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Day in the Life

Sep 24, 1868

Journal Entry

September 24, 1868 ~ Thursday

24 I had an inter view this morning with a Danish Brother
By the name of Soren Christensen Thura, 75 years of age
He had lived under five reigning Kings of Denmark & had
served as a soldier under Napoleon. He was a vary strong
man. He was once found Fault with By an officer Because his
horses Hoofs & legs were dusty in going to the parrade ground
so he led the Horse into a yard & cleaned him & Bathed & polished
his hoofs then run his head under the Horses Belly & took the
the Horse on his shoulders & carried him on to the parrade ground
& set him down By the side of the officer & said there Dont
you [think] your Horse is clean now. He looks as though He could
carry a horse on his Back to day. This man with 2 other aged
Danish Brethren wished to Be adopted into Presidets Youngs
family. We laid hands upon a sister who was sick
Presidet Young was mouth. We drove to Manti & visited
the Agricultural & manufacturing Exhibition & held a Meeting
at the Hall & Bowery W Woodruff Prayed G Q Cannon
spoke 34 minutes W Woodruff spoke 22, T Taylor 8 minutes
George Dunford 14 m[inutes] Joseph F Smith 20 m[inutes] At the close
of the Meeting we dined & drove to Gunnison & held a Meeting
in the Evening A M Musser Prayed Joseph Young sen spoke 15
Joseph W Young spoke 25, G. Q. Cannon 17 D H Wells 33,
W Woodruff 5, O Hyde 6 minutes I spent the night at the House
of John Roadhead A cool Morning

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Smith, Joseph Fielding
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Young, Joseph Watson
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Young, Joseph
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Bonaparte, Napoleon of France
15 Aug 1769 - 5 May 1821
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Hyde, Orson
8 Jan 1805 - 28 Nov 1878
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Taylor, Thomas
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Sep 24, 1868