Fort Bridger, unorganized U.S. Territory

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  • Page 160

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

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    & shall be an active assistance unto Bishop Hunter in gathering the Tithing of the people that the Temples of our God may be built & his works carried on. Let your heart be comforted you shall be blessed with evry hgood thing your heart shall desire & your heart words shall be like a two Edged sword among the people & we seal you up unto Eternal Life & no man shall take your Crown we seal all these Blessings upon your head in the name of Jesus Christ ...
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    October 13, 1856 October 14, 1856
  • Page 288

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

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    September 19, 1850 ~ Thursday 19th we started early in the morning to find our camp we travled 5 miles & met two of the Brethren on their way back to Woolley camp to enquire after us & if they did not hear from us were calculating to raise all the armed men they possibly could & go into the mountains after us but we soon arived at our camp which ended their fears concern ing us and their shouts of Joy on our arival made the wolkin ring we ...
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    September 19, 1850 September 20, 1850 September 21, 1850 September 22, 1850 September 23, 1850 September 24, 1850 September 25, 1850 September 26, 1850 September 27, 1850
  • Page 289

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

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    September 28, 1850 ~ Saturday 28th We had to lie in camp while men went back after the oxen many went to fishing as there was a rushing creek which abounded with trout I caught 30 another man 32 and many caught about a Dozen each the men returned at night with the oxen September 29, 1850 ~ Sunday 29th [FIGURE] We left Fort Bridger this morning I went forward with my Division to day and the first Division or some of the[m] complained or murmured much ...
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    September 28, 1850 September 29, 1850 September 30, 1850 October 1, 1850 October 2, 1850 October 3, 1850 October 4, 1850 October 5, 1850 October 6, 1850 October 7, 1850 October 8, 1850 October 9, 1850 October 10, 1850 October 11, 1850 October 12, 1850
  • Page 75

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

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    June 27, 1847 ~ Sunday June 27th 1847 Three years ago this day the Prophets Joseph and Hyrum Smith were martered. Though it was Sunday morning we harnessed up our teams & drove 6 miles to the place whare Brs Pratt & Smith camped in company with Mr Harris who has been a traider & trapper in the rocky mou- ntains & travled through Oregon & Calafornie ...
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    June 27, 1847 June 28, 1847
  • 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 ...
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    July 5, 1847 July 6, 1847 July 7, 1847 July 8, 1847
  • Page 79

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

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    And it being the first time that I ever tried the artificial fly in America or ever saw it tried, I watched it as it floated upon the water with as much intens interest as Franklin did his kite when he tried to draw lightnigng from the skies. And as Franklin recieved great Joy when he saw electricity or lightning descend on his kite string in like manner was I highly gratifyed when I saw the nimble trout dart my fly hook himself & run away with the line but I soon worried ...
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    July 9, 1847 July 10, 1847
  • Page 80

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

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    was brought up again concerning the emigrant company who pe[rished] [page covered] in the Mountains last winter they were mostly from Independance Clay County Missouri and were a mob company & threatned to drive out the mormons that were in Calafornia & started for Calafornia with that spirit in there hearts but it seemed as though they were ripe for judgement the snows fell upon them 18 feet deep on a level & they died & eat up each other about 40 persons perished & were mostly ...
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    July 11, 1847 July 12, 1847
  • Page 100

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

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    the mountains & of unburnt brick surrounding 10 acres of ground, 40 rods of which was covered with block houses. Besides planting about 100 acres of corn, potatoes, buckwheat turnips gardens &c the pioneers did not exceed 150 men during the time 140 of the Battalion arived I think there was not over 100 men labouring on the works at a time besides much exploring was done and after accomplishing this work the company return to winter Quarters the place of begining making nearly 2,500 miles traveling during one ...
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    August 26, 1847 August 27, 1847 August 28, 1847 August 29, 1847 August 30, 1847 August 31, 1847
  • Page 101

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

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    September 1, 1847 ~ Wednesday Sept 1st One half of the horses of the Camp were missing we thought they were stolen by the snake Indians who were at Bridgers the night before but after long searching we found them, & went on our journey, & travled 15 miles & camped on the bank of a creek we travled in the afternoon 18 miles & camped on Hams fork distance of the day (excellent grass) 33 mi September 2, 1847 ~ Thursday 2nd travled to ...
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    September 1, 1847 September 2, 1847 September 3, 1847 September 4, 1847
  • Page 110

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

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    October 4, 1847 ~ Monday 4th Travled 8 miles & nooned the Frenchman had killed 4 fat cows a part was divided in camp. 4 Sioux came to us, we travled 8 miles & camped for the night we have seen immensed herds of buffalo through the day near us distance of the day 16 m October 5, 1847 ~ Tuesday 5th This morning at day light a company of 10 men was dispatched on foot to overtake the ox teams & stop them untill we should come up ...
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    October 4, 1847 October 5, 1847 October 6, 1847 October 7, 1847 October 8, 1847 October 9, 1847