Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois

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  • Page 71

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

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    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 ...
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    April 20, 1841
  • Page 231

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

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    April 6, 1844 ~ Saturday A Special Conference held at Nauvoo April 6th AD 1844 Conference assembled at 10 oclock AM April 6 President B, Young, called the conference to order. President Joseph Smith said he should not occupy time in speaking of any difficulties that might have occured in our midst, said he was not a fallen prophet, & never in any nearer relationship to God than at the present time, & would show before the conferen closed ...
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    April 6, 1844
  • Page 232

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

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    are not willing to bear the scoffs of the world any longer unnessarily had we told openly & talked openly of the things of God that have & will come to pass our blood would have been shed we should not have been here this day. But we hid ourselves up in secret, there we talked wept, & prayed & the Angels Administered unto us & the spirit of God was with us & the heavens opened unto us, but we should now have been in our grave had we ...
  • Page 236

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

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    them chose & ordained them & this is the reason why they are so. you have men in your midst who will not turn to the right hand or left if you are in their path you must get out you cannot cort by favor or welth or any thing els, they do not ask Poleticians kings or people for favor, they ask God for it alone if the world make them rich or poor they never ask for it. The man whom God has raised up to lay the foundation of this work is placed in such a situation ...
  • Page 253

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

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    of your visitation the work is beginning to be seen by the Saints, when J. C. Bennet went forth to try to destroy the Saints. A little company of us went before God and asked him to take away his power, and it fell like lightning from Heaven we asked for Duncan not to be Govornor he was not but he is now dead and damned. We asked for Reynolds to be taken away, he soon shot himself & went to Hell. Carlin is dead and so ...
  • Page 254

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

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    April 10, 1844 ~ Wednesday April 10th Wendsday I spent the day at home to work in my garden April 11, 1844 ~ Thursday 11th [FIGURE] I spent the day in council some remarks wer made upon the principle of toleration April 12, 1844 ~ Friday 12th I spent the day at home April 13, 1844 ~ Saturday 13th A meeting assembled at 2 oclok & herd a discours delivered by Elder Taylor, upon ...
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    April 10, 1844 April 11, 1844 April 12, 1844 April 13, 1844 April 14, 1844 April 15, 1844 April 16, 1844 April 17, 1844 April 18, 1844 April 19, 1844 April 20, 1844 April 21, 1844
  • Page 255

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

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    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 ...
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    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)

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    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 ...
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    May 4, 1844 May 5, 1844 May 6, 1844 May 7, 1844
  • Page 257

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

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    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 ...
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    May 8, 1844 May 9, 1844 May 10, 1844
  • Page 259

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

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    May 14, 1844 ~ Tuesday 14th Spent the fore part of the day at Br Lane's met at the Toulon Court House at 2 oclok according to appointment when we arived the methodist had collected saying they had an appointment at the same hour we adjourned ours to Br Perrys. Before we arived at his house the M Preacher came & wished us to hold our meeting in the Court House according to appointment we did so. I preached & was followed ...
    Dates:
    May 14, 1844 May 15, 1844 May 16, 1844 May 17, 1844