Edmund Brooke Alexander

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  • Page 255

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

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    October 16, 1857 ~ Friday Oct 16th I am vary poorly this morning yet I went to the office of President Young. An express had Just arived Bringing a long Letter to Govornor Young from Col Allexander concerning the present state of affairs also a letter from General Wells. the Breth- ren had taken a heard of cattle of some 700 head & were bringing them in. It was reported in the Army that Col Johnson would soon be up with ...
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    October 16, 1857 October 17, 1857 October 18, 1857
  • Page 256

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

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    October 19, 1857 ~ Monday Oct 19th It is a cold morning snow upon the Mountains it is reported that Mr Ray is vary sick & not expected to live. He is the last Gentile Merchant in the City now doing business Mr Bell has sold out & will soon leave for Calafornia Mr Kinkade is still traiding but will work for us. An express arived at 1 oclok P.M. Brought a letter to President Young from ...
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    October 19, 1857 October 20, 1857
  • Page 257

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

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    October 21, 1857 ~ Wednesday Oct 21st Brother Atwood arived this morning with an express from Gen Wells & 2 letters from Col Allexander who closed his letter by saying that "He should not obey the Govornors orders & his final disposals of the troops would depend upon Grave consideration which I do not deem necessary to enumerate" (words without meaning) The messenger said that the 5th Regment had stoped near Bear River in tents, the 10th Regment had ...
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    October 21, 1857 October 22, 1857 October 23, 1857 October 24, 1857
  • Page 259

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

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    Oct 26 That the United States Govornment was looseing their Nation- al greatness & wisdom is departed from them and we need not have as much fear of them as we would of an Armey of Grass hoppers if they take away our charter from us & divide up our Territory it will be Unconstitutional as evry thing is they do against us. I told Brother Bernhisel that if they took away our charters to come immediately home as soon as He could & we would organize our ...
  • Page 319

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

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    July 28, 1858 ~ Wednesday July 28 at 9 oclok we moved down the Canyon to the 2nd Mill & drove up the south fork one Mile & camped for the night the Presidency & others walked up the Canyon about 1 mile to visit the Timber there being a vast amount of pine, Cotton wood, fir & Quaking asp in those Canyons. we had prayers & sung the songs of Zion during the evening July 29, 1858 ~ Thursday 29th I arose vary unwell ...
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    July 28, 1858 July 29, 1858 July 30, 1858 July 31, 1858 August 1, 1858 August 2, 1858 August 3, 1858 August 4, 1858 August 5, 1858 August 8, 1858 August 9, 1858
  • Page 261

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

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    Oct 28 wants tohem to go north south or East He will have it Just as He wants and this I am thankful for and I feel perfectly easy about it all. You will find when the Lord sees that we are willing to fight & get Just ready to shoot that He will fight our battles. He said G. A. Smith may stop in the city this time let C C Rich go He is a good General & a wise man in calculation I recon ...
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    October 29, 1857 October 30, 1857 October 31, 1857 November 1, 1857 November 2, 1857 November 3, 1857
  • Page 267

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

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    Dec 2nd 1857 a late Hour. Brothers Groove and Southworth who had been kept prisioners for some two weeks in the Enemies camp arived home to day. Brother Grove called upon President Young and related what He knew in the Enemies camp I had a conversation with Brother Southworth concerning his impri- sionment and He said that He was taken prisioner on Green River by an officer in Capt Cooks Horse company & put under Guard with orders for the guard to shoot him if ...
  • Page 270

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

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    December 4, 1857 ~ Friday Dec 4th 1857 The Calafornia Mail arived last evening we find from the Calafornia papers that the massacre of the Emigrants in the south by the Indians is laid to the mormons the people in Loss Angel held public meeting & passed Resolutions to call on the President of the United States to exhert his power to bring the murderers to Justice all the saints in Calafornia are returning home Brother Cannon got out a half sheet ...
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    December 4, 1857 December 5, 1857 December 6, 1857 December 7, 1857
  • Page 279

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

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    Dec 28th I met with the Quorum of seventies or the Presidents of seventies at the 70s Hall I spoke to them about 3/4 of an hour was followed by wm Kimball Erastus Snow A. P. Rockwood & Joseph Young December 29, 1857 ~ Tuesday 29th I spent the day in the office scraping & hearing Elder Kimball History read. I spent the evening in the office December 30, 1857 ~ Wednesday ...
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    December 29, 1857 December 30, 1857 December 31, 1857