Mount Pisgah, Union County, Iowa

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  • Page 253

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1845 – December 31, 1846)

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    June 15, 1846 ~ Monday June Monday 15th we started early overtook Br Smoot at 11 oclock we had sumthing of A rough road & Bridges to cross over through the day we arived at the camp of Israel called Mount Pisga I had an interview with Br C. C. Rich & Huntington the President & council at Mount Pisgah And many other friends I encamped on the east side of the creek & camp of Israel I ascertained that Br ...
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    June 15, 1846 June 16, 1846 June 17, 1846 June 18, 1846 June 19, 1846
  • Page 254

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1845 – December 31, 1846)

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    June 20, 1846 ~ Saturday 20th I had a regular over Halling of my loads And repacking I left A number of chests And trunks barrels &c Mother Woodruff Handed me A regular lengthy epistle of complaint written in a book of 30 pages against several persons there treatment to her &c And come to examin it it was like A tempest in a tea pot or a bubble not worthy of notice The more I have provided for Her of late the more she has complained she has manifested much of ...
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    June 20, 1846 June 21, 1846 June 22, 1846
  • Page 256

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1845 – December 31, 1846)

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    June 27, 1846 ~ Saturday 27th I spent the day in preparing to leave on Monday Nearly all of the camp are sick Father And Mother Are quite sick Also Sister King & Sarah And several of the men I recieved A letter from Br Young [FIGURE] I wrote him one & sent him a messenger before the troops June 28, 1846 ~ Sunday 28 Sunday I was unwell yet I preached to the saints on Mount ...
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    June 27, 1846 June 28, 1846 June 29, 1846 June 30, 1846
  • Page 258

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1845 – December 31, 1846)

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    who had been nominated to fill the place And wear the crown of John E Page they wished me to return to the Bluffs with them so I saddled my Horse & started And had an inter- esting time once more with Br Parley And to add to the interest of the days ride we passed through the main village of the Potawattame Indians the first time I ever passed through A large village of indians in my life. After viewing the village & indians awhile And drinking out of ...
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    July 4, 1846
  • Page 259

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1845 – December 31, 1846)

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    was exeeding sore and stiff And almost sick July 5, 1846 ~ Sunday 5th ^Sunday^ We Journied slowly through the day & camped July 6, 1846 ~ Monday 6th It was a warm day we continued our Journ ey And camped at night at the same place whare I camped in the grass with Br Parley An Indian Chief And some squaes camped near us the Indian said He was going to meet with mormo rns & smoke the pipe of peace July 7 ...
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    July 5, 1846 July 6, 1846 July 7, 1846 July 8, 1846 July 9, 1846
  • Page 260

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1845 – December 31, 1846)

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    and John Taylor And many other friends I pithed my tent & encampemnt on a Bluff near Elders Taylor & P P Pratt we had hard rain at night. we held a council in the evening about raising 500 volunteers for the President of the U.S. to go to upper Calafornia via Santa fe we wrote A letter & signed it to be carried through the camp. Distance from Pisgah to the Bluffs 160 ...
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    July 10, 1846 July 11, 1846
  • Page 261

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1845 – December 31, 1846)

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    July 12, 1846 ~ Sunday 12th Sunday Elders Taylors company was encamped on the south of Chime ride of Redemption Hill & mine on the North about 5 rods apart. Elder P. P. Pratts was 10 rods north of my company we built A Bower between Elder Taylors Tent And my own And A large assembly of Saints met At an early hour. I was called upon to address them And give an account of my travels through England,
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    July 12, 1846 July 13, 1846 July 14, 1846
  • Page 16

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

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    the ground against them; Therefore marvel not at these things, for ye are not yet pure: thou canst not yet bear my glory, but thou shalt behold it, if ye are faithful in keeping all my words that I have given you from the days of Abraham Adam to Abraham; from Abraham to Moses, from Moses to Jesus and the Apostles and from Jesus and his Apostles to Joseph Smith, whom I did call upon by mine Angels, my ministering servents and by mine own voice out of ...
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    January 22, 1847 January 23, 1847 January 24, 1847 January 25, 1847 January 26, 1847
  • Page 187

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

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    January 22, 1849 ~ Monday 22 [FIGURE] And rode to Boston And Arived home sick And weary Mrs Woodruff commenced doctering me I took an Emetic of strong thoroughwert or Boneset tea. I found myself very Bilious And the tea done me much good Sister Sarah B Foss & Br Ilus F Carter called upon me to day Br Ilus went on to New Yourk. Sister Foss stayed with us I recieved one letter [FIGURE] from Br Henderson.
    Dates:
    January 22, 1849
  • Page 193

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

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    February 15, 1849 ~ Thursday Feb 15th 18489 [FIGURES] To President Young And Council 2 sheets On Territorial Bills And Government 1 sheet To Historian 1 sheet I wrote A letter to President Young And Council containing two full sheets of fools cap writing in my Journal Hand giving an account of my leaving Council Bl[uffs] my meetings at Mount Pisgah & Garden Grove, My providential delivery from Death, visit at the Temple &
    Dates:
    February 15, 1849