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  • Page 143

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

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    April 8, 1837 ~ Saturday April 8th Spent the day in writing my Journal Spent the evening at Elder Milicans in Good Company April 9, 1837 ~ Sunday 9th Sunday morning I repaired to the house of the Lord to worship with the Saints Father John Smith opened the meeting by prayer then read the twelvth chapter of the second Book of Nephi & preached from it unto the people. In the latter part of the Day ...
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    April 8, 1837 April 9, 1837
  • Page 146

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

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    The sun in the east arose to gladden earth & shed oe'r nature his pleaseing beams to wellc ome the return of delightful spri ng that drearry winter might be forgotten. No day more pleas ing than April thirteenth 1837 While all nature smiled without friendships purest joys were felt beneath a prophets roof whare the brides and bri desgroom found a welcome reception. While by law with the nuptial cord their hands were bound their congenial hearts in one, lay cemented bearing the seal of Eternal life. Their friendship formed from principle pure ...
  • Page 153

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

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    May 29, 1837 ~ Monday May 29th I met in the house of the Lord to attend an important conference or meeting of the high councel to attend to some important business of the Church let memory speak upon this subject two {of the presidency} two {of the Twelve and} one {of the seventy were stood before the Council for aggressing} It was considered not {lawful to} try {the president} before the high Councel but before the Bishop the Presidents withdrew the ...
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    May 29, 1837 May 30, 1837 May 31, 1837
  • Page 157

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

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    9 Priests, 11 Teachers & 5 Deacons this with some other business composed the business of the day. meeting closed & we retired to our places of abode in peace I accompanied several of my brethren to Elder Stodards whare we spent the night distance of the day 8 miles June 11, 1837 ~ Sunday June 11th I was called upon to address the conference in the forepart of the Day it was with peculiar feelings that I arose to address a large congregation of saints raised up in another nation under ...
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    June 11, 1837
  • Page 9

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

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    March 1st 1801 My parents both father and mother were born and bred in the town of Farmington Connecticut. My father Aphek Woodruff was the Son of Eldad Woodruff. My mother Bulah Thompson was the daughter of Lot Thompson all of the town of Farmington C.t. I was born in the north part of the town of Farmington which is now called Avon March 1st 1807. From the age of 14 to 23 my ...
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    March 1, 1801 March 1, 1807
  • Page 124

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

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    in the name of JESUS CHRIST & that the Lord Would give me great Power, Knowledg, & wisdom & faith so that I should heal the sick caus the Blind the lame to leap as an heart. the Deaf to hear stop the mouths of Lions & rase the dead to life & waft myself (as did Philip) from River to river from sea to sea & from con tinant to continant for the ...
  • Page 11

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

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    PREFACE My parents were born and bred in the town of Farmington Hartford County Connecticut My father Aphek Woodruff was the son of Eldad Woodruff My mother Bulah Thompson was the daughter of Lot Thompson all of Farmington Cont The occupation of my father was a miller from his youth. I was born in the north part of the town of Farmington (now called Avon) Hartford County Connecticut on the 1st of March AD 1807. I was the third son of ...
  • 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 ...
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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 85

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

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    WO IS ME IF I PREACH NOT THE GOSPEL May 31, 1836 ~ Tuesday Spent this 31st DAY of MAY at Br Fry Eagle Creek and found it to be the most interesting, important & instructive day of my LIFE. For on this Glorious DAY I was ordained unto the High Priesthood and also as one of the second seventy & sealed up unto Eternal LIFE under the hands of my Beloved Brethren VIZ Elders
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    May 31, 1836
  • Page 78

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

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    Soon after the meeting was dissmissed Miss Elizabeth Wilson was attacked with violent sickness {Elder Wells and myself assisted her throughout the night} we thought she would soon depart but the Lord was merciful unto her {Elizabeth was a lady possessing a generous heart a refined mind and adoring and expanded} thought {celebrated for her accomplishment and the knowledge and right she possesses and [uses] her} qualifications {to the best advantage} Elizabeth had much influence in the society of her acquaintance esspecially her sect March 29, 1836 ~ Tuesday March ...
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    March 29, 1836 March 30, 1836 March 31, 1836 April 1, 1836 April 2, 1836 April 3, 1836 April 4, 1836 April 5, 1836 April 6, 1836