William Douglass

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  • Page 183

    Part of Journal (December 29, 1833 – January 3, 1838)

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    December 28, 1837 ~ Thursday Dec 28th I spent the fore part of the day in conversation with Mr William Douglass the Methodist Priest he wanted me to work miracles to make him believe I reproved him for taking such a course and left him & walked to N[orth] I[sland] on the neck & Preached in the school house & spent the night at Mr James Babbadge in company with Messrs Robert Thompson Esq. & James Thompson, from
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    December 28, 1837 December 29, 1837 December 30, 1837 December 31, 1837
  • Page 17

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

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    January 20, 1838 ~ Saturday 22 20 Early in the morning I Baptized two persons viz capt Isaac Crockett & William Merchant. We then walked to Mr John Smith's whare I again met Mrs Woodruff we spent the night at Mr Smiths Distance 8 m January 21, 1838 ~ Sunday 21 Sunday met a large congregation in No 2 for a meeting Elder Ball addressed the people I followed him {The spirit of God rested upon me to a ...
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    January 20, 1838 January 21, 1838 January 22, 1838 January 23, 1838 January 24, 1838 January 25, 1838 January 26, 1838 January 27, 1838 January 28, 1838 January 29, 1838 January 30, 1838 January 31, 1838
  • Page 18

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

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    February 1, 1838 ~ Thursday Feb 1st I repaired in company with Elder Ball to a stream of water we their clensed our feet with pure water and bore testimony unto God through Jesus Christ against Mr Douglass the Methodest Priest for rejecting our testimony & offending our little ones this is the third witness borne to heaven against that man O God reward him according to thy Mercy, Judgment, Justice, & Truth. We call upon Br & Sister Merchant & found them possessing a good spirit ...
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    February 1, 1838 February 2, 1838 February 3, 1838 February 4, 1838 February 5, 1838 February 6, 1838
  • Page 173

    Part of Journal (December 29, 1833 – January 3, 1838)

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    & seventies, esspecially, Kimble, Hide, Goodson & others in England. Of Page & Blakesley on Canida & many others we thought and spake of. While filled with these meditations, & the Promises of GOD, we fell upon our knees and thanked the God of heaven, & Prayed for all Israel, not forgetting the Church of Latter Day Saints, head nor foot. We plead with God for Joseph, & for all the Elders and ...
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    September 6, 1837 September 7, 1837 September 8, 1837 September 9, 1837 September 10, 1837 September 11, 1837
  • Page 174

    Part of Journal (December 29, 1833 – January 3, 1838)

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    should come upon him for rejecting that Book as being the word of God &c. I took the minutes of his discours & when he closed I arose and informed the people I would hold a meeting at the meetinghouse on Sunday and answer his objections. I however rectifyed some of his mistakes in his presence. Spent the night with Brother Eames. 7 m[iles] September 12, 1837 ~ Tuesday Sept 12th We held a meeting at Mr. C. Sterretts & Baptized his whole ...
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    September 12, 1837 September 13, 1837 September 14, 1837 September 15, 1837 September 16, 1837 September 17, 1837 September 18, 1837 September 19, 1837 September 20, 1837 September 21, 1837 September 22, 1837 September 23, 1837 September 24, 1837 September 25, 1837 September 26, 1837
  • Page 175

    Part of Journal (December 29, 1833 – January 3, 1838)

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    September 27, 1837 ~ Wednesday Sept 27th I preached at No. 4. Elder Hale Baptized one Mr Jonathan Burgess. We spent the night at Capt John Carvers distance 6 miles September 28, 1837 ~ Thursday 28th Walked to Mr Anthony Coombs. Elder Hale Baptized Mrs Elizabeth Coombs. I Preached at No. 3. to a large congregation. the spirit of God rested upon me. There is much of the spirit of ...
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    September 27, 1837 September 28, 1837 September 29, 1837 September 30, 1837 October 1, 1837 October 2, 1837 October 3, 1837 October 4, 1837 October 5, 1837 October 6, 1837
  • Page 54

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

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    A Coppy of a letter Written by Elder Thomas B. Marsh Directed to Elder Willford Woodruff Dated July 14. 1838 Elder W. Woodruff. [FIGURE] Sir; a fiew days since Prest. Joseph Smith jr and some others were assembled to attend to some Church business when it was thought proper to select those who was designed of the LORD to fill the places of those of the twelve who had fallen ^x^away^x^ namely Wm. E Mclellin, Lyman E. Johnson,
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    July 14, 1838 August 10, 1838
  • Page 45

    Part of Leaves From My Journal

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    BEGIN TO BAPTIZE THE PEOPLE. I had much liberty in speaking, and informed the people that the Lord had raised up a prophet and organized His Church as in the days of Christ and the ancient apostles, with prophets, apostles and the gifts as anciently, and that He had brought forth the Book of Mormon. At the close of my remarks Elder Hale bore testimony. I gave liberty for anyone to speak that might wish to. As no one responded, I announced that we would hold ...
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    September 3, 1837
  • Page 46

    Part of Leaves From My Journal

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    LEAVES FROM MY JOURNAL tember, and these were the first baptisms performed by proper authority upon any of the islands of the sea (to my know- ledge) in this dispensation. Before we left Kirtland some of the leading apostates there had tried to discourage Brother Hale about going upon his mission, telling him he would never baptize any one, and he had better remain at home. When Captain Eames offered himself for baptism, I told Brother Hale to go and baptize him, and prove ...
  • Page 47

    Part of Leaves From My Journal

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    GREAT EXCITEMENT UPON BOTH ISLANDS. The excitement became great upon both Fox Islands islands, and on Sunday, the 17th of September, I met a large assembly from both Islands, and took the same subject that Mr. Douglass had dwelt upon in his remarks against the Book of Mormon and our principles. I spoke two-and-a-half hours, and answered every objection against the Book of Mormon, Joseph Smith or our prin- ciples. I had good attention, and the people seemed satisfied ...
    Dates:
    September 17, 1837