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  • Page 20

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

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    May 1834 we visited many of the mounds which were flung up by the ancient inhabitants of this Continent probably by the Nephites & Lamanites[.] we visited one of these Mounds [Printed between lines of cursive text] *considerd to be 300 feet above the level of the Illinois river three persons dug into the mound & found a dody. Elder Milton Holmes took the arrow out of the back bones that killed Zelph & brought it with some ...
    Dates:
    May 1, 1834
  • Page 32

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

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    February 17, 1841 ~ Wednesday 17th Great excitement prevails throughout London esspecially in the House of parliament conserning the Imprisionment of Mr MCCleod & the North Eastern Boundary Question, Parliame- nt now seemes determined on war to evry Human appearance it cannot be evaded, But to the reflecting mind it seems as though the Nations at the present time, were Insane & their Kings, Presidents & Senitors entirely destitute of all wisdom. But they will all soon learn their is a God ...
    Dates:
    February 17, 1841
  • Page 29

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

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    April 21, 1838 ~ Saturday April 21. I wrote two letters one to Mrs Woodruff & the other to Elder Nathaniel Holmes & spent the night with Capt Benjn Coombs 2 miles April 22, 1838 ~ Sunday 22 I preached to a large congregation of Gentiles that were filled with unbelief hardness of heart & manifested malace against me & the cause which I advocated but notwithstanding their indignation I bore my last tes- timony unto them of the fulness of the everlasting gospel that ...
    Dates:
    April 21, 1838 April 22, 1838 April 23, 1838 April 25, 1838 April 26, 1838
  • Page 37

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

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    churches of the day possessed. Brother Rogers was a Teacher among the saints he was a true & literal desendant of John Rogers who was burnt at the stake he was the six generation from John Rogers. we vis- ited a woman sick with the palsy we Prayed for her we again returned to the place of meeting. Elder O. Pratt delivered us a vary interesting discours from Nephi vision in the third chapter of the first Book of Nephi. The Lords supper was then administered unto us. There was one ...
  • Page 60

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

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    us. We Dined with Brother James Bewsher a Coachman. We met in the afternoon & after some obse rvations from Elder William Clayton I brake bread unto the Saints & preached unto them. I also met a large Congregation at the same place in the Evening & preached the gospel unto them. I had the spirit of God & they gave good attention one Sister said she saw by vision or Revelation Jesus pleading with the Father to spare England ...
  • Page 11

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

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    the way was open she concluded to undertake it She called for the Elders of the Church, & Elder J. Blakesley prayed with her & anointed her with oil & she was carried on board of the ship with her three children. No sooner than they hoisted sail & put to sea it seemed as though all the Elements were ingaged to destroye her, so rough a voyage the Capt never knew, in his life, they had 35 days voyage & 12 hours fair weather, for 15 nights in succession it was one continual flash of ...
  • Page 142

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

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    Richard Rushton Priest take charge of the Church at Leek Moved & Carried that Elder Alfred Cordon be the Presiding Elder over the churches comprising this conference Also Orsmond Shaw be the Standing Clerk for the Same Moved & Carried that Elder Alford Cordon be a delegate to represent this Conference to the general Conference at Manchester on the 6th day of July nex Moved & Carried that the Delegate present the minutes of this
    Dates:
    June 30, 1840 July 1, 1840 July 2, 1840
  • Page 143

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

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    A Remarkable Vision I Ann Booth wife of Robert Booth of the Town of Manchester England had the following vision on the 12th Day of March in the year of our Lord 1840. Being carried away in a vision to the place of depart ed souls I saw 12 prision one above another vary large & builded of solled stone. On ariving at the door of the uppermost prision. I beheld one of the 12 Apostles of the Lamb who had ...
  • Page 144

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

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    first and John Westley then proceded to Baptize A man by the name of Killham the leader of the New Connection of Methodist and next John Madison & then Scott, & John Tongue, the three latter were Methodist Preachers with whom I had formerly been acquainted the next he Baptized was my Grandfather (Edmund Whitehead) & the next was my Uncle (John Whitehead) & the next was my sister (Elizabeth Olland) & next ...
  • Page 165

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

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    July 10, 1837 ~ Monday 10th I walked in Company with Elder Hale to Collinsville I had an interview with Samuel Barber Uncle Ozem was assisting in building a stone dam across the river at Collensville. I visited a pine grove that I often retired to in 1830 for prayer & meditation I had many interesting seasons by day & by night while tending a mill for Collins in 1830, in the pine grove ...
    Dates:
    July 10, 1837 July 11, 1837 July 12, 1837