Fort Hall, Idaho Territory

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  • 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 93

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

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    August 7, 1847 ~ Saturday 7th I arose this morning quite weary with my labours of yesterday I spent the day mostly in assisting Br Fowler to start on a journey to the Bay of Francisco to get his family I made arangments with Capt Brown to furnish him with a horse to ride & put him up prov- isions to last him to fort Hall & there they would get supplys. In [FIGURE] In the afternoon the Twelve went onto ...
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    August 7, 1847 August 8, 1847
  • Page 97

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

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    [page torn] [Br] Crow had a young ^grand^ child drowned today. The child's name was Thirlkie August 12, 1847 ~ Thursday [page torn] [12th] Br Crows ^grand^ child was buried today. I commenced to day to lay the [f]oundation [page torn] of our houses the block is laid in the following manner on the East side of the block commencing on the NE corner B Young 4 rooms L Young 2 rooms, H ...
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    August 12, 1847 August 13, 1847 August 14, 1847 August 15, 1847
  • Page 204

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

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    who were going to the mountains. Old Major Miller the Indian Agent was surrounded by officers & Miller in order to show his great power He told the merchants that owned some Alcohol not to roll a Barrel of [liquor] off from the boat that He would knock the head in & spill it upon the ground president Young steped up & told the men to roll it out & if miller spilled it that moment I will spill his clarret He & all the office[r]s turned pale the liquor was rolled out ...
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    February 18, 1857 February 19, 1857 February 20, 1857 February 21, 1857 February 22, 1857
  • Page 243

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

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    with no ox to carry the other End but He is pounding his own shins & will soon pound the shins of others for the moment He gave consent to send an armey to destroy this people he placed himself as the shedder of innocent Blood & the Judgments of God will follow him. when war does break out between the north & south it will be the most bloody. G A. Smith said that the ownly thing for the President of the United States to get out of his ...
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    September 7, 1857 September 8, 1857 September 9, 1857
  • Page 260

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

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    f Oct 26 for their families but to war. I think it is better to let the Army alone this winter they will die many of them and others desert & many be weakened with the scurvey & in the spring we will wipe them out if necessary if they do not go away. we do all of our Business in the name of Israel God and they in their own way. The whole matter can be sumed up in these few words we are here at home by our ...
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    October 27, 1857 October 28, 1857