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  • Page 422

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

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    Aug 3d 1879 Brother Flake was the interpeter in spanish I preached to them one hour concerning the gospel and the Book of Mormon the Record of their fore fathers and our relationship to them All of which Petone was deeply interested in we had Prayer with them night & morning I Praidyed the Lord to Bless Petone on his hunt that he might have meet for his family Petone was much interested in what I had taught him He wanted me to go home with him to his tribe at ...
    Dates:
    August 4, 1879 August 5, 1879
  • Page 423

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

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    Aug 5, 188179 30 feet of me there were many beaver in those Ponds Petone started Early this morning with his company they Packed 23 Dressed Deer and Antilope on 8 Horses 14 miles to Forest Dale we arived at 10 oclok took Dinner and held a meeting with Petone & Pedroe the two main Chiefs of the Apache Nation. Petone rehearsed to Pedrow all that I had taught him during the 3 days I had Been with him they all seemed much interested I held a meeting ...
    Dates:
    August 6, 1879 August 7, 1879 August 8, 1879 August 9, 1879 August 10, 1879
  • Page 424

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

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    Aug 10, 1879 Sunday afternoon W Woodruff spoke 42 M Jesse N Smith 30 M Br Hatch 18 M. I took supper with Br Flaak Had conversation with Judge Stinson. I Blessed Sister West in the Evening August 11, 1879 ~ Monday 11. I sent Br Snows letters to J Jaques I wrote 2 letters to [FIGURE] John Taylor & council of 14 pages giving an account of the United Order, My ...
    Dates:
    August 11, 1879 August 13, 1879 August 14, 1879 August 15, 1879 August 15, 1879 August 16, 1879
  • Page 425

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

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    August 17, 1879 ~ Sunday Aug 17, 1879 ^Sunday^ Ammon M Tenney arived last night we attended the sabbath school in the forenoon Br Bigelow Presided at the close I addressed the children. I met at 2 oclok nearly all the inhabitants of the Place Mexicans Gentiles & Saints A large assembly I read the vision and spok an hour and all gave good attention. At the close of the meeting we met with about 30 Mexicans A M Tenney read and talked to them in spanish about one hour ...
    Dates:
    August 17, 1879 August 18, 1879 August 19, 1879
  • Page 426

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

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    Aug 19, 1879 bottom and others went into the buildings through the roof on ladders. We went through the Ancient Catholic Cathedral but it looked as though it was 500 years old. It had 2 Bells Hanging in the Tower and over the pulpit it had some of the finest carved work in wood I Ever saw of Christ Apostles & Angels. we went through the Town and for the first time in my life I had a view of a specimen of the white Indians the Albinos which was a woman her hair, face, Hands ...
    Dates:
    August 20, 1879
  • Page 427

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

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    Aug 20, 1879 cutting with sickle's We visited 20 Indian ruins of their ancient cities some were 300 yards in circumference and some of the outside stone walls were 8 feet high Ammon M Tenney and Robert H Smith Baptized the 115 Zunies Br Smith done most of the Baptizing. On the Journey to day I saw quite quite a number of small Houses built in the side of the rocks in the mountain in caves about 70 feet from the ground in places for retreat in times ...
    Dates:
    August 21, 1879 August 22, 1879 August 23, 1879
  • Page 428

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

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    Aug 23, 1879 on a large green Bottom we spent the night at McCarty 40 M August 24, 1879 ~ Sunday 24 Sunday we drove through Cuvaro a large Mexican [FIGURE] Town but half of it was in ruins. We then drove to the [FIGURE] Settlement of the Logoonie Indians and spent the night They Cclled us in and set before us cake and water, we eat & drank with them. We called upon the Govornor of the Place We found them a clean intelligent people some of ...
    Dates:
    August 24, 1879
  • Page 429

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

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    Aug 24, 188179 principles of the fullness of the gospel of Jesus Christ I taught them the Book of mormon and its history I gave them an account of the Dealings of God with them and their future Destiny Br Tenney interpeted it I never had a greater Desire to speak to a people in their own language than on this occasion They all seemed deeply interested in what was taught them I felt as though we could soon Baptize them all thes tribes had been under the influence of ...
    Dates:
    August 25, 1879
  • Page 430

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

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    Aug 25 1879 Advisor mounted their horses and went with us 60 mils to Islata & spent a week with us. We left and drove over a Desolate Hilly sandy country to Louis Ray He drew his water out of a well 165 feet deep By the aid of a mule we staid Untill 5 oclok & drove 18 miles & camped on a Barren sand ridge. Distance of the day 43 Mils August 26, 1879 ~ Tuesday 26 We drove ...
    Dates:
    August 26, 1879 August 27, 1879
  • Page 431

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

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    Aug 27, 1879 upon him 3 years ago He was 80 years of age, but a vary smart able bodied man He seemed glad to see us He had been persecuted by the Catholic Priest because he had Enterta[in]ed the Mormons before but He was a vary independant minded man He told the Priest He had as good a right to injoy his opinion or chuse his company as He had said He had done what his conciene told him was right & He was satisfied He was a man of the most wealth & ...
  • Page 432

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

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    Aug 27, 1879 Handsome as can be found in America except the colors I could hardly believe I was visiting the Indian race. They were the hardiest laboring men I Ever was acquainted with they had one field of corn East of their city runing up & down the river 10 miles long 1 mile wide & could not find a weed in 100 acres it was cultivated in the highest order they had 21 grape vineyards bordering upon their city containing 1000 vines to each vineyard these 21000 vines were ...
  • Page 433

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

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    Aug 27, 1879 When we got our things into our room we dedicated it to God and Dedicated ourselves And I felt thankful that the old Gentleman received us so kindly He said He had a right to Enjoy his own religion and no man should take that right from him. None had as yet Been baptized in this Nation but many were vary friendly to us we visited Mrs Paseval Aviela a large fine inteligent woman with a fine house fine carpets she received us Kindly. She set before us Mellons ...
  • Page 434

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

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    Aug 27, 1879 from the sweepings of the Houses it did not look as though any of it had been carted away for generations there was other Mounds of a similar kinds in other parts of the city August 28, 1879 ~ Thursday Aug 28 [FIGURES] A great Day in Islata the streets were crouded at an Early hour with Islatas Mexicans and Americans. Our room was in the midst of it the two Lagoonie chiefs were with us the feast ...
    Dates:
    August 28, 1879 August 29, 1879
  • Page 435

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

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    Aug 29, 18979 Islatas quite as capable of receiving any principle of the gospel or intelligence as the Anglo Saxon race The last family we parted with was Mrs Pascal Aveita a Noble Matron of about 50 years of age she put us up a Box of nice Peaches & grapes to take with us she had two fine daughters which appeared vary Lady like I felt to leave my Blessing with them & with the Islata's we drove to, we drove to the forks at the road & camped ...
    Dates:
    August 30, 1879 August 31, 1879 September 1, 1879
  • Page 436

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

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    Sept 1, 1879 and took breakfast we then drove to Aqua Freo (cold spring) it was the cold[est] spring water I ever Drank it was nearly Equal to Ice water we filled a keg and Drove several miles and Nooned we then drove to Masons Beated our horses and had quite a talk with Mr Mason his son could talk English Mason was a spanyard I gave his son good council & told him to call upon me at Salt Lake if He should come there. We then drove to Brother ...
    Dates:
    September 2, 1879 September 3, 1879
  • Page 437

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

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    Sept 3, 1879 who I was but the Devil was at work with him and he would not speak to me but held his head Down, he eat Bread & Butter & sugar and when He got through he got on his borough (Dunkee) and rode off slouw a dozen rods & he stoped turned around & rode back jumped off from his Donkey & run up to me & shook me hartily by the hand and we had a good talk. He said the Devil had tempted him, but the Lord had sent him ...
    Dates:
    September 4, 1879 September 5, 1879 September 6, 1879
  • Page 438

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

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    Sept 6, 1879 The following is the work performed in St George Temple Jan 9, 1877 to Jan 27, 1879 is as follows 70352 Baptisms 34903 Endowments, 13159 Ordinations, 11888 Sealings, 2072 childrens sealed to Parents, 393 Adoptions 875 Second Anointings. The labor from June 1879. 3915 Baptisms 1315 Endowments, 444 Ordinations, 651 sealings, 138 children sealed to Parents, 78 Adoptions, 21 second Anointings I had conversations with Brs. Smith Hunt & Tenney about Br Hatch. I received a great deal of News in my letters ...
    Dates:
    September 7, 1879 September 8, 1879 September 9, 1879
  • Page 439

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

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    September 10, 1879 ~ Wednesday Sept 10, 1879 I returned to Snow Flake and spent the day with the Brethren 3 M September 11, 1879 ~ Thursday 11 In company with Jesse N Perkins I rode to Woodruff and spent the night there 25 M. September 12, 1879 ~ Friday 12. We drove to St Joseph & spent the night & held meeting I spoke one hour I gave an account of my visit to the ...
    Dates:
    September 10, 1879 September 11, 1879 September 12, 1879 September 13, 1879 September 14, 1879 September 15, 1879 September 16, 1879
  • Page 440

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

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    Sept 16, 1879 I ordained Charles Edward Richardson a seventy and gave him a lisence September 17, 1879 ~ Wednesday 17. [FIGURE] I wrote one letter of 12 pages to Moses Thatcher and gave him an account of my mission September 18, 1879 ~ Thursday 18 I killed 6 ducks this morning I wrote 3 letters to J D T. McAllister 4 pages Farnsworth 6 & 2 to another September 19, 1879 ~ Friday ...
    Dates:
    September 17, 1879 September 18, 1879 September 19, 1879 September 20, 1879 September 21, 1879 September 22, 1879 September 23, 1879 September 24, 1879 September 25, 1879 September 26, 1879 September 27, 1879
  • Page 441

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

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    Sept 27, 1879 Lorenzo Hatch spoke 42 M, Jesse N Smith 30 M, W Woodruff spoke 10 M. I met in the Evening with the Priesthood and we reguated the Price of Tithing in this country September 28, 1879 ~ Sunday 298 Sunday I administered to Br Greer. We met at 10 oclok John Bush Prayed Reports of the several Branches of the Stake were then given read By the Clerk John R Hewlett. The General ...
    Dates:
    September 28, 1879 September 29, 1879 September 30, 1879 October 1, 1879 October 2, 1879 October 3, 1879