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  • Page 165

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

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    August 25, 1840 ~ Tuesday 25th [FIGURE] I wrote a letter to Elder Turley & enclosed our letter & sent them to him to convey them to America we directed them to Liverpool. we visited Mr George Boulton pin & needle hook & eye manufacturer we went to his shop & saw them make pins through evry process of it from the wire to the finish we attended a tea total meeting, at the Temperance Hall We engaged the hall for a ...
    Dates:
    August 25, 1840 August 26, 1840 August 27, 1840 August 28, 1840
  • Page 243

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

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    & Publications J. S. Buckingham. I know of no man that has traveled more extensively, am ong all natiouns in the nineteenth centaury than Mr Buckingham his travels in Asia & esspecially in India have been Published through the United States & been read with much interest, & Mr Buckingham had just returned to London from a tour through the United States whare he had spent two years in visiting nearly evry city & town from Bangor to New orleans ...
  • Page 262

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

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    The following is from the London weekly Dispatch Sunday Jan 17th 1841 1st Upwards of 100 seaman connected with New Castle upon Tine perished in the storm of Novembem 2nd The American Presidents Message to Congress, a contrast drawn by the Editor between England and America which was interesting 3rd England without a parliament, Publicola 4th The Schooner Veritas burned & one man 5 The Royal Speech To be deliverd frome the Throne by her Majesty on the opening of Parliament ...
  • Page 47

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

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    Death of the Prophet & Patriarch. Return of the Twelve to Nauvoo & their conferen[c]e with the Church & organization of the Church at Nauvoo & all the Churches throughout the U.S.A. the same as in England. My appointment to England & arival. Our care & labours over the churches in England The importance of building the Temple. Also of Printing the doctrins & covenants called upon all the Elders to help us in ...
    Dates:
    March 10, 1845
  • Page 17

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

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    January 26, 1841 ~ Tuesday 26th Jan 1841 [FIGURE] This is a great day in London as it is the opening of the house of Parliament I started in company with H. C. Kimball Doctor Copeland & wife, Br Crook & sisters Mary Conner & Ellen Belfour Redman & walked to Saint James Park, we arived in the park at 1 oclock & found the citizens of London imbodying by tens ...
    Dates:
    January 26, 1841
  • Page 180

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

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    December 18, 1843 ~ Monday 18th A short time since Br Daniel Avery and his son Philander Avery were both kidnaped by some Missourians & other mob men from Illinois & taken to Missouri and put in prision, one of the kidnapers a schoolmaster was taken with a warrent & brought to Nauvoo & had his trial this day before squair Johnson his name was Elliot he was bound over to county court under $3000 ...
    Dates:
    December 18, 1843 December 19, 1843 December 20, 1843 December 21, 1843 December 22, 1843
  • Page 45

    Part of Leaves From My Journal

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    BEGIN TO BAPTIZE THE PEOPLE. I had much liberty in speaking, and informed the people that the Lord had raised up a prophet and organized His Church as in the days of Christ and the ancient apostles, with prophets, apostles and the gifts as anciently, and that He had brought forth the Book of Mormon. At the close of my remarks Elder Hale bore testimony. I gave liberty for anyone to speak that might wish to. As no one responded, I announced that we would hold ...
    Dates:
    September 3, 1837
  • Page 46

    Part of Leaves From My Journal

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    LEAVES FROM MY JOURNAL tember, and these were the first baptisms performed by proper authority upon any of the islands of the sea (to my know- ledge) in this dispensation. Before we left Kirtland some of the leading apostates there had tried to discourage Brother Hale about going upon his mission, telling him he would never baptize any one, and he had better remain at home. When Captain Eames offered himself for baptism, I told Brother Hale to go and baptize him, and prove ...
  • Page 75

    Part of Leaves From My Journal

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    HEALING THE SICK. passing by my door, Brother Joseph said: "Brother Wood- ruff, follow me.” These were the only words spoken by any of the company from the time they left Brother Brigham's house till we crossed the public square, and entered Brother Ford- ham's house. Brother Fordham had been dying for an hour, and we expected each minute would be his last. I felt the power of God that was overwhelming His Prophet. When we entered the house, Brother Joseph walked up ...
  • Page 35

    Part of Leaves From My Journal

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    ELDER PATTEN'S SPEECH. brethren were condemned; but were finally released by paying the expense of the mob court. There was one peculiar circumstance connected with this trial by a mob court, which was armed to the teeth. When the trial was through with, the people were not willing to permit more than one to speak. Warren Parish had said but few words, and they were not willing to let David Patten speak. But he, feeling the injustice of the court, and being filled with the power ...