Petit Jean River, Arkansas Territory

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    Part of Leaves From My Journal

    JOURNEY TO AKEMAN'S. CHAPTER V. OUR ANXIETY TO MEET A SAINT—JOURNEY TO AKEMAN'S— A DREAM—FIND MR. AKEMAN A RANK APOSTATE—HE RAISES A MOB—THREATENED WITH TAR, FEATHERS, ETC.—I WARN MR. AKEMAN TO REPENT—HE FALLS DEAD AT MY FEET—I PREACH HIS FUNERAL SERMON. IN the early days of the Church, it was a great treat to an Elder in his travels through the country to find a "Mor- mon;" it was so with us. We were hardly in Arkansas when we heard of a family ...
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    Part of Autobiography 1857-1858 Draft 1

    as he could each jump. I told him not to be frightened as we were travellers & friends & did not wish to hurt him but wished to stop with him him over night, when he came to his senses we as he gave us permission to stop with him till morning if we would take the bare floor as he did then we excepted, we asked for something to eat as we had walked 60 miles with[out] eating a morsel of food. He said he had nothing for us said that hed had got to kill ...
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    Part of Autobiography 1857-1858 Draft 2

    followed by Elder Brown: during our preaching there was a hard snow storm. We arrived at Petty John Creek, in the Arkansas Territory, where Mr. Alexander Akeman resided with a large family of sons and one daughter, all of which who^m^ were settled around him, Mr Akeman, ^stet^ was a member of the church ^he^ and a part of his family, were members of the church in Jackson Co.; his wife died strong in the ...
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    Part of Autobiography Tullidge's Quarterly Magazine 1883-84

    TULLIDGE'S QUARTERLY MAGAZINE. [Column 1] eat. That was the hardest day's work of my life. The man's name was Williams. He was in the mob in Jackson County: and after the Saints were driven out, he, with many others, went south. We got up in the morning and walked in the rain twelve miles to the house of a man named Bemon, who was also one of the mob from Jackson County. They were about sitting down to breakfast as ...