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  • Page 17

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

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    January 20, 1838 ~ Saturday 22 20 Early in the morning I Baptized two persons viz capt Isaac Crockett & William Merchant. We then walked to Mr John Smith's whare I again met Mrs Woodruff we spent the night at Mr Smiths Distance 8 m January 21, 1838 ~ Sunday 21 Sunday met a large congregation in No 2 for a meeting Elder Ball addressed the people I followed him {The spirit of God rested upon me to a ...
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    January 20, 1838 January 21, 1838 January 22, 1838 January 23, 1838 January 24, 1838 January 25, 1838 January 26, 1838 January 27, 1838 January 28, 1838 January 29, 1838 January 30, 1838 January 31, 1838
  • Page 16

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

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    that all Jerrusalem went out unto Johns Baptism Here was a legal administrator, & those that were baptized were subjects for a king & also the laws & oracles of God were there therefore the king- dom of God was there, for no man could have better authority to Administer than John & our Savior submitted to that authority himself by being baptized By John therefore the kingdom of God was set up upon the earth even in the days of John their is a difference between the kingdom of ...
  • Page 179

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

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    reveal things differently from what we expect? He remarked that he was continually rising - altho' he had every thing bearing him down, standing in his way & opposing - after all he always comes out right at the end. Respecting females laying on hands, he further remarkd there could be no devil in it if God gave his sanction by healing that there could be no more sin in any female laying hands on the sick than in wetting the face with water that it is no sin for any body ...
  • Page 78

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

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    Soon after the meeting was dissmissed Miss Elizabeth Wilson was attacked with violent sickness {Elder Wells and myself assisted her throughout the night} we thought she would soon depart but the Lord was merciful unto her {Elizabeth was a lady possessing a generous heart a refined mind and adoring and expanded} thought {celebrated for her accomplishment and the knowledge and right she possesses and [uses] her} qualifications {to the best advantage} Elizabeth had much influence in the society of her acquaintance esspecially her sect March 29, 1836 ~ Tuesday March 29
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    March 29, 1836 March 30, 1836 March 31, 1836 April 1, 1836 April 2, 1836 April 3, 1836 April 4, 1836 April 5, 1836 April 6, 1836
  • Page 79

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

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    April 7, 1836 ~ Thursday Aprail 7th Rode to Br Simeon Hendricks & Spent the day in teaching them & strivings to reinstate them into their former faith & fellowship which had been shaken by wrong constructions upon the Law of the Church &c by Elder Cathcart these are days of trial Who is weak & I am not weak Who is offended and I burn not O my God give me wisdom & spirit to feed the flock & proclaim against every evil Spirit. held a debate with Mr
    Dates:
    April 7, 1836 April 8, 1836 April 9, 1836 April 10, 1836 April 11, 1836 April 12, 1836 April 13, 1836 April 14, 1836 April 15, 1836 April 16, 1836 April 17, 1836 April 18, 1836 April 19, 1836
  • Page 105

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    January 1, 1856 ~ Tuesday JAN. 1st, 1856 ^Tuesday^ I spent the day at home writing January 2, 1856 ~ Wednesday 2nd I spent the day in Joint session. All the officers of the Territory were Elected the Judges, & Notary Public of the co[u]nties The commissioners, Treasurers, Auditors, Marshalls, surveyors & Attorney Generals, The Chancellors & Regency of the University of Deserett. I was appointed as one of the Regency. January 3, 1856 ~ Thursday 3rd I spent the day In the ...
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    January 1, 1856 January 2, 1856 January 3, 1856 January 4, 1856 January 5, 1856 January 6, 1856
  • Page 86

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    stupid I feel that there hearts are more set upon the things of their farms than they are to prepare for the great day of the Lord. I pray the Lord to Bless us & give us his Holy spirit to prepare us for his kingdom & comeing for Christ sake Amen at 7 oclock in the evening the people again assembled & filled the House and they were addressed by W. Woodruff who said Brethren & Sisters I am truly glad to meet with you in the capacity ...
  • Page 88

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    November 9, 1855 ~ Friday 9th In company with H. S. Eldridge Joseph Young & Henry Harriman I rode to Toeele & spent the night at E. T. at Brother Moss. Brother Thomas Grover stoped with me distance 25 mls November 10, 1855 ~ Saturday 10th Saturday we rode to Tooele City to attend the Quarte- rly conference the people Assembled at 11 oclok meeting opened by singing & Prayer ...
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    November 9, 1855 November 10, 1855 November 11, 1855
  • Page 63

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    May 5, 1855 ~ Saturday May 5th I met with the Presidency & 12 in the House of the Lord built upon the Temple Block & we dedicated it before the Lord Broth E. T. Benson opened by prayer & after the usual cerimonies H C Kimball proceded to dedicate the House by prayer He named in his prayer evry room from top to bottom evry wall & material Adobies sand clay stone Lime from the fo[u]ndation to the top prayed ...
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    May 5, 1855 May 6, 1855
  • Page 78

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    A Saviour which is Christ the Lord" This is the Saviour born in Bethlehem of Judea. He said one cause of his ^why I^ taking this tex[t] was ^is^ that a school teacher in Great Salt Lake City asked her whole school if they would tell her whare Jesus was born born & not one of them could tell her it is true they were mostly small schollars but there was one almost a man grown & he could not tell. I think there is a neglect among ...