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  • Page 137

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

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    March 10, 1842 ~ Thursday March 10th I spent the day at the printing office March 11, 1842 ~ Friday [FIGURE] 11th The Nauvoo Legion met on parrade this day I rode in the Legion in company with the quorum of the Twelve as assistant chaplain. It was the first time I had seen the Legein on parrade & it caused peculiar feelings to rest upon me while gasing [gazing] upon this Legion & contemplate the past present & to come. After ...
    Dates:
    March 10, 1842 March 11, 1842 March 12, 1842
  • Page 13

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

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    Jan. 2nd 1834 To the Book of Mormon. I believed it was light out of darkness and truth out of the ground. The license which I receieved reads thus. A Power and authority given to Willford Woodruff provi ng that he is a Teacher in the Church of Christ by the will of God the Father according to his holy Calling and the gift ^& power^ of the Holy ghost agreeable to the Revelations of Jesus Christ signifying that he has been baptized and ...
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    January 2, 1834
  • Page 17

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

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    April 25th 1834 To travel towards Kirtland and arived there at night on the 25th of Aprail 1834 There for the first time I had a view of our beloved Brother Joseph Smith the Prophet & Seer which God hath raised up in these last days through whom the saints receieve Revelations from time to time. Brother Joseph invited [Text printed between lines of cursive text] I here [for the] first time became acquainted with Elder Milton Holmes who ...
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    April 25, 1834
  • Page 14

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

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    Whare there is a prophet, a priest, or a righ- teous man unto whom God gives his oracles there is the kingdom of God, & whare the oracles of God are not there the kingdom of God is not. In these remarks I have no allusion to the kingdoms of the earth, we will keep the Laws of the Land, we do not speak against them, we never have, & we can hardly make mention of the State of Missouri of our persecutions there &c ...
  • Page 179

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

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    reveal things differently from what we expect? He remarked that he was continually rising - altho' he had every thing bearing him down, standing in his way & opposing - after all he always comes out right at the end. Respecting females laying on hands, he further remarkd there could be no devil in it if God gave his sanction by healing that there could be no more sin in any female laying hands on the sick than in wetting the face with water that it is no sin for any body ...
  • Page 14

    Part of Leaves From My Journal

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    LEAVES FROM MY JOURNAL. apostles, dreams, visions and revelations in the church of Christ, the same as they had who lived in ancient days; and he believed the Lord would raise up a people and a church, in the last days, with prophets, apostles and all the gifts, powers and blessings, which it ever contained in any age of the world. The people called this man, the old prophet Mason. He frequently came to my father's house when I was a boy, and taught me ...
  • Page 142

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    September 2, 1856 ~ Tuesday 2nd I spent the day in the office preparing History I called upon President Young Brother Kimball & Grant was there reading the Calaforn[ia] News President Young called upon me at the office & conversed upon the subject of his history & Journal R. L. Campbell T Bullock & Myself walked with him to see the Font which is building in the public or temple Block. I ...
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    August 4, 1856 August 5, 1856 August 6, 1856 September 2, 1856 September 3, 1856
  • Page 83

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    come From Heaven clothed with all that great Glory & power of which the prophets have spoken no are we preparing for th^i^se great Event now if a stranger was to come to us they would not suppose that we were preparing for this great Event but was merely cultivating the Earth to raise potatoes corn wheat &c. I do not believe for a moment that is the case for I do believe that this people are preparing for the Coming of Christ. what will take place at that time I have red in the book ...
  • Page 84

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    upon the mountains when this revelations was given there was no gathering at all Joseph had got to Kirtland I have no idea that the prophet himself knew at that time whare this would be. we are now here in the mountains in fulfillment of that Prophesy and Revelation. Also in the 40th chapter of Isaiah com- forting words were spoken concerning the Jews & Jerrusalem they were to go to Jerrusalem for they had received double reward for all their sins now comfort them a did all ...
  • Page 90

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    had presented to them during this conference this people should give themselves to the studying of the revelations of God as con- tained in the Bible book of Mormon & Doctrin & Covenants Some have thought they should follow the living Oracles & neglect the study of all other Revelations but this is not so all men should follow & harken to the living Oracles of God but they should not neglect the study of the scriptures for God has commanded it and any man that will search the revelations of God thouroughly ...
    Dates:
    November 19, 1855 November 20, 1855 November 24, 1855 November 25, 1855