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 ...
    Dates:
    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 ...
    Dates:
    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 ...
    Dates:
    August 12, 1847 August 13, 1847 August 14, 1847 August 15, 1847