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  • Page 69

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1860 – October 22, 1865)

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    August 30, 1860 ~ Thursday Aug 30, ^1860^ I spent the day the forenoon in the office compiling History the afternoon I spent at home I was visited by Father [blank] Smith & his daughter Sister Whitney wife of Bishop Whitney Father Smith was 80 year of age was Born & had spent his life in Connecticut had been in the Church near 30 years. He visited my garden, took supper with me and returned home ...
    Dates:
    August 30, 1860 August 31, 1860
  • Page 70

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1860 – October 22, 1865)

    Excerpt:
    31 ^1860^ Lakes in Central Africa He went all around the large lake 250 miles long about 100 wide He found mud fish 6 feet long with- out scales. He found Eels. He found large flocks of sea guls the lake was 700 miles from the sea He tried to sounded 400 feet without any bottom. there was no visible outlet to it, though there were several large streams runing into it. the water was not salt this lake was surroounded with High Bluffs. He visited another Lake about ...
    Dates:
    August 31, 1860
  • Page 71

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1860 – October 22, 1865)

    Excerpt:
    31 ^1860^ and most of the company starved to death and the living cattle Dead Mrs Murphy was Eat up & some of her children two fof her sons were saved. Brother Emanuel Murphy has been a true faithful Latter Day Saint He visited Joseph Smith almost daily while in prision in Missouri. He liberated Erastus Snow out of Liberty Jail. He has done much for the Church. He took supper with me ...
    Dates:
    August 31, 1860 September 1, 1860 September 2, 1860