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  • Page 106

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

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    September 22, 1836 ~ Thursday Sept 22 Preached at Mr Frazier at the ford of brush creek got one subscriber for M & Ad. Was some opposed by a Pryspet erian Priest & wrote a letter for sister Bishop September 23, 1836 ~ Friday 23 Rode to Feliciana from thence took the Dresden road & with difficulty crossed the Obine swamp & creek my horse frequently wallowing in the cyprus slues nearly under ...
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    September 22, 1836 September 23, 1836 September 24, 1836 September 25, 1836 September 26, 1836 September 27, 1836 September 28, 1836 September 29, 1836 September 30, 1836 October 1, 1836 October 2, 1836 October 3, 1836 October 4, 1836 October 5, 1836
  • Page 165

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

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    July 10, 1837 ~ Monday 10th I walked in Company with Elder Hale to Collinsville I had an interview with Samuel Barber Uncle Ozem was assisting in building a stone dam across the river at Collensville. I visited a pine grove that I often retired to in 1830 for prayer & meditation I had many interesting seasons by day & by night while tending a mill for Collins in 1830, in the pine grove ...
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    July 10, 1837 July 11, 1837 July 12, 1837
  • Page 176

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

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    October 7, 1837 ~ Saturday Oct 7th Spent the day visiting the Saco branch of church, the night at fathers 23 miles October 8, 1837 ~ Sunday 8 Sunday rode in company with Elder Hale from Scarborough to South Berwick we Preached at candlelight at Mr Moses Coopers. We found sister Sophia ia Cooper strong in the faith of the saints distance 33 miles October 9, 1837 ~ ...
    Dates:
    October 7, 1837 October 8, 1837 October 9, 1837 October 10, 1837 October 11, 1837 October 12, 1837 October 14, 1837 October 15, 1837 October 16, 1837 October 17, 1837 October 18, 1837 October 19, 1837 October 20, 1837 October 21, 1837 October 22, 1837 October 23, 1837 October 24, 1837 October 25, 1837 October 26, 1837 October 27, 1837 October 28, 1837 October 29, 1837
  • Page 90

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

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    June 29, 1836 ~ Wednesday June 29th Preached at Mr McKinzie's held a dabate with a Baptist Priest after meeting & selling a Book of Mormon to McKinzies we Rode to Mr David Criders [in] Gibson Co Ten 7 m[iles] June 30, 1836 ~ Thursday 30. Spent the day at Mr Criders I {and Brothers Smoot and Clapp went to the woods to pray the power of God sat on us I was filled with the spirit ...
    Dates:
    June 29, 1836 June 30, 1836 July 1, 1836 July 2, 1836 July 3, 1836 July 4, 1836 July 5, 1836 July 6, 1836 July 7, 1836 July 8, 1836
  • Page 21

    Part of Leaves From My Journal

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    REFUSED FOOD AND SHELTER. In some instances the Lord preserved us, as it were by miracle, from the mob. We dared not go to houses and get food, so we picked and ate raw corn, and slept on the ground, and did any way we could until we got out of the County. We dared not preach while in that County, and we did but little preaching in the State of Missouri. The first time I attempted to preach was on Sunday, in a tavern, in ...
  • Page 22

    Part of Leaves From My Journal

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    LEAVES FROM MY JOURNAL. We were soon surrounded by Osage Indians, and kindly received by Mr. Jereu and his wife, who was an Indian. She gave us an excellent supper and a good bed, which we were thankful for after the fatigue of the day. As I laid my head on my pillow I felt to thank God, from the bottom of my heart, for the exchange of the barbarous treatment of a civilized Presbyterian priest, for the humane, kind ...
  • Page 13

    Part of Leaves From My Journal

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    LEAVES FROM MY JOURNAL. CHAPTR I. STRICTNESS OF THE “BLUE LAWS" OF CONNECTICUT—THE OLD PROPHET, MASON—HIS VISION—HIS PROPHECY— HEAR THE GOSPEL, AND EMBRACE IT—VISIT KIRTLAND AND SEE JOSEPH SMITH—A WORK FOR THE OLD PROPHET. FOR the benefit of the young Latter-day Saints, for whom the Faith-Promoting Series is especially designed, I will relate some incidents from my experience. I will commence by giving a short account of some events of my childhood and youth. I spent the ...
  • Page 1

    Part of Autobiography 1858 Deseret News

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    THE DESERET NEWS. TRUTH AND LIBERTY. No. 18. FILLMORE CITY, WEDNESDAY, JULY 7, 1858. VOL. VIII. [Column 1] HISTORY OF WILFORD WOODRUFF. (FROM HIS OWN PEN.) IN tracing the history of my fathers, I find it difficult to obtain a satisfactory account of the Woodruff family for more than three gen- erations. My great grandfather, Josiah Woodruff, lived nearly one hundred years, and possessed an iron constitution and performed a great amount of manual labor nearly up ...
    Dates:
    November 11, 1778 July 31, 1792 November 29, 1801 November 29, 1802 December 22, 1804 March 1, 1807 March 1, 1807 June 11, 1808 November 9, 1810 November 29, 1811 March 11, 1814 March 12, 1816 June 1, 1816 June 19, 1818 March 22, 1820 June 19, 1821 November 25, 1827 December 29, 1833 December 31, 1833 January 2, 1834 February 1, 1834 April 11, 1834 April 25, 1834 May 1, 1834 May 7, 1834 November 5, 1834 January 13, 1835 January 18, 1835 January 19, 1835 July 1, 1838 October 18, 1838 August 4, 1841
  • Page 3

    Part of Autobiography 1858 Deseret News

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    THE DESERET NEWS. TRUTH AND LIBERTY. No. 20. FILLMORE CITY, WEDNESDAY, JULY 21, 1858. VOL VIII. [Column 1] HISTORY OF WILFORD WOODRUFF. (FROM HIS OWN PEN.) -[CONTINUED.]- MAY 31—I left my wife and friends in Kirt- land, and walked to Fairport with bro. Hale; we were joined by Milton Holmes, and took the steamer Sandusky and arrived in Buffalo June 1st, and
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    May 31, 1837 June 1, 1837 June 4, 1837 June 10, 1837 June 12, 1837 June 16, 1837 June 19, 1837 June 20, 1837 June 21, 1837 June 22, 1837 June 23, 1837 August 1, 1837 August 7, 1837 August 10, 1837 August 18, 1837 August 19, 1837 September 6, 1837 October 2, 1837 October 3, 1837 October 4, 1837 October 5, 1837 October 6, 1837 October 9, 1837 November 2, 1837 November 15, 1837 November 15, 1837 January 15, 1838 February 13, 1838 March 8, 1838 March 22, 1838 April 4, 1838 April 11, 1838 April 28, 1838 May 7, 1838 May 11, 1838
  • Page 92

    Part of Journal (October 22, 1865 – December 31, 1872)

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    August 24, 1867 ~ Saturday Aug 24, 1867 Left American Fork & rode to Provo in 2 hours. 15 M[iles] took breakfast at Bishop Millars & Met in the New meet- ing House for the purpose of Dedicating it to God it was built of the Prysbeterian order the People were some 12 years in building it the House was filled to overflowing galleries & all at 10 oclok & the Meeting opened by singing & the dedi- cation Prayer was offered By Elder
    Dates:
    August 24, 1867