Grand Island, Hall County, unorganized U.S. Territory

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  • Page 41

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

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    [page torn] [t]hem determined to fire & do their best & the Indians seeing their determination broke & run but fired their guns upon the Brethren & the balls whisled around them but no one injured they did not fire upon the Indians not wishing to kill them if they could help it. distance of the day 20 m 16 miles s w of from our last station, about half way between the loup fork & Platt rivers, the meridian alt. of the sun gave for the ...
    Dates:
    April 28, 1847 April 29, 1847 April 30, 1847
  • Page 43

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

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    in the chase so we gave up the persuit I returned to Br Brown in the bluffs & found that one of the bulls he had given chase to was near dead had lain dead down but Br Brown had no more Powder or Ball but before I arived he had got up & run into the herd on the bluff, so we all returned on our chase ground to gather up the meat, we had killed in all 3 cows one bull & 5 calves making 11 in all ...
    Dates:
    May 2, 1847 May 3, 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 ...
    Dates:
    October 4, 1847 October 5, 1847 October 6, 1847 October 7, 1847 October 8, 1847 October 9, 1847
  • Page 113

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

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    Buffalo. & while this was going on we were busy in asking many questio[ns] about our wives & children & friends & affairs at Winter Quarters & they were truly welcome messengers & like Angels unto us. It was truly like good news from a far country to hear from our families & friends once more. We travled together through the day and arived in Camp at 8 oclok in the evening & had an interview with the rest of the Brethren from Winter Quarters it was truly a happy meeting ...
    Dates:
    October 20, 1847 October 21, 1847 October 22, 1847 October 23, 1847 October 24, 1847 October 25, 1847 October 26, 1847