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    • CHRISTOPHER J. ARTHUR Biography 1832 - 1919 Christopher Jones Arthur was born March 9, 1832, in t h e village of Abersychan, Monmouthshire, South Wales. His f a t h e r . Christopher Abel A r t h u r , and his mother, Ann Jones A r t h u r , were...
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    • HENRY LEIGH Biography 1843, - 1920 Henry Leigh was horn December 31, 1843, in Llanelly, South Wales, the son of Samuel and Ann Davis Leigh. He emigrated to America with his family, February 1849, on the ship Buna Vista, with 250 saints on board,...
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    • JOHN VARLEY ADAMS Biography 1832 - 1919 John Varley Adams was born August 17, 1832, in Rounds, North Hamptonshire, England, the son of Thomas and Rebecca Varley Adams. He was t h e fifth son of eleven children. John was p u t to work early in life...
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    • CHAPTER 1 he coastline of England becarne a speck in the distance as Henry Lunt stood on the old plank deck of the ship, Argo, straining to get the last view of his homeland.' It was a bleak n day i January 1850. A cold brisk breeze filled the...
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    • Henry worked in the store with the idea of saving his earnings, not to be a merchant, but to travel to America to be with other Mormons. Jeter Clinton was in charge of organizing the 402 Saints who boarded the ship Argo. They left England Jan. 10,...
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    • beautifid new land. They passed along great swamps of cypress trees which were nonexistent in England. Finally they reached their destination, New Orleans, which was the portal through which most immigrants going west entered. Upon arrival, one of...
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    • the same ship as Henry, was Captain of the first company. The last company left on July 4, and took until sometime in October to reach Salt Lake City. It was unwise to leave Kanesville any later because of bad weather that late in the season. There...
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    • In humility before God, together with the rest of my fellow pioneers, I dedicate the ground just surveyed, the surrounding land, the minerals, the water, the timber and grass to the service of God in the manufacture of iron, machinery etc., that...
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    • assumes the appearance of an old settled country. Then, when I passed through, there were only four houses at Payson and but an old shabby fort at Provo. [The 'Word of Wisdom,' as Joseph Smith had announced it, had not been a biding commandment in...
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    • and invited a number of saints to a sumptuous supper. September 22: Brother Walker and I left Philadelphia on board a steamboat for New York. We decided to sail on the fine sailing vessel, Constitution, to Liverpool and paid our passage by...
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    • was a good sized branch of the Church in South Molton and, as there were some existing difficulties, my visit was much needed and much good was done. When I had walked to Barnstable, twelve miles from South Moulton, I took off my shoes and found my...
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    • It spread its fragrance al around l The pleasant spot on which it grew Yet, so lovely and so sweet, 'Twas full of grace and modesty, And strove to hide its loveliness From the rude gaze of passers by. But there was one of beauteous form, Of gracehl...
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    • which were organized on the ship. There were 539 Scandinavian Saints out of a total of 575 passengers on board. Henry was often invited to eat with Captain Decan in his cabin. The voyage from London to Philadelphia was made in five weeks. They...
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    • America was on the ocean for six weeks, and she was so seasick that she wished the ship would sink. Elder Lunt put her in the charge of Brother and Sister Swindle who agreed to furnish her a passage over the plains. They proved to be true and...
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    • commissioned officers in the Bntish Army. When the Gospel message happened to reach the ears of grandfather and grandmother Gower, it found such a responsive chord in their hearts that the spirit of the gathering to Zion seized them and they...
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    • and tens of thousands of men and women are out of n work and, but for soup kitchens being established i the large towns, some would starve to death in this, the wealthiest nation on earth. 1 saw a brother at the conference in Nottingham named...

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