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  • Page 70

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1860 – October 22, 1865)

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    31 ^1860^ Lakes in Central Africa He went all around the large lake 250 miles long about 100 wide He found mud fish 6 feet long with- out scales. He found Eels. He found large flocks of sea guls the lake was 700 miles from the sea He tried to sounded 400 feet without any bottom. there was no visible outlet to it, though there were several large streams runing into it. the water was not salt this lake was surroounded with High Bluffs. He visited another Lake about ...
    Dates:
    August 31, 1860
  • Page 1

    Part of Letter to Orson Pratt, 2 February 1857

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    Elder Orson Pratt G. S. L. City Feby. 2 1857 Dear Bro, The Eastern mail for Jan. last started, and went about 11 miles to the top of the first mountain and returned, one of the party (not a mormon) having been froze to death in the snow, we have not yet received any Eastern mail for the past months. Judge Phelps reports the entire fall of snow in the city up to the 24th. inst, has been over eight feet. We have more snow in the mountains than we have ever known since our arrival in ...
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    Part of Letter to Orson Pratt, 2 February 1857

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    Sundays past the assembly has been addressed by Prest. Kimball at length in great plainness upon various subjects; he has been clothed with the Spirit and power of God, so that he has truly satisfied his mind upon any subject, not regarding any false traditions, we or our fathers may have imbibed, and the people are edified and benefitted by what they hear, the ward school houses are all crowded to excess during the evening meeting. Brother W. D. Richards & myself being the only one of the Twelve in the city, we organized the missionaries with the assistance of ...
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    Part of Letter to the Bishops and Presidents, 10 December 1856

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    To the Bishops and Presidets of Brnch of the Chch of Jesus Chst of Lattr day Sants Greetig 10 Dec 1856 Dear Brethrn We feel it our duty to call upn you to use your influene with all the Saints under you Care to Stop selling their Grain Pork Beef & provisns to the Gentile Membrs of this City & Territoy for thy are ^thurely^ throwing may thounds of buhls of gran into the hands of men to feed our enemis & ^put it^out of th reach of our of this people. in case of famine & want ...
    Dates:
    December 10, 1856
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    Part of Letter to the Editor of the Standard, 7 December 1856

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    G. S. L. City Decemr 7. 1856 Ed. of the Standard/ Dr. Brother/ The Cala. mail having arrived last evening - I hasten to write you a few lines. Prest. J. M. Grant died here on Monday evg at the 1st Dec at 10.20 twenty minutes past 10, after an illness of about 2 weeks being taken seized first with chills & Fever then Billious Fever & died of Lung Fever. it was a sudden unexpected shock in Israel, and ...
    Dates:
    December 7, 1856
  • Page 3

    Part of Letter to the Editor of the Western Standard, 4 February 1857

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    at the public works finished an anchor weighing 330 lbs for his boat. The Bishops of the various Wards are making their calculations to finish off the Canal this Spring, so that the waters of the Big Cottonwood can be used on our farming land and in the city. The reformation is progressing throughout this city and Territory with great interest; President Young has given much valuable information during the winter to both the Elders and people. The Spirit and Power of God has rested upon ...
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    Part of Letter from Amasa Lyman, 7 March 1857

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    San Bernardino March 7th /57 Elder Wilford Woodruff Dear Brother Yours of the 4th Feb came to hand and was welcome. This leaves me as I hope it may find you and yours well, as is the case with the Saints Generaly. The parcel of Fuit Cutings you received were furnished by Br. Dodge, the Strawberries that were sent were known to be as you state of the unproductive class But they were the only ones he had that lived of what he brought with him, and he sent ...
    Dates:
    March 7, 1857
  • Page 5

    Part of Letter from Ezra T. Benson, 31 March 1857

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    the Elders and Saints their duties I am at the same time learning myself. I am contin- -ually travelling from conference to conference attending meetings most every day and I feel greatly blessed in standing before the people preaching reformation and I can say truly that I have never had such steady promtings of the Holy Spirit since I have been in the Church as I have since I have been on this mission. We are determined to make a thorough work in the reformation in this land spiritually and temporally and we know that it will result in ...
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    Part of Letter from Simeon F Atwood, 4 January 1857

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    Mr. W. Woodruff G. S. L. City U. Territory [sideways text]Los Vegas Jan 4 1887 S. F. Atwood[end of sideways text] Los Vegas Lead Mines Jan 4th 1857 Elder Woodruff Dear brother: According to your request and my promise to you before I left G. S. L. City I seat myself to write you a few lines to give you an account of our journey to this place and all other news that I may think of that will be interesting to you Bro
    Dates:
    January 4, 1857
  • Page 5

    Part of Letter to Amasa Lyman and Charles C. Rich, 4 February 1857

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    receive the Holy Ghost. This act might be construed into treason, inasmuch as God, Jesus Christ, the Holy Ghost, Repentance & Baptism for the remission of sins is very [un]popular in a National, State, or Territorial Capacity, in the present generation. We have had a great reformation here this winter. Prest. Young has given a great deal of instruction, which has been of great service to the Twelve, and all the people. The Tabernacle has been crow[d]ed to excess this winter, and hundreds could not get in. Prest Young has not been able to ...