Nathaniel Thomas

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  • Page 25

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1838 – December 31, 1839)

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    strange sight & sign & the wonderful condeseenscion of the Lord. It is worthy of remark that this was at a season of the year when fish of that size is not known upon these shores or coast & they never at any season of the year are known to come ashore as in this case. Mr Carver had dreams at night to confirm him that these things was a sign to him. Great & marvelous are the works of the Lord March 30, 1838 ~ Friday 30 I was still sick in the ...
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    March 30, 1838 March 31, 1838 April 1, 1838 April 2, 1838 April 3, 1838 April 4, 1838 April 5, 1838
  • Page 27

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1838 – December 31, 1839)

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    and Brother Stephen Luce was chosen secretary. The chairman opened meeting by prayer & represented the North fox Island branch containing 25 members in good standing also 3 members in Camden. Elder M Holmes represented the New Rowley Branch containing 11 members in good standing. The chairman made some remarks concerning the order of the call to the ministry after which Brother's Nathaniel Thomas & Stephen Luce was reccom -mend to be ordained to such offices as the spirit should direct and ...
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    April 14, 1838 April 15, 1838 April 16, 1838
  • Page 30

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1838 – December 31, 1839)

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    April 27, 1838 ~ Friday April 27. We purposed to leave the Island but satan hindered us we spent the night with Br M Luce 3 miles April 28, 1838 ~ Saturday 28 We took the parting hand with the saints at Br Malatiah Luce & left the Island in the morning in an open sail boat in company with Priest Thomas & Br M Luce the wind being agains us we had to row hard for 6 miles against wind & water & tide we ...
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    April 27, 1838 April 28, 1838 April 29, 1838 April 30, 1838 May 1, 1838 May 2, 1838 May 3, 1838 May 4, 1838
  • Page 38

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1838 – December 31, 1839)

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    & the love of Christ we returned with Brother Foster & spent the night. Mr Willcox of the city of Phelidelphia offers to open his doors for the saints & wishes them to come & warn that people also. Elder Eligah Fordham resides in New York City Cherry Street No 327 May 21, 1838 ~ Monday May 21st I wrote a letter to the saints upon the Islands directed to Brother Nathaniel Thomas we dined with Brother
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    May 21, 1838 May 22, 1838 May 23, 1838 May 24, 1838 May 25, 1838
  • Page 15

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1838 – December 31, 1839)

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    I also wrote a Letter to Elder Milton Holmes. spent the night at Capt B Coombs January 4, 1838 ~ Thursday Jan 4. I wrote a Letter to Aphek Woodruff in farmington Cont January 5, 1838 ~ Friday 5. I wrote a Letter to Asahel Woodruff. I rode in a wherry across the Bay in company with Mrs Woodruff & spent the night with Mr Thomas Arey 1st wrote ...
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    January 4, 1838 January 5, 1838 January 6, 1838 January 7, 1838 January 8, 1838 January 9, 1838 January 10, 1838 January 12, 1838 January 13, 1838 January 14, 1838 January 15, 1838
  • Page 16

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1838 – December 31, 1839)

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    Jan and I arose the spirit of God rested upon me I declared the word of God to the people in great plainness my words were at times mixed with the report of musketry that were echoing outside of of the house. I was plain in declairing to the people the judgments of God I shook my garments in the presens of the people & informed them that I was clear of their Blood. I asked if any wished to receieve the gospel & two arose to Be Baptized we closed the meeting after the evening had borne its report ...
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    January 16, 1838 January 17, 1838 January 18, 1838 January 19, 1838
  • Page 87

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1838 – December 31, 1839)

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    was called to the chair & Elder Edwin P. Merriam clerk I opened the meeting by prayer & address ed the church in great plainness one hour as Elder Dunham had transgressed openly before the church I rebuked him openly & protested against the spirit he possessed & maintained during the Springfield Conference ie the Brewster spirit Elder Simeon Carter followed me & maintained the principle with me & so did the others that spoke Elder Jonathan Dunham arose & confessed his fault & asked ...
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    March 24, 1839 March 25, 1839 April 1, 1839 April 3, 1839 April 8, 1839 April 17, 1839 April 26, 1839
  • Page 92

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1838 – December 31, 1839)

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    May 5, 1839 ~ Sunday May 5th Sunday I attended conference we had a vary interesting day Joseph address the congregation & also Sidney & was followed by the Twelve. At the close of the day a collection was taken up for the poor [FIGURE] I wrote a letter to Br Nathaniel Thomas May 6, 1839 ~ Monday 6th I met with the quorum of the seventies in the morning & after some council their was about sixty ordained Elders & members of the ...
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    May 5, 1839 May 6, 1839 May 7, 1839 May 8, 1839 May 9, 1839 May 10, 1839 May 11, 1839 May 12, 1839
  • Page 108

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1838 – December 31, 1839)

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    Mr George Miller offered himself for Baptism after meeting. I rode to McComb from then[ce] to Father John Coltrins & spent the night. I was weak & feble with the exercises of the day distance 14 m August 12, 1839 ~ Monday Aug 12th Br Taylor Baptized Mr Miller. I spent the day with Br Zebedee Coltrin. I am gaining in strength I spent the night at Br John Vance 8 m ...
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    August 12, 1839 August 13, 1839 August 14, 1839 August 15, 1839 August 16, 1839 August 17, 1839 August 18, 1839
  • Page 109

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1838 – December 31, 1839)

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    and were buried the next day both in one grave. I accompanied the corps of Sister Draper to the grave. I had an interview with most all of the Fox Island friends I spent the night with Elder Stephens 4 m August 19, 1839 ~ Monday 19th I spent most of the day visiting the saints I rode to Mr J Coons at my old habitation I had some peculiar feelings while visiting the place. I next visited Br Oudercark & Sister ...
    Dates:
    August 19, 1839 August 20, 1839