Mr. Williams

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  • Page 19

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

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    for me to take the parting hand with Br PARRISH I know not that we shall ever meet again untill we meet in Eternity may the blessings of God crown his days & prepare him for the Celestial Kingdom. O worthy Brother farewell but not forever I am now left alone without human aid to asist me in preaching the gospel my circuit is about 100 miles in extent besides the care of all the Churches within the limits of the same who is weack & I not weack who is ...
    Dates:
    July 24, 1835 July 25, 1835 July 26, 1835 July 27, 1835 July 28, 1835 July 29, 1835 July 30, 1835 July 31, 1835 August 1, 1835 August 2, 1835 August 3, 1835 August 4, 1835 August 5, 1835 August 6, 1835
  • Page 38

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

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    January 19, 1835 ~ Monday Jan 19th Left Mr Jerew and crossed the Osage River and travled through a long level fertile praire a Southeast course we traveled this day 60 long miles it being so dark we could not follow the road and we concluded to camp in the woods for the night as we could hear no sound but the howling of wolfs and as we were about to build a fire we herd the barking of a dog and the tinkling of a bell we ...
    Dates:
    January 19, 1835 January 20, 1835 January 21, 1835
  • Page 8

    Part of Autobiography 1865 Millennial Star

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    (Continued from page 200.) HISTORY OF WILFORD WOODRUFF. -[FROM HIS OWN PEN.]- June [January] 19—Mr. Jerrew gave us a good breakfast, put us across the Osage river in a canoe, and we started upon our long day's walk, it being sixty miles to the nearest house. We had not anything with us to eat. Most of our travels through the day was through prairie; before dark we en- tered timbered land; as we approached the timber, a large black bear met us ...
    Dates:
    January 19, 1835
  • Page 9

    Part of Autobiography 1865 Millennial Star

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    Saints, and had lately moved here, depending upon his gun mostly for his living. It was sixty miles to a house on the north, and twelve miles on the south. He and his family were living in a small old log hut, about twelve feet square, and one bed in the room, upon which lay his wife, several children and three young dogs. He lay stretched out upon the bare floor, with his feet to a small fire. There was no door to the house, but a rag- ged quilt ...
    Dates:
    January 24, 1835
  • Page 10

    Part of Autobiography 1857-1858 Draft 1

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    kept by a Mr Jerrew, we asked the minister to direct us there. He gave us directi ^directions^ the Spirit said to me that he was decieving us, directeing us wrong, I asked the question 3 times over & he declaired he was telling us the truth we followed his direction & it led us into the Osage River swamp where we were lost in the darkness of the night ^we undertook to follow the river but it being about the crookedest one in earth America we made but slow progress^ ^and^ ...
    Dates:
    January 19, 1835
  • Page 6

    Part of Autobiography Tullidge's Quarterly Magazine 1883-84

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    [Column 1] give us a piece of bread, lied to us about the road, and sent us across the swamp, and we wallowed knee-deep in mud and water till ten o'clock at night in trying to follow this crooked river. We then left the swamp, and put out into the prairie, to lie in the grass for the night. When we came out of the swamp, we heard an Indian drumming on a tin pail and singing. It was very dark, but we traveled towards the noise ...
  • Page 7

    Part of Autobiography Tullidge's Quarterly Magazine 1883-84

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    TULLIDGE'S QUARTERLY MAGAZINE. [Column 1] eat. That was the hardest day's work of my life. The man's name was Williams. He was in the mob in Jackson County: and after the Saints were driven out, he, with many others, went south. We got up in the morning and walked in the rain twelve miles to the house of a man named Bemon, who was also one of the mob from Jackson County. They were about sitting down to breakfast as ...