Cedar City, Iron County, Utah Territory

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  • Page 66

    Part of Journal (January 1854 – December 1859)

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    running through the building & the sides rooms are divided into 3 rooms each the upper story is to be finished into one room or Hall. the basement story wall is 3 feet thick the remainder of the building 2 feet the cornish is on & a part of the roof shingled May 16, 1855 ~ Wednesday Tuesday^Wednesday^ 156 we left Filmore rode to Corn Creek which contains an Indian settlement of the parvants kanosh is David Kanosh Tashabets is their main chief ...
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    May 16, 1855 May 17, 1855 May 18, 1855 May 19, 1855
  • Page 67

    Part of Journal (January 1854 – December 1859)

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    Thomas P Smith gave me the following report of Fort Johnson 6 miles north of Cedar City it contains 6 families 40 persons the fort wall is 10 rods square 4 feet thick at the bottom 2 1/2 at the top is now built 8 feet high is to be carried up 12 feet the place contains many fine springs enough to watter 100 Acres of land a good grazing country for a large heard of cattle May 20, 1855 ~ Sunday May 20 Sunday ...
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    May 20, 1855
  • Page 68

    Part of Journal (January 1854 – December 1859)

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    we set apart Brother Hulse to his mission to Israel remarks were made by W Woodruff C. C. Rich & several others upon the subject of the mission May 21, 1855 ~ Monday 21st Monday I got an Indian boy of Brother James Bosnel He was about a doz years of age his name was Moroni. Eliza Bosnel his wife wishes her Endowment & they wish me to write & inform them when they can have it ...
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    May 21, 1855 May 22, 1855 May 23, 1855 May 24, 1855 May 25, 1855
  • Page 69

    Part of Journal (January 1854 – December 1859)

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    in a rain storm Salt Creek Fort is 104 Rods square 6 feet thick at the bottom 2 1/2 feet thick at the top 12 feet high & nearly finished. It con- tains 80 families & 350 persons they have 1 man school of 50 schollars we took supper at this Fort & rode on to the Springs & camped for the night 54 mile May 26, 1855 ~ Saturday Saturday 26 We started at 5 oclock rode to summit & on to payson & took breakfast. Pason ...
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    May 26, 1855 May 27, 1855
  • Page 33

    Part of Journal (January 1854 – December 1859)

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    There was a meeting at Early candlelight. W Woodruff preached was followed by E T Benson was not reported May 15, 1854 ~ Monday Monday 15th Travled to Coal Creek 33 miles & camped for the nigh[t] we nooned on Corn Creek. During the evening we walked onto the hill among the cedars. B Young D Huntington Walker & myself we looked through a spy glass & looked to the west mountain onto a high peak far in the distance it was a beautif[ul] place to camp a ...
  • Page 34

    Part of Journal (January 1854 – December 1859)

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    to be located 6 miles from the base of the mountain on the east the fort on the west. we then road to the present location of fort Harmony 3 miles making 18 1/2 miles by the rodeometer & 287 miles from Salt Lake City 287 this is a good grazing country & a splendid mountain scenery. The brethren are trying to take out the stream of waters called Ash Creek to water their farming land they have carried it 6 miles & have i to carry it 2 miles further to get it onto ...
  • Page 313

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

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    year we visited one mountain of Rock salt pure & clean the body was more than 40 feet high & so hard it was difficult to cut it with an ax we also saw the ground white made from salt springs we saw a plenty of the quarts rock & Isonglass we rode to the severe & camped on its bank shot one deer while he was swiming the creek May 4, 1851 ~ Sunday 4th Sunday we crossed the severe rode 25 miles through the sage & ...
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    May 4, 1851 May 5, 1851 May 6, 1851 May 7, 1851 May 8, 1851 May 9, 1851 May 10, 1851
  • Page 314

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

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    a walk to see G. A. Smith saw mill which was up so he could saw. He informed us they had an abundance of coal, magn[acted] Iron, Allum salt timber &c nearby we found the Brethren had done much since their arival they have about 100 men have been there 3 months. Have enclosed a fort containing 19 acre & 96 rods of ground and have ploughed & sewed about 1000 acres of wheat have fenced about 6000 acres of land Have built one saw mill and got a Cooncel House up the 1
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    May 11, 1851 May 12, 1851 May 13, 1851
  • Page 389

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

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    camped for the night May 1, 1852 ~ Saturday May 1st Started before Breakfast & rode 8 miles & fed then than went off the road & had to make a new road went to a Creek & camped for the night in a snow storm May 2, 1852 ~ Sunday 2d Rode to Ceder Springs & nooned then rode to Filmore City & spent the night it was and exceding cold day with frost May 3, 1852 ~ Monday 3d ...
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    April 5, 1852 April 6, 1852 May 1, 1852 May 2, 1852 May 3, 1852 May 4, 1852 May 7, 1852 May 8, 1852 May 9, 1852 May 10, 1852 May 11, 1852
  • Page 390

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

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    May 12, 1852 ~ Wednesday May 12th The Rodeometer made the whole distance from Great Salt Lake City via Sanpete to Ceder Fort 314 1/2 miles 314 1/2 mils [FIGURE] we met to day to organize the High Counsel & presidency of the stake &c at Paroan Having returned there this morning John L Smith was appointed President of the Stake. John Steel 1st & Henry Lunt 2nd Councellors ...
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    April 14, 1852 April 15, 1852 April 16, 1852 April 17, 1852 May 12, 1852 May 13, 1852 May 18, 1852 May 19, 1852 May 20, 1852 May 21, 1852 May 22, 1852