William Copeland

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  • Page 241

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

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    bread & cheese & a pint of beer we made our a supper & went to bed, & I dreamed of falli ng among thieves & robbers, who tryed to rob us under pretence that we had done sumthing wrong in London some years since I told them we never had been in London untill within a few months that we were Americans & had a family there, & we had come to preach the gospel & we would preach to them if they would open their doors & after ...
    Dates:
    December 25, 1840 December 26, 1840
  • Page 242

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

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    our testimony & desires to be Baptized with all her heart. She conversed much about her fathers family & friends in America we spoke of our wives & children which we had been long seperated from. On our returne home we called upon Br Corner who we found unwell, with a bad cold, we also saw a female who had just been run over by an Omnibus who was badly wounded. distance of the day 8 we read in the London times an interesting account from the German Jews ...
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    December 27, 1840 December 28, 1840
  • Page 244

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

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    darkened by removing the lights & a show was Presented in the form of a Magic lantern presented a man in evry stage of drunkenness, & a score of other things rivers, ships, cities, Lions Leopords, Bonapart Victoria, & many other things, & we retired quite satisfyed with our evenings entertainmen[t] 8 miles December 29, 1840 ~ Tuesday 29th Elder Kimball went to take a sitting for his portrait I staid at home & wrote I sent G. A. Smith a letter a paper ...
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    December 29, 1840 December 30, 1840 December 31, 1840
  • Page 237

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

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    December 13, 1840 ~ Sunday Dec 13th Sunday We met with the Saints at 2 oclock & broke bread unto them Elder Kimball Preached at 3, and I Preached at half Past six we had a good time all day, there is begining to be more interest manifest in London than ever before December 14, 1840 ~ Monday 14: [FIGURE] I received a letter from William Pitt I spent the Day in writing & had an interesting Prayr meeting at our meeting ...
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    December 13, 1840 December 14, 1840 December 15, 1840 December 16, 1840 December 17, 1840
  • Page 240

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

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    December 23, 1840 ~ Wednesday Dec Wednesday 23rd I called upon Mr Phil Filippo Pistrucci 46 Charloette Street Fitzroy square & I took my first sitting of two hours & a half for him to take my Portrait [FIGURE] I conversed with Him upon the subject of religion, he had formerly belonged to the Catholic faith but seeing so much iniquity in the Priest while in Itily He denyed & rejected the Roman religion & wrote against all ...
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    December 23, 1840 December 24, 1840
  • Page 21

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

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    of a nice silk hankerchief & 2/6 in money Mrs Susanna Sanguavanni Did the same & also sister Elizabeth Morgan gave each of us a Hankerchief. we held a meeting in the evening & had a good time, we appointed a committe of three persons to hire a preaching room viz Dr Copeland, Rev James Albon & Priest John Cooper they all accepted their appointment & will report unto us on Thursday evening at our meeting. Br ...
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    February 3, 1841 February 4, 1841
  • Page 25

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

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    was sick nigh unto Death we prayed with her & lade hands upon her & rebuked her sickness in the name of the Lord. In the evening we went to Tabernacle Square & Baptized 4 persons one was Mrs Albon Br James Albon's wife, we also confirmed her. Elder Kimball administered the ordinance of Baptism. He also received 4 letters which gave us information of the vast emegration of the Saints Elder Young said 235 go on one ship & ...
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    February 9, 1841 February 10, 1841 February 11, 1841 February 12, 1841
  • Page 29

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

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    February 14, 1841 ~ Sunday Minutes of A Conference held in LONDON A Conference of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints was held at Mr J. Barretts Academy 57 King Square Goswell Road on Sunday the 14th Feb 1841. There being present Elders H C. Kimball W. Woodruff L Snow & Wm Pitt & 4 Priest The meeting was called to order by Elder Kimball at 2 oclock. It was ...
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    February 14, 1841
  • Page 30

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

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    Moved by Br R Williams, seconded by Elder Pitt that Br John Sheffield be Ordained Teacher at Bedford Carried unanimously Moved by Elder Kimball seconded by Br Griffiths that Br A. Painter be ordained a Teacher at Woolwich Carried unanimously The Above named persons were then ordained under the hands of Elders Kimball Woodruff & Snow Moved by Elder Kimball seconded by Elder Woodruff that ...
  • 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 ...
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    February 17, 1841