Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie County, Iowa

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  • Page 253

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1845 – December 31, 1846)

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    June 20, 1846 ~ Saturday 20th I had a regular over Halling of my loads And repacking I left A number of chests And trunks barrels &c Mother Woodruff Handed me A regular lengthy epistle of complaint written in a book of 30 pages against several persons there treatment to her &c And come to examin it it was like A tempest in a tea pot or a bubble not worthy of notice The more I have provided for Her of late the more she has complained she has manifested ...
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    June 20, 1846 June 21, 1846 June 22, 1846
  • Page 254

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1845 – December 31, 1846)

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    of complying with the request made & of assisting the Twelve & those associated with them to go to the Mountains & lift up the standard of Zion I then called for volunteers & about 60 followed me out in the line we appointed the next evening to meet again June 23, 1846 ~ Tuesday 23rd I Had my tire cut & shot of my waggons to day I met with the saints according to appointment A letter was written to report to the president what we had done in raising the mounted men ...
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    June 23, 1846 June 24, 1846 June 25, 1846 June 26, 1846
  • Page 256

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1845 – December 31, 1846)

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    teams, waggons, flocks, & Heards by Hunderds & thousands as it were untill it looked like the movements of A great Nation we travled 10 miles & camped at a point of timber on the edge of an 18 mile prairie & camped Mrs Woodruff was quite unwell through the day but better at night July 1, 1846 ~ Wednesday July 1st After travling A few miles we recieved A visit from Elder P. P. Pratt wh[o] was direct from council Bluffs And Had A message ...
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    July 1, 1846 July 2, 1846 July 3, 1846
  • Page 257

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1845 – December 31, 1846)

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    who had been nominated to fill the place And wear the crown of John E Page they wished me to return to the Bluffs with them so I saddled my Horse & started And had an inter- esting time once more with Br Parley And to add to the interest of the days ride we passed through the main village of the Potawattame Indians the first time I ever passed through A large village of indians in my life. After viewing the village & ...
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    July 4, 1846
  • Page 258

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1845 – December 31, 1846)

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    was exeeding sore and stiff And almost sick July 5, 1846 ~ Sunday 5th ^Sunday^ We Journied slowly through the day & camped July 6, 1846 ~ Monday 6th It was a warm day we continued our Journ ey And camped at night at the same place whare I camped in the grass with Br Parley An Indian Chief And some squaes camped near us the Indian said He was going to meet with mormo rns & smoke the pipe of peace July 7 ...
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    July 5, 1846 July 6, 1846 July 7, 1846 July 8, 1846 July 9, 1846
  • Page 259

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1845 – December 31, 1846)

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    and John Taylor And many other friends I pithed my tent & encampemnt on a Bluff near Elders Taylor & P P Pratt we had hard rain at night. we held a council in the evening about raising 500 volunteers for the President of the U.S. to go to upper Calafornia via Santa fe we wrote A letter & signed it to be carried through the camp. Distance from Pisgah to the Bluffs 160 ...
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    July 10, 1846 July 11, 1846
  • Page 264

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1845 – December 31, 1846)

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    an interesting time with the people at the close of the meeting some 40 persons came forward & Joined the volunteers to fill out the company July 20, 1846 ~ Monday 20th I spent my time hunting cattle most of of the day July 21, 1846 ~ Tuesday 21st I met in council with the Twelve in the morning. we Appointed Twelve men (Father Morley at the head) to acct in the capacity of A High Council to take charge of Affairs at
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    July 20, 1846 July 21, 1846 July 22, 1846 July 23, 1846 July 24, 1846
  • Page 265

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1845 – December 31, 1846)

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    Council Bluffs east of the Mo. river we rode part of the way to the river in a carriage I then walked to the river with Br Parley took skiff rowed over And started for home on foot we undertook to take A near rode across A slew it was dark we missed our way And wandered some time in the dens weeds willows bushes &c but at last found our way out to the road Arived at Br Pratts tent in the ...
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    July 25, 1846 July 26, 1846
  • Page 274

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1845 – December 31, 1846)

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    August 19, 1846 ~ Wednesday 19th I spent the day at home was unwell August 20, 1846 ~ Thursday 20th I went in the morning & carried Mrs Woodruff in her carriage into a deep vale of a shaded grove to spend the day in solitude for her health I returned & met in council with the Twelve & 3 of the High Council from the Bluffs viz I Morley J. H. Hale & P ...
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    August 19, 1846 August 20, 1846 August 21, 1846 August 22, 1846
  • Page 279

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1845 – December 31, 1846)

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    September 1, 1846 ~ Tuesday Sept 1st 1846 The first day of fall we arose washed, prayed Breakfasted & started our journey down the river to find the bluffs we came to a creek And had to build a bridge before we could cross after crossing the creek the Indian trail went up the bluff which road we ought to have taken but having no pilot we did not know the way, we kept [to] the table land under the bluff we passed through a flat ...
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    September 1, 1846