Washington, D.C., United States

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  • Page 253

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

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    of your visitation the work is beginning to be seen by the Saints, when J. C. Bennet went forth to try to destroy the Saints. A little company of us went before God and asked him to take away his power, and it fell like lightning from Heaven we asked for Duncan not to be Govornor he was not but he is now dead and damned. We asked for Reynolds to be taken away, he soon shot himself & went to Hell. Carlin is dead and so ...
  • Page 267

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

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    Signs In the fall of 1840 in the city of Cincinnati Ohio ther appeared a larg Ball of fire over the city about the size of the moon apparently, at about 2 o'clock in the morning, [FIGURES] this ball of fire burnt sudd- enly causing a vary loud report, and the broken peaces flew in all directions like blazing meteors. The earth shook like an aspen & the [FIGURE] moon turned as black as ink. "Again soon after the repres entatives of our nation had assembled in ...
  • Page 268

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

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    [FIGURE] A large Bell at Washington which had been used many years, broke while tolling for President Harrison Death in a moderate manner While General Harrison was on his way to Washington to take his seat after his Election He passed through a town whare there was a child named after him who Died at the same time the General was passing by A splended ball was appointed in Portland Maine in honour to President Harrison. The man who was appointed to ...
  • Page 26

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

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    imprisionment of Mr M C. Cleod a British Officer in Lockport Jail by the Inhabitants of the state of New York who are trying him for Arson & Murder & are determined to execute him if found guilty this accusation is for the Burning of the Caroline on lake Erie in 1837 during the troubles in Canida England considers it a national & not an individ- ual affair & that Mr MCCleod acted in those transactions by order of ...
  • Page 28

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

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    turned a Deaf ear to their cries. O America it is because of these things that thou art weighed in the balance & found wanting. from this time forth perplexity shall rest upon the nation, confusion reign in thy government, wisdom righteousness & truth will depart from thy senators & rulers, Discord & folly shall shall sit in thy congress & senate, thy shame shall be known among the nations of the Earth thy pride shall be humbled in the dust & thy haughtiness laid low, the heads of thy ...
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    February 13, 1841
  • 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 96

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

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    6th Resolved that George A Smith be ordained to the place of Thomas B Marsh as one of the twelve ^acknowled[ged] as one of the Twelve Apostles^ 7th Resolved that this conference are entirely satisfied with and do give their sanction to the procedings of the conference of the Twelve and their friends held on the Temple spot at Far West Missouri on friday the 26th of April last. 8th Resolved that we also sanction the act of the council held same date at same place ...
  • Page 67

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

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    rights, privileges & freedom which our fathers fought bled & died for & which the Constitution of the United States & & this State garrentee unto us, I will do it at the point of the Bayonet & sword. Many Lawyiers contend for those thing which are against the rights of men & I can ownly excuse them because of their ignorance. Go forth & Advocate the laws & rights of the people ye lawyiers if not dont get into my hands or under the ...
  • Page 63

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

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    in the evening the Joint Stock Company was spoken of. I addressed the Saints for more than an hour free & untrammelled had good liberty Br Brown & Wilson was chosen delagates to the general conference. 6 miles March 31, 1845 ~ Monday 31st [FIGURES] I recieved 2 letters I wrote one letter to an elder in a branch whare they were persecuted. I wrote one letter to a brother in the Potteries. Also a letter to Br Wm Davis Tailor South ...
    Dates:
    March 31, 1845 April 1, 1845 April 2, 1845 April 3, 1845
  • Page 3

    Part of Letter from Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, 2 July 1840

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    by brother Hyde - they are much company - for me wish you could see them a while I kiss them every day for their pa. My dear Willford did you know that 11 long months has passed away and you have not said one word about comeing home in your letters - is seames almost an age, do tell me something about it in your next letter - may the will of the Lord be done but I hope that it will be to send you home this fall is not pray the Lord that I ...