William Burton

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  • Page 89

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

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    COUNCIL At a council held at Far West by the Twelve, High Priests, Elders, & Priests on the twenty sixth of April 1839 The following resolutions were adopted Resolved that the following persons should be no more fellowshiped in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints but excommunicated from the same, viz Isaac Russel, Mary Russel, John Goodson & wife, Jacob Scott senr & wife, Isaac Scott,
  • Page 275

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

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    June 14, 1844 ~ Friday June 14th I spent the day at Mr Van Avery June 15, 1844 ~ Saturday June 15th Conference Minutes Conference opened in Franklin, Oakland, Co Michigan on the 15th Day of June 1844 There were present two of the Twelve, W. Woodruff & G. A. Smith. 5 High Priest, C. C. Rich. H. Green. Z. Colton, G. Coltrin, D. Fulmer. 2 Seventies ...
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    June 14, 1844 June 15, 1844
  • Page 71

    Part of Leaves From My Journal

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    ORDAINED TO THE APOSTLESHIP. fulfilled this day should not be, and notwithstanding that ten thousand of the Saints had been driven out of the State by the edict of the governor, and though the Prophet Joseph and his brother, Hyrum Smith, with other leading men were in the hands of our enemies, in chains and in prison, we moved on to the temple grounds in the city of Far West, and held a council, and fulfilled the revelation ...
  • Page 396

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1847 – December 31, 1853)

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    September 12, 1852 ~ Sunday [FIGURE] Sept 12th Sunday 12th O Pratt Preached the Funeral serm[on] of Lorenzo D. Barnes & Wm Burton who had died in England & were buried there but their bodies were taken up & brought to the vally of the great Salt Lake & buried with dead Saints in this place. The follow is a synopsis of the discours [FIGURES] L.D.B W.B. Elder Orson Pratt arose ...
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    September 12, 1852
  • Page 5

    Part of Autobiography Leaves from my Journal 1838-1840 Notes

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    Darwins Chase and Norman Shearer (who had just been liberated from Richmond prison) were also ordained to the office of Seventies. The Twelve then offered up vocal prayer in the following order Brigham Young, Heber C Kimball, Orson Pratt John E Page John Taylor Wilford Woodruff and George A Smith After which they sung Adam^on^di Aman and then the Twelve took their leave and parting hand of ...
    Dates:
    May 2, 1839
  • Page 28

    Part of Autobiography Tullidge's Quarterly Magazine 1883-84

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    TULLIDGE'S QUARTERLY MAGAZINE. [Column 1] requirement of the revelation, on the 18th of April, 1839, I took into my wagon Brigham Young and Orson Pratt: and Father Cutler took into his wagon John Taylor and George A. Smith, and we started for Far West. On the way we met John E. Page, who was going with his family to Quincy, Illinois. His wagon had turned over, ...
    Dates:
    April 18, 1839 April 25, 1839 April 26, 1839 May 2, 1839 May 3, 1839
  • Page 346

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

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    February 6, 1865 ~ Monday Feb 6, 1865 A plesant morning my Boys went to Fort Harriman for cattle. I spent the day in the office [FIGURE] I wrote 3 letters 2 to Jud[g]e Kenney 1 to Justin Wixom February 7, 1865 ~ Tuesday 7. I spent the day in the office writing February 8, 1865 ~ Wednesday 8. [FIGURE] I read my History with Brother Tullage I received a letter from Richard R Hopkins in Bear ...
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    February 6, 1865 February 7, 1865 February 8, 1865 February 9, 1865 February 10, 1865 February 11, 1865 February 12, 1865 February 13, 1865 February 15, 1865
  • Page 74

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1873 – February 7, 1880)

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    April 12, 1874 ~ Sunday April 12, 1874 Sunday I Attended the funeral of Robert Lang Campbell in the 12 ward Assembly Room, the Board of Directors were the bearers & carried the Body from the House to the meeting room W Woodruff spoke about 45 minuts followed By D. H. Wells Thomas Taylor & Bishop Hardy there was a vary large assembly we went to the grave April 13, 1874 ~ Monday 13. I spent the day at the
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    April 12, 1874 April 13, 1874 April 14, 1874 April 15, 1874 April 16, 1874 April 17, 1874 April 18, 1874 April 19, 1874 April 20, 1874
  • Page 2

    Part of Autobiography Tullidge's Quarterly Magazine Chapter 2

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    122 TULLIDGE'S QUARTERLY MAGAZINE requirement of the revelation, on the 18th of April, 1839, I took into my wagon Brigham Young and Orson Pratt: and Father Cutler took into his wagon John Taylor and George A. Smith, and we started for Far West. On the way we met John E. Page, who was going with his family, to Quincy, Illinois. His wagon had turned over ...
    Dates:
    April 18, 1839 April 25, 1839 April 26, 1839 May 2, 1839 May 3, 1839
  • Page 9

    Part of Letter to the Editor of the Deseret News, 12 May 1874

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    5 the following officers: President, Randolph H. Stewart Vice President, Wm. Howard 2nd Vice President, Archd McKinnon; Secretary, Geo. A. Peart; Treasurer, Wilford Woodruff, Jun.; Directors, Robt. Calder, Saml. Brough, Neils Peter Christiansen. 29th. Elders Rich and Budge returned to Paris. June 2nd. I held another meeting with the saints at Woodruff. 3rd. Met with the Saints ...