Orson Pratt

Orson Pratt (1811-1881) was born 19 Sep. 1811 in Hartford, Washington Co., New York. He was the son of Jared Pratt and Charity Dickinson. He married Sarah Marinda Bates on 4 Jul. 1836. He was baptized 19 Sep. 1830. He served alongside Wilford Woodruff as an Apostle. He died 3 Oct. 1881 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., Utah Territory.

Footnotes

Orson Pratt (KWJZ-CSD), "Family Tree," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 6 Feb. 2022). Orson Pratt, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/orson-pratt, accessed 10 Feb. 2022). Orson Pratt, The Joseph Smith Papers (https://www.josephsmithpapers.org/person/orson-pratt, accessed 17 Jan. 2022).

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  • Page 115

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

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    November 26, 1836 ~ Saturday Nov 26th I visited President & Doct Cowdery at the Printing office & made a general settlement with them for the M[essenger] & Advocate for the subscribers of the South I gave 9 new subscribers to them & Paid them $41.50 for the M & Advocate which setteled all matters between us. I receieved some counsel from Presidents Smith & Rigdon to Elder Parrishe's house & spent the day in writing November 27, 1836 ~ ...
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    November 26, 1836 November 27, 1836
  • Page 107

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

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    for the Church. Mooved by Er Kimble & Sec. by Er P P Pratt that a Committy of three be appointed to make a selection of Hymns Mooved by Er Orson Pratt & Seconded. by Er Willford Woodruff that Elder Brigham Young Er P P Pratt & Er J. Taylor form the Committy for the Selection of the Hymns Mooved by Er W Richards Secd by
  • Page 111

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

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    April 14, 1840 ~ Tuesday to April 16, 1840 ~ Thursday Thus I spent the 14, 15, ^&^ 16 of April siting in coun cil with my Brethen the Twelve & the Saints. I preached in the evening of the 15th, in the Tempera nce Hall to a crouded congregation. I felt Happy to have the privilege of sitting in council with my Brethen the Twelve in a foreign Nation to do the work of the Lord After our council closed on the 16th I walked with Elder
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    April 14, 1840 April 16, 1840 April 17, 1840 April 18, 1840
  • Page 61

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

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    committee settle the financial or business matters thereof with Joseph Smith Jun to whom the profits rightly belong. Resolved that Elder Amos Fielding be appointed to superintend fitting out the Saints from Liverpool to America under the instructions of Elder P. P. Pratt Resolved that Brother G. J. Adams go to Bedford & Northampton and labour in that region. Adjourned till 10 o-clock tomorrow A.M Elder Kimball ...
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    April 3, 1841 April 5, 1841
  • Page 62

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

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    Moved by Elder Kimball seconded by Elder Woodruff that the Twelve do business at the Conference as a quorum & call upon the Church or Conference to sanction it. Adjourned till the 6th Inst to meet in general Conference at Carpenters Hall at 10 oclock A.M. O. Hyde Clerk [FIGURE] I wrote a letter to Elder John Taylor, Tailor April 6, 1841 ~ Tuesday CONFERENCE MINUTES The Council of the Twelve assembled at Manchester ...
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    April 6, 1841
  • Page 63

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

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    Locations By whom Represented Members Elders Priest Teachers Deacons Manchester P. P. Pratt 443 7 15 9 0 Clitheroe Conference H.C. Kimball 318 6 12 13 3 Preston Do P. Melling 675 11 15 13 3 Liverpool J. Taylor 190 9 8 4 3 Isle of Man Do Do 90 2 4 2 0 London Conference L. Snow 137 3 8 4 2
  • Page 66

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

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    I walked Into the city with Br Young & we bought each of us a pair of Pebble Specticeles for the eyes Also a small spy glass, Pebbles were 14/ shillings, the spy glass 3/6. I wrote a letter [FIGURE] to Sister Margarett Morgan April 8, 1841 ~ Thursday 8th [FIGURE] I wrote a letter to Elder Edward Ockey [FIGURE] Also one to Phebe W. Woodruff. I ^received^ £4.10 from Elder John ...
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    April 8, 1841 April 9, 1841 April 10, 1841 April 11, 1841 April 12, 1841
  • Page 68

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

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    Silk work bag & needle ball from Sister Martha Brotherton I spent the evening preparing my things for going to Liverpool, I was called to administer to Sister Smith who was vary sick. I spent the night at Br Bewshers April 15, 1841 ~ Thursday 15th we sent our trunks & baggage on the baggage cars & we bid old Manchester with all their was in it farewell left Elder P. P. Pratt his
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    April 15, 1841 April 16, 1841
  • 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 77

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

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    who interfered we had the roughest night at sea which we have seen since we have been on the voyage the spars & other things were afloat on the main deck May 8, 1841 ~ Saturday 8th fair weather but high head winds from the S.W. sea rough we shiped some heavy seas, one sail in sight, the Captain had his hat blown into the sea while taking observations with his quadrant we have passed two sail to day, I had a long conversation with the second mate ...
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    May 8, 1841 May 9, 1841 May 10, 1841