Tennessee River, United States

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  • Page 53

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

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    May 11, 1835 ~ Monday May 11th Rode from Br Crawley's to Br Utleys 8 miles May 12, 1835 ~ Tuesday 12th Rode to Lewis Barkers. Preached at his hous. Br Parrish Baptized 2 persons distance 6 miles May 13, 1835 ~ Wednesday 13th Rode to Mr John Jackson. Preached at his house Baptized 2 one of them at the 11th hour of the Night distance 7 miles May 14, 1835 ~ ...
    Dates:
    May 11, 1835 May 12, 1835 May 13, 1835 May 14, 1835 May 15, 1835 May 16, 1835 May 17, 1835 May 18, 1835 May 19, 1835 May 21, 1835 May 22, 1835 May 23, 1835 May 24, 1835 May 25, 1835 May 26, 1835 May 27, 1835 May 28, 1835 May 29, 1835 May 30, 1835 May 31, 1835 June 1, 1835 June 2, 1835
  • Page 58

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

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    June 29th 1835 The following is A License Receieved from Elder Warren Parrish This certifies that Willford Woodruff has been receieved into this Church of ^the^ Latter Day Saints organized on the 6th Day of Aprail 1830 and has been ordained an Elder according to the rules and regulations of said Church and is duly authorized to preach the gospel and act in all the ordinances of the house of the LORD agreeable to the authority of that office given under my hand ...
    Dates:
    June 29, 1835 June 29, 1835 June 30, 1835 July 1, 1835 July 2, 1835 July 3, 1835 July 4, 1835 July 5, 1835 July 6, 1835 July 7, 1835
  • Page 60

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

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    for me to take the parting hand with Br PARRISH I know not that we shall ever meet again untill we meet in Eternity may the blessings of God crown his days & prepare him for the Celestial Kingdom. O worthy Brother farewell but not forever I am now left alone without human aid to asist me in preaching the gospel my circuit is about 100 miles in extent besides the care of all the Churches within the limits of the same who is weack & I not weack who is ...
    Dates:
    July 24, 1835 July 25, 1835 July 26, 1835 July 27, 1835 July 28, 1835 July 29, 1835 July 30, 1835 July 31, 1835 August 1, 1835 August 2, 1835 August 3, 1835 August 4, 1835 August 5, 1835 August 6, 1835
  • Page 87

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

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    I also on this 31st Day of May Wrote a Letter to Presi dent O Cowdery Kirtland Ohio containing one subsc criber for M[essenger] & Ad[vocate] & $2 dollars for M & Ad this Letter contained the substance of the two Letters I mailed for Kirtland Dated March 12. 1836 which we suppose are lost I sent this Letter & money by the hand of Elder Elias F Wells who was going direct to Kirtland & may God give him a safe return June ...
    Dates:
    June 1, 1836 June 2, 1836 June 3, 1836 June 4, 1836 June 5, 1836
  • Page 91

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

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    July 9, 1836 ~ Saturday July 9th Arose refreshed in some degree & rode to Boydsville from thence to Taropen whare I found Br Boydstun with the church & I perused the 7th No of the M & Ad {Distance of the day} 25 miles July 10, 1836 ~ Sunday 10 Sunday held a meeting with the Taropen branch & communed with the Saints at Br Clapp's then rode to Br
    Dates:
    July 9, 1836 July 10, 1836 July 11, 1836 July 12, 1836 July 13, 1836 July 14, 1836 July 15, 1836 July 16, 1836 July 17, 1836 July 18, 1836 July 19, 1836
  • Page 81

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

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    May 3, 1836 ~ Tuesday May 3 Rode to Father Frys {with Elder Patten} distance 10 miles May 4, 1836 ~ Wednesday 4 Preached at Br Frey's at candle light {Elder Patten lead the meeting} May 5, 1836 ~ Thursday 5 Spent the day at Br Frey's copying my Journal & studying the HEBREW {with Elder Patten} May 6, 1836 ~ Friday 6 Spent the day studying & writing at Br ...
    Dates:
    May 3, 1836 May 4, 1836 May 5, 1836 May 6, 1836 May 7, 1836 May 8, 1836 May 9, 1836 May 10, 1836 May 11, 1836 May 12, 1836 May 13, 1836 May 14, 1836 May 15, 1836 May 16, 1836 May 17, 1836 May 18, 1836 May 19, 1836 May 20, 1836 May 21, 1836 May 22, 1836
  • Page 36

    Part of Leaves From My Journal

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    LEAVES FROM MY JOURNAL. I was invited to hold a meeting at a Baptist meeting house on the 27th of June. On my arrival I met a large congrega- tion; but, on commencing meeting, Parson Browning ordered the meeting to be closed. I told the people I had come ten miles to preach the gospel to them, and was willing to stand in a cart, on a pile of wood, on a fence, or any other place they would appoint, to have that privilege. One man said he owned the fence ...
    Dates:
    June 27, 1836 July 18, 1836 July 31, 1836 September 2, 1836
  • Page 10

    Part of Leaves From My Journal

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    CONTENTS. CHAPTER VII. Curious Worship—Meet Elder Parrish—Labor Together in Ten- nessee—Adventure in Bloody River—A Night of Peril— Providential Light—Menaced by a Mob—Good Advice of a Baptist Preacher—Summary of my Labors during the Year. Page 18. CHAPTER VIII. Studying Grammar—Meet Elder Patten—Glorious News—Labor with A. O. Smoot—Turned out of a Meeting House by a Baptist Preacher—Preach in the Open Air—Good Result— Adventure on the Tennessee River—A Novel Charge to Arrest and Condemn Men upon—Mob ...
  • Page 2

    Part of Autobiography 1858 Deseret News

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    THE DESERET NEWS. TRUTH AND LIBERTY. No. 19. FILLMORE CITY, WEDNESDAY, JULY 14, 1858. VOL VIII. [Column 1] HISTORY OF WILFORD WOODRUFF. (FROM HIS OWN PEN.) -[CONTINUED.]- March 2—We cut down a large cotton wood tree, and in two days dug out a canoe four feet wide and twelve long, put on a pair of oars and then rowed down the Arkansas river, 125 miles to Little Rock, begging our food by the way, a meal at ...
    Dates:
    March 2, 1835 March 24, 1835 March 27, 1835 April 4, 1835 June 23, 1835 June 28, 1835 July 23, 1835 November 15, 1835 February 26, 1836 May 27, 1836 May 28, 1836 May 31, 1836 June 19, 1836 June 29, 1836 July 14, 1836 July 30, 1836 July 31, 1836 August 11, 1836 August 29, 1836 September 2, 1836 September 19, 1836 September 20, 1836 October 20, 1836 October 28, 1836 November 17, 1836 November 25, 1836 November 29, 1836 December 20, 1836 January 3, 1837 January 25, 1837 January 29, 1837 January 30, 1837 February 19, 1837 March 23, 1837 April 4, 1837 April 6, 1837
  • Page 16

    Part of Autobiography 1857-1858 Draft 1

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    at the same time began to talk about the mormons & told several lies which I corrected before the people, this still enraged him worse and I was forbidden to preach in the house I told the people as I had been invited to preach to them & had come 10 miles to fulfill the appointment I would like to preach to them, I was willing to stand on a fence, wood pile, on a cart or anyplace they would appoint a man rose & said he owned the land in front of the meeting house I might ...
    Dates:
    July 14, 1836 July 18, 1836 July 30, 1836