Independence, Jackson County, Missouri

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  • Page 216

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

    Excerpt:
    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 80

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

    Excerpt:
    was brought up again concerning the emigrant company who pe[rished] [page covered] in the Mountains last winter they were mostly from Independance Clay County Missouri and were a mob company & threatned to drive out the mormons that were in Calafornia & started for Calafornia with that spirit in there hearts but it seemed as though they were ripe for judgement the snows fell upon them 18 feet deep on a level & they died & eat up each other about 40 persons perished & were mostly ...
    Dates:
    July 11, 1847 July 12, 1847