Fort Bridger, unorganized U.S. Territory

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  • Page 164

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

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    Brother Elebrbeck will make out the bill of Lumber. It will take 23254 feet of Lumber for the bottom peaces of the Tunnel it will cost $27301.25 to dig out the Earth admitting that it is sandy Loam as they expect it is. "I will give $2 per bushel for wheat delivered at my upper Mill A committy from the Poly Literary Musical society consisting of Wm Edirngton, Hugh Finley ^&^ Wm G Mills called upon President
    Dates:
    October 24, 1856 October 25, 1856 October 26, 1856
  • Page 167

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

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    4 deaths the day after we arived the 21st october 2 deaths the 2nd day & 15 burials the 3 day & 4 on sunday morning the day the expres left they had not heard from the 2nd company of Hand carts but Joseph Young & Wheelock went ahead with the news that help was coming G. D. Grant followed with 10 of the best teams there had been about 55 deaths in the first company in consequence of the cold The Captain of the Company ...
    Dates:
    November 1, 1856 November 2, 1856 November 3, 1856
  • Page 174

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

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    warfare all night He is easier this morning. We got word this morning from [FIGURE] the Hand Cart company that they will camp to night at killions at the foot of the Little Mountain many of them are frozen their fingers & toes are droping off & flesh droping off their bones it has been vary bad management in starting out Companies so late upon the plains. Brothe Decker came in last night He brought in the express He says that the ox trains cannot even get to ...
    Dates:
    November 30, 1856 December 1, 1856
  • Page 262

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

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    November 4, 1857 ~ Wednesday 4th Nov 4th I spent most of the day in the office it rained all day & night November 5, 1857 ~ Thursday 5th It rained all day and night I spent the fore noon at home & the afternoon in the office. their is about 2 feet of snow at Echo Canyon no express to day to day from the seat of war General D H Wells is in command ...
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    November 4, 1857 November 5, 1857 November 6, 1857 November 7, 1857 November 8, 1857 November 9, 1857
  • Page 264

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

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    November 15, 1857 ~ Sunday Nov 15th 1857 Sunday I was not well through the day & did not attend meeting I attended the Prayer Meeting in the evening at the close I walked to Brother Smoots Prayed for Wm Smoots child who had fallen out of a chair onto the stove & burned his face vary bad I laid hands upon his Mother who was also sick & blessed her November 16, 1857 ~ Monday 16th I spent the day in ...
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    November 15, 1857 November 16, 1857 November 17, 1857 November 18, 1857 November 19, 1857 November 20, 1857 November 21, 1857 November 22, 1857
  • Page 266

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

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    November 28, 1857 ~ Saturday Nov 28th A stormy day The fog & storm has cleared away all the mountains and Hills are covered with snow I spent the Fore part of the day at home the Afternoon in the office On History. Brother Simons arived in this City last night with an express saying that Gov Cummings & Lieut. Col Philip, St. George, Cook, 2nd Dragoons, the Ex commander of the Mormon Battallion in
    Dates:
    November 28, 1857 November 29, 1857 November 30, 1857 December 1, 1857 December 2, 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 ...
  • Page 1

    Part of Letter to the Editor of the Standard, 7 December 1856

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    G. S. L. City Decemr 7. 1856 Ed. of the Standard/ Dr. Brother/ The Cala. mail having arrived last evening - I hasten to write you a few lines. Prest. J. M. Grant died here on Monday evg at the 1st Dec at 10.20 twenty minutes past 10, after an illness of about 2 weeks being taken seized first with chills & Fever then Billious Fever & died of Lung Fever. it was a sudden unexpected shock in Israel, and ...
    Dates:
    December 7, 1856
  • Page 1

    Part of Letter to Ozem Woodruff, 7 January 1858

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    Great Salt Lake City Jan 7th 1858 Uncle Ozem Dear Sir As the Calafornia Mail is about leaving I feel to write you a few lines and say that I send you by this mail 2 papers the Last Deserett News of Jan 6th 1858 also a half sheet Extra containing our memorials to Congress and Governor Youngs Correspondence with the Unted Stats army now upon our bordar. We are all well & doing well we have peace prosperity and plenty notwithstanding we have an Army of 2500
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    Part of Letter to Brigham Young, 5 October 1850

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    16 miles East of BWebber River Oct 5th 1850 President Young Dear Sir We send unto you our Brethren Miner Atwood & Wm Branch with a request to you that you will use your influence to assist those Brethren to obtain some oxen to assist us the last 30 miles or so to get into the Valley we cannot cross those two last Ridges without some assistance. Our teams Have failed us much faster since we left Bridgers than Before. Our Oxen & ...
    Dates:
    October 5, 1850