Newfoundland

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  • Page 76

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

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    several times about 20 rods from the ship, we are drawing near the banks of Newfoundland. Sunday May 3, 1841 ~ Monday 3rd Clouday we have a calm but sail abut 3 nots an hour, in the evening a good wind N.E sail 12 nots an hour May 4, 1841 ~ Tuesday 4th A clear serene Mays morning the most plesent we have had on the voyage the water almost perfectly smooth a calm hardly air enough to move a sail the captain sounded ...
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    May 3, 1841 May 4, 1841 May 5, 1841 May 6, 1841 May 7, 1841
  • Page 170

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

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    the place of meeting. When we arived the meeting had commenced, we conversed with the Deacon of the church, & informed him we were ser vents of the Lord, had a message to the people & wished to be herd. He con versed with the Baptist Priest by the name of Gideon J. Newton upon the subject, he did not object. we were invited into the stand & Mr Ne wton gave out an appointment for us to Preach at 5 oclock PM. When he closed his ...
  • Page 173

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

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    & seventies, esspecially, Kimble, Hide, Goodson & others in England. Of Page & Blakesley on Canida & many others we thought and spake of. While filled with these meditations, & the Promises of GOD, we fell upon our knees and thanked the God of heaven, & Prayed for all Israel, not forgetting the Church of Latter Day Saints, head nor foot. We plead with God for Joseph, & for all the Elders and ...
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    September 6, 1837 September 7, 1837 September 8, 1837 September 9, 1837 September 10, 1837 September 11, 1837
  • Page 42

    Part of Leaves From My Journal

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    LEAVES FROM MY JOURNAL CHAPTER VI. DESCRIPTION OF VINAL HAVEN—POPULATION AND PURSUIT OF THE PEOPLE—GREAT VARIETY OF FISH—THE IN- TRODUCTION OF THE GOSPEL. THE town of Vinal Haven includes both North and South Fox Islands, in lat. 44° north, and long. 69° 10' east. The population numbered, at the time of my visit, about 1,800. The inhabitants were intelligent and industrious, and hospitable to strangers. They got most of their wealth and living by fishing. The town fitted out over one ...
  • Page 48

    Part of Leaves From My Journal

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    LEAVES FROM MY JOURNAL. search out the blood of Ephraim, the honest and meek of the earth, and gather them from those islands, rocks, holes and caves of the earth unto Zion. We prayed, and rejoiced together. The Spirit of God rested upon us; we spoke of Christ and the ancient prophets and apostles in Jerusalem; of Nephi, Alma, Mormon and Moroni in America; Joseph, Hyrum,
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    September 6, 1837 October 2, 1837
  • Page 3

    Part of Autobiography 1858 Deseret News

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    THE DESERET NEWS. TRUTH AND LIBERTY. No. 20. FILLMORE CITY, WEDNESDAY, JULY 21, 1858. VOL VIII. [Column 1] HISTORY OF WILFORD WOODRUFF. (FROM HIS OWN PEN.) -[CONTINUED.]- MAY 31—I left my wife and friends in Kirt- land, and walked to Fairport with bro. Hale; we were joined by Milton Holmes, and took the steamer Sandusky and arrived in Buffalo June 1st, and
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    May 31, 1837 June 1, 1837 June 4, 1837 June 10, 1837 June 12, 1837 June 16, 1837 June 19, 1837 June 20, 1837 June 21, 1837 June 22, 1837 June 23, 1837 August 1, 1837 August 7, 1837 August 10, 1837 August 18, 1837 August 19, 1837 September 6, 1837 October 2, 1837 October 3, 1837 October 4, 1837 October 5, 1837 October 6, 1837 October 9, 1837 November 2, 1837 November 15, 1837 November 15, 1837 January 15, 1838 February 13, 1838 March 8, 1838 March 22, 1838 April 4, 1838 April 11, 1838 April 28, 1838 May 7, 1838 May 11, 1838
  • Page 22

    Part of Autobiography 1865 Millennial Star

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    (Continued from page 281.) HISTORY OF WILFORD WOODRUFF. -[FROM HIS OWN PEN.]- I followed Mr. Douglas to his own island, and commenced preaching to his church, and baptized a good share of his members, among whom were several sea captains. Ministers from the main land were sent for, who came over and tried to put a stop to the work, by preaching and lying about us; but the work continued to roll on. They wished me to work a miracle to convince them that my doc- ...
  • Page 202

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

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    up it tries the whole strength of the ship most ships with the same wind would be under closs reef top sails I spent the day in writing. A gale struck us at 4 oclok though the wind was fare the ship was immediately put under closs reef top sail & they let her drive on her course some of the time strong gusts would strike her And make her tremble, it was the roughest night we have had on the voyage but the Byrometer to day speaks of a ...
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    February 12, 1846 February 13, 1846
  • Page 10

    Part of Autobiography Leaves from my Journal 1836–1837 Notes

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    The[y] get their living entirely by fishing. There is a few garden patches under cultivation but at great expens, some sheep are kept upon the Island. Many of the inhabitants fish at New- Foundland, & bring the fish home and cure them on flakes and prepare them for Market, they supply the market with great quantities of Cod Mackerel and Boxed Herren. upon this Island there are two stores, three tide saw mills, six school houses, and a small branch of the
  • Page 28

    Part of Autobiography 1857-1858 Draft 1

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    Vinal Haven includes both North and South Fox Island is in Lat 44 Long 69, 10. The inhabitants are generally healthy, industrious and hospitable to strangers the people obtain most of their wealth and living by fishing they fit out annually over one hundred licensed vessels beside many smaller crafts. The North Island is 9 miles long 2 wide population 800, they have one post office, one store a Baptist meeting house a small branch of the Baptist Church, four school houses and a grist mill the ...
    Dates:
    August 23, 1837 September 6, 1837