Alfred Cumming

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  • Page 303

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    April 7, 1858 ~ Wednesday April 7th I spent the day in loading my waggons I took one load of 4 secretaries in the historians office onto my waggons April 8, 1858 ~ Thursday 8th I started this morning with 3 loads for provo two loads of secretaries and one of Goods it soon began to snow and I rode 12 miles on a slow walk in the worst snow storm we have had this winter I came near freezing my hands ...
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    April 7, 1858 April 8, 1858 April 9, 1858 April 10, 1858 April 11, 1858 April 12, 1858 April 13, 1858 April 17, 1858 April 18, 1858
  • Page 304

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    April 19, 1858 ~ Monday April 19th 1858 I spent the day in preparing to move 3 loads to provo April 20, 1858 ~ Tuesday 20th I took up most of my choice budded peaches, plums, Apricotts grapes &c and loaded them in Brother Wandles carriage to take to Beaver April 21, 1858 ~ Wednesday 21 I took two horse teams went to Jordons Mill, got 47 bushels of wheat Ground went to Union ville and ...
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    April 19, 1858 April 20, 1858 April 21, 1858 April 22, 1858 April 23, 1858 April 24, 1858 April 25, 1858
  • Page 306

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    May 10th that the work of the Latter Day Saints was spreading in England they had again opened the preaching places which had been closed through persecution he left the Mo river about the 3rd of May. he saw no supply or trains or troops on the way but said Congress had passed a Bill giving the President power to raise four Rigments of volunteers to go against Utah President Buchanan is determined to do all in ...
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    May 11, 1858 May 12, 1858 May 13, 1858 May 14, 1858 May 15, 1858 May 16, 1858 May 17, 1858 May 18, 1858 May 19, 1858
  • Page 307

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    May 19 and it was the worst day to travel in I ever saw, the dust sand and gravel filled the air filled my face with it untill I could not see at all and it was difficult to keep the road May 20, 1858 ~ Thursday 20th I traveled to Provo bench the air was filled with dust but not so bad as yesterday May 21, 1858 ~ Friday 21st I arived in Provo to day unloaded my goods
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    May 20, 1858 May 21, 1858 May 22, 1858 May 23, 1858 May 24, 1858
  • Page 310

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    May 25 Settelled either amicably or by the rifle. President Young sent a Letter to Gen D. H. Wells. A company of Apostates left for the enemies camp an man on guard at Echo Canyon left his post and went into the apostate camp President Young said give him a pass and let him go with our enemies. In the after noon with G. A. Smith I visited President Young at his house he wished me to buy a place ...
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    May 26, 1858
  • Page 317

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    June 28, 1858 ~ Monday 28 Luke Johnson & Benyon spent the night with me & left this morning & took with him our pet lamb we had a small tragedy enacted in the tavern Joining me this morning The two reporters Filmore for the New York Herrald & Simonton of the New York times commenced a quar- rel upon the subject of slavery. Fillmore stabed Simon- ton in the side with the small blade of a large pocket knife & made a wound about ...
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    June 28, 1858 June 29, 1858 June 30, 1858
  • Page 331

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    Sept 26 are going to do sumthing but I will show you he then threw his saw knife at Clarkson & Just as it was about to enter his body Brigham Young reached out his hand caught it so that it did not hurt him saying at the same time you now see what I can do. Clarkson said I see that my life is in your power at the same time he plunged his knife into his own breast & split it open then handed the handle of the knife ...
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    September 27, 1858 September 28, 1858 September 29, 1858 September 30, 1858 October 1, 1858 October 2, 1858 October 3, 1858 October 4, 1858 October 5, 1858
  • Page 332

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    October 6, 1858 ~ Wednesday Oct 6th A Conference of the presidents of the various Quorums, Bishops, & councellors assembled in the Tabernacles on the Temple Block. Meeting opened by singing & Prayer by President Joseph Young President Daniel H. Wells addressed the meeting & was followed by G. A Smith O. Hyde, O. Pratt, Johseph Young, A Lyman & Wells October 7, 1858 ~ Thursday ...
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    October 6, 1858 October 7, 1858 October 8, 1858 October 9, 1858 October 10, 1858 October 11, 1858 October 12, 1858 October 13, 1858 October 14, 1858
  • Page 334

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    October 25, 1858 ~ Monday Oct 25 I went to the Church stray pen to get a Durham Bull calf which Brother Wm Rydalch let me have he had never been halter broak & we put a lariet on his neck & he nearly choaked to death before we could do any thing with him he faught us with great force I got him home & shut him up & fed him I then assisted in cleaning out four hog pens whare the Hogs was belly deep ...
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    October 25, 1858 October 25, 1858 October 27, 1858 October 28, 1858 October 29, 1858 October 30, 1858 October 31, 1858
  • Page 340

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1854 – December 31, 1859)

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    November 9, 1858 ~ Tuesday Nov 9th I spent the day in the office compiling History I spent the evening with President Young the time was spent mostly in conversation upon taning leather & making fish oil J Cummings had bought of Homer Dunkan some 20 gallons of fish oil but it was like soap & good for nothing he had kept it stiring all summer and spoiled it. President Young had told them if they wanted to make good fish oil make a ...
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    November 9, 1858 November 10, 1858 November 11, 1858 November 12, 1858 November 13, 1858