Great Salt Lake, Utah Territory

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  • Page 132

    Part of Journal (January 1854 – December 1859)

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    June 25, 1856 ~ Wednesday 25th Presidents Young & Kimball went on board ^to the Island in their carriage^ the Timely Gull a new boat built at Jordon Bridge ^was taken^ & went down the Jordan & into the Great Salt Lake for a voyage to the Island. I spent the fore part of the day in the office. I attended the meeting of Agricultural society at 2 oclok in the Bowary. President Hunter two ...
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    June 25, 1856 June 26, 1856 June 27, 1856 June 28, 1856 June 29, 1856
  • Page 210

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

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    May 19, 1849 ~ Saturday 19th I recieved the New York Weekly Herald, filled with News also the Morning Papers say that half of the business part of the City of St Louis Mo is now lying in ruins by fire five banking houses evry insurance office, twenty seven steem Boats, together with the Telegraph office are among the vast property destroyed, also several terrible ship wrecks & loss of life. Watertown New York is also burnt up, the Herald has the full particulars of the dredful riot & bloodshed in ...
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    May 19, 1849
  • Page 215

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

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    June 2, 1849 ~ Saturday June 2nd I rode in the cars in company with Elder Leon[ard] Hardy to Bradford and we spent the night with Br Sam[uel] Hardy 30 m June 3, 1849 ~ Sunday 3rd Sunday I met with the saints at Br Samuel Hardys I preached to them and had a good time we had a Church Meeting and all spoke. I administered ...
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    June 2, 1849 June 3, 1849 June 4, 1849 June 5, 1849 June 6, 1849 June 7, 1849 June 8, 1849 June 9, 1849
  • Page 308

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

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    Council with the Presidency & Twelve Among other things the President said he was afraid there would be a spirit with A Lymon to build up Williams Ranch & loose sight of this place He says to Brother Rich remember if this is the case that I have seen the bud of it & other things were said He thought there were many more going than was wisdom to go. I took supper with the President & Lady & returned home and had quite a ...
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    February 17, 1851 February 18, 1851 February 19, 1851 February 20, 1851 February 21, 1851 February 22, 1851 February 23, 1851 February 24, 1851 February 25, 1851 February 26, 1851 February 27, 1851 February 28, 1851 March 1, 1851
  • Page 313

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

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    year we visited one mountain of Rock salt pure & clean the body was more than 40 feet high & so hard it was difficult to cut it with an ax we also saw the ground white made from salt springs we saw a plenty of the quarts rock & Isonglass we rode to the severe & camped on its bank shot one deer while he was swiming the creek May 4, 1851 ~ Sunday 4th Sunday we crossed the severe rode 25 miles through the sage & ...
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    May 4, 1851 May 5, 1851 May 6, 1851 May 7, 1851 May 8, 1851 May 9, 1851 May 10, 1851
  • Page 314

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

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    a walk to see G. A. Smith saw mill which was up so he could saw. He informed us they had an abundance of coal, magn[acted] Iron, Allum salt timber &c nearby we found the Brethren had done much since their arival they have about 100 men have been there 3 months. Have enclosed a fort containing 19 acre & 96 rods of ground and have ploughed & sewed about 1000 acres of wheat have fenced about 6000 acres of land Have built one saw mill and got a Cooncel House up the 1
    Dates:
    May 11, 1851 May 12, 1851 May 13, 1851
  • Page 316

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

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    May 22, 1851 ~ Thursday 22nd we had a good road to day we drove to salt creek Nooned then passed Mt Nebo & willow creek went to summit creek & camped we drove 36 miles to day May 23, 1851 ~ Friday 23rd we rode to Petetenich & to Provo fort & on to Battle creek & camped May 24, 1851 ~ Saturday 24th we drove into the salt Lake valley. I left Brothers
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    May 22, 1851 May 23, 1851 May 24, 1851 May 25, 1851 May 26, 1851 May 27, 1851 May 28, 1851 May 29, 1851 May 30, 1851 May 31, 1851 June 1, 1851
  • Page 326

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

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    if I loose the wheel for if my Neighbors raises wheat I can obtain some of it to eat. Other remarks were maid by the speaker June 30, 1851 ~ Monday no entry July 1, 1851 ~ Tuesday July 1st I commenced laying adobies in my house this day July 2, 1851 ~ Wednesday to July 3, 1851 ~ Thursday 2 & 3 We continued building the house July 4, 1851 ~ Friday July 4th In celebration of the Independance of America ...
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    June 30, 1851 July 1, 1851 July 2, 1851 July 3, 1851 July 4, 1851 July 5, 1851 July 6, 1851
  • Page 394

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

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    August 21, 1852 ~ Saturday 21st Met in council with the Presidency & 6 of the 12, it seemed good to see so many of the 12 together again we had a social time to gether for several hours then dispersed to their homes. The Shoshonees or snake Indian came into the city to day to make peace with the Utahs & walkers Company they smoked the pipe of peace & shook hands in Friendship & fellowship they have been at wars for many years but through the wise course ...
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    August 21, 1852 August 22, 1852 August 23, 1852 August 27, 1852 August 28, 1852 August 29, 1852 August 30, 1852 August 31, 1852 September 1, 1852 September 2, 1852 September 3, 1852 September 4, 1852 September 5, 1852 September 6, 1852 September 7, 1852 September 8, 1852 September 9, 1852 September 10, 1852 September 11, 1852
  • Page 416

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

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    during the evening the quorum of the Twelve with the Presidenet with about 200 Latter Day Saints met with their familis at the Social Hall & dedicated it for the purpose for which it was built, after which they went forth in the dance & all seemed to enjoy themselves well Jan 2d Sunday I attended meeting Brother Joseph Toronto Preached & gave an account of his Travells out through Italy & the dangers he run in in Preaching the gospel to his native country He was ...
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    January 2, 1853 January 8, 1853 January 9, 1853 January 10, 1853 January 14, 1853 January 15, 1853 January 16, 1853