Journal (April 1897 – September 1898)

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Journal (April 1897 – September 1898)
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    WILFORD WOODRUFF.
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    April 19, 1897 ~ Monday 1897. Monday April 19th 1897 I slept some 5 hours after midnight till 7:50 a.m. Prest Geo Q Cannon called & we talked together for some time, ate my breakfast & dressed. Bro Chas H Wilcken called. Dr Snow called thought I was doing well, hoped I would take more rest. This afternoon I helped to cut the setts of 10 lbs of Bovee Potatoes I had shipped from the East. I also saw they were properly planted ...
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    1897. at noon & ate some bread & honey & milk. walked out & saw the men at work. had some hail & rain this afternoon & slept 2 1/4 hours. I was somewhat restless the forepart of the evening. Bro Nuttall sees that I have my medicine and meals regularly. Alice is quite unwell. Bro Nuttall & Owen administered to her & her mother waited on her. April 22, 1897 ~ Thursday April 22nd I slept ...
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    1897 & spent an hour in conversation, after which I slept for over 2 hours then sat up and talked with Bro Nuttall till after 11 oclock. April 26, 1897 ~ Monday April 26th I slept for 3 1/2 hours from midnight to 640 am. Bro Nuttall shaved me. I ate breakfast at the table with family, and left for the office at 907 with Bro Nuttall. Met with Mr Bannigan and the brethren on our Ogden Power business. I also met ...
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    April 29, 1897 ~ Thursday 1897. April 29th I slept from midnight to 7:40 a.m 5 1/2 hours. Dressed and ate breakfast at the table. I told Bro. Nuttall this morning, that as I was now feeling so well, and his office work was crowding him, also that I wished him to write up my journal for the past 4 or 5 weeks. I would relieve him from his close attention on me. this was quite agreeable to him as he had felt I was so much improved in my ...
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    1897. got up dressed Bro Nuttall shaved me, attended prayers, ate a little mush, an egg, a piece of broiled chicken. Walked out around the lot, laid down & rested. read the papers walked out in the afternoon & spent the evening with the family. slept about 2 hours before midnight May 2, 1897 ~ Sunday Sunday May 2nd I slept and dozed for 3 1/2 hours from midnight. was troubled with phlem & coughing. took a bath at 915 and dressed. This being fast day I did ...
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    1897. time in looking for it, but without effect. Bro Joseph F Smith came to the office this morning, he has been unwell at home with a carbuncle on his neck I attended the meeting of the Board of Directors of Z. S. B & Y. Co at 1 p.m. left the office at 345 called at Clara's & then home. Bro Nuttall accom- panied me & read to me the journal which he has been writing. he staid till 7 pm. Bro ...
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    1897 asked ^that^ her cousin Levi B. Pace ^be^ released from his missionary labors in Kentucky I took the name. I slept well before midnight. May 8, 1897 ~ Saturday May 8th I slept some 4 hours after midnight to 7:30 am. after breakfast walked out and directed as to some plowing. Bro Nuttall came I had some talk on private matters with him and in some writing I wished to send to San Francisco. he took some strawberry plants. I went ...
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    1897. I laid down & slept 1 1/4 hours, ate supper, went to bed at 8 pm & slept 2 1/4 hours. Sat up and talked a while of our trip across the plains with the Pioneers, among the herds of Buffalo for 3 days & nights &c May 12, 1897 ~ Wednesday May 12th I slept 5 hours from midnight to 7 a.m. dressed & ate breakfast, took a short walk, and drove to the office. On my way home at 330 called at Wilfords. he ...
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    May 16, 1897 ~ Sunday 1897. Sunday May 16/[18]97. I rested & slept well most of the night, at 8 oclok dressed & ate breakfast, after which I laid down & rested. Bro James Holley just returned from Great Britain as a missionary called. He had married a young widow just before starting home. they wanted to go through the Temple to be sealed. I told him to see me at the office tomorrow. Bro Cutler & wife & Bro
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    1897. carriage for a drive & ride. called at Clara's then to the office, then up City Creek about 3 1/2 miles. the folks got out & picked wild flowers. Met Bros Brigham Young & C. H. Wilcken who were out for a ride. I was pleased to see Bro Young able to be out again & we had a few pleasant words together. then drove to Clara's for dinner, after which I laid down & rested and returned ...
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    1897. Rogers Beebe. took dinner and returned home at 6 pm. Owen & Wm McEwan called accompanied by a Mr Edward Siebert of Germany. We conversed for some time. I retired early and slept very well. May 22, 1897 ~ Saturday May 22nd I slept well and arose feeling much refreshed and rested at 730 am. I took a walk and returned for breakfast. I felt somewhat drowsy, & slept some during the morning. Elder B ...
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    1897 drove up and suggested a trip into City Creek Kanyon. I put off this trip until tomorrow. I ate a few oysters with cracker & butter for my supper and enjoyed them. after going to bed I slept comfortably till midnight. May 26, 1897 ~ Wednesday May 626th I slept comfortably until 5 oclock, laid till 630 dressed & shaved. after breakfast we prepared for a days outing in City Creek Kanyon We arrived at Pleasant Valley at 1130 weather delightful. There were ...