William Douglass

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  • Page 13

    Part of Autobiography Leaves from my Journal 1836–1837 Notes

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    the Bible Book of Mormon & Doctrin & Covents and laid them on top of each other and took my seat Mr Newton took up the Books and looked at them but said Nothing I then asked him if there were any school houses on the Island he said there was four school houses I asked him if they were free to preach in he said yes they were Numbered from one to four at the time appointed Mr Douglass & family accompanied us to ...
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    Part of Autobiography Leaves from my Journal 1836–1837 Notes

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    his flock. The first two we baptized was a sea Captain & his wife by the name of Justis Eames Brother Johnathan H Hale went down into the sea and baptized them on Sunday the 3rd of Sept the first ever baptized upon any Island of the Sea in this dispensation to my knowledge, and on the next sabbath I baptized his Brother Ebenezar Eames another Sea Captain and a young Lady. Mr Newton the Baptist Minister now commenced ...
    Dates:
    September 3, 1837
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    Part of Autobiography Leaves from my Journal 1836–1837 Notes

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    but (I never learned what his sentiments were upon this subject at the end of his tearm of fourteen years ^imprisonment^ in the Thomastons penetentiary for a rape upon his daughter the judgment of which was given upon the testimony of both wife and daughter) I was present at & heard Mr Douglass in his discours upon the occasion and took minutes of the same when he closed I came and informed the people I would meet with them next Sunday in the meeting house & answer Mr Douglass and wished him as well as ...
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    Part of Autobiography Leaves from my Journal 1836–1837 Notes

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    To the South Island and preached the Gospel to and baptized nearly all the members of his Church. The excitement became great upon both Islands, and on Sunday the 17 of Sept, I met a large assembly from both Islands in the Baptist Meeting house and took up the same subject that Mr Douglass had dwelt upon against the Book of mormon and our principles I spoke 2 1/2 hours and answered ery every objection against the Book of Mormon or Joseph Smith ...
    Dates:
    September 17, 1837
  • Page 27

    Part of Autobiography 1857-1858 Draft 1

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    if they were free for any one of to preach in. He said yes I took out my Bible, Book of Mormon, & Doctrin & Covenants and laid them all upon his stand he took them up and examined them but asked no question ^but said said he said would read them^ the hour of meeting arrived, the house was full I preached to the people upon the first principle of the gospels and bore testimony that the Lord had raised up a prophet and ...
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    Part of Autobiography 1857-1858 Draft 1

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    nothing but powder they were harmless. The Baptist and Methodist joined the mob, ^originated got up^ and tried to stir up the people and lied about us more than proved for their benefit. Mr Douglass the methodist priest on the South Island ^when argument found him^ applyed to the ^to all the^ magistrates for a warrants against me for a lie bill for overthrowing his doctrin but ^they refused to grant them as he had no^ ...
    Dates:
    February 13, 1838 March 8, 1838 March 22, 1838 April 4, 1838 April 11, 1838 April 17, 1838 April 28, 1838 May 7, 1838 May 11, 1838
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    Part of Autobiography 1857-1858 Draft 2

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    we would like to speak, I told him at 5, he gave out our appoint- ment, and invited us to his house, I asked him how many school houses there were on the island, he answered said, four, and gave me their names, I asked him if they were free for any one to preach in, he answered in the affirmative; I took out my bible, book of Mormon, and doctrine and covenants and laid them all upon his stand, he promised to read them.; the hour of ...
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    Part of Autobiography 1857-1858 Draft 2

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    to see what effect this would have, I warned them in the name of the Lord, and proclaimed the judgements of God that awaited the wicked, and shook my garments in the presence of the people, and told them I was clear of their blood, byut they only heard my voice intermingled with the roar of cannon and musketry; before I closed speaking, the sailors went back on board of the revenue cutter. At the close of the meeting I baptized 2, two, also one next day, and while baptizing the mob ...
  • Page 16

    Part of Autobiography Tullidge's Quarterly Magazine 1883-84

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    AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF WILFORD WOODRUFF. [Column 1] us to the meeting-house, where we met a large congregation, none of whom knew who we were, or anything about our profession, except the minister. Elder Hale and I went to the stand, and I arose with peculiar feelings and addressed the congregation for one hour, taking for my text Galatians i. 8–9. This was the first time that I or any other elder of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints ...
    Dates:
    September 3, 1837 September 17, 1837
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    Part of Autobiography Tullidge's Quarterly Magazine 1883-84

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    AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF WILFORD WOODRUFF. [Column 1] We retired to a grove and knelt down and prayed together, and had a good time, and, after commending each other to God, we parted, he to return to Kirt- land and I to Fox Islands. I spent fourteen days visiting the Saints and friends, and holding meetings among them, and on the 28th of Octo- ber I took leave of Father Carter and and family, and in company with my ...
    Dates:
    October 28, 1837 November 1, 1837 November 5, 1837 December 13, 1837 December 20, 1837 December 26, 1837 December 27, 1837 December 28, 1837 January 1, 1838 January 13, 1838