Robert Mason

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  • Page 327

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

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    when the meeting was closed, after shaking hand with many friends, and taking many letters to convey to England, I returned to my family all our children were at home. Br & Sister Benbow was present August 26, 1844 ~ Monday 26th I went to the River in Company with Mrs Woodruff to be baptized, for some of our dead friends I was baptized for five of my friends under the hands of G. A. Smith ...
    Dates:
    August 26, 1844 August 27, 1844
  • Page 186

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

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    The following are the names of the dead that Elder Willford Woodruff was baptized for in Nauvoo in the River in AD 1844 Gnd Father Asahel Hart Aug 26th " Mother Hart " " ^Geo. A. Smith.^ Uncle Asahel Hart " " " Joseph Hart " " Aunt Sophrona Hart" " Uncle Adna Hart " " Aunt Eunice Hart " " Friend Rob
  • Page 9

    Part of Leaves From My Journal

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    CONTENTS. CHAPTER 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. Page 1. CHAPTER II. Preparing to go up to Zion—First Meeting with President Young—Camp of Zion Starts—Numbers Magnified in the Eyes of Beholders—Remarkable Deliverance—Selfishness, and its Reward. Page 4. CHAPTER III. Advised to Remain in Missouri—A Desire to Preach—Pray to ...
  • 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 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 15

    Part of Leaves From My Journal

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    I EMBRACE THE GOSPEL. your generation. There is no fruit of the church of Christ upon the earth. There is no man ordained of God to administer in any of the ordinances of the gospel of salvation upon the earth in this day and generation. But, in the next generation, I the Lord will set up my kingdom and my church upon the earth, and the fruits of the kingdom and church of Christ, such as have followed the prophets, apostles and saints in every dispensation, shall again be found in all their fullness upon the earth. You will ...
  • Page 16

    Part of Leaves From My Journal

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    LEAVES FROM MY JOURNAL. In the spring of 1834, I went to Kirtland, saw the Prophet Joseph Smith, and went with him, and with more than two hundred others in Zion's Camp, up the Missouri. When I arrived at my journey's end, I took the first opportunity and wrote a long letter to Father Mason, and told him I had found the church of Christ that he had told me about. I told him about its organization and the coming forth of the Book of Mormon; that ...
    Dates:
    April 25, 1834 April 27, 1834
  • 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 to the time of his death ...
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    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 216

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

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    November 5, 1869 ~ Friday Nov 5, 1869 We drove to Pason Dined & drove to Provo 50 Mile I spent the night at Brother Smoots & Evening at Presidt Youngs November 6, 1869 ~ Saturday 6. Started at 6 oclok & drove to Salt Lake City 50 Miles [FIGURE] I received 3 letters from Azmon, son Wilford & Luther Wheeler November 7, 1869 ~ Sunday 7 ...
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    November 5, 1869 November 6, 1869 November 7, 1869 November 8, 1869 November 9, 1869 November 10, 1869 November 11, 1869 November 12, 1869 November 13, 1869 November 14, 1869
  • Page 375

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

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    Sept 6, 1869 Wilford Woodruff sen & Phebe W Woodruff was sealed at the Altar in the Endowment House for the following Persons By D. H. Wells Titus Woodruff & Lewie Allen Woodruff Lua Amasy Frisby & Elizabeth Woodruff Frisby Amos Wheeler & Hellen Woodruff Wheeler Abijah Barber & Cyntha Thomson Barber Erastus Hart &