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  • Page 11

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

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    December 1833 We had purchased a farm together and been living on it nearly two years. We both were anxious to attend the meeting. Accordingly we we went and found a full cong regation of people. The person that was to preach was Zerah Pulsipher an elder in the Church of Christ or of the latter day saints. He commence[d] the meeting with some introductory rem arks and then prayed I felt the spirit of God to bear witness that he was the servant of ...
    Dates:
    December 1, 1833
  • Page 12

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

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    December 31st 1833 Continued labouring with us for several days and on the 31st of Dec I with my Brother Azmon Woodruff with two yong females which had been hea led by the laying on of hands went forw ard in baptism. the day following there was several others followed our example among the rest was Noah Hatton a preacher in the freewill Baptist Church and several of the members of his Church followed him in the ordi nance of baptism. And on the 2nd of Jan ...
    Dates:
    December 31, 1833
  • Page 169

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

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    August 10, 1837 ~ Thursday AUG 10th {Having the offer of a ride in Father Carter’s new chaise} I rode in company with Mrs Woodruff to Cyrus Fenderson's we had an interview with {sister} Aphia Woodmans Mother & Brother & Sister from thence we rode to Brother James Townsend & Saw Elders Hale & Holmes Sup'd with them & returned to Father Carters whare I was privileg'd with an interview with ...
    Dates:
    August 10, 1837 August 11, 1837 August 12, 1837 August 13, 1837 August 14, 1837 August 15, 1837 August 16, 1837 August 17, 1837 August 18, 1837 August 19, 1837 August 20, 1837
  • Page 170

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

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    the place of meeting. When we arived the meeting had commenced, we conversed with the Deacon of the church, & informed him we were ser vents of the Lord, had a message to the people & wished to be herd. He con versed with the Baptist Priest by the name of Gideon J. Newton upon the subject, he did not object. we were invited into the stand & Mr Ne wton gave out an appointment for us to Preach at 5 oclock PM. When he closed his ...
  • Page 52

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

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    [Two thirds of the page blank] March 23, 1841 ~ Tuesday March 23rd I arose in the morning refreshed by sleep & after conversing several hours with Elders Richards Kington, Kay, & Ockey & others I was under the ne cessity of taking the parting hand with the Saints in this region, & among others with Br Edward & Sister Ann Ockey, these are a Brother & sister of one family & the ownly ones of ...
    Dates:
    March 23, 1841
  • Page 121

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

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    who received the word gladly & wished to be baptized. I then called upon Mrs Sarah Stanton the overseer & keeper of the splended mansion house by the name of Brand Lodge this Lady was a weslian but received my testimony & I Baptized the three 3 females above spoken of in a conve- neient pool or bath inclosed in the Brand Lodge. I also confirm ed them & then walked to Keysend Street & held a meeting with the Saints & had a good time & confirmed 19 ...
    Dates:
    May 13, 1840 May 14, 1840 May 15, 1840 May 16, 1840
  • Page 78

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

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    Soon after the meeting was dissmissed Miss Elizabeth Wilson was attacked with violent sickness {Elder Wells and myself assisted her throughout the night} we thought she would soon depart but the Lord was merciful unto her {Elizabeth was a lady possessing a generous heart a refined mind and adoring and expanded} thought {celebrated for her accomplishment and the knowledge and right she possesses and [uses] her} qualifications {to the best advantage} Elizabeth had much influence in the society of her acquaintance esspecially her sect March 29, 1836 ~ Tuesday March ...
    Dates:
    March 29, 1836 March 30, 1836 March 31, 1836 April 1, 1836 April 2, 1836 April 3, 1836 April 4, 1836 April 5, 1836 April 6, 1836
  • Page 192

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

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    face had the appearance of much meekness love & light I said Oh, he said fear not, he came & touch[ed] me with his hand then fear departed from me. I said doth the Lord love me so much, he said it is thy faith in the servents of the God of heaven. Though hast clothed the Naked & fed the hungry & the God of heaven will feed thee forever & forever. & the desire of thy heart shall be granted thee in Gods own time. No weapon shall prosper against thee ...
    Dates:
    October 16, 1840
  • Page 53

    Part of Leaves From My Journal

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    A LIGHT WITNESSED IN THE HEAVENS. house, and I got one of my ears frozen on the way; but not- withstanding the severity of the weather, we had quite a large and attentive audience. We also spent the next two days with the people there and held meetings. On the evening of the 21st of February, as we came out of the school-house, a light appeared in the north-eastern hori- zon, and spread to the west and soon rolled over our heads. It had the appearance of fire, blood and smoke, and at ...
    Dates:
    February 21, 1838
  • Page 3

    Part of Letter to Walter Murray Gibson, 7 September 1860

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    2 for this is opening wide doors whereby much may be accom- plished in a short time. Such things will help to ripen the earth speedily and prepare it for the day of reaping and leave the nations without excuse in the day of God's visitations which are nigh the dor. I have felt from the commencement of my acquaint- ance with you that you are one of the instruments the Lord will make use of in presenting the principles of eternal truth before this generation in such a way that they will have no power ...