Norwalk, Fairfield County, Connecticut
Excerpt:August 28, 1843 ~ Monday Aug 28th I met with the Twelve in the morning & spent several hours together. I mailed a letter to Elder J. Taylor containing 10 subscribers for the Times & Seasons I dined at Br Ilus Carters & convers with Mrs Carter & Mrs Snow I had a Minuature taken by Mr Miller taken as a Present to Mrs Woodruff Price $4.50 I called upon Miss Mary Sloan who [FIGURE] ...Dates:August 28, 1843 August 29, 1843 August 30, 1843 August 31, 1843
Excerpt:and had a good council they renderd me some assistance [FIGURE] I wrote a letter to Orson Pratt and spoke of L. O. Littlefield case and of others in England I walked out in the evening with the Brethres & spent the night with Br Cart- wright. 35 m October 17, 1848 ~ Tuesday 17th I had an Interview with Br Hollister a few moments in the morning made me a present to assist me in my necessities ...Dates:October 17, 1848 October 18, 1848
Excerpt:The following verses I penned to my wife at Norwark Ct Oct 18th 1848 When shall I hear from my dear wife From those poor suffering pilgraims too Whose prayers shield me from that strife Which daily flow from sin and wo It learns me how to prize their worth When I am from them far away Earthly honors could not call me forth Or make me leave them for so long a day But O a message I am call to bear For Him who gave and holds ...