Rochester, Sangamon County, Illinois

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  • Page 84

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1838 – December 31, 1839)

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    concerning the case of Brother Brewster I was one that opposed his ordination & I was much surprised that both the chairman & clerk did not do the same instead of urging it forward for Br Brewster maintained the same principle & possessed the same spirit for which he was cut off from the church in Kirtland by the high council & even in this case he came forward & demanded the High & Holy priesthood at our hands in the in the name of Jesus Christ I did not consider this to be ...
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    March 13, 1839 March 14, 1839 March 15, 1839 March 16, 1839
  • Page 86

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1838 – December 31, 1839)

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    of the church in Quincy voted that Elder Jonathan Dunham be reproved for calling a conference in Springfield but more esspecially for cherishing & fellowshiping that wrong spirit of Brewsters they also voted that that Elder Dunham make confession & satisfaction to the church in Springfield before he procede on his Journey. The council then adjourned untill early candle light at which time they met & continued untill midnight & then adjourned. I returned to Br Hales & spent the night March 18 ...
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    March 18, 1839 March 19, 1839 March 20, 1839 March 21, 1839 March 22, 1839 March 23, 1839
  • Page 87

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1838 – December 31, 1839)

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    was called to the chair & Elder Edwin P. Merriam clerk I opened the meeting by prayer & address ed the church in great plainness one hour as Elder Dunham had transgressed openly before the church I rebuked him openly & protested against the spirit he possessed & maintained during the Springfield Conference ie the Brewster spirit Elder Simeon Carter followed me & maintained the principle with me & so did the others that spoke Elder Jonathan Dunham arose & confessed his fault & asked ...
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    March 24, 1839 March 25, 1839 April 1, 1839 April 3, 1839 April 8, 1839 April 17, 1839 April 26, 1839
  • Page 108

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1838 – December 31, 1839)

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    Mr George Miller offered himself for Baptism after meeting. I rode to McComb from then[ce] to Father John Coltrins & spent the night. I was weak & feble with the exercises of the day distance 14 m August 12, 1839 ~ Monday Aug 12th Br Taylor Baptized Mr Miller. I spent the day with Br Zebedee Coltrin. I am gaining in strength I spent the night at Br John Vance 8 m ...
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    August 12, 1839 August 13, 1839 August 14, 1839 August 15, 1839 August 16, 1839 August 17, 1839 August 18, 1839
  • Page 110

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1838 – December 31, 1839)

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    August 21, 1839 ~ Wednesday 21st I parted with Mr Carver & family & Br & sister Thomas & left Rochester & rode to the end of the seven mile prairie & stoped several hours as father Coltrin was vary sick from thence we rode to Br Chenia's & spent the night distance of the day 28 m August 22, 1839 ~ Thursday 22nd We crossed a twelve mile prairie & stoped several ...
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    August 21, 1839 August 22, 1839 August 23, 1839 August 24, 1839
  • Page 79

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1838 – December 31, 1839)

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    December 14, 1838 ~ Friday Dec 14th We travled to Paris Illinois from thence we crossed a part of the grand prairie to the distance of 15 miles the weather was plesent & warm the roads smooth & dusty I saw the prairies on fire we spent the night at the Inn of Isaac Kellar 25 December 15, 1838 ~ Saturday 15 We crossed an 18 mile prairie & put up for the night at the house of John Camel on the east fork of ...
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    December 14, 1838 December 15, 1838 December 16, 1838 December 17, 1838 December 18, 1838 December 19, 1838 December 20, 1838 December 21, 1838 December 31, 1838
  • Page 64

    Part of Leaves From My Journal

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    LEAVES FROM MY JOURNAL. ever, in company with Nathanial Thomas, who had sold his property and had money, I went to the mainland and pur- chased ten new wagons, ten sets of harness and twenty horses. When I got everything prepared for the company to start, I left the affairs with Brother Thomas, and went on ahead of the company to Scarboro, to prepare my own family for the journey. The outfit which I purchased for the company cost about $2,000.00. Before leaving ...
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    August 19, 1838 October 3, 1838 October 9, 1838
  • Page 68

    Part of Leaves From My Journal

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    LEAVES FROM MY JOURNAL. affairs, and took possession of his property. His relatives obtained nothing from his effects except a few trifling mementos. I left this place and crossed into Illinois on the 13th of De- cember, and arrived at Rochester on the 19th, and, getting information of the severe persecutions of the Saints in Mis- souri and the unsettled state of the Church at that time, we concluded to stop at Rochester and spend the winter. Thus ended ...
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    March 26, 1838 July 8, 1838 December 13, 1838 December 19, 1838
  • Page 82

    Part of Leaves From My Journal

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    LEAVES FROM MY JOURNAL Brother Taylor was about the only man in the quorum that was not sick. Soon a brother came along with a wagon, and took us in. As we were driving through the place, we came to Parley P. Pratt, who was stripped to the shirt and pants with his head and feet bare. He was hewing a log, preparing to build a cabin. "He said: "Brother Woodruff, I have no money, but I have an empty purse, which I will give ...
  • Page 11

    Part of Leaves From My Journal

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    CONTENTS. CHAPTER XIV. Counseled to Gather with the Saints—Remarkable Manifestation —Case of Healing—Efforts of Apostates—Visit from Elders —A Conference—Closing my Labors on the Islands for a Season. Page 43. CHAPTER XV. Return to Scarboro—Journey South—Visit to A. P. Rockwood in Prison—Incidents of Prison Life—Journey to Connecticut —Baptize my Father's Household. Page 46. CHAPTER XVI. Taking Leave of my Old Home—Return to Maine—Birth of my First Child—Appointment to the Apostleship and ...