William Swett

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  • Page 192

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

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    Brother Shedd who was poisoned At thee city of the great salt Lake by Eating wild Parsnip He died in few moments After Eating it. Mr Shedd wishesd to send out seeds to Adorn the field with shrubery & fruit that his brother occupied And He recommended that trees be planted in A row through the centre of the street. we have good slaying through the streets to day February 8, 1849 ~ Thursday 8th [FIGURE] I wrote two letters to day one to ...
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    February 8, 1849 February 9, 1849 February 10, 1849 February 11, 1849 February 12, 1849 February 13, 1849 February 14, 1849
  • Page 197

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

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    March 1st 1849. I arose early while all nature was wraped in sleep And commenced writing in my Journal. I Also wrote A letter to Orson Pratt of Liverpool & one to Leanard Hardy. I recieved [FIGURES] A letter from L Hardy. I recieved A visit from Br Whipple, Br Haven, Br Boynton, I had A plesant visit with them Br Boynton had with him A model of A machine which he Had invented for cutting out soles for making shoes which is A ...
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    March 2, 1849
  • Page 207

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

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    May 4, 1849 ~ Friday 4th I took cars rode to New Haven, & spent the night with J. S. 13 m May 5, 1849 ~ Saturday 5th I parted with Father Jairus Sandford. After orda ining Br Sherman Barnes to the Office of an Elder, I took the cars rode to Boston, and arived home with my family in the edge of the evening, & found them well, after being absent more than a month, I ...
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    May 4, 1849 May 5, 1849 May 6, 1849 May 7, 1849 May 8, 1849 May 9, 1849
  • Page 208

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

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    the blade & let it remain 2 1/2 minutes after the polish is taken off, then dip the blade in water then wipe it dry, then take clear tur- pentine & rub over the blade untill the varnish is clean off & while the blade is wet with the Terpentine dip it into dry slack lime then polish the blade in chalk & water with a peace of soft leather and it will appear of a silver cast To Engrave on Steel Follow the same direction as for etching ownly cover the steel all ...
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    May 10, 1849 May 11, 1849 May 12, 1849 May 13, 1849 May 14, 1849
  • Page 214

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

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    May 29, 1849 ~ Tuesday 29th [FIGURES] W. I Appleby Died of Cholera I recieved one letter from W W. Wade one from Elder Gibson and the Frontier Guardian I wrote 5 letters to O. Hyde to J. Gibson Little & Hardy W W Wade & Sarah B Foss I recieved the painful intelligence by Br Gibsons letter that Elder Wm I Appleby Died of the Cholera on board of the steemer while on his ...
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    May 29, 1849 May 30, 1849 May 31, 1849 June 1, 1849
  • Page 229

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

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    August 26, 1849 ~ Sunday 26th Sunday I met with the saints & spoke to them & was followed by others Sister Vose & Br Nickerson spent the evening with us August 27, 1849 ~ Monday 27th [FIGURE] I wrote 3 letters to Little & Hardy J & S. Hardy to A. D. Boynton August 28, 1849 ~ Tuesday 28th [FIGURES] I recieved two letters [from] Josiah G. Hardy ...
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    August 26, 1849 August 27, 1849 August 28, 1849 August 29, 1849 August 30, 1849 August 31, 1849 September 1, 1849 September 2, 1849 September 3, 1849 September 4, 1849 September 5, 1849 September 6, 1849 September 7, 1849 September 8, 1849 September 9, 1849 September 10, 1849 September 11, 1849
  • Page 232

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

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    an unsettelled state And within a few days past the French Minister at Washington has been dismissed & his Pasports offered him & He is invited to return home. Also High words have passed between the American & British Minister And what the result of these things will be time must determine but one thing is certain wars & dreadful Judgments Await the Nations of the Earth. The destroying Angel in the form of the cholera has slain its tens of thou- sands during the past seasons both in Europe & ...
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    September 24, 1849 September 25, 1849 September 26, 1849 September 27, 1849 September 28, 1849 September 29, 1849 September 30, 1849 October 1, 1849
  • Page 233

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

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    October 2, 1849 ~ Tuesday Oct 2nd 1849 [FIGURE] I recieved 4 letter from the following persons viz one from G. J. Crapo, Albert J. Cowden Wm Sweat & one From the Presidency in the Great Salt Lake City viz Brigham Young Heber C Kimball & Willard Richard The following is A copy of the same Great Salt Lake City July 25th 1849 Dear Brother Woodruff As our mail is now making ...
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    October 2, 1849
  • Page 234

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

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    October 3, 1849 ~ Wednesday Oct 3rd 1849 [FIGURE] I wrote two letters to Albert G Cowden & Wm Sweat Sister Robbins called upon me for coun- cil about going west this fall October 4, 1849 ~ Thursday 4th I spent the day at home writing October 5, 1849 ~ Friday 5th Dr Burnhisel spent the Afternoon with me & walked through the city of Boston together As He had lived with President
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    October 3, 1849 October 4, 1849 October 5, 1849 October 6, 1849 October 7, 1849 October 8, 1849 October 9, 1849
  • Page 236

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

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    October 14, 1849 ~ Sunday 14th Sunday I had A meeting with my friends & family in the morning I confirmed sister Shuah Moulton, we had a good time. At noon two Strangites called upon me Mr Shemmings And A man from Michigan He wanted to debate the claims of Mr James J Strang to lead the Church I told him I considered my time flung away to spend 5 minutes talking with him upon the subject, there had more than A dozen men risen ...
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    October 14, 1849 October 15, 1849 October 16, 1849 October 17, 1849 October 18, 1849 October 19, 1849 October 20, 1849