Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois

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  • Page 82

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

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    January 1, 1839 ~ Tuesday JAN. 1st 1839. As I am now labouring with my hands for a temporal support for a season I shall not keep a daily Journal for a short time but merely note such things as I may deem necessary. During the last two days I have been repairing a grist mill 10 January 20, 1839 ~ Sunday 20th [FIGURE] I wrote a letter to Father Carter of Maine. I have spent this month at hard labour I have not as ...
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    January 1, 1839 January 20, 1839 February 3, 1839 February 18, 1839 February 22, 1839 March 1, 1839 March 4, 1839 March 7, 1839 March 8, 1839
  • Page 84

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

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    concerning the case of Brother Brewster I was one that opposed his ordination & I was much surprised that both the chairman & clerk did not do the same instead of urging it forward for Br Brewster maintained the same principle & possessed the same spirit for which he was cut off from the church in Kirtland by the high council & even in this case he came forward & demanded the High & Holy priesthood at our hands in the in the name of Jesus Christ I did not consider this to be ...
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    March 13, 1839 March 14, 1839 March 15, 1839 March 16, 1839
  • Page 85

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

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    Br Jonathan H. Hale comes along with a shovel on his back & says how do you do Brother Woodruff & in fact I saw so many of my old friends I hardly knew who to go home with first finally I concluded to go & spent the night with Brother Hale & we had an interesting time together in talking about our travels together upon the Islands of the sea & also Br Hale gave me an account of his sufferings & those of his family & all the saints in Missouri during ...
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    March 17, 1839
  • Page 86

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

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    of the church in Quincy voted that Elder Jonathan Dunham be reproved for calling a conference in Springfield but more esspecially for cherishing & fellowshiping that wrong spirit of Brewsters they also voted that that Elder Dunham make confession & satisfaction to the church in Springfield before he procede on his Journey. The council then adjourned untill early candle light at which time they met & continued untill midnight & then adjourned. I returned to Br Hales & spent the night March 18 ...
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    March 18, 1839 March 19, 1839 March 20, 1839 March 21, 1839 March 22, 1839 March 23, 1839
  • Page 87

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

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    was called to the chair & Elder Edwin P. Merriam clerk I opened the meeting by prayer & address ed the church in great plainness one hour as Elder Dunham had transgressed openly before the church I rebuked him openly & protested against the spirit he possessed & maintained during the Springfield Conference ie the Brewster spirit Elder Simeon Carter followed me & maintained the principle with me & so did the others that spoke Elder Jonathan Dunham arose & confessed his fault & asked ...
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    March 24, 1839 March 25, 1839 April 1, 1839 April 3, 1839 April 8, 1839 April 17, 1839 April 26, 1839
  • Page 96

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

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    6th Resolved that George A Smith be ordained to the place of Thomas B Marsh as one of the twelve ^acknowled[ged] as one of the Twelve Apostles^ 7th Resolved that this conference are entirely satisfied with and do give their sanction to the procedings of the conference of the Twelve and their friends held on the Temple spot at Far West Missouri on friday the 26th of April last. 8th Resolved that we also sanction the act of the council held same date at same place ...
  • Page 10

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

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    January 1, 1843 ~ Sunday JAN 1st 1843 I spent this day by starting at sunrise in company with Mrs Woodruff & Br Newbury & two sisters in a two hors sleigh & crossing the Mississippi River on the ice & travled 15 miles into Iowa Territory & Joined Mr Abram Newbury & Miss Eliza Duty in Matrimony, we then took diner & returned home making in all 30 miles while ...
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    January 1, 1843 January 2, 1843 January 3, 1843 January 8, 1843
  • Page 12

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

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    January 18, 1843 ~ Wednesday Jan 18th Joseph Smith the Prophet & his Lady made a feest for his friends as a time of rejoiceing with them in consequence of his deliverence from oppression we had an inter- esting day about 20 of those who went with him to Springfield & also the Twelve & many others numbering in all about 75 persons. Gen Law & Miss Eliza Snow had compos- ed each of them a song which ...
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    January 18, 1843 January 19, 1843
  • Page 108

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

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    Mr George Miller offered himself for Baptism after meeting. I rode to McComb from then[ce] to Father John Coltrins & spent the night. I was weak & feble with the exercises of the day distance 14 m August 12, 1839 ~ Monday Aug 12th Br Taylor Baptized Mr Miller. I spent the day with Br Zebedee Coltrin. I am gaining in strength I spent the night at Br John Vance 8 m ...
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    August 12, 1839 August 13, 1839 August 14, 1839 August 15, 1839 August 16, 1839 August 17, 1839 August 18, 1839
  • Page 109

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

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    and were buried the next day both in one grave. I accompanied the corps of Sister Draper to the grave. I had an interview with most all of the Fox Island friends I spent the night with Elder Stephens 4 m August 19, 1839 ~ Monday 19th I spent most of the day visiting the saints I rode to Mr J Coons at my old habitation I had some peculiar feelings while visiting the place. I next visited Br Oudercark & Sister ...
    Dates:
    August 19, 1839 August 20, 1839