Zion's Camp

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  • Page 117

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

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    December 2, 1836 ~ Friday Dec 2nd I Wrote a Letter to Br Azmon Woodruff it being the first communication between us for two years I also Wrote a Letter to col Joseph Rowlett at Owengton Owen County KY. December 3, 1836 ~ Saturday 3rd Traded with Brother Bump in goods $12.89 December 4, 1836 ~ Sunday 4th Sunday I went up to the house of the Lord to worship ...
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    December 2, 1836 December 3, 1836 December 4, 1836 December 5, 1836 December 6, 1836 December 10, 1836 December 11, 1836
  • Page 17

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

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    April 25th 1834 To travel towards Kirtland and arived there at night on the 25th of Aprail 1834 There for the first time I had a view of our beloved Brother Joseph Smith the Prophet & Seer which God hath raised up in these last days through whom the saints receieve Revelations from time to time. Brother Joseph invited [Text printed between lines of cursive text] I here [for the] first time became acquainted with Elder Milton Holmes who ...
    Dates:
    April 25, 1834
  • Page 18

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

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    May 1st 1834 respecting the gospel and Kingdom of God than I had ever receieved from the whole Sectarian world. According to appointment on the first day of May 1834 we left Kirtland for Missouri there was not but a small part of the company left Kirtland untill the Monday following on account of their not being in readi ness going five days later. There was four baggage waggons and rising of 20 men in ...
    Dates:
    May 1, 1834 May 6, 1834 May 8, 1834
  • Page 19

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

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    May 8th 1834 For Self defence and according to Brother Joseph's request I delivered him my Sword for his own use, our lives were threatened in consequence of advocating and maintaining the gospel of Jesus Christ for this cause it became necessary to be in readiness to defend our lives our persons and property. As I before said we commenced our march or jour ney on the 8th day of May from New por tage the weather vary pleasant and deligh tful we continued to travel through the day and dwell ...
    Dates:
    May 8, 1834
  • Page 20

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

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    May 1834 we visited many of the mounds which were flung up by the ancient inhabitants of this Continent probably by the Nephites & Lamanites[.] we visited one of these Mounds [Printed between lines of cursive text] *considerd to be 300 feet above the level of the Illinois river three persons dug into the mound & found a dody. Elder Milton Holmes took the arrow out of the back bones that killed Zelph & brought it with ...
    Dates:
    May 1, 1834
  • Page 56

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

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    On the 31 which ^w^as the last day of Dec & of the year 1833 I Joined the Church of Latter Day Saints was Baptized by Elder Zerah Pulsifer on the 31 of Dec 1833 in company with with my Brother Azmon Woodruff we were the two first that was baptized by a latter day saint in Oswego Co NY. I was ordained a Teacher by Elder Pulsifer Jan 2nd 1834 Travled while A Teacher from the 11th of Aprail to 25^th^ of June 1834. — — ...
  • Page 123

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

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    January 1, 1837 ~ Sunday Jany 1st 1837. In the morning of this Lord's Day I repar'd to the house of the Lord for worship We herd two discourses deliver'd from the Aaronic stand by Bishop Whitney & counsellor Cahoon they also Broke bread. the latter part of the day was spent in attending to the funeral servises of a child. January 2, 1837 ~ Monday 2ndSpent the day in school also the 3rd ...
    Dates:
    January 1, 1837 January 2, 1837 January 3, 1837
  • Page 22

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

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    May 1834 Again took up our march towards Zion we continued to travel untill we had arived within a few miles of Liberty Clay County Missouri here we pitched our tents and remained quite a number of days on account of the great excitement which prevailed in consequence of false reports which were abroad in the land respecting us. The ma jority of the people or public opinion were against us and even their were about seventy men mounted on horseback with firearms gathered together for the intention of comeing against our
    Dates:
    May 1, 1834
  • Page 23

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

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    May 1834 Men of other Counties called at our camp to enquire into our motives and after a fair investigation of the subject they manifested to us that they were satisfied that we had no evil designs or intentions in our move ments or procedings. We remained in this situation visited daily by both friend and foes untill the High Priests held a council and there was a Revelation given concerning us. By this time the excite ment had in a great measure ceased and the Lord had granted us favour in ...
    Dates:
    May 1, 1834
  • Page 24

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

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    May 1834 That in consequence of these things there was a scourge awaited the Camp And as it was prophesied of so it was fulfilled for soon after we had cam ped by Brother Burkjetts we were visited by the destroying angel and 8 or 10 of our brethren were immediately lade helpless beneath the stroke[.] I assisted in taking care of them through the day and the night following and through the night and in the morning there continued to be new attacks. And in ...
    Dates:
    May 1, 1834