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  • Page 4

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

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    Editorial Note: Days of the week, month, day, and year of each journal entry have been inserted in the typescript in bold before each entry to aid the reader in differentiating between journal entries. see July 23rd 1835 Stenography Henry A Woodruff Son of Azmon and Harriet Woodruff Born [May 20th 1855] Married Emma Manella Woodruff She was born July 14th 1860 at SLCity Names Births Marriages Deaths Age ...
    Dates:
    December 20, 1891
  • Page 94

    Part of Leaves From My Journal

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    LEAVES FROM MY JOURNAL. Brother Benbow furnished us with £300 to print the first Book of Mormon that was published in England: and on the 20th of May, 1840, Brigham Young, Willard Richards and I held a council on the top of Malvern Hill, and there decided that Brigham Young go direct to Manchester and publish 3,000 copies of the Hymn Book and 3,000 copies of the Book of ...
    Dates:
    May 18, 1840 May 20, 1840
  • Page 100

    Part of Leaves From My Journal

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    LEAVES FROM MY JOURNAL. In 1848, after my return to Winter Quarters from our pioneer journey, I was appointed by the Presidency of the Church to take my family and go to Boston, to gather up the remnant of the Latter-day Saints and lead them to the valleys of the mountains. While on my way east I put my carriage into the yard of one of the brethren in Indiana, and Brother Orson Hyde set his wagon by the side ...
  • Page 101

    Part of Leaves From My Journal

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    SAVED FROM A STEAM-BOAT DISASTER. While returning to Utah in 1850 with a large company of Saints from Boston and the east, on my arrival at Pittsburg I engaged a passage for myself and company on a steamer to St. Louis. But no sooner had I engaged the passage than the Spirit said to me, "Go not on board of that steamer, neither you nor your company.'' I obeyed the revelation to me, and I did not go on board, ...
  • Page 102

    Part of Leaves From My Journal

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    LEAVES FROM MY JOURNAL. possession a large amount of money to make payment on their land purchase. This was known to some road agents in the vicinity, who gathered a company of robbers and went on ahead of Brother Rich and lay in ambush, intending to kill the "Mormons" and rob them of their money. Before reaching the company of robbers Brother Rich came to a by-path or trail. The Spirit then told him to take that path. The brethren with him marveled at his course, not knowing ...
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    LOST IN A SNOW STORM. I took my team and started early on Saturday morning. When I arrived at Woodruff, the Bishop urged me to stop until Monday and he would go with me. I told him, "No, I had tarried too long already." I drove on sprightly, and when within fifteen miles of Wasatch, a furious snow storm overtook me, the wind blowing heavily in my face. In fifteen minutes I could not see any road whatever, and knew not how or where to guide ...
  • Page 104

    Part of Leaves From My Journal

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    LEAVES FROM MY JOURNAL. In that case it dictated me quite contrary to my expecta- tions, for I had appointments out for a week ahead. But I obeyed the voice of the Spirit, went south as I was directed to, and my readers know the result. I will refer to one more instance in my experience upon the subject of revelation: All the Latter-day Saints understand that we build temples for the purpose of administering ordinances for the dead as well as for the living. The Lord has opened the way in ...
    Dates:
    March 1, 1877
  • Page 105

    Part of Leaves From My Journal

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    PATRIARCHAL BLESSINGS. temple of the Lord; and thousands of others have received the same blessings in the same way. President Young received revelations in that temple, and there are yet many revelations to be received in the last days, concerning the redemption of the dead and many other sub- jects, but they will all be manifest in due time through the proper authority unto the Church and Kingdom of God. There are many other manifestations of the power of God and the revelations ...
  • Page 106

    Part of Leaves From My Journal

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    LEAVES FROM MY JOURNAL. in the book of Enoch, and are to be testified of in due time." Abraham, Isaac and Jacob were Patriarchs, and blessed their posterity. All that Jacob said and scaled upon the heads of his twelve sons has been fulfilled to the very letter, as far as time has permitted. We also have Patriarchs in our day. Father Joseph Smith, the father of the Prophet Joseph Smith, was the first ...
    Dates:
    March 15, 1837
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    Part of Leaves From My Journal

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    LEAVES FROM MY JOURNAL, THIRD BOOK OF THE FAITH-PROMOTING SERIES. By President W. Woodruff. DESIGNED FOR THE INSTRUCTION AND ENCOURAGEMENT OF YOUNG LATTER-DAY SAINTS. SECOND EDITION. JUVENILE INSTRUCTOR OFFICE, Salt Lake City, Utah. 1882.