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  • Page 442

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

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    October 4, 1879 ~ Saturday Oct 4, 1879 I went out hunting killed 6 ducks got home weary 6 M October 5, 1879 ~ Sunday 5 Sunday I attended [meeting] at Sunset in the forenoon. Br Judd Prayed W Woodruff spoke 30 M Br Lake 15 Lot Smith 10, WW 10 Afternoon we attended meeting at Brigham City Br Foster Prayed Br Brookbank spoke 25 M, Lot Smith 40 M & W ...
    Dates:
    October 4, 1879 October 4, 1879 October 5, 1879 October 7, 1879 October 8, 1879 October 9, 1879 October 10, 1879 October 11, 1879 October 12, 1879
  • Page 443

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

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    Oct 12, 1879 The word of wisdom was spoken upon Tobaco, liquor, Coffee, tea &c was dwelt upon October 13, 1879 ~ Monday 13 I read Judge Hunters charge to the grand Jury which was a venemous spout against Mormonism I rode to Brigham City and administered to Br Orvil Bates who was vary sick Br Lake who had been vary sick also administered with me. We had a hard rain all night October 14, 1879 ~ Tuesday
    Dates:
    October 13, 1879 October 14, 1879 October 15, 1879 October 16, 1879 October 17, 1879
  • Page 444

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

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    Oct 17, 1879 He did not live to Enjoy the money paid him in the suit. Br Jaques speaks of the rain and cold weather October 18, 1879 ~ Saturday 18 [FIGURE] I wrote a letter to George Teasdale of 26 pages I gave an account of my Mission and visit with Petone and with the Lamanites for 42 days I spent most of the day writing October 19, 1879 ~ Sunday 19 In company with Lot Smith and ...
    Dates:
    October 18, 1879 October 19, 1879 October 20, 1879 October 21, 1879 October 22, 1879
  • Page 445

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

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    Oct 22d 1879 a living spring we watered our animals then drove over a rough sand ridge and camped in about a mile of the Oribe village and took our team to the Oribe well to water the well stands under the Mountain South west of the village the well was 670 feet Deep and 100 feet across the top it was walled up with 4 square tarries of stones and the water 10 feet across the Bottom a steep trail leading down from top to Bottom from the last terrace there is 15 ...
    Dates:
    October 23, 1879
  • Page 446

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

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    Oct 23 1881 [1879] of these seven villages raise large fields of corn, beans mellons & squashes & Peach orchards down on the Earth below them without Irrigation or water ownly what falls from heaven which is but vary little and they raise vary good crops. We find that sand holds moisture much better in a dry season than clay and soil. We went on stone stepts & foot paths, some 500 feet to the Oribe village containing 1000 people with quite a quantity of children. This village was compackly built of rock ...
  • Page 447

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

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    Oct 23, 1879 into two of their work shops and spoke to them when they were at work but found them more interested in their work than hearing the gospel Preached I spoke to one company of 20 to another of 30, and Ira Hatch interpeted it I saw one white Indian called Albines man vary white There are some of this clan in nearly all of the villages. They are milk white much whiter than Amere- icans whether they are Blood of the Anicient Nephites or a freek ...
    Dates:
    October 24, 1879
  • Page 448

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

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    Oct 24, 1879. in the valley below but vary sandy. We called the people together and I spoke to them a short time and Brother Hatch interpeted they were quite Ignorant and difficult to get them to understand we then left the village descended to the vally and went to another village 500 feet high on the rocks called Supowerlou A small village of about 200 souls we saw one white child a girl much whiter than our children it was Covered with fine white hair it was one of the Albinos Both Parents were ...
  • Page 449

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

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    Oct 24, 1879 the valley 7 miles to the three last villages standing on a barren Rock some 1500 feet from the valley beneath these rocks stand almost perpendicular These villages can ownly be approached in two places one on the East side & one on the west by a vary steep Narrow winding trail and stone stepts the country bordering upon the foot of this mountain is composed of ridges & gorges with Peach orchards standing on the sides of the steep hills and in the vallies But invariably Planted in ...
  • Page 450

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

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    Oct 24 1881 [1879] it was near sunset, we watered our horse by leading him down a 30 foot wall vary steep we then had to asscend this steep trail to get to the top of the rock in order to get our Horse up with us Br Hatch took the Bridle to lead & I Behind to drive in several places we had to go 20 or 30 stone steps at a time like going up a pair of stairs it was with great diff- iculty that our ...
  • Page 451

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

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    Oct 24 1881 [1879] her supper cooked and I was asked to Eat with them which I attempted to do but it was hard work. I could not tell what I was Eating for they were on the filthy order of cooking & Eating. I Eat some however but the food was vary unpalatable. Soon Brother Hatch returned and Brought me a custard pie and Baked chicken which I relished much. He also brought me blankets to sleep on and staid & slept with me over night After I got ...
    Dates:
    October 25, 1879
  • Page 452

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

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    Oct 25 1879 I there saw Br Lot Smith making his way up the steep serpentine trail to meet with me. I saw many women going down the trail with Judges [Jugs] on their back for water from the well. I also saw many Dunkies coming up the trail climing the stone stepts with a sack of Ears of corn on their backs to the village followed by an indian driver All the corn, beans Mellons, squashes, wood & water had to be brought up this step trail of 1500 feet ...
  • Page 453

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

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    Oct 25, 1879 shoved off and became a Mass of flesh when the struck the ground Jacob Hamblin saw their bodies after the fall The Moquis have not been able to keep horses untill of late for they could not get their horses up onto the rock but they could get their Dunkies sheep & goats up in places of safety But since the Mormons have been among them and taught them Peace they now begin to keep horses All the inhabitants of these villages are laying up corn & dryed ...
    Dates:
    October 26, 1879 October 27, 1879
  • Page 454

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

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    October 28, 1879 ~ Tuesday Oct 28, 1879 I read Br Haskels Journal of his Mission and stay for 6 month with the Oribes & Moquis, which was quite interesting. I met in council in the Evening October 29, 1879 ~ Wednesday 29 [FIGURE] I received a letter from J Jaques & wrote 3 letters to Bishop Hunter J Jaques & Phebe October 30, 1879 ~ Thursday 30. I drove to St Joseph ...
    Dates:
    October 28, 1879 October 29, 1879 October 30, 1879 October 31, 1879 November 1, 1879 November 2, 1879 November 3, 1879
  • Page 455

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

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    November 4, 1879 ~ Tuesday Nov 4 1879 [FIGURES] we drove to Sunset I received 3 letters from John Taylor M Thatcher & S Roskelly & $5 in Money I spent the Evening in council November 5, 1879 ~ Wednesday 5 [FIGURE] I received a letter to day from Br Johnson at the ferry Brother Lot Smith returned from the Mountains to day we spent the Evening in conversation The Teacher visited me
    Dates:
    November 4, 1879 November 5, 1879 November 6, 1879 November 7, 1879 November 8, 1879 November 9, 1879 November 10, 1879
  • Page 456

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

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    Nov 10, 1879 and among other Persons I saw a Number of Gentile who were our enemies in our midst and I thought they ought not to be with. I have had a Number of Dreams Lately that seem to have some meaning to them (I read the following in the Arizona Miner) "Apostle Wilford Woodruff of the Latter Day Saints xxx recently unbosomed himself to the Mormon Church as follows." "I will never abandon my wives & children at the Demand of a Nation steeped in sin and ripe for the Damnation ...
    Dates:
    November 11, 1879 November 12, 1879
  • Page 457

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

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    Nov 12, 1879 got supper and went to bed it was vary cold. Bro Smith got up at Midnight to hunt for his horses and Bring them to the fire fearing they would freeze He could not find them & came back to Bed 20 Miles November 13, 1879 ~ Thursday 13 Br Smith made a fire & soon found his horses we then drove 12 Miles through a foot of snow over the rock without a road we arived at the dairy at 2 oclok and glad ...
    Dates:
    November 13, 1879 November 14, 1879 November 15, 1879 November 16, 1879 November 17, 1879 November 18, 1879 November 19, 1879
  • Page 458

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

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    November 20, 1879 ~ Thursday Nov 20, 1879 I spent the day helping to pack up for moving I read a report the day I dreamed at night of being at home which will be fulfilled November 21, 1879 ~ Friday 21. We hitched up our team and drove across the valley 4 miles in 8 inches of snow, And drove up a steep rocky Bluff we had 4 waggons 3 yoak of Oxen a span of muels & Horses it took us half a day to get to the top ...
    Dates:
    November 20, 1879 November 21, 1879 November 23, 1879
  • Page 459

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

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    Nov 22, 1879 slept untill 12 oclok and I awoke and my Monitor guide or spirit of the Lord call it by what name you will said to me arise, tarry not, go to Sunset council A M Tenney to close the bargin buy St John and send the missionaries to take possession of the Colorado Meadows for much depends upon your action in this matter. According to this instruction I November 23, 1879 ~ Sunday ^23^ arose early and prepared myself and left the place in company with ...
    Dates:
    November 23, 1879 November 24, 1879 November 25, 1879
  • Page 460

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

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    Nov 25 1879 He with Br Ira Hatch went from Sunset this Morning November 26, 1879 ~ Wednesday 26 I took my Gun and went onto the river Bank and shot 2 mallard Ducks & a wolf. the wind blew hard all day and snow at night November 27, 1879 ~ Thursday 27 [FIGURE] I wrote 4 letters to Brigham Young A M Cannon Phebe W Woodruff & J Jaques
    Dates:
    November 26, 1879 November 27, 1879 November 28, 1879 November 29, 1879 November 30, 1879 December 1, 1879
  • Page 461

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

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    Dec 1, 1879 [FIGURE] I wrote a letter of 16 pages to George Q Cannon and gave him an account of the history of the 7 Indian villiages we visited I finished the Letter on the 2d December 2, 1879 ~ Tuesday 2 I forwarded the Conference minutes to O Pratt wrote to J. J. December 3, 1879 ~ Wednesday 3 [FIGURE] I wrote 4 Letters to J. D. T. McAllister J G Bleak
    Dates:
    December 2, 1879 December 3, 1879 December 4, 1879 December 5, 1879 December 6, 1879 December 7, 1879 December 8, 1879