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Mar 16, 1835

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March 16, 1835 ~ Monday

Left our canoe with Mr Jones travled
up the River by land 10 miles took the Military
road leading from Memphis to Little Rock
was receieved ^by^ byMr Col Blues in palaski Co.
2 signers to the petition Distance 22 miles

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Daybook (13 January 1835 - 26 November 1836)

After Receieving information from Mr Jones the [that] the road was possible for footmen from Little Rock to Memphis we con cluded to leeve our canoe and go by land as the distance was ownly 150 miles by land and 550 miles by water Left Mr Jones travled up the River 10 miles took the Military road for ^2 signers to the petition^ on to Col. Blue's in Palaski Co. Distance 22 mles

Autobiography Volume 1 circa 1842-1865

We left our canoe with Mr Jones and travelled up the River 10 miles untill we reached the old military road leading from Memphis Tennessee to Little Rock Arkansas we took this road and started Eastward for Memphis. This road lay through the Missippi swamp 175 miles to Memphis mostly covered with water which we would have to wade through we walked 22 miles and spent the night with Col Blues in Pulaski County we got 2 signers to to our petion

Autobiography 1865 Millennial Star

at his house. On the we left our canoe with Mr. Jones, and walked back up the river ten miles, opposite Little Rock, and took the old military road, and started to wade the Missis- sippi swamp, which was mostly cov- ered with water from Little Rock, Arkansas, to Memphis, Tennessee, a distance of about 175 miles. We waded through mud and water knee deep, day after day, and in some in- stances forty miles per day, before we could get a stopping place.

Autobiography 1858 Deseret News

preached next day at his house. On the we left our canoe with Mr. Jones and walked back up the river ten miles, opposite Little Rock, and took the old military road, and started to wade the Mississippi swamp, which was mostly covered with water from Little Rock, Arkansas, to Memphis, Tennessee, a distance of about 175 miles. We waded through mud and water knee deep, day after day, and in some instances forty miles per day, before we could get a stopping place.

Autobiography 1857 Draft 1

preached next day at his house on the left our canoe with Mr Jones walked back ^the East Bank of the Arkansas River & started on foot to ward & wade the Mississippi^ ^Swamp to Memphis Tennessee we travelled on the old military road it was over 200 miles the way we travelled ^up the river 10 miles took the old^ ^the road^ & almost the whole distance was knee deep in mud & water up the river 10 miles opposite Little Rock & took the old military road & started to waid the missippi swamp which was mostly covered with water from Little Rock Arkansas to Memphis Tennessee, a distance of about 175 miles, we waided through mud & water knee deep day after day & in some instances

Autobiography 1857 Draft 2

next day at his house. On the th, we left our canoe with Mr. Jones and walked back up the river 10 miles, opposite little Rock, and took the old military road, and started to wade the Mississippi swamp which was mostly covered with water from little Rock, Arkansas, to Memphis, Tennessee, a distance of about 175 miles. We waded through mud and water knee deep, day after day, and in some instances 40 miles per day, before we could get a stopping place.

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Mar 16, 1835