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  • Page 104

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

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    their Oxen, their Horses their Tents their armour and moove towards Zion as the children of Israel accordi ng to the command of God as follows Arose in the morning at Br Camps & breakfasted at his house after which we repaired to the bank of a stream whare Prayers were offer'd up unto God when President Marsh led a young man into the waters of baptism & he was confirmed upon the bank of the stream under the hands of Presidents Marsh Patten &
  • Page 105

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

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    {On the return of Sister M. Fawker she decided to return back thinking it after all too great to leave her friends. I immediately set before her the danger of returning to Babylon and encouraged her and she became consoled and continued her journey.} I rode with them this first days travel as far as the south fork of Mayfield whare we all camped for the night After pitching our tents & taking supper I assembled this small camp of Israel together at Br ...
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    September 20, 1836 September 21, 1836
  • Page 114

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

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    hand & not ownly the hieroglyphicks but also many figures of the that this precious treasure contains are calculated to make a lasting impression upon the mind which is not to be erased many other important views I was Privileged with in the upper story the school rooms, belfry &C. all indicating great architecture & wisdom we then spent some time in visiting the Bank & Printing office But wonder on wonder strikes my sense to look into the casket of the great work of Israels God in these last Days as ...
  • 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 42

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

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    Febuary 11, 1835 ~ Wednesday Feb. 11th. Left Mr Akemans travled 2 miles to Mr Johnathan Hubbel February 12, 1835 ~ Thursday 12 Spent the day at Mr Hubbel in Writing February 13, 1835 ~ Friday 13 Remained at Mr Hubbels wrote one letter to the Brethren in Zion February 14, 1835 ~ Saturday 14 On the evening of this day I was sudde nly Called to a house of mourning which was ...
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    February 11, 1835 February 12, 1835 February 13, 1835 February 14, 1835 February 15, 1835 February 16, 1835
  • Page 52

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

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    April 27, 1835 ~ Monday 27th Aprail Baptized one. Left Chalk Level, Hawkins County, Tennessee for Brother Freys [at] Eagle Creek Hy. Co Distance 10 miles April 28, 1835 ~ Tuesday 28th Preached at Ea[gle] Creek visited the sick & prayed with them travled 4 miles April 29, 1835 ~ Wednesday 29th Spent the day at Brother Frey in writing wrote one letter to the Saints in Zion. Also to the Saints in the ...
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    April 27, 1835 April 28, 1835 April 29, 1835 April 30, 1835 May 1, 1835 May 2, 1835 May 3, 1835 May 4, 1835 May 5, 1835 May 6, 1835 May 7, 1835 May 8, 1835 May 9, 1835 May 10, 1835
  • Page 127

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

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    January 16, 1837 ~ Monday Jan 16th Elder Abram O Smoot was again attacked by the destroyer which brought him upon a bed of great disstress We immediately called upon the Elders of the Church. Viz. Elders O Hide & E ^H C^ Kimble of the twelve & B. Nobles, M. Holmes, & myself of the first Seventy We prayed with & for him & lade hands upon him according to the scriptures & he was ...
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    January 16, 1837 January 17, 1837 January 20, 1837 January 22, 1837
  • Page 139

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

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    the heart & mouth of the prophet JOSEPH whose soul like Enoch's swelld wide as eternity I say such evidences presented in such a forcible manner ought to drive into oblivion every particle of unbelief & dubiety from the mind of the hearers, for such language sentiment principle & spirit cannot flow from darkness. Joseph Smith jr is a prophet of God rised up for the deliverance of Israel as true as my heart now burns within me while I am penning thes lines which ...
  • Page 148

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

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    Moved & Carried that Elders Thomas Kington, Alfred Cordon, & Thomas Smith be ordained High Priest And John Albiston, be orda John Blezard, William Berry, John Sanders, John Parkinson, James Worsley, & John Allen be ordained—Elders & Joseph Slinger George Walker John Smith Robert Williams. William Black ...
  • Page 150

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

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    July 13, 1840 ~ Monday July 13th I received a lengthy & interesting Letter from ^[FIGURE] Letter from Phebe W W^ Phebe W. Woodruff from which I made some extracts to be inserted in the Star which will appear in the 4th No. My wife informs me in this Letter that the Rev Mr Bogart a Methodist Preacher who was the Leader of the Missouri mob in the persecution of the Saints, has shot a man during the Election who ...
    Dates:
    July 13, 1840