Rocky Mountains, United States

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  • Page 20

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

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    May 1834 we visited many of the mounds which were flung up by the ancient inhabitants of this Continent probably by the Nephites & Lamanites[.] we visited one of these Mounds [Printed between lines of cursive text] *considerd to be 300 feet above the level of the Illinois river three persons dug into the mound & found a dody. Elder Milton Holmes took the arrow out of the back bones that killed Zelph & brought it with ...
    Dates:
    May 1, 1834
  • Page 143

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

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    God are made manifest in your preservation from Danger & death you should make a record of it keep an account of the dealings of God with you daily I have written all the blessings I have received & I would not take gold for them. I am in the Historians office & I find it vary difficult to get or find a record of Events as they past along shuch as we want to make the History but if the Elders will take pains to write their Official Acts so the Historian ...
    Dates:
    September 7, 1856
  • Page 144

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

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    At the close of the meeting I returned home & found sister sayers & sister cob at my house. Sister sayers wished me to Bless her as she was going on her Mission I lade hands upon her & blessed her as she was going East on her mission the spirit bore testimony that all should be right with her & that she should prosper on her Journey & return in peace September 8, 1856 ~ Monday 8th I visited Brother Lamberts garden & saw his plums ...
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    September 8, 1856 September 9, 1856 September 10, 1856 September 11, 1856 September 12, 1856 September 13, 1856
  • Page 145

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

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    September 14, 1856 ~ Sunday Sunday 14th I was unwell & did not attend meeting [two lines blank] In the Afternoon I attended meeting President Young gave liberty for any of the saints to confess or bear their testimony to the truth several of the brethren & sisters spoke then President Brigham Young arose & delivered unto the saints one of the strongest addresses that was ever delivered to this church & kingdom there was neither of the regular reporters present but Leo Hawkins reported the ...
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    September 14, 1856 September 15, 1856
  • Page 154

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

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    October 5, 1856 ~ Sunday 5th Sunday All met at the Bowery the First Presidency 3 of the Twelve & the missionaries who had lately returned took a seat upon the Stand. D Spencer F D Richards & B Young occupied the stand in the forenoon. G. D. Grant Wm H. Kimball Joseph A. Young & others spoke in the afternoon they were full of the spirit & power of God & the Gift ...
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    October 5, 1856 October 6, 1856
  • Page 110

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

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    have Children who should have the priesthood. I would not ask the Lord for any greater blessing than this for myself the Lord Promised him that the various ordinances of his Kingdom should be administered through his posterity forever where ever the kingdom of God existed. Then let evry child for the future be begotten in Holiness and remember this one thing live your religion I now want to speak of another thing. A vary small portion of our time was spent in the Temple at
  • Page 97

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

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    my children to follow, I will teach those things which we ought to do to day. I have preached this doctrin from the begining the first time I ever preached was to tell the people the duties of to day. now if you had all the gold in the world what would you do would you go to calafornia No but go to & build up Zion. You may say their is no calafornia here we have no gold, but it is not gold that is going to bui[l]d up Zion though we ...
  • Page 98

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

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    & then it will be a blessing to you allways & you will enjoy it. But steal it & it will be a curse to you & cause you sorrow & misery. Whenever I get so that I set my heart upon Houses, lands, Gold or any thing Els on earth so as to begin to turn my heart away from the Lord The Just want to die before that comes to pass day before that comes to pass I want the Lord to take me away. May God Bless you Amen President
  • Page 4

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

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    Synopsis of W. Woodruff travels & Journals from 1834 to 1853 Inclusive making Nineteen years Travled during this period through England Scotland Walles six Islands of the sea Twenty of the United States & Three Territories including the rocky mountains & Utah & crossed the Atlantic Ocean four times Total distance Travled (80558) 80588 miles Held public meetings & preached 1395 times I Attended in the vineyard 86 conferences 86 Conferences I Attended Elders Counsels 123 Counsels ...
  • Page 1

    Part of Autobiography 1897 Deseret Weekly

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    [Deseret Weekly News, March 6, 1897, 366.] THE DESERET WEEKLY. [Column 1] PRESIDENT WOODRUFF'S BIRTHDAY. BIOGRAPHICAL. On Sunday, February 28, 1897, at 2 p. m., and on the following day, Mon- day, March 1, at 10 a.m., were exer- cises in the Tabernacle in honor of the ninetieth anniversary of the birth of Elder Wilford Woodroff, President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter- day Saints, and one of the first com- pany of Utah Pioneers that entered the valley of the ...
    Dates:
    March 1, 1807 December 30, 1833 December 31, 1833 January 13, 1835 April 26, 1839 December 7, 1844 January 4, 1845 April 7, 1847 July 24, 1847 April 9, 1850 October 14, 1850 August 29, 1877 October 10, 1880 July 25, 1887 April 7, 1889 April 7, 1889 February 28, 1897 March 1, 1897