Hams Fork, Utah Territory

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  • Page 288

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

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    September 19, 1850 ~ Thursday 19th we started early in the morning to find our camp we travled 5 miles & met two of the Brethren on their way back to Woolley camp to enquire after us & if they did not hear from us were calculating to raise all the armed men they possibly could & go into the mountains after us but we soon arived at our camp which ended their fears concern ing us and their shouts of Joy on our arival made the wolkin ring we ...
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    September 19, 1850 September 20, 1850 September 21, 1850 September 22, 1850 September 23, 1850 September 24, 1850 September 25, 1850 September 26, 1850 September 27, 1850
  • Page 78

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

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    Browns Detachment who had been at Pueblo through the winter Br A Lyman who we sent unto them had reached them & infor- med them whare we are & the whole detachment of 140 of the brethren were within 7 days drive of us, we drew up the raft & crossed them all over but one who returned with our pilots to meet the companies when we met it was truly a harty greeting & shaking of hands. they accompanied us into camp and all were ...
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    July 5, 1847 July 6, 1847 July 7, 1847 July 8, 1847
  • Page 101

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

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    September 1, 1847 ~ Wednesday Sept 1st One half of the horses of the Camp were missing we thought they were stolen by the snake Indians who were at Bridgers the night before but after long searching we found them, & went on our journey, & travled 15 miles & camped on the bank of a creek we travled in the afternoon 18 miles & camped on Hams fork distance of the day (excellent grass) 33 mi September 2, 1847 ~ Thursday 2nd travled to ...
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    September 1, 1847 September 2, 1847 September 3, 1847 September 4, 1847
  • Page 250

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

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    Utah but upon the mere rumour of liars they could send out 2000 armed soldiers to Utah to destroy the people without investigating the subject at all. Capt Van Vleit said the Government may yet send out one to Utah & consider it policy before they get through with it. President Young said I do think that God has sent you out here & that Good will grow out of it I was glad when I learned that you was coming. Capt Van vleit said ...
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    September 27, 1857 September 28, 1857
  • Page 253

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

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    Oct 1st 1857 saying that they had sent an express to the United States army containing Governor Youngs orders for them to surr enders all there arms & baggage to Lewis Robinson Quarter Master General at Fort Bridger or to retreat back to the States or we should resist them. They were camped upon Hams fork and they were awaiting an Answer to this Messaage & would send an express in as soon as they got it they related an incident of their triying ...
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    October 2, 1857 October 3, 1857 October 4, 1857 October 5, 1857 October 6, 1857 October 7, 1857 October 8, 1857 October 9, 1857 October 10, 1857 October 11, 1857
  • Page 255

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

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    October 16, 1857 ~ Friday Oct 16th I am vary poorly this morning yet I went to the office of President Young. An express had Just arived Bringing a long Letter to Govornor Young from Col Allexander concerning the present state of affairs also a letter from General Wells. the Breth- ren had taken a heard of cattle of some 700 head & were bringing them in. It was reported in the Army that Col Johnson would soon be up with ...
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    October 16, 1857 October 17, 1857 October 18, 1857
  • Page 257

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

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    October 21, 1857 ~ Wednesday Oct 21st Brother Atwood arived this morning with an express from Gen Wells & 2 letters from Col Allexander who closed his letter by saying that "He should not obey the Govornors orders & his final disposals of the troops would depend upon Grave consideration which I do not deem necessary to enumerate" (words without meaning) The messenger said that the 5th Regment had stoped near Bear River in tents, the 10th Regment had ...
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    October 21, 1857 October 22, 1857 October 23, 1857 October 24, 1857
  • Page 258

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

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    October 24, 1857 ~ Saturday Oct 24th And it has done us no harm But if I was going to attempt to destroy this people I should have let them have there post office and made One Millions of Dollars of Appropriation & given them all they asked for then spent annother Million in carrying in Gentiles & Merchandize & kept this up yearly untill I had filled the country with Gentiles but the Lord would not let them do this but I should know that I could not quer conquer ...
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    October 24, 1857 October 25, 1857 October 26, 1857
  • Page 164

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

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    Brother Elebrbeck will make out the bill of Lumber. It will take 23254 feet of Lumber for the bottom peaces of the Tunnel it will cost $27301.25 to dig out the Earth admitting that it is sandy Loam as they expect it is. "I will give $2 per bushel for wheat delivered at my upper Mill A committy from the Poly Literary Musical society consisting of Wm Edirngton, Hugh Finley ^&^ Wm G Mills called upon President
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    October 24, 1856 October 25, 1856 October 26, 1856
  • Page 264

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

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    November 15, 1857 ~ Sunday Nov 15th 1857 Sunday I was not well through the day & did not attend meeting I attended the Prayer Meeting in the evening at the close I walked to Brother Smoots Prayed for Wm Smoots child who had fallen out of a chair onto the stove & burned his face vary bad I laid hands upon his Mother who was also sick & blessed her November 16, 1857 ~ Monday 16th I spent the day in ...
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    November 15, 1857 November 16, 1857 November 17, 1857 November 18, 1857 November 19, 1857 November 20, 1857 November 21, 1857 November 22, 1857