Colorado River, United States

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  • Page 78

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

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    Browns Detachment who had been at Pueblo through the winter Br A Lyman who we sent unto them had reached them & infor- med them whare we are & the whole detachment of 140 of the brethren were within 7 days drive of us, we drew up the raft & crossed them all over but one who returned with our pilots to meet the companies when we met it was truly a harty greeting & shaking of hands. they accompanied us into camp and all were ...
    Dates:
    July 5, 1847 July 6, 1847 July 7, 1847 July 8, 1847
  • Page 252

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

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    waggon for 50 men that was called out of the 14th ward they were to start at 6 oclok but did not get ready till 8 oclok I finally concluded to let Robert go & retain Wilford a few days for they had left their wheat Bag standing in the field whare they had been sowing through the day & the ground not dragged whare they had sowed they started about 9 oclok I then went & took some things to the fair then went into the field, finished sowing ...
    Dates:
    September 30, 1857 October 1, 1857
  • Page 357

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

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    Dec 19th son had opposed it But Benjamin Clapp used all his influence with the people who were mostly Danes & they had let them in & rented them their public carrells for four months Benjamin Clapp had taken the Job of supplying the soldiery with Grain & hay at a cheap rate & Brother Snow was afraid they would get into Manti I advised Brother Snow to go direct Back to those settlements & take all the measures he could to stop ...
    Dates:
    December 20, 1858 December 21, 1858 December 22, 1858 December 23, 1858
  • Page 392

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1873 – February 7, 1880)

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    March 14, 1880 [1879] which we named the Hogs Back. It was the worst hill Ridge or Mountain that I Ever attempted to cross with a team and waggon on Earth we hagd 4 Horses on a waggon of 1500 lb weight and for two rods we could ownly gain from 4 inches to 24 with all the power of the horses & two men rolling at the hind wheels and going Down on the other side was still more steep rocky and sandy which would ...
    Dates:
    March 15, 1879 March 16, 1879 March 17, 1879
  • Page 395

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1873 – February 7, 1880)

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    March 26 18879 in which they live is from 1/2 to 1/4 of a mile wide. there is but 2 points whare this valley can be reached, that is in a stratta of soft material by the ware of time has worn away so that a trail is made but it requires a steady nerve & clear head to pass down this trail after passing down 1000 feet you can look down into the valley some 3000 feet into what appears to be the last Jumping off place the trail is from ...
  • Page 2

    Part of Letter to Jacob Hamblin from Brigham Young, Wilford Woodruff, Erastus Snow, and Brigham Young, Jr., 15 December 1876

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    St George December 15th 1876. Jacob Hamblin Dear Brother: As you pass from this city to the Colorado south look out as good a track for a wagon road as you will have time to do without stopping to go the right or the left. You are to so well ac- quainted with the country that you can be of some use to bro. Pierce who is building a ferry boat at the Colorado for crossing people; and make him acqainted ...
    Dates:
    December 15, 1876
  • Page 3

    Part of Letter to Jacob Hamblin from Brigham Young, Wilford Woodruff, Erastus Snow, and Brigham Young, Jr., 15 December 1876

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    near the Colorado river, and report to us your success. We feel to caution you against those Mexican robbers that infest the country where you are going. Be always ready for them and Keep your little Company together We pray the Lord our father in heaven to bless you and give you sucess in your mission and return you in safety Brigham Young Wilford Woodruff Erastus Snow Brigham Young, Jn. ...
  • Page 1

    Part of Letter from A. E. Hinckley, 15 January 1883

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    [sideways text] A. E. Hinckley. Hackberry Jan 31/83 [end of sideways text] For President John Taylor. Hackberry, Jan. 15th, 1883. President Woodruff. Dear Brother, I sit down to drop you a few lines. You will excuse the bad gram- mar, spelling, without any punctuation, passing over all, until we come to this place. On the 26th of Dec. last we arrived at this place, and found a portion of the Wallapais tribe of Indians here, and added to their low and filthy ...
    Dates:
    January 15, 1883
  • Page 1

    Part of Letter to Brigham Young and Council, 15 February 1849

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    TO THE SAINTS SCATTERED ABROAD—GREETING: BELOVED BRETHREN AND FRIENDS:— After so long a time, we have heard direct from Elder LYMAN WIGHT, and have learned his whereabouts. He is in Texas, and I think on one of the tributaries of the Colorado River, about seventy five miles from the city of Austin. He has addressed a pamphlet of sixteen pages to the Latter Day Saints, scattered abroad, and to every body else, containing his appeals to them, and the cogitations of his own mind. If the Lord ...
  • Page 1

    Part of Letter to John Taylor and Council from Wilford Woodruff and Jesse N. Smith, 9 October 1879

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    [left page] W. Woodruff & Jesse N. Smith St John Country Oct 22/79 [upside down: President John Taylor] [right page] Sunset Oct. 9, 1879. To President John Taylor and Council Dear Brethren A few days ago I sent a let- ter to Bro. Erastus Snow sug- gesting the importance of having a company in Utah to ^come^ and buy out St: John. Since that time, in conversation with Bro- Jesse N. Smith, I learn that the St. John people propose selling out to ...
    Dates:
    October 22, 1879