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Ashton, 6th of 5th month, 1824.
The word of the Lord came unto me, saying:

“John, hearken unto my voice; be not afraid of man, nor dismayed at his looks, for I have sent thee unto the two houses; one house is of a strange speech, which thou canst not understand, which

is Manasseh ; but a part of the younger house, which is Ephraim, thou canst understand, they dwelling amongst the Gentiles, and it grieveth thee; and if thou couldst understand the other house it would grieve thee worse.

“Therefore, as Jacob laid hold of the heel of Esau, 80 will I cause thee to take hold of Esau's heel, that thou mayest throw him down, and gather my seed. And by the star of Jacob will I give thee light, until they be gathered; and this light is my Spirit

, which shall be to them as a flaming sword, which turneth every way:

“Now, son of man! "if thou refuse, I will take a thrashing instrument to thrash thee with; I will take thee into a ship, and remove thee from quarter to quarter; and my contrary winds shall toss thee to and fro, till thou submit to do my work; and when my children see this, they_shall know that it is my hand, saith the Lord. "They shall mourn in the inward man, that I may send thee unto them with my word, to declare unto them what they shall do ; and thy wife shall mourn for thee; and a cry of death shall be heard in the land, that thou hast met with a watery grave; after this I will bring thee forth. And they shall say they have no more hold of thee than they had of Noah, for thou prophesiest nothing but lies; and they will seek thee, thinking to put thee to death.”

Written from John Wroe's mouth by William Tillotson.

Street House, near Bradford, 2nd of 7th month, 1824. I WILL cause wind and water to gather into a body, and I will put fire within them, and they shall burst; and shall cause howling, and weeping, and gnashing of teeth, one among another.

Written from John Wroe's mouth by Anne Lees.

This prophecy was fulfilled in the end of the same year, in almost all the nations of Europe, particularly in St. Petersburg, where the combination of these two elements, wind and water, produced the most dreadful and ruinous effects to the whole city and parts adjacent, with the loss of thirty thousand lives. The inundations in different parts of Germany are described as being almost a second deluge causing wretchedness and misery among thousands, and the loss of many lives.

Ashton, 16th of 8th month, 1824. I WILL cause all evil and abominable things to come before thee, that thou mayest hand them to my committee; and they shall make it known to my children, that evil may be stayed, and lust depart from them; they shall be a people unto me, redeemed by my Spirit to be a holy people. And I will do that work by thee the last year, that shall make the ears of every king that heareth it to tingle.

Written from John Wroe's mouth by William Tillotson.

Ashton, 24th of 8th month, 1824. Thy father, brothers, and sisters shall be afraid of thee; for they shall not be able to stand before thee, for the words which I give thee shall prick them to their hearts.

When thou arrivest in America thy work shall be great, for thy voice shall be heard far and near; and they shall petition thee to stop at one place, and shall try to tempt thee, but I will confound them; for I will give thee a wandering spirit, and there shall be no rest for the soles of thy feet. I will cause sleep to depart from thee, and thou shalt cry aloud and spare not. This shall be heard in many parts of America, and when thou returnest I will send thee unto Botany Bay, and a great gathering shall be there,

Written from John Wroe's mouth by William Tillotson,

Ashton, 10th of 9th month, 1824. I HEARD a voice this morning, saying, Awake! son of man! and go out into the fields and highways, for fourteen days, and beg thy bread like a hungry man, and drink water out of the brooks, for hunger and thirst shall be upon thee! And as thou doest shall they and their children do; they shall go out into the fields, seeking blackberries, nuts, and wheat ears, for very hunger. And thou shalt tell them that Uriel has commanded thee to travel fourteen whole days, after the manner of man, and to cry out for clean meat; and each day shall stand for three, which makes forty-two, which shall stand for fortytwo years; for thou art commanded not to eat of their abominable meat. And if they can serve thee with clean meat, and can prove that they have clean meat, the Lord will prolong their days, and not burn up their earth. But, if not, his voice will be heard in every quarter that death has happened unto them; a burning—a famine, and that they have to run into the woods to hide themselves from his presence; for that their earth will be destroyed within the forty and two months, and that their months are lengthened into years to see if they will seek the Lord their God; for Jonah was commanded

cry, “Yet forty days!" which were changed into years: so now the Lord has commanded thee to say, * Yet within forty-two months, from the time of the law and gospel being joined, for man to keep;" each month standing for a year, and the whole earth of

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wickedness shall be destroyed. And let this be read on two of their Sabbaths, which is Sunday.

Written from John Wroe's mouth by William Tillotson.

This prophecy was literally fulfilled in the autumn of the following year, particularly in and near Bradford, numbers of people were seen in the fields gathering blackberries,

nuts, nettles, or anything they could eat; some begged grains, and some were starved to death in consequence of commercial distress.

Ashton, 2nd of 10th month, 1824. Tay troubles shall be great before thou leavest this land England; and thou shalt petition me to take thee away, for hell will open its mouth on every side against thee.

And I, the Lord, will cause what the coroner and jury have done at this place (Ashton,) to go round my globe, and I will shame them in the sight of all kings. And I will deliver him (Henry Lees,) from their hands, and I will confound them, until they shall be afraid of meeting you.

Written from John Wroe's mouth by William Tillotson.

A vision of William Cook, dated Gibraltar, 4th

of 7th month, 1824. This night I went to bed about eleven o'clock, and during the night I received from the Lord the following vision:

“I beheld, and lo! there was a great calm; nothing moved; the air was very sulphureous, so that the people stood astonished at the stillness of the heavens and the burden that was upon them, expecting that some awful judgment would soon take place; the atmosphere appeared in such an extraordinary way, that the most hardened heart began to dread something

“I beheld, and lo! in the west appeared a long cloud, stretching towards the east. I then turned myself towards the east, and beheld, and lo! the cloud at the east became fire; the earth began to tremble, the people began to fear and quake. I then addressed them, and told them they should have believed what I told them two months ago; for I had plainly told them these things would take place. Some believed, and some did not.

"I then beheld a man passing from the east unto the west of the place, pronouncing these words, Woe! woe! woe! to the people of the earth for their offences. This man was without a hat; neither had he shoes or stockings on, but a waistcoat, shirt, and breeches; he also had a bucket with a long rope to draw. water with ; and as he pronounced the woe he sprinkled the water.

“I beheld, and lo! he came to a place that was in a ruinous state, and there they entered into conversation with him, and the master of the house stole the

rope, and hid it, so that the man could not find it when he was to depart. At last a boy came and shewed him where his rope was, which he took, and passed along until he came to a very large pond; and here the people were assembled together, and one of them was determined to drown this man in the pond, but he cried out for help, and asked if there were no Englishmen about him, for they appeared to be all foreigners. I beheld, and the man was saved from the waters, and conquered those that were against him, but not by any violence, for I saw none, only that the man escaped. Here ended the vision.”

Interpretation given to John Wroe; Ashton, 22nd

of 10th month, 1824. Thou hast laid Cook's vision before me, and I, the Lord, answer thee:

“The number of the people, and the stillness of

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