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  • Page 76

    Part of Leaves From My Journal

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    LEAVES FROM MY JOURNAL. and milk, and ate it; then put on his hat and followed us into the street, to visit others who were sick. The unbeliever may ask: “Was there not deception in this?” If there is any deception in the mind of the unbeliever, there was certainly none with Elijah Fordham, the dying man, nor with those who were present with him, for in a few min- utes more he would have been in the spirit world, had he not been rescued. Through the ...
  • 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 141

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

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    [FIGURE] as soon as the Mail was opened I obtained Letters from John M Bernhisel G A Smith & I. F. Carter. President Young got letter from J. M. Bernhisel G.A. Smith John Taylor Wm Smith W. I. Appleby J. L. Haywood & many others I went to his office & Herd D H Wells read till half past 10 oclok we find the Nation in great confusion & ...
    Dates:
    August 29, 1856 August 30, 1856 August 31, 1856 September 1, 1856
  • Page 143

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

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    God are made manifest in your preservation from Danger & death you should make a record of it keep an account of the dealings of God with you daily I have written all the blessings I have received & I would not take gold for them. I am in the Historians office & I find it vary difficult to get or find a record of Events as they past along shuch as we want to make the History but if the Elders will take pains to write their Official Acts so the Historian ...
    Dates:
    September 7, 1856
  • Page 144

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

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    At the close of the meeting I returned home & found sister sayers & sister cob at my house. Sister sayers wished me to Bless her as she was going on her Mission I lade hands upon her & blessed her as she was going East on her mission the spirit bore testimony that all should be right with her & that she should prosper on her Journey & return in peace September 8, 1856 ~ Monday 8th I visited Brother Lamberts garden & saw his plums ...
    Dates:
    September 8, 1856 September 9, 1856 September 10, 1856 September 11, 1856 September 12, 1856 September 13, 1856
  • Page 156

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

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    After singing & prayer The meeting was addressed by Daniel D Mcarthur James McGaw, Elder France, & David Grant, & W C Dunbarson then S. W Crandle & D. D. Mcarthur spoke followed by a song from Dunbar followed by N. H. Felt with a spirited address, followed with the cricket song by J. D. T. Mc'allister. Benediction by D Spencer Met at 2 P.M. President Kimball called ...
  • Page 125

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

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    & went to the mouth of the canyon to visit them & take minutes of their organization. President Young arived at 1/2 past 10 oclock & organized the company by appointing A. O. Smoot captain Wm Miller Captain of the guard Elder Benson Chaplain James Ure clerk. He gave them some instruction concerning their Journey, & gave them his parting blessing. Br J. V. Long reported his speech. W Woodruff took a list of the names of ...
    Dates:
    April 23, 1856 April 24, 1856 April 25, 1856 April 26, 1856 April 27, 1856 April 28, 1856
  • Page 129

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

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    May 25, 1856 ~ Sunday 25th Sunday I attended meeting in the Bowery P. P. Pratt preached was followed by Father Morley & President Young. In the afternoon A Lyman & Joseph Young preached I attended the prayer Circle May 26, 1856 ~ Monday 26th The Calafornia Mail Came in & b[r]ought me 2 letters from [FIGURE] J. M. Bernhisel & 5 standards & 8 ...
    Dates:
    May 25, 1856 May 26, 1856 May 27, 1856 May 28, 1856 May 29, 1856 May 30, 1856 May 31, 1856 June 1, 1856 June 2, 1856
  • Page 137

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

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    August 4, 1856 ~ Monday 4th I spent the fore part of the Day obtaining grafts & puting in to my offi orchard Br Nebeker put them [in] for me he put in 90 buds most of them were choice fruit from the states the remainder of the day was spent in the office. we learned soon after ariving at the office that one of our clerks viz that Jonathan Grimshaw was about to leave us for England could not stand the hard ...
    Dates:
    August 4, 1856 August 5, 1856 August 6, 1856 August 7, 1856 August 8, 1856 August 9, 1856 August 10, 1856
  • 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 ...
    Dates:
    January 1, 1856 January 2, 1856 January 3, 1856 January 4, 1856 January 5, 1856 January 6, 1856