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  • Page 247

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

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    Travelled 4,469 Miles Held 230 Meetings Esstablished preaching 53 places Planted 47 Churches Jointly organized the same which numbers 1,500 Saints 28 Elders 110 Priest 24 Teachers & 10 Deacons Attended Conferences 14 = Baptized 336 persons 57 were preachers of the 57 Day Clarks of The Church of 2 England Assisted in the Baptism of 86 others Confirmed 420 & Assisted in Confirmation 50 others Ordained 18 Elders 97 Priest 34 Teachers 1 Deacon ...
  • Page 19

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

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    May 8th 1834 For Self defence and according to Brother Joseph's request I delivered him my Sword for his own use, our lives were threatened in consequence of advocating and maintaining the gospel of Jesus Christ for this cause it became necessary to be in readiness to defend our lives our persons and property. As I before said we commenced our march or jour ney on the 8th day of May from New por tage the weather vary pleasant and deligh tful we continued to travel through the day and dwell in ...
    Dates:
    May 8, 1834
  • Page 266

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

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    The following is a part of the Doctrinal Catechism of the Church of England 1 who are your lawful spiritual Pastors The Ministers of the Church of England 2. What are they called. Bishops Priests & Deacons 3. Are not disenting teachers Ministers of the gospel No they have never been called after the manner of Aaron 4th But do they not say that God has called them inwardly yes but if he had called them inwardly he would have called them in the order of his word outwardly 5 ...
  • 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 60

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

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    for me to take the parting hand with Br PARRISH I know not that we shall ever meet again untill we meet in Eternity may the blessings of God crown his days & prepare him for the Celestial Kingdom. O worthy Brother farewell but not forever I am now left alone without human aid to asist me in preaching the gospel my circuit is about 100 miles in extent besides the care of all the Churches within the limits of the same who is weack & I not weack who is ...
    Dates:
    July 24, 1835 July 25, 1835 July 26, 1835 July 27, 1835 July 28, 1835 July 29, 1835 July 30, 1835 July 31, 1835 August 1, 1835 August 2, 1835 August 3, 1835 August 4, 1835 August 5, 1835 August 6, 1835
  • Page 21

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

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    of a nice silk hankerchief & 2/6 in money Mrs Susanna Sanguavanni Did the same & also sister Elizabeth Morgan gave each of us a Hankerchief. we held a meeting in the evening & had a good time, we appointed a committe of three persons to hire a preaching room viz Dr Copeland, Rev James Albon & Priest John Cooper they all accepted their appointment & will report unto us on Thursday evening at our meeting. Br ...
    Dates:
    February 3, 1841 February 4, 1841
  • Page 34

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

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    soon sink they Did so, & I began to revive in the evening & spent a little more comfortable night February 22, 1841 ~ Monday 22 was much better & enabled to sit up, most of the day February 23, 1841 ~ Tuesday 23rd Arose in the morning refreshed by sleep s[t]ill felt weak in body wrot a few lines in my Journal with a feble hand, [FIGURE] Received 2 letters from E. Bromley & a Brother in the Potteries. Elder Snow wrote to Elder ...
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    February 22, 1841 February 23, 1841
  • Page 36

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

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    truly edefyed to again meet with this Brother. I also found another family of saints residing in the same house viz Lucian R. Foster. I spent the remainder of the day conversing with Brother Pratt upon the things of the kingdom. We met at early candle light in Varrick street to hold a meeting & the congregation was principly composed of saints as there had been about one hundred baptized & many of them were present. Elder Eligah Fordham was with us also. I was called upon to preach to the ...
    Dates:
    May 19, 1838 May 20, 1838
  • Page 38

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

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    & the love of Christ we returned with Brother Foster & spent the night. Mr Willcox of the city of Phelidelphia offers to open his doors for the saints & wishes them to come & warn that people also. Elder Eligah Fordham resides in New York City Cherry Street No 327 May 21, 1838 ~ Monday May 21st I wrote a letter to the saints upon the Islands directed to Brother Nathaniel Thomas we dined with Brother
    Dates:
    May 21, 1838 May 22, 1838 May 23, 1838 May 24, 1838 May 25, 1838
  • Page 53

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

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    one child blessed. Elder Hedlock addressed the meeting at length upon temporal subjects followed by Elders Ward & Banks. Met again at 6 oclok in the evening Elder W. Woodruff addressed a large audiance upon the rise & progress of the church endowment of the Twelve, Death of the Prophet, organization of the church on in the U.S.A. Temple &c I had the spirit of preaching & a good time & felt much interested in ...
    Dates:
    March 17, 1845 March 18, 1845