Fort Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas Territory

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  • Page 216

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

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    in the valley were anxious for a Territorial Government & were about to send Mr Bernhisel to congress for that purpose, the saints were prospering at the salt Lake [FIGURE] I wrote a letter to Elder Orson Pratt & gave him an account of the signs of the times in this country the ravages by mobs, fire, water Cholera Indian wars &c &c Br Sanderson called upon me & spent the night Allexander Badlam was taken ...
    Dates:
    June 10, 1849 June 11, 1849 June 12, 1849 June 13, 1849
  • Page 272

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

    Excerpt:
    May 10, 1850 ~ Friday 10th I wrote 2 letters to day to Father Carter [and] to Luther Scammans. We passed Fort Leavenworth. Called at weston in the evening. Left some Freight & tried to run some in the night, but we run onto several snags as the river abounds with them. It is dangerous runing May 11, 1850 ~ Saturday 11th A man came on board this morning and informed us that many were coming back from the plains ...
    Dates:
    May 10, 1850 May 11, 1850 May 12, 1850 May 13, 1850 May 14, 1850 May 15, 1850