Mentioned in

  • Page 3

    Part of Letter to Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 30 September 1839

    Excerpt:
    Farmington Oct. 1st. Dear Sister As Willford has reserved for me a page to fill, I will now cheerfully (tho’ in something of a hurry) seat myself to pen you a few lines. I recieved your Letter at the hands of my brother and was truly glad to hear from you, was sorry however to hear of the ill state of your health as also that of your family, but how it will soon be improved. Wilford as you are aware is quite unwell, and we feel as you write, much anxiety respecting ...
  • Page 120

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

    Excerpt:
    together. then after rising another hundred feet I entered another Intrenchment like the one below & after this another & thus Intrenchment lay above Intrenchment untill we ^I^ reached the top of the hill which was nearly flat or level & lay in a circle or round & not being more than one or two acres on the top & thus I stood upon the top of this Bacon or hill from 10 to 1500 feet in highth & while surveighing the surrounding Country I could also behold the deep ...
    Dates:
    May 12, 1840
  • Page 65

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

    Excerpt:
    the officers & members & to the whole Congregation consisting of about seven hundred people, A large fragmen[t] was left for some who were not present, while the cake was passing P. P. Pratt composed the following lines When in far Distant regions As strangers we roam Far away from our Country Our friends and our home When sinking in sorrow Fresh courage we'll take As we think on our friends And remember the CAKE Elder O Hide appealed powerfully to the meeting & covenanted with the ...
    Dates:
    April 7, 1841
  • Page 71

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

    Excerpt:
    I Bought the following Articles 1 Shall £0 14 1 Ditto 14 1 Ditto 6 2 pair of Drawers 9 1 Ditto 3 2 flannel shirts 10 1 box steel pens 6 1 Do 2 1 Do 1 4 Cards of pens 4 1 Doz pen cases 1 1 Inkstand 1 Total £5.15 Sister Elizabeth Ockey presented me with a nice neck scarf And Sister Ann Ockey presented me with a fine silk neck hankerchief & gold pin. I took tea with them. I presented ...
    Dates:
    April 20, 1841
  • Page 148

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

    Excerpt:
    thee and reveal unto thee thy duty yea and give unto the[e] many instructions. Thou shalt have the spirit of God to instruct thee in thy mission and lead thee into all truth thou shalt be filled with the spirit of God. Thine eyes shall be opened to look within the veil and behold the things of eternity. ^Yea the Lord of glory shall appear unto thee thou shalt put thy hands upon his feet and feel his wounds with thy hands that thou mayest be a special witness of his name^ Thou ...
  • Page 153

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

    Excerpt:
    May 29, 1837 ~ Monday May 29th I met in the house of the Lord to attend an important conference or meeting of the high councel to attend to some important business of the Church let memory speak upon this subject two {of the presidency} two {of the Twelve and} one {of the seventy were stood before the Council for aggressing} It was considered not {lawful to} try {the president} before the high Councel but before the Bishop the Presidents withdrew the council closed without transacting business ...
    Dates:
    May 29, 1837 May 30, 1837 May 31, 1837
  • Page 160

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

    Excerpt:
    June 21, 1837 ~ Wednesday June 21st rode to Elder G Smith's distance 6 miles June 22, 1837 ~ Thursday 22nd Returned to Brother Benedict from thence to I walked in company with Francis K Benedict jr to beach hill in Colebrook, Litchfield County Conn here I had the happy privilege of again embracing my Sister Eunice Woodruff face to face we saluted each other with a harty shake of the hand {and a kiss} ...
    Dates:
    June 21, 1837 June 22, 1837 June 23, 1837 June 24, 1837 June 25, 1837
  • Page 255

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

    Excerpt:
    and was followed by Elder Young who addresed the Elders & called for volunteers when 26 Elders gave their names to go out preaching we spent the night at Br Morleys April 22, 1844 ~ Monday 22nd A vary raining morning in the afternoon we harnessed & went on to the city plot laid out for a city Elder Young and myself bough[t] a lot in the city parted with father Morley & rode to Br William ...
    Dates:
    April 22, 1844 April 23, 1844 April 24, 1844 April 25, 1844 April 26, 1844 April 27, 1844 April 28, 1844 April 29, 1844 April 30, 1844 May 1, 1844 May 2, 1844 May 3, 1844
  • Page 256

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

    Excerpt:
    May 4, 1844 ~ Saturday 4th I mooved into my new brick house & truly felt thankful to have a comfortable dwelling to leave my family in while I go on my mishion [FIGURE] May 5, 1844 ~ Sunday May 5th 1844 I spent the day at home with my family to prepare for my summers mishion I called my family together & blessed them. Phebe washed my feet that I might be clean evry whit. I spent the evening at home ...
    Dates:
    May 4, 1844 May 5, 1844 May 6, 1844 May 7, 1844
  • Page 257

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

    Excerpt:
    May 7th I had an interview with Elder Whittaker he assisted me to pile some wood in the suller. It was a hard rainy day Sister Barbara Neff spent the day with us May 8, 1844 ~ Wednesday 8th I spent the day in company with Mrs Woodruff in the garding garden weeding May 9, 1844 ~ Thursday May 9th 1844 I arose in the morning and aranged some domestic affairs & was ...
    Dates:
    May 8, 1844 May 9, 1844 May 10, 1844