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  • Page 113

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

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    November 25, 1836 ~ Friday Nov 25th Took the parting hand with Elder Sherwood I then set out in company with Elder S^m^oot on foot in a hard snowstorm for Kirtland We came in sight of the Temple of the Lord before we reached the village & I truly felt to rejoice at the sight as it was the first time that mine eyes ever beheld the house of the Lord built by commandment & Revelation We soon entered the village & I spent one ...
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    November 25, 1836
  • Page 120

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

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    The before mentioned is an account of the most conspicuous part of my Procedings during the year of 1836 which has gone into eternity with its report as the year before it hath done & as the one following & all others must do. O time how swift & how precious thou art. How great the events that are bourn upon thy wings, esspecially in the dispensation of the fullness of times. 1836 is gone it cannot be recalled. Europe hath began to tremble at thy departure. The
  • Page 156

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

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    June 8, 1837 ~ Thursday June 8th We took the steemboat at 8 oclock at Kingstons mills to go up the canal we passed through a swamp of about 12 miles in length which abounded with fir such as muskrat, auter beaver, &c. from Brewers mills We passed through Crambary marsh to Jones's falls where the boat passed through four locks which were built by the British government & supposed to be the most splended works in America they cost four ...
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    June 8, 1837 June 9, 1837 June 10, 1837
  • Page 328

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1843 – December 31, 1844)

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    long mission I conclude it best to take my family with ^me^ according to the Council of the Twelve so this day is spent settleing accounts taking inventoriey of Goods and Chatels left, packing up goods, recieving letters, bid[d]ing friends farewell blessing the Saints, which continued untill midnight [FIGURE] At 12 oclok at night in company with Mrs Wood- ruff, Br A. O. Smoot, Sisters Smoot, and Hannah Ells, we walked to the Temple of the Lord in Nauvoo ...
  • Page 119

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1843 – December 31, 1844)

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    formed against him has been broaken. He has had rising of thirty law suits to pass through & yet he has overcome & no accusation has been susstained against him, but he will lay a plan to speculate as large as Ancient Joseph did, what Elder Young said is good, and even now we want you to take that course that will save you. Build up a city & Temples & enjoy them & do as the Lord tells you & harken to Council. we have a
  • Page 184

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

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    for the Elders Journal. The spirit of God is like leaven in the midst of these Islands of the sea. the solemnities of Eternity is resting upon the People, the word of God is like a sharp two edged sword in the hearts of men I am now preachi -ng & Baptizing almost daily. O may the Lord roll on his work amid the Islands of the sea and give me a rich harvest of souls. I spent the night with Mr Charles Brown distance of the day 4 miles THUS ends the year of 1837 ...
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    January 3, 1838
  • Page 49

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

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    March 28, 1835 ~ Saturday March 28th Travled from Mr Jacksons to Raleigh from thence to Mr John A Logwood Fayette Co. Distance 32 miles 2 signers to petition March 29, 1835 ~ Sunday 29th Attended meeting on Sunday 2 miles March 30, 1835 ~ Monday 30th Travled from Mr Logwood to Sommersville & on to Bolivar. Spent the night at the house of Esq. Hardamand Amid ...
    Dates:
    March 28, 1835 March 29, 1835 March 30, 1835 March 31, 1835 April 1, 1835 April 2, 1835 April 3, 1835 April 4, 1835
  • Page 29

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

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    April 21, 1838 ~ Saturday April 21. I wrote two letters one to Mrs Woodruff & the other to Elder Nathaniel Holmes & spent the night with Capt Benjn Coombs 2 miles April 22, 1838 ~ Sunday 22 I preached to a large congregation of Gentiles that were filled with unbelief hardness of heart & manifested malace against me & the cause which I advocated but notwithstanding their indignation I bore my last tes- timony unto them of the fulness of the everlasting gospel that ...
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    April 21, 1838 April 22, 1838 April 23, 1838 April 25, 1838 April 26, 1838
  • Page 34

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

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    May 12, 1838 ~ Saturday May 12th I spent the fore part of the day in visiting different parts of the city I saw many curiosities and vanities from different parts of the world...... I visited south Boston in the afternoon & spent a part of the day in writing. We again met the sisters of the church at the house of Sister Vose on Myrtle street No 9 to speak unto them the words of life we had an interesting time & felt refreshed by the spirit of ...
    Dates:
    May 12, 1838 May 13, 1838
  • Page 11

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

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    the way was open she concluded to undertake it She called for the Elders of the Church, & Elder J. Blakesley prayed with her & anointed her with oil & she was carried on board of the ship with her three children. No sooner than they hoisted sail & put to sea it seemed as though all the Elements were ingaged to destroye her, so rough a voyage the Capt never knew, in his life, they had 35 days voyage & 12 hours fair weather, for 15 nights in succession it was one continual flash of ...