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  • Page 113

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

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    in this City. We visited the Ancient noted splended Worcester Cathedral Which surpasses any thing for spel splender & architecture mine eyes ever beheld it was about 400 feet in length 800 or 900 years of age it contained many Monuments or portraits of persons which were graven out of marble & lade over the tombs or vaults of Ancient Bishops, Lords, & Princis, some of which had lane there for 7 or 800 years. It is said that some of these mon uments with their winding st[r]eets which ...
  • Page 234

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

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    the Marshall, many other usful remarks were made by the speaker, when he gave way untill the Afternoon Was followed with many usful remarks from Elder Taylor. The stand was occupied with with eleven Lamanites chiefs braves &c At 2 oclok the conference Assembled & resumed his subject & said we were discusing in the morning service upon the history of the Church of Jesus Christ. its a miserable man that could not manufactor his own tex[t]. I have known many a sermon spoiled by ...
  • Page 163

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

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    in the world at the present time excepting the Vatican ^Church^ at Rome dedicated St Peter. It is 500 feet long from E to W. & 285 wide from N to S. & 404 fet. high & it contains 47 monuments of fine marble erected over the tombs of certain Lords, Bishops, Generals, Earls & other Titles who have distinguish themselves in the military service of Great Britiain & otherwise Lord Nelsons Monument is the largest & most noted. their Bodies are placed in vaults under the building & their ...
  • Page 8

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

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    With his children. that will hesitate to stand as a bold witness for the gospel of Jesus Christ and follow him through evil as well as good report and surrender himself a living sac rifice holy and acceptable unto God which is his reasonable service. Believeing it to be benificial to review our past life And not ownly our privilege but duty to keep an accurate account of our procedings. And it is to this intent that I shall endeavour henceforth to keep a journal of my travels that when required I may give an accou nt of ...
  • Page 264

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

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    greatly inferior to this in Eligance, the reason the guide gave him was plainly suggested by the conversation of the contrast that the scenes first presented to him were contrived on purpose to bear a near resemblance to those he had been accustomed to on earth that he might be more easily & gradually prepared for the glories which would open upon him hereafter and which would at first view quite dazzle & overpower him by this time they were come up to the palace & the guide [illegible] him led ...
  • Page 234

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

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    figure head of His Majestys hShip Monarch of 100 guns whose keel was laid down in 1760 on the day that King George III ascended the throne. [FIGURE] In the centre is part of the topmast of the Pearl frigate singularly injured having no less than 24 shot holes in it part of the shot are still to be seen sticking in the mast. To the left of the mast is the steering wheel of the victory the ship in which the gallant Nelson received his Death wound in the moment ...
  • Page 55

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1845 – December 31, 1846)

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    death & much poison run out of his mouth the interpetation is when we arive at Edinborough I shall be opposed by {the presiding elder} for appointing Br Banks to preside over that branch of the church & confer ence distance of the day 12 March 19, 1845 ~ Wednesday 19th I rode to Glasgow met with Hedlock & Ward we got two New York prophets which brought glorious News of the com- mencement of ...
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    March 19, 1845
  • Page 131

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

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    March 23, 1837 ~ Thursday March 23rd I repaired to the house of the Lord at an early hour in the morning to spend the day in prayer and fasting with the saints in Kirtland, as this was a day set apart for that purpose. Immediately after entering the house in com pany with several other Elders, I went within the veil and we bowed down before the Lord in the aronic stand & offer'd a morning sacrifice, & the Spirit of God rested ...
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    March 23, 1837
  • Page 103

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

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    him in testimony & rejoiced in having the privilege of once more addressing the body of the church Brother Orson Hide followed me & he had the spirit of the Lord. Brother Brigham Young next spoke & also bore testimony in the spirit. We was then addressed by President S. Rigdon & his address was peculiarly adapted to the circumstances of the Twelve taking their leave of all they hold dear on earth & go forth from their own nation & stand before the kings & rulers of the natio- ns ...
  • Page 111

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1845 – December 31, 1846)

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    138 Josephine in her Imperial costume 139 Prince Lucien 140 The King of Rome 141 Madam Mere Napoleons Mother 142 The Princes Caroline Queen of Naples wife of Murat 143 Napoleon crossing the Alps NB It will be noticed that this room contains Napoleon's Mother as General Emperor Exile and in Death 144 The table of the Marshalls Presented by Napoleon to Paris in 1810 This painting on Porcelain formed of a single slab ten feet two inches in circumference was ordered by Napoleon on his return from the battle of Austerlitz it contains ...