Chimney Rock, Nebraska Territory

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  • Page 283

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

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    with the first division & I would stop & mend up & keep some of the 2nd Division with me this council was heard by the first Division with great surprise they did not feel that they could leave me there was much feelings upon the subject August 5, 1850 ~ Monday 5th The first Division left according to my council though with great reluctance I spent the day at Ash Hollow mending waggons we had good cold spring water in this Hollow which was a great benefit to the ...
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    August 5, 1850 August 6, 1850 August 7, 1850 August 8, 1850 August 9, 1850 August 10, 1850 August 11, 1850 August 12, 1850 August 13, 1850
  • Page 284

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

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    as high up the piller as possible the whole appearance of Chimney Rock would indicate that the Ancient Nephites or some one els had built the mound & erected a great tower upon the top of it and the whole formation of the bluffs in this region of country appears more like the ruins of Ancient cities than of Nature, we had a hard thunderstorm & travled several miles in it we camped 6 miles east of Scotts ...
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    August 14, 1850 August 15, 1850 August 16, 1850 August 17, 1850 August 18, 1850 August 19, 1850 August 20, 1850 August 21, 1850 August 22, 1850 August 23, 1850 August 24, 1850
  • Page 53

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

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    May 22, 1847 ~ Saturday 22. The brethren found a part of a petrified leg bone of a Mamouth it was from the knee joint downward the piece was 17 inch long. 11 inches wide & weighed 27 lbs. we travled to day 7 1/2 miles & onooned & in the afternoon 8 miles & camped for the Sabbath, whole distance of the day 15 1/2 m our road has been vary strait to day but we came over 2 1/2 miles of the worst bluff sandy & hilly ...
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    May 22, 1847 May 23, 1847
  • Page 54

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

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    the hard wind continued for about an hour then it commenced raining & which lasted about one hour accompanied with some hail it turned vary cold I had fears that some of our horses would perish with the cold as such changes were freequent in this region Mr Sarpee related a circumstance that transpired sev eral years since at about this place on the 22nd of May one day earlier than this while travling down this fork of the platt it was warm weather the grass 10
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    May 24, 1847 May 25, 1847
  • Page 55

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

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    May 26, 1847 ~ Wednesday 26th we travled 6 1/4 miles & nooned in good grass about 2 miles above Chimney rock we travled in the afternoon 6 1/4 miles & camped for the night. The hunters brought in four Antelope we passed much good grass to day. I rode to day with Br Kimball & Benson to look out the road I have during the last two days read Mr Hastings account of Oregon & upper ...
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    May 26, 1847 May 27, 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