Bear River, unorganized U.S. Territory

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  • Page 289

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1847 – December 31, 1853)

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    September 28, 1850 ~ Saturday 28th We had to lie in camp while men went back after the oxen many went to fishing as there was a rushing creek which abounded with trout I caught 30 another man 32 and many caught about a Dozen each the men returned at night with the oxen September 29, 1850 ~ Sunday 29th [FIGURE] We left Fort Bridger this morning I went forward with my Division to day and the first Division or some of the[m] complained or murmured much ...
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    September 28, 1850 September 29, 1850 September 30, 1850 October 1, 1850 October 2, 1850 October 3, 1850 October 4, 1850 October 5, 1850 October 6, 1850 October 7, 1850 October 8, 1850 October 9, 1850 October 10, 1850 October 11, 1850 October 12, 1850
  • Page 320

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1847 – December 31, 1853)

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    let the Saints of God come together & hear the Elders teach Apply your hearts unto wisdom & get it. If I am full of the spirit of God I shall not get any more than I want It is the duty of all to come here that can come & let the power of Eternity rest upon us and you should not be asleep but wide awake. When I contrast the present with the past situations of the Saints I[t] gives me a great variety of feelings, both good & ...
  • Page 75

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1847 – December 31, 1853)

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    June 27, 1847 ~ Sunday June 27th 1847 Three years ago this day the Prophets Joseph and Hyrum Smith were martered. Though it was Sunday morning we harnessed up our teams & drove 6 miles to the place whare Brs Pratt & Smith camped in company with Mr Harris who has been a traider & trapper in the rocky mou- ntains & travled through
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    June 27, 1847 June 28, 1847
  • Page 79

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1847 – December 31, 1853)

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    And it being the first time that I ever tried the artificial fly in America or ever saw it tried, I watched it as it floated upon the water with as much intens interest as Franklin did his kite when he tried to draw lightnigng from the skies. And as Franklin recieved great Joy when he saw electricity or lightning descend on his kite string in like manner was I highly gratifyed when I saw the nimble trout dart my fly hook himself & run away with the line but I soon worried ...
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    July 9, 1847 July 10, 1847
  • Page 80

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1847 – December 31, 1853)

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    was brought up again concerning the emigrant company who pe[rished] [page covered] in the Mountains last winter they were mostly from Independance Clay County Missouri and were a mob company & threatned to drive out the mormons that were in Calafornia & started for Calafornia with that spirit in there hearts but it seemed as though they were ripe for judgement the snows fell upon them 18 feet deep on a level & they died & eat up each other about 40 persons perished & were mostly ...
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    July 11, 1847 July 12, 1847
  • Page 100

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1847 – December 31, 1853)

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    the mountains & of unburnt brick surrounding 10 acres of ground, 40 rods of which was covered with block houses. Besides planting about 100 acres of corn, potatoes, buckwheat turnips gardens &c the pioneers did not exceed 150 men during the time 140 of the Battalion arived I think there was not over 100 men labouring on the works at a time besides much exploring was done and after accomplishing this work the company return to winter Quarters the place of begining making nearly 2,500 miles traveling during ...
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    August 26, 1847 August 27, 1847 August 28, 1847 August 29, 1847 August 30, 1847 August 31, 1847