Warsaw, Hancock County, Illinois

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  • Page 163

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

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    July 23, 1842 ~ Saturday JULY 23rd The time had come when we were under the necessity of having a new stock of paper & other materials for the printing office & book binders which could not be purchased short of St Lowis & Joseph appointed me to go to St Lowis & purchase the articles & as it fell to my lot to perform the journey & business. I aranged my affairs & on Saturday this 23rd of July ...
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    July 23, 1842 July 28, 1842 July 29, 1842 July 30, 1842 July 31, 1842
  • Page 78

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

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    July 5, 1843 ~ Wednesday July 5th My masons got together to comme nce laying brick on my house but our door & window frames not being made part of them went home but some staid but performed but little work July 6, 1843 ~ Thursday 6th I had an interview with Br Fidoe who has taken a job of Building my house he informed the fraims were not yet made & thought it best to dismiiss the masons for a season we did ...
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    July 5, 1843 July 6, 1843 July 7, 1843 July 8, 1843
  • Page 284

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

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    region we are sensible that the saints will have to be tried whether they will abide in the covenant of God or not even tried unto death. I am satisfyed that all things will work together for the good of the saints, and when they are sufficiently tried they will be delivered The Brethren returned from Saco bringing the latest news which sayes the mormon war had all fizzelid out that the general with his officers had showed their white feathers, & left the field, before a gun was ...
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    July 9, 1844
  • Page 285

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

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    stop. the families of warsaw had gone to Quincy the bells of the town were ringing & men were called to arms, but where the end would be time alone must detirmin the foregoing items I draw from the papers we shall look for terrible accounts each day untill the close of the scene. We also recieved a hand bill in the evening concerning the mob war excitement &c in philadelphia which was tremendious in fact the nation seems to be ripe for Judgment. I ...
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    July 10, 1844
  • Page 110

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

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    to once more enter this city after being absent more than two years when I left their was not more than a dozen houses in the town but now their was more than a dozen several hundred we passed by the temple as we passed along & had a view of it soon called at the house of Elder Young & spent the night with him he was sick Elder Kimball was with him & also Elder Richards we lade hands on ...
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    October 7, 1841 October 8, 1841
  • Page 117

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

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    November 22, 1841 ~ Monday Nov 22nd I got my Bedroom plastered by J. Hodson November 23, 1841 ~ Tuesday 23rd I spent the day to work at home November 24, 1841 ~ Wednesday 24th [FIGURE] I commenced taking charge of the provision store for the committee of the Nauvoo House I also cut & drew two loads of wood to my door November 25, 1841 ~ Thursday 25th I spent a part of the day ...
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    November 22, 1841 November 23, 1841 November 24, 1841 November 25, 1841 November 26, 1841 November 27, 1841 November 28, 1841 November 29, 1841 November 30, 1841 December 1, 1841
  • Page 3

    Part of Letter from Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 18 July 1840

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    of the kind take place soon there was a company of 17 Missourians armed came of over the river below Warsaw and kidnaped 4 of our bretherens and carried them over the river & whiped two of them almost to death The names of those that they whiped is Noah Rogers & the other by the name of Bois the others Jas. Alred & Alansow Brown bro. Alred they striped & tied to a tree & drawed the ...
  • Page 126

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1845 – December 31, 1846)

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    July 30, 1845 ~ Wednesday July 30th [FIGURES] I recieved five American & 2 English letters from the following Persons. Aphek & Azubah Woodruff B Cosset J. M. Grant J. Phelps, & James Frederick Cleary, see his letter, & 2 from Brethren in England & one Nauvoo Neighbor all of which brought cheering intelligence to me it was the first letter I have recieved from Father Woodruff ...
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    July 30, 1845 July 31, 1845 August 1, 1845
  • Page 233

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1845 – December 31, 1846)

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    April 11, 1846 ~ Saturday 11th Arived in St Louis at 10 oclok took passage for Nauvoo on the Red wing at $4 each I bought A bill of Farming utensial Plough log chains Axes shovels, Hoes, spades, sythes sickels, forks, steel Iron combs cards grindstone breast & trace chains codfish cheese &c &c the whole Bill $67. Also A Hat for Father $2.75 1 bolt cotton $3.25 other Sundrys $3.40. I spent the day in the city of ...
    Dates:
    April 11, 1846 April 12, 1846 April 13, 1846
  • Page 2

    Part of Letter to Parley P. Pratt, 12 June 1842

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    about 2000, the female Releaf Society Nos about 500 the Nauvoo Masonic Lodge, about 300, all vary active in their sphere, I think you would Hardly know Nauvoo was you to come into it the prairies are ploughed fenced & planted for miles around Nauvoo their is considerable excitement though the state about our voting in the coming election President Rigdon runs for our Senator it is not yet decided who will run for our representatives. Mormonism is making quite a noise through the world whare it is known ...