Black Hills, Nebraska Territory

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  • Page 59

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

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    sand stone in the edge of the bluffs one large rock resembled the hull of a steemboat loaded with freight so I named it Stone Steem boat bluff. it commenced raining before we camped it was vary cold, distance of the day 8 1/2 m during the evening Br B. Young went out with the Twelve & had Prayes May 30, 1847 ~ Sunday 30th Sunday we set this day apart for Prayer & fasting, in the morning I shaved & washed all over & anointed my ...
    Dates:
    May 30, 1847 May 31, 1847
  • Page 62

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

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    A good supply of shugar maple & other timber before we left. Br Clayton erected a guide board on the north side of the river containing the following information which he took from his journals on the distances which was correct as it was obtained from the wheelometer 543 1/4 miles from Winter Quarters 227 1/2 miles from the Junction of the Platt. 142 1/4 miles from Ash Hollow 70 1/4 miles from Chimney Rock and 50 1/2 from ...
    Dates:
    June 5, 1847 June 6, 1847
  • Page 63

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

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    June 7, 1847 ~ Monday 7th The two companies started out before us this morning we travled 7 3/4 miles & nooned on a small creek which scarsly afforded water for our stock & but little grass, while here another Mo company of 13 waggons passed us we were in fair view of Laramie Peak with its top coverd with snow, I found an abundance of sweet thisaly in the bitter creek bottom whare we camped last night much of the ...
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    June 7, 1847 June 8, 1847
  • Page 67

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

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    to see our flour & meal bags replenished in the midst of the black Hills as it did to have the Children of Israel fed with manna in the wilderness. But the Lord has truly been with us on this journey we have had peace & union in our midst, our horses & cattle have been wonderfully preserved from death & accident on the way & our waggons from breaking down. Great good will grow out of this mission if we are faithful in keeping the commandments of God ...
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    June 14, 1847 June 15, 1847 June 16, 1847
  • Page 84

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

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    July 24, 1847 ~ Saturday [FIGURE] JULY 24th 1847 This is an important day in the History of my life and the History of the Church of JESUS CHRIST of Latter Day Saints. On this important day after trav[eling] from our encampment 6 miles through the deep ravene, valley, ending with the canion through last creek we came in full view of the great valley or Bason [of] the Salt Lake and land of promise held in reserve by the hand ...
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    July 24, 1847