Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee

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  • Page 185

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1847 – December 31, 1853)

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    a dozen different languages Arabic &c &c who is preparing to go to Asia to Preach the gospel soon. Elder Levi Richards & wife arived in England safe. I feel thankful to my heavenly Father I recieve in the foregoing letters and for his blessings to his saints and his wonderful works among the children of men I also recieved Ny York Weekly Herald, which contained a copy of the Calafornia land bill also the following before the House ...
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    January 1, 1849 January 11, 1849 January 12, 1849 January 13, 1849 January 14, 1849 January 15, 1849
  • Page 180

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1847 – December 31, 1853)

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    weeks & spend their time in fighting for the mastery instead of organizing & doing the business of the people, but the leaders of the whole Nation itself at Washington are engender[ing] the spirit of party strife, hatred disunion & war meeting in seperate parties and laying plans for the dissolving of the Union and the anhilation of the American Government. And James Gordon Bennett of the New York Herald & other Editors after Prophesying month after month that their was no danger of disolving our union ...
  • Page 12

    Part of Autobiography 1857-1858 Draft 1

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    this created a great wailing & mourning with his famil, Brother Brown & myself assisted the family in laying him out & burying him. He died on the 14th day of Feb 1835 & we buried him on the 16. This clo singular dispensation of providence brought solemnity upon the people & they began to reflect & wished to hear preaching, we held several meetings & preached to the people we baptized a Mr Hubbel & his wife aged people who had opened their doors ...
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    February 14, 1835 February 16, 1835 March 2, 1835 March 24, 1835
  • Page 13

    Part of Autobiography 1857-1858 Draft 1

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    nearest house on the road. He went out of sight in great haste I then knelt down in the water & prayed the Lord to heal me up & the spirit of the Lord rested upon me & I was healed the pain left me I arose & went my way ^*^ whenever I met with one or more families I preached to them & bore my testimony as I went alone to the people I arrived at the Missippi River & crossed it in the evening of the 27th March 1835 ...
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    March 27, 1835 April 4, 1835 June 23, 1835 June 28, 1835 July 23, 1835 November 15, 1835
  • Page 11

    Part of Autobiography 1857-1858 Draft 2

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    lightning; he swelled & ^immediately^ turned black; this created a great wailing and mourning among his family. Brother Brown and myself assisted in laying him out, and burying him; he died Feby. 14th, 1835, and we buried him on the 16th., This singular dispensation of providence brought solemnity upon the people, and they began to reflect and wished to heare preaching; we held several meetings and preached to the people, and baptized Mr. Hubbel and his wife ...
    Dates:
    February 14, 1835 February 16, 1835 March 2, 1836 March 16, 1836
  • Page 12

    Part of Autobiography 1857-1858 Draft 2

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    On the 24th, while in the swamps, I had an attack of the Rheumatizm and could not travel fast. My companion, bro. Brown, had got in a hurry, and wished to hasten to the Mississippi, close up his mission, take boat and return to his family in Kirtland, and as I could not travel as fast as he wished, we parted; he left me sitting on a log in the mud and water; I was lame and unable to walk, without food, and ...
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    March 24, 1836 March 27, 1836 April 4, 1836 June 23, 1836
  • Page 3

    Part of Autobiography Notes 1892 Deseret News

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    OFFICE OF The First Presidency of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints P. O. Box, B. Salt Lake City, Utah. [blank] 189_ untill the 13th of Jan., 1835, when I left Lyman Wight's, in company with Harry Brown, to go on a Mission to the Southern States. We passed through Jackson Co.^unty^ Mo.^issouri^ and through Arkansas, and from Little Rock to Memphis
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    January 13, 1835
  • Page 8

    Part of Autobiography Tullidge's Quarterly Magazine 1883-84

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    AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF WILFORD WOODRUFF. [Column 1] A mob was soon raised, and warning sent to us to leave immediately or we would be tarred and feathered, ridden on a rail and hanged. I soon saw where the serpents were. My companion wanted to leave; I told him no, I would stay and see my dream fulfilled. There was an old gentleman and lady, named Hubbel, who had read the Book of Mormon and believed. Father Hub- bel came to see us ...
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    March 11, 1835 March 24, 1835 March 27, 1835
  • Page 9

    Part of Autobiography Tullidge's Quarterly Magazine 1883-84

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    TULLIDGE'S QUARTERLY MAGAZINE. [Column 1] riages, 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 be- came a little mischievous, and pleaded with him not to set me preaching. The more ...
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    April 4, 1835 August 15, 1835