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  • Page 186

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

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    A synopsis of this volume IN 1834 I travled 1238 miles IN 1835 I travled 3248 Miles. Baptized 43 persons. Held 170 meetings procured 20 subscribers for the Latter Day Saints Messenger & Advocate & 2 for the reprinted Star Also 70 signers to the petition to the Governour of Missouri for redress of wrongs done the church by the Jackson County mob wrote 18 letters Ordained 2 Teachers and 1 Deacon held 3 debates and had 3 mobs rise against ME ^planted 3 Ch[urches] confir[me]d 34^ IN 1836. I traveled 6557 miles, held 153 ...
  • Page 43

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

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    February 17, 1835 ~ Tuesday Feb. 17th. Travled from Mr Akeman's to Mr Elijah Bakers preached at his house according to appointment from thence to Mr Josighah Hart who invited us to spend the night with him. Mr Hart was 74 years of age and a patriot in the Revolution he signed the petition distance 15 m[iles] February 18, 1835 ~ Wednesday 18. Left Mr Hart and travled to Mr Wm. Wit distance 12 ...
    Dates:
    February 17, 1835 February 18, 1835 February 19, 1835 February 20, 1835
  • Page 49

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

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    March 28, 1835 ~ Saturday March 28th Travled from Mr Jacksons to Raleigh from thence to Mr John A Logwood Fayette Co. Distance 32 miles 2 signers to petition March 29, 1835 ~ Sunday 29th Attended meeting on Sunday 2 miles March 30, 1835 ~ Monday 30th Travled from Mr Logwood to Sommersville & on to Bolivar. Spent the night at the house of Esq. Hardamand Amid ...
    Dates:
    March 28, 1835 March 29, 1835 March 30, 1835 March 31, 1835 April 1, 1835 April 2, 1835 April 3, 1835 April 4, 1835
  • Page 57

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

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    The following is an account of my travels and proc^e^edings while Officiateing in the Office of a Priest From the 13th of Jan to the 28th of June of 1835 I travled 1808 one thousand eight hundred & eight miles to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ. Divided thus 212 miles in Missouri with Elder H Brown 656 miles in Arkansas Territory 608 with Elder H Brown & 48 alone 940 miles in Tennessee & KY 760 miles with Elder
  • Page 122

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

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    The third Book of Willford for 1837 O Lord I ask thee in the name of Jesus Christ thy Son, to look upon thy servant Willford, who now occupies a place in Kirtland, this first stake of zion, which thou hast appointed in this last dispensation, & fulness of times for the gather- ing of thy Saints. O God of Israel, inspire the heart & pen of thy servant at this time, & hear & answer the Petition which he will ...
  • Page 9

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1838 – December 31, 1839)

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    VOL. 1. ^I confirmed 35, esstablished 8 preaching Places, Planted 3 churches^ In, 1835. I travled 3248 miles, Baptized 43 Persons, Held 170 meetings, procured 20 subscribers for the Latter Day Saints, Messenger & Advocate and 2 for the reprinted Star. Also 70, signers to the Petition to the Governour of Missouri for redress of wrongs done the church by the Jackson County mob. Wrote 18 letters. Ordained 2 teachers and 1, deacon. Held 3 debates. AND had 3 mobs ...
  • Page 208

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

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    So [no]ne would complain with what God himself would do, the laws are enacted by petition and they can all be repealed if they wish it but the people ought not to complain of the officers but to complain of the law makers. I am instructed by the city council to tell this people that if you do not like any law we have passed we will repeal it for we are your servants. Any that complain of our rights and charters it is because they are wicked the devil is ...
  • Page 92

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

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    Saints in the evening at 6 oclock at the Hill farm & Confirmed 35 Persons & broke bread unto about 80 Saints which closed the business of the day. O how much strength & wisdom I nead in the midst of so much labour, but surely the Lord does give me grace according to my Day for which I feel vary thankful. I am informed this day that the Ministers of the Church of England are holding meetings & councils to petition Parliment to Stop my preaching ...
    Dates:
    March 30, 1840
  • Page 140

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

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    under ground at work in the midst of fire, Brimston, Sulpher, Gas & Cole &c. the whole face of the earth & heavens air & horizon, men, women, & houses, are filled & covered with the composition of fire, cinders Gas, sut, & smooke of their miserry & labours that assended up out of their piles, firnesses, & pitts from day to day & from year to year. in fine, it is more like Hell in comparrison than any place I have as yet visited. (Uncommon) A boy by the name of ...
    Dates:
    June 27, 1840 June 28, 1840
  • Page 36

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

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    Jan 14th 1835 and thanksgivings to God while at the same time that precious land was polluted by ungodly men. We travled 23 miles to Brother Bensons tarryed with him through the night got 5 signers to a petition to the Governor of Missouri for redress of wrongs done us by the Jackson County mob January 14, 1835 ~ Wednesday 14th Left Brother Benson travled to Brother Charles MCCline being 5 miles got one signer to the petition
    Dates:
    January 14, 1834 January 14, 1835 January 15, 1835 January 15, 1835