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Day in the Life

Feb 18, 1870

Journal Entry

February 18, 1870 ~ Friday

18 I spent the day in the Legislative council untill 4 ock in the
[FIGURES] morning it being the last day of the session I received
a letter from Seth Woodruff to Betsey Alvord containing $10
from Ann to have. I wrote 2 letters one to Seth Woodruff &
one to Betsey Alvord. Our Acting Governor Sect Mann
has signed all the Bills of this session Except a Mining Bill
& one to work Prisioners on the public roads. we got out a vary
important Bill a lengthy code of practice in civil cases which was
vary laborious on the members of the Legislature with the other Business
Mr Mann has acted most of A man of any person we have had
for govornor Except Brigham Young since we have been in this


Browse people Wilford Woodruff mentioned on this day in his journal.

Cossett, Anna
21 mentions
Alvord, Betsey Cossett
19 Jan 1806 - 5 Feb 1884
100 mentions
Young, Brigham
1 Jun 1801 - 26 Aug 1877
3304 mentions
Apostle, Family
Woodruff, Seth
15 Dec 1822 - 30 Jul 1900
23 mentions
3 mentions


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Church membership 90,130; population of Utah Territory 86,336; population of 38 United States 39,820,000.
Utah women given the right to vote; Liberal (non-Mormon) Party formed opposing People's (Mormon) Party.

Feb 18, 1870