.m., were exer- cises in the Tabernacle in honor of the ninetieth anniversary of the birth of Elder Wilford Woodroff, President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter- day Saints, and one of the first com- pany of Utah Pioneers that entered the valley of the Great Salt Lake. ...
    Dates:
    March 1, 1807 December 30, 1833 December 31, 1833 January 13, 1835 April 26, 1839 December 7, 1844 January 4, 1845 April 7, 1847 July 24, 1847 April 9, 1850 October 14, 1850 August 29, 1877 October 10, 1880 July 25, 1887 April 7, 1889 April 7, 1889 February 28, 1897 March 1, 1897