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Discourse, 7 April 1844, as Reported by Thomas Bullock

The Prophet while I address you on the subject which in the fore pt. of the Conference was contempd.— as the wind blows very hard it will be hardly possible for me to make you all hear it is of the greatest importance & the most solemn of any that cod. occupy our attentn. & that is the subj of the dead or the decease of our bror. Follit King Follett

24/26 July 1788–9 Mar. 1844. Born at Winchester, Cheshire Co., New Hampshire. Son of John Follett and Hannah Oak (Oake) Alexander. Married Louisa Tanner, by 1815. Baptized into LDS church, spring 1831. Member of Whitmer branch at Jackson Co., Missouri, by...

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who was crushed to death in a well— & insomuch as there are a great many in this congregation who live in this city

Principal gathering place for Saints following expulsion from Missouri. Beginning in 1839, LDS church purchased lands in earlier settlement of Commerce and planned settlement of Commerce City, as well as surrounding areas. Served as church headquarters, 1839...

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& who have lost friend I shall speak in genl. & offer you my ideas so far as I have ability & so far as I shall be insprd. by the H S. Holy Spirit to dwell on this subjt. I want your prayer, faith the inspr. of Alm God to say things that are true & shall carry the testimony to your hearts & pray that he may strengthen my lungs— stay the winds— & let the prayer of the Saints to heaven appear— for the prayers of the righteous avail much & I verily believe that your prayers shall be heard before I enter in the investign. fully of the subjt. that is lying before us I wish to make a few preliminaries in order that you may understand when I come to it [p. 14]
The Prophet while I address you on the subject which <in the fore pt. of the Con[ference]> was contempd.— as the wind  blows very hard it will be hardly possible for me to make you all hear it is of the  greatest importance & the mo[st] solemn of any that cod. occupy our attentn.  & that is the subj of the dead or the dece[ase] of our bror. Follit [King Follett]

24/26 July 1788–9 Mar. 1844. Born at Winchester, Cheshire Co., New Hampshire. Son of John Follett and Hannah Oak (Oake) Alexander. Married Louisa Tanner, by 1815. Baptized into LDS church, spring 1831. Member of Whitmer branch at Jackson Co., Missouri, by...

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who was crushed  to death in a well— & insomuch as there <are> a great many in this congre[gation]  who live in this city

Principal gathering place for Saints following expulsion from Missouri. Beginning in 1839, LDS church purchased lands in earlier settlement of Commerce and planned settlement of Commerce City, as well as surrounding areas. Served as church headquarters, 1839...

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& who have lost friend I shall speak in genl. & offe[r] you  my ideas so far as I have ability & so far as I shall be insprd. by the H S. [Holy Spirit]  to dwell on this subjt. I want your prayer, faith the inspr. of Alm God  to say things that are true & shall carry the testimony to your hearts  & pray that he may streng[then] my lungs— stay the winds— & let the pray[er]  of the Saints to heaven appear— for the prayers of the righteous avail much  & I verily believe that your prayers shall be heard before I enter in the  investign. fully of the subjt. that is lying before us I wish to make a few  preliminaries in order that you may understand when I come to it [p. 14]
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Principal gathering place for Saints following expulsion from Missouri. Beginning in 1839, LDS church purchased lands in earlier settlement of Commerce and planned settlement of Commerce City, as well as surrounding areas. Served as church headquarters, 1839...

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, IL, 7 Apr. 1844; handwriting of Thomas Bullock; nine pages; General Church Minutes, CHL.

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