Elkhorn River, unorganized U.S. Territory

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  • Page 29

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

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    March 27, 1847 ~ Saturday 267th I attended the funeral of sister Burnham & took the family to the grave after the return Br G. A. Smith had my team to go to the grave to bury one of his family during the evening I took a ride out with my family & friends around the city & down the river Bank I wet my feet & returned home March 28, 1847 ~ Sunday 28th ...
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    March 27, 1847 March 28, 1847 March 29, 1847 March 30, 1847 March 31, 1847 April 1, 1847 April 2, 1847
  • Page 31

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

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    to pick them out a place for a farm. I with several others spent the day hunting & caught nothing but weary limbs & weat feet. we saw 7 or 8 deer. & geese ducks cranes &c but could not get any. As I returned in the evening I understood tha P. P. Pratt had arived in winter quarters from his mission in England & tha President Young O. Pratt & others had gone back to the City ...
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    April 9, 1847 April 10, 1847 April 11, 1847 April 12, 1847 April 13, 1847
  • Page 32

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

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    April 14, 1847 ~ Wednesday 14th After getting all things in readiness to leave I called my family together & blessed my wife & childrens and left them in the hands of the Lord. I bid farew ell to father Woodruff & family and all around me & took my leave of winter quarters & in company with Elders O Pratt, Lyman G. A. Smith E. Snow & others we again ...
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    April 14, 1847 April 15, 1847 April 16, 1847 April 17, 1847
  • Page 34

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

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    It is the most singular river I ever beheld. it is from a quarter to half a mile wide & its shores & bed one universall body of quick sand it is a rapid stream yet many places a person can wade across it frequently nearly the whole bed of the river is covered with but few inches of water & at other places it is deep & rapid not withstanding it is quick sand horses & cattle can walk down to edge of the river & drink like ...
    Dates:
    April 19, 1847
  • Page 114

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

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    October 27, 1847 ~ Wednesday 27th We travled 25 miles & camped whare the Paunees visited while going up we got in late & fed on cotton wood 25 miles October 28, 1847 ~ Thursday 28th We travled 23 miles & camped on shell creek 23 Shuah Carter Woodruff was born 5 oclok this morning October 29, 1847 ~ Friday 29th We travled 25 miles & camped at the liberty pole fed on cotton wood & rushes 25 October 30, 1847 ...
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    October 27, 1847 October 28, 1847 October 29, 1847 October 30, 1847 October 31, 1847 November 1, 1847 November 2, 1847 November 3, 1847
  • Page 149

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

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    The Otoe Chiefs with many of the tribe called at winter Quarters to pay a visit a fat Beef was sent tdown to them they have behaved much more honorable toward us than the Omahas have. May 9, 1848 ~ Tuesday 9th I spent the day at home the Steem boat Bandana arived at our wharf at sun set & brought goods groceries flour passe ngers &c Dr Scott gave me Br
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    May 9, 1848 May 10, 1848 May 11, 1848 May 12, 1848 May 13, 1848 May 14, 1848 May 15, 1848 May 16, 1848 May 17, 1848
  • Page 150

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

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    May 18, 1848 ~ Thursday 18th Our babe is some better to day I was unwell myself. May 19, 1848 ~ Friday 19 I was quite unwell to day, rumours have reached us that the Indians had commenced slaughtering the inhabitants of Oregon. Also that the Queen of England had abdicated her throne & had shiped for Canida for Protection. our streets are thronged with waggons on their way for the Horn [FIGURE] I gave a ...
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    May 18, 1848 May 19, 1848 May 20, 1848 May 21, 1848 May 22, 1848 May 23, 1848 May 24, 1848 May 25, 1848 May 26, 1848 May 27, 1848 May 28, 1848 May 29, 1848 May 30, 1848 May 31, 1848
  • Page 151

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

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    June 1, 1848 ~ Thursday June 1st I spent the day at home June 2, 1848 ~ Friday 2nd In company with O. Hyde E. T. Benson H. Miller, Scofield Daily, Hickman, & others I rode out to the Horn to see Presidents Young Kimball & the Camp of Israel, we found all had crossed the Horn Lorenzo Snow, & Zera Pulsipher captains of hundred had ...
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    June 1, 1848 June 2, 1848 June 3, 1848 June 4, 1848 June 5, 1848 June 8, 1848 June 9, 1848 June 10, 1848 June 11, 1848 June 12, 1848 June 13, 1848 June 14, 1848