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  • Page 182

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

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    This hath been a busy day with me & after standing upon my feet from morning till night I am called to shake hands with hundreds of saints who possess glad hearts & cheerful countenances. & it is with no ordinary feelings that I meditate upon the cheering fact that a thousand souls have been Baptized into the New & Everlasting Covenant within half a year in one field which God has enabled me to open & I Pray God to Accept the gratitude of my heart for his mercies ...
    Dates:
    September 22, 1840 September 23, 1840
  • Page 185

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

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    Moved & carried that Badley Edge be organized a Branch Moved & carried that Elder Cordon represent this Conference to the general Conference to be held at Manchester on the 6th of Oct 1840 Moved & carried that this Conferenc adjourn to the 28th Dec. The meeting then concluded by singing & Prayer, & in the afternoon the Officers met when Elder Woodruff addressed them at length & gave much council & advice & the Blessing of God was with us through ...
    Dates:
    September 29, 1840 September 30, 1840 October 1, 1840
  • Page 153

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

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    me a present of a pencil & pocket Bible &c she was the ownly one of all her connextions who had embraced the gospel. She had a desire to come to Nauvoo & mingle with the saints Be baptized for her dead &c. Br Tucker helped me to carry my trunk to the depo. I Bought tickets in the first class cars to westfield which cost me $3.30. I parted with Br Tucker went into the cars & started we passed ...
    Dates:
    September 24, 1843 September 25, 1843
  • Page 123

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

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    their breathings & known their moovments they thought I did not know much but I knew all about them, & when I see men preaching to build themselves up & not Zion I know what it will end in. But say you I am young I dont care if you are young do you know what you are about, if so Preach & labour for the building up of the City of Zion concentrat your means & influence there & not scatter abroad. Be faithful or you will not be chosen ...
  • Page 48

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    LEAVES FROM MY JOURNAL. search out the blood of Ephraim, the honest and meek of the earth, and gather them from those islands, rocks, holes and caves of the earth unto Zion. We prayed, and rejoiced together. The Spirit of God rested upon us; we spoke of Christ and the ancient prophets and apostles in Jerusalem; of Nephi, Alma, Mormon and Moroni in America; Joseph, Hyrum,
    Dates:
    September 6, 1837 October 2, 1837
  • Page 50

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    LEAVES FROM MY JOURNAL. called the Isle of Holt. We arrived at noon, and I preached to the people at night in their school-house, and had an attentive audience. I spent the night with John Turner, Esq., who purchased a copy of the Book of Mormon. On the following day we returned to Fox Islands, and as St. Paul once had to row hard to make the land in a storm, we had to row hard to make ...
    Dates:
    December 13, 1837 December 20, 1837 December 26, 1837 December 27, 1837 December 28, 1837 January 1, 1838
  • Page 60

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    LEAVES FROM MY JOURNAL. roamed in my boyhood with my father, stepmother, brothers and half-sister. On my arrival at my father's home I had the happy privilege of once more taking my parents and sister by the hand, also my uncle, Ozem Woodruff, who was among the number I had baptized the year before. After spending an hour in conversation, we sat down around our father's table and supped together and were refreshed. Then we bowed upon our knees ...
    Dates:
    July 1, 1838
  • Page 86

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    LEAVES FROM MY JOURNAL. commenced speaking to a large congregation, at the same hour that my chill had been in the habit of coming on. I spoke over an hour with great freedom, and my chill left me from that hour, and I had no more attacks for many days. On the Monday following, October 17th, I felt sufficiently restored to health to continue my journey. I took leave of my father and sister, and left for New York, where I arrived ...
    Dates:
    October 17, 1839 November 8, 1839 December 13, 1839 December 19, 1839
  • Page 89

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    THE WORD OF THE LORD TO ME. it and cast the devil out of it, and the evil spirits had no power over the household afterwards. This was done by the power of God, and not of man. We laid hands upon twenty in Manchester who were sick, and they were mostly healed. On the 21st, I arrived in Burslem by coach, and met, for the first time, with Elder Alfred Cordon. This being my field of labor, I ...
    Dates:
    January 21, 1840 January 22, 1840 February 10, 1840 March 1, 1840 March 2, 1840
  • Page 90

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    LEAVES FROM MY JOURNAL. The answer I got was, that I should go to the south, for the Lord had a great work for me to perform there, as many souls were waiting for the word of the Lord. CHAPTER XXIV. MY JOURNEY TO HEREFORDSHIRE—INTERVIEW WITH JOHN BENBOW—THE WORD OF THE LORD FULFILLED TO ME— THE GREATEST GATHERING INTO THE CHURCH KNOWN AMONG THE GENTILES SINCE THE ORGANIZATION OF THE CHURCH IN THIS DISPENSATION—A CONSTABLE SENT TO ARREST ME—I CONVERT AND BAPTIZE HIM—TWO CLERKS ...
    Dates:
    March 3, 1840 March 4, 1840