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  • Page 25

    Part of Leaves From My Journal

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    JOURNEY TO AKEMAN'S. CHAPTER V. OUR ANXIETY TO MEET A SAINT—JOURNEY TO AKEMAN'S— A DREAM—FIND MR. AKEMAN A RANK APOSTATE—HE RAISES A MOB—THREATENED WITH TAR, FEATHERS, ETC.—I WARN MR. AKEMAN TO REPENT—HE FALLS DEAD AT MY FEET—I PREACH HIS FUNERAL SERMON. IN the early days of the Church, it was a great treat to an Elder in his travels through the country to find a "Mor- mon;" it was so with us. We were hardly in Arkansas when we heard of a family ...
  • Page 9

    Part of Autobiography 1865 Millennial Star

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    Saints, and had lately moved here, depending upon his gun mostly for his living. It was sixty miles to a house on the north, and twelve miles on the south. He and his family were living in a small old log hut, about twelve feet square, and one bed in the room, upon which lay his wife, several children and three young dogs. He lay stretched out upon the bare floor, with his feet to a small fire. There was no door to the house, but a rag- ged quilt ...
    Dates:
    January 24, 1835
  • Page 10

    Part of Autobiography 1857-1858 Draft 2

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    followed by Elder Brown: during our preaching there was a hard snow storm. We arrived at Petty John Creek, in the Arkansas Territory, where Mr. Alexander Akeman resided with a large family of sons and one daughter, all of which who^m^ were settled around him, Mr Akeman, ^stet^ was a member of the church ^he^ and a part of his family, were members of the church in Jackson Co.; his wife died strong in the ...
  • Page 53

    Part of History – The History of Zion's Camp

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    another "go on", and in the midst of this awful crisis a person bawled into to doors "a man stabbed" the mass instantly rushed to the spot, in hopes, as some said that one damed Mormon had got killed, but as good luck whould have it, only one Missourian had dirked another, (one Colbert a blacksmith had stabbed one Males, who had previously whipped one Mormon nearly to death and boasted of having whipped many more.) the wound was dangerous and as the Lord was there it seemed as though the occurance was nessary to brake up ...
  • Page 289

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1860 – October 22, 1865)

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    December 7, 1863 ~ Monday Dec 7th 1863 I spent the fore part of the day in the office writing. Jason Luce, killed 8. a man in the street by the name of Samuel Bunton from Origon he cut his throat with a Bowe knife He was immediately arested & imprisioned during the Evening G A Smith arived home bringing 8the Bodies of two deatd men viz Ira Jones Willis & his son
    Dates:
    December 7, 1863 December 8, 1863 December 9, 1863 December 10, 1863 December 12, 1863 December 14, 1863
  • Page 4

    Part of Letter to George Albert Smith, 28 May 1856

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    Smith gave them to me. Elder O. Hyde sent a letter to you which Bathsheba gave me to read, and I thought she had better send it to you, and she did so. Your letters contained a good deal of matter upon various subjects. Sister Smith has been to Utah a week, she has just returned and is well. The California Mail arrivd on the 24th brought some letters and papers. some letters from C. C. Rich, a spicy one from F. Sherwood; it ...
  • Page 3

    Part of Letter from George L. Farrell, 10 September 1894

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    cannot be furnished him by the Church so that he can return it to the person who loaned it to him. Awaiting Your Answer I am Your Brother as ever, Geo L. Farrell P.S. his name is William Done a cousin to Prof Willard Done, and is one of the Young Men who was so unmercifully whipped with a Buggy tug while on his Mission. G. L. F. He should have the cost of his Rig fare home re- turned to him. Please see ...
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    Part of Letter to George Albert Smith, 28 May 1856

    Excerpt:
    Smith gave them to me. Elder O. Hyde sent a letter to you which Bathsheba gave me to read, and I thought she had better send it to you, and she did so. Your letters contained a good deal of matter upon various subjects. Sister Smith has been to Utah for a week, she has just returned and is well. The California Mail arrived on the 24th brought some letters and papers, some letters from C. C. Rich, a spicy ...