Journal (January 1, 1873 – February 7, 1880)

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Journal (January 1, 1873 – February 7, 1880)
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    From 1873 to 1879 7 years 488 pages 10 January 1st 1873 to February 1st 1880.
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    A Synopsis of Wilford Woodruff Travels & Labors taken from his Journals by himself from 1834 to 1872 inclusive making 38 years of labor in the Ministry As a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints I Travelled during this Period through England, Scotland, Wales, six Islands of the sea, and 23 of the United States and, three Territories including the rocky mountains Utah, Nevada, & Calafornia and crossed the
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    I Ordained Elders & Priests to do the Baptizing and Ownly Baptized with my own hands 715 persons 715 B. I Confirmed 1867. 1867 Con I Assisted in Ordaining 5 Patriarchs 5 Patriarchs I Assisted in Ordaining 67 High Council 67 H. C. I Assisted in Ordaining 3 Presidents of the Stakes of Zion I Ordained 11 Bishops, 60 High CPriests, 39 Seventies, 440 Elders, 444 Priests, 64 Teachers & 13 Deacons. I Administered to 722 sick persons by the laying on of hands many of which were healed by ...
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    I assisted in confirming 4499 for the dead 4499 I gave second Anointing to 277, & Assisted in Anointing many others I was Baptized & Confirmed for 99 Dead Friends 99 Dead I was sealed by Proxey for 56 couple of Dead Friends I had 19 dead persons sealed to me 19 sealed My wife Phebe W. Woodruff was Baptized for 47 Dead Friends My Daughter Phebe Amelia Snow was baptized for 20 dead friends My Daughter Bulah Agustia Beatie was baptized for 17 ...
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    The City Hall G. S. L. City Jan 8, 1866 G. Q. Cannon Mouth The Grantsville Meeting House July 14, 1866. G Q Cannon Mouth The Cooperative Store of Wm Jennings March 1, 1849 President Brigham Young was Mouth followed By G. A. Smith & Daniel H Wells The Springville Meeting House April 17, 1869 D. H. Wells Mouth The Coleville Meeting House Sept 21, 1869 D. H ...
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    I received my Endowments under the Hands of President B Young Under the direction of Joseph Smith the Prophet I received the ordainance of washing of feet under the Hands of H C Kimball I Officiated as a Member of the City Council in Nauvoo I was Appointed a Member of the regency in S. L. City attended 16 Meetings I was Appointed a Chaplain in the Nauvoo Legion & officiated as such I was Appointed ...
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    I was Appointed Assistant Historian in AD 1855 and compiled The History of 8 of the Twelve Apostles in 1858, And assisted in the compilation of the Church History I Attended 50 funerals & Preached at most of them I was Appointed President of the Horticultural Society in 1855 I was Appointed President of the Jordon Irrigation Company in A.D. 1862 & in 1864 I was Appointed Treasurer and G. A. Smith President & I Attended 30 Meetings of the TCompany I was Appointed Chairman of the Medical ...
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    WILFORD WOODRUFF'S JOURNAL FOR 1873
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    January 1, 1873 ~ Wednesday Jan 1st 1873 I spent this new years day in Randolph Rich Co with my family located there I had been laying two floors I finished them to day & made & hung a door at Noon & went up & took my New Years dinner with Wilford & his family A party was held at the School House in the Evening. I staid at home Sarah was vary poorly through the night January 2, 1873 ~ Thursday ...
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    January 10, 1873 ~ Friday Jan 10th 1873 I arose at one oclok Packed up took Breakfast & started for Evanston at about 3 oclok with Br Pope it was vary cold we arived at Evanston at 12 oclok we took cars for S. L. City we arived at S. L. City at 7.30, & Found My Family well distance of the day via Rail Road 147 Miles January 11, 1873 ~ Saturday 11. I Bought some things for Sarah visited the Printing Office ...
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    January 20, 1873 ~ Monday to January 21, 1873 ~ Tuesday Jan 20, 18723 20 & 21 I spent the time selling Hay & straw January 22, 1873 ~ Wednesday to January 24, 1873 ~ Friday 22nd 23, & 24 I spent the time choreing & working upon my Journals January 25, 1873 ~ Saturday ^[FIGURE]^ 25. I came from the field it was a stormy night I received 2 letters 6 M[iles] January 26, 1873 ~ Sunday 26. A Hard snow storm & cold weather I ...
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    Feb 5 1873 I went to the farm in the Afternoon & spent the night. I found my child vary sick February 6, 1873 ~ Thursday 6. The child is some better this morning I returned to the City in [FIGURE] the Evening I received 2 letters 6 M February 7, 1873 ~ Friday 7. I spent the day at home choreing Making arangements for Building a house February 8, 1873 ~ Saturday 8. I spent most of the day cutting brush I attended a ...
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    February 17, 1873 ~ Monday Feb 17, 1873 [FIGURES] I received 2 letters & wrote 23 to Wilford Sarah & Perkins it was a hard snow storm I met with the school in the Evening February 18, 1873 ~ Tuesday 18. A plessant day good sleighing. Congressmen continue to Bring in Bills for the persecution of the Latter Day Saints for there religion President Grant is like Phario of Old determ[ine]d to destroy the Saints of God but He ...