San Bernardino, San Bernardino County, California

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    Part of Leaves From My Journal

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    SAVED FROM A STEAM-BOAT DISASTER. While returning to Utah in 1850 with a large company of Saints from Boston and the east, on my arrival at Pittsburg I engaged a passage for myself and company on a steamer to St. Louis. But no sooner had I engaged the passage than the Spirit said to me, "Go not on board of that steamer, neither you nor your company.'' I obeyed the revelation to me, and I did not go on board ...
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    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    December 9, 1854 ~ Saturday Dec 89th I left Farmington & rode Home to the salt Lake City & spent the night with my family 16 mils December 10, 1854 ~ Sunday 10 Sunday night I attended meeting in the Tabernacle Charles C. Rich Preached to the people in the fore noon upon the rise & progress of the settlement of San Barnadino W Woodruff preached in the after noon upon the subject of tithing, the poor fund ...
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    December 9, 1854 December 10, 1854 December 11, 1854
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    Part of Journal (October 22, 1865 – December 31, 1872)

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    Dec 26 1866 and not Able to get to the Endowment House if they have not had their Endowments may be sealed and in some insta- nces I have given this permission & others have taken the advantage of it & urged to be sealed without coming to the Endowment House. I gave A Lyman the privilege of sealing some in Sanbernadeno by his urgent request but it will ^not^ avail any thing. Some may ask the question why may we not seal & give Endowments abroad, because ...
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    Part of Journal (January 1, 1847 – December 31, 1853)

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    July 5, 1852 ~ Monday July 5th Monday This day was spent in celebration [FIGURE] of the 4th of July Govornor Young & Escort were escorted to the Tabernacle by the Mormon Battalion Silver Grays Horse company &c The day was spent The day was spent making speeches singing prayer &c July 6, 1852 ~ Tuesday 6th We had a soaking rain I spent the day hoeing & in the House July 7, 1852 ~ Wednesday to July ...
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    July 5, 1852 July 6, 1852 July 7, 1852 July 10, 1852 July 11, 1852 July 12, 1852 July 18, 1852 July 18, 1852 July 19, 1852 July 23, 1852 July 24, 1852 July 25, 1852 July 26, 1852 July 28, 1852 July 29, 1852 July 30, 1852 July 31, 1852 August 1, 1852
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    Part of Autobiography 1882 Leaves from My Journal Notes Testimony

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    Ohio river the boat took fire burnt the tiller ropes so they could not reach shore and the lives of nearly all were lost either by fire or water while we arrived in safety to our destination by obeying the revelation of the spirit of God to us. In another instance after attending a large conference in April and having a good deal of business to attend to I was somewhat weary and at the close of the conference I thought I would repare to my home and have a rest as I went ...
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    Part of Autobiography 1882 Leaves from My Journal Notes Testimony

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    this was known to some rode agents in the city and they gathered a company of robers and went on ahead of Brother Rich and lay in ambush intending to kill the mormans & rob them of their money before reaching the company of robers they came to a big path ahead which shortened their distance the spirit said to Brother Rich to take that path the Brothren with him marveled at his course not knowing that enemies awaited them, but they arrived in safety at Sanbernadeno with their lives & money, while ...
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    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    in the Afternoon I did not attend O. Hyde F. D Richards & B. Young I attended the Prayer circle I herd a letter redd from Joseph Smith to his Brother John which was good it showed his strong determination in the work. it rained nearly all night June 8, 1857 ~ Monday 8th A rainy day I spent the time in the office over 1 inch of water fell on a level I attended the meeting of the board of Directers we ...
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    June 8, 1857 June 9, 1857 June 10, 1857 June 11, 1857 June 12, 1857 June 13, 1857 June 14, 1857
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    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    Oct 26 That the United States Govornment was looseing their Nation- al greatness & wisdom is departed from them and we need not have as much fear of them as we would of an Armey of Grass hoppers if they take away our charter from us & divide up our Territory it will be Unconstitutional as evry thing is they do against us. I told Brother Bernhisel that if they took away our charters to come immediately home as soon as He could & we would organize our ...
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    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    Jan 3rd 1858 found by Brother Woodruff said when He struck him spued out of his mouth such poisonous matter that it filled the air with such a stench that he had to leave the ground. The subj[ec]t of the Death of P. P. Pratt came up E Rastus Snow said there is some men in this City that thirst for my Blood he felt this strongly in spirit as he was th about to start for meet- ing this feeling was so strongly uphon him that He did not ...
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    January 4, 1858 January 5, 1858 January 6, 1858 January 7, 1858
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    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    February 21, 1858 ~ Sunday 21st Febuary 1858 Sunday I attended the meeting at the Tabernacle all day G.D. Grant D H. Wells and G A Smith preached in the forenoon W Woodruff and O Pratt in the afternoon. I attended the prayer circle O Pratt Prayed and G A Smith was mouth President Young proposed sending some men into the desert to look out habitations for this people and to plant some grain He ...
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    February 21, 1858 February 22, 1858 February 23, 1858 February 24, 1858 February 25, 1858