Staffordshire Potteries, Staffordshire, England

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  • Page 139

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

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    We took the parting hand with each other & Elder Richard took the cars for Manchester & I took coach for West Bromwich 5 miles & called upon Sister Mary Packard at Mr's Duffrell Church Tavern West Bromich she informed me that Elder Turley was in another part of the town & had commenced Baptizing sister Packard accompanied me to Brother John Robinson Gritts Green near Bromwich thes friends received me ...
    Dates:
    June 24, 1840 June 25, 1840 June 26, 1840
  • Page 184

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

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    September 28, 1840 ~ Monday Minutes of the Conference of the Staffordshire Potteries Sept 28 1840 The Conference met at Hanly Staffordshire on the 28th Sept there being present one of the travling Council 4 Elders 11 Priest 5 Teachers & 2 Deacons. The meeting was then called to order by Elder Simpson when it was moved & carried that Elder W. Woodruff be chosen President of the Conference & Osmond Shaw Clerk. The meeting was then opened by singing ...
    Dates:
    September 28, 1840
  • Page 186

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

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    October 2, 1840 ~ Friday Oct 2nd Elder Kimball & myself arose from our bed in the morning with the power of God resting upon us yea the Spirit of God is like fire shut up in my bones. O my God. why is thy Spirit thus upon me why is mine eyes this morning a fountain of tears what art thou about to do O my God that causes this thing. I ask the[e] father to tell it unto me in the name of Jesus Christ thy Son. Thus ...
    Dates:
    October 2, 1840 October 3, 1840 October 4, 1840
  • Page 191

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

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    October 15, 1840 ~ Thursday 15th I arose refreshed by sleep but had a wait upon my mind, which has been upon me for ma- ny days the spirit of which manifests great trouble & persecutions of the Saints in general, throughout Europe & America & that many will fall away, that the USA will rise against the church & that they will be driven from whare they are & that great trouble awaits the world universally I had a long conversation with Catherine the Prophetess upon these ...
    Dates:
    October 15, 1840
  • Page 118

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

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    After retiring to rest at night I was called upon by Brother Meeks to go with him to lay hands upon his wife who was possessed with a devil I went with him to his house & found his wife foaming in great agony I lade hands upon her & rebuked the devil & he came out of her & she soon fell asleep & I returned home, & If I had judg- ed from outward appearances I should have thought the devil followed me home & entered into our Cat for ...
    Dates:
    December 2, 1841 December 3, 1841 December 4, 1841 December 5, 1841 December 6, 1841
  • Page 87

    Part of Leaves From My Journal

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    ARRIVE IN LIVERPOOL. Our company consisted of 109 souls, composed of Ameri- cans, English, Scotch, Irish, Welsh and Dutch. We arrived in Liverpool dock on the 11th day of January, 1840, having made the voyage from New York in twenty-three days. CHAPTER XXIII. OUR VISIT TO PRESTON—OUR FIRST COUNCIL IN ENGLAND, IN 1840—WE TAKE DIFFERENT FIELDS OF LABOR—A WOMAN POSSESSED OF THE DEVIL—ATTEMPT TO CAST IT OUT AND FAIL—TURN OUT THE UNBELIEVERS, AND THEN SUCCEED—THE EVIL SPIRIT ...
    Dates:
    January 11, 1840 January 13, 1840
  • Page 89

    Part of Leaves From My Journal

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    THE WORD OF THE LORD TO ME. it and cast the devil out of it, and the evil spirits had no power over the household afterwards. This was done by the power of God, and not of man. We laid hands upon twenty in Manchester who were sick, and they were mostly healed. On the 21st, I arrived in Burslem by coach, and met, for the first time, with Elder Alfred Cordon. This being my field of labor, I ...
    Dates:
    January 21, 1840 January 22, 1840 February 10, 1840 March 1, 1840 March 2, 1840
  • Page 1

    Part of Letter to Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 24 April 1840

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    Ledbury, Herefordshire, England, April 24th, 1840. My Dear Phebe I again appropriate a little time to fill a sheet to you. which I shall mostly take up in giving an account of the work of the Lord in this Country. I wrote you a long letter while in Staffordshire at the potteries, but whether it has fallen into your hands or not I do not know. You have been anxious No doubt to hear from me from time ...
    Dates:
    April 24, 1840
  • Page 1

    Part of Letter to Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 17 July 1840

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    Burslem Staffordshire Potteries England July 17th 1840 My Dear Companion As I have occupied one of two pages as you will find in other letters in conversing about temporal matters & things of miner consequene I feel disposed to fill this page in expressing my feelings unto you upon the great plan of Salvation, sumthing of my present expectations & an account of the work in this Land. When I take into consideration the day & generation in which we live even in this last dispensation & fullness ...
    Dates:
    July 17, 1840
  • Page 2

    Part of Letter to Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 17 July 1840

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    that we should spend a few months more before we return, The work of the Lord is rolling on swiftly in this land & the present signs are that the gentiles will spedily be warned. Already are there thousands rejoiceing in the New & Everlasting Covenant in England, the standard of truth as an ensign to the people is reared up in the largest cities of Scotland, & Saints rejoicing therein The warning voice is spedily to be heard in the City of Belfast Ireland, The cry is heard in ...