Nauvoo Temple, Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois

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

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    Mrs Woodruff informing me of the birth of a daughter 17 days after I left home the babe not 3 days old when I left home, mother & child doing [FIGURE] well I was truly glad to hear from home I dined with Br Ilus Carter I [FIGURE] wrote a letter in answer to Mrs Woodruff & attended meeting with the Saints & spent the night with Br Foster August 25, 1843 ~ Friday 25th I attended baptism in ...
    Dates:
    August 25, 1843 August 26, 1843
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    Part of Journal (January 1, 1843 – December 31, 1844)

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    Elder P. P. Pratt arose and remarked that some tell us that they have taught the gathering according to the scriptures, but to teach the gathering from the scriptures alone is not sufficient for by this they would be left in doubt they would not know whether to gather to Jerrusalem to Africa or America. It is right to teach ^the gathering^ according to the scripturs but we are not left to this alone, we know & all the Saints aught to know that God ...
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    Part of Journal (January 1, 1843 – December 31, 1844)

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    By receiving the gospel which we have brought unto you, yes & thousands have & it stands as a testimony that God has got a Prophet on the earth, you might have been baptized seventy times seven in any way except the way God had ordained and pointed out & you would not have received the Holy Ghost, this also is a testimony to you. Are ye ingaged in the great work with us ye will say yes, can ye do any good? yes ye can. The sectarian ...
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    Part of Journal (January 1, 1843 – December 31, 1844)

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    persons shall act upon their agency, which was the case even with the angels that fell from heaven. Now will you help us to build the Nauvoo House & Temple if so you will be blessed if not we will build it alone And if you dont harken you will not have the spirit of the Lord, for the spirit of the Lord is on the moove. The Apostles tried to gather the people together in their day. Christ said he would gather the ...
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    Part of Journal (January 1, 1843 – December 31, 1844)

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    And the Hills fall down & vallies are exhalted then for brass the Lord will bring gold for Iron silver for stones Iron &c, then you will have no use for gold, for money & gods as you now have but the Lord will think as much of it then as now. Let us have some of your gold to take to Nauvoo to make a temple & Nauvoo, House so that when the Kings Princes & Nobles of the earth call ...
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    Part of Journal (January 1, 1841 – December 31, 1842)

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    when a man is chastized he gets angry & will not endure it. The reason we do not have the secrets of the Lord revealed unto us is because we do not keep them but reveal them, we do not keep our own secrets but reveal our difficulties to the world even to our enemies then how would we keep the secrets of the Lord Joseph says I can keep a secret till dooms day. He spoke of love what greater love hath any man than that he ...
    Dates:
    December 20, 1841 December 24, 1841 December 25, 1841
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    Part of Journal (January 1, 1841 – December 31, 1842)

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    January 1, 1842 ~ Saturday JANuary 1st, 1842 I spent this NEW YEARS DAY in company with the quorum of the Twelve & with our wives in the city of Nauvoo at Br S. Stodard's it was an interesting day unto us to once more assemble to a feast with our quorum & our families in a city of the Saints in the midst of peace & love we more highly prized this privilege as we are called to be seperate so much while in ...
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    January 1, 1842 January 2, 1842
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    Part of Journal (January 1, 1841 – December 31, 1842)

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    January 23, 1842 ~ Sunday 23rd Sunday I preached a[t] Joseph's the Seers from the Book of mormon & was much blessed in my mind January 24, 1842 ~ Monday 24th I spent the day visiting the sick January 25, 1842 ~ Tuesday 25 I spent the day in the Nauvoo store January 26, 1842 ~ Wednesday 26th I took a walk with Br Daniel Bullard through various parts of Nauvoo [FIGURE] I bought ...
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    January 23, 1842 January 24, 1842 January 25, 1842 January 26, 1842 January 27, 1842 January 28, 1842 January 29, 1842 January 30, 1842 January 31, 1842
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    Part of Journal (January 1, 1841 – December 31, 1842)

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    February 1, 1842 ~ Tuesday Feb 1st I assisted in drawing up from the river two large stones to the Nauvoo house ^for the^ threshholds of doors February 2, 1842 ~ Wednesday 2nd Elder Pitt assisted me in Painting my house February 3, 1842 ~ Thursday Feb 3rd 1842 Thursday [FIGURE] A Revelation was given a few days since for the Twelve to obtain the printi- ng esstablishment of E Robinson & govern the printing ...
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    February 1, 1842 February 2, 1842 February 3, 1842 February 4, 1842 February 5, 1842 February 6, 1842
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    Part of Journal (January 1, 1841 – December 31, 1842)

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    February 7, 1842 ~ Monday to February 11, 1842 ~ Friday Feb 7, 8, & 9 ^10 & 11^ I spent in the printing office & was busy in setting in order many things about the office February 12, 1842 ~ Saturday 12th I attended the City Council it was an interesting day the subject of our rights was discused & among other things a Law passed regulating hawkers pedlers auctioneers &c February 13, 1842 ~ Sunday 13th I preached on Sunday at Br ...
    Dates:
    February 7, 1842 February 11, 1842 February 12, 1842 February 13, 1842 February 14, 1842 February 16, 1842 February 17, 1842 February 18, 1842 February 19, 1842