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  • Page 102

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

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    Sept. travling in company with Elder Clapp on foot through a rainy day & wadeing through creeks & swamps Br & Sister Benton accompanied us on horsback but we all arived weary & wet distance {of the day} 25 miles September 10, 1836 ~ Saturday 10 Arose in the morning sumwhat ill in consequence of the hard tower we endured the day previous rode to Elder J. F Lane to attend the counsel of Elders to take into consideration the case of ...
    Dates:
    September 10, 1836
  • Page 104

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

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    their Oxen, their Horses their Tents their armour and moove towards Zion as the children of Israel accordi- ng to the command of God as follows Arose in the morning at Br Camps & breakfasted at his house after which we repaired to the bank of a stream whare Prayers were offer'd up unto God when President Marsh led a young man into the waters of baptism & he was confirmed upon the bank of the stream under the hands of Presidents Marsh Patten &
  • Page 105

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

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    {[On] the [illegible] of Sister Martha Barker who desired to return back thinking it after all too great to leave her friends. I immediately set before her the danger of returning to Babylon and encouraged her and she became reconciled and continued her journey.} I rode with them this first days travel as far as the south fork of Mayfield whare we all camped for the night After pitching our tents & taking supper I assembled this small camp of Israel together at Br Albert Pettys tent to ...
    Dates:
    September 20, 1836 September 21, 1836
  • Page 108

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

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    water & also with strong drink or spirits this not by commandment but from choice We then accor ding to commandment clensed our hands and feet and bore testimony unto God against the Ben- ton County mob & also against Paris & many others who had rejected our testimony We enjo yed a solumn, spiritual, & interesting Season We retired from the water in the spirit of God & spent the night for the last time at Brother Levi Taylors & ...
    Dates:
    October 13, 1836 October 14, 1836 October 15, 1836 October 16, 1836 October 17, 1836 October 18, 1836 October 19, 1836 October 20, 1836 October 21, 1836
  • Page 110

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

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    Ohio falls passed through three locks arived at Louisville at 6 P.M. Paid $2.50 cts passage aboard the Havana, KETON Capt The Havana run about 10 miles per hour distance of the day 100 m[iles] their was 12 steamers at anchor at Luisville Priest Turpin went aboard a bout for Cincinnati & Elder Smoot & myself left Luisville to visit his kinsman in Owington that he had not visited since he was five years of age We took the Fran- ...
    Dates:
    October 29, 1836 October 30, 1836 October 31, 1836 November 1, 1836 November 2, 1836 November 5, 1836
  • Page 113

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

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    November 25, 1836 ~ Friday Nov 25th Took the parting hand with Elder Sherwood I then set out in company with Elder S^m^oot on foot in a hard snowstorm for Kirtland We came in sight of the Temple of the Lord before we reached the village & I truly felt to rejoice at the sight as it was the first time that mine eyes ever beheld the house of the Lord built by commandment & Revelation We soon entered the village & I spent one ...
    Dates:
    November 25, 1836
  • Page 114

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

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    hand & not ownly the hieroglyphicks but also many figures of the that this precious treasure contains are calculated to make a lasting impression upon the mind which is not to be erased many other important views I was Privileged with in the upper story the school rooms, belfry &C. all indicating great architecture & wisdom we then spent some time in visiting the Bank & Printing office But wonder on wonder strikes my sense to look into the casket of the great work of Israels God in these last Days as ...
  • Page 116

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

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    in the house of the Lord assembled together from the the east, west, north & south many with whom I had been intimately acquainted I truly felt to thank God that his promises had been verifyed unto me by giving me a seat & a name within his house & within his walls {better} as of sons & of daughters Their was four Confirmed after the sacrament under the hands of Elder O Hide[.] President J. Smith addressed the congragation & the meeting Closed Spent the night with Elder
    Dates:
    November 28, 1836 November 29, 1836 November 30, 1836 December 1, 1836
  • Page 117

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

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    December 2, 1836 ~ Friday Dec 2nd I Wrote a Letter to Br Azmon Woodruff it being the first communication between us for two years I also Wrote a Letter to col Joseph Rowlett at Owengton Owen County KY. December 3, 1836 ~ Saturday 3rd Traded with Brother Bump in goods $12.89 December 4, 1836 ~ Sunday 4th Sunday I went up to the house of the Lord to worship Elder ...
    Dates:
    December 2, 1836 December 3, 1836 December 4, 1836 December 5, 1836 December 6, 1836 December 10, 1836 December 11, 1836
  • Page 118

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

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    was presented to us for an example {O God stay thy hand and judgment on Kirtland O Wilford remember this warning escape judgment lest thou fall O God save me for Christ's sake} Spent the past week in school in the Lords house December 18, 1836 ~ Sunday 18 Sunday I went up to the house of the Lord to worship Sermon delivered by Elder William Smith Elder Joseph Young administered the sacrament President Joseph Smith jr solumnized the rights ...
    Dates:
    December 18, 1836 December 19, 1836 December 20, 1836 December 20, 1836 December 22, 1836 December 24, 1836 December 25, 1836