Independence Rock, unorganized U.S. Territory

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  • Page 286

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

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    September 4, 1850 ~ Wednesday 4th Travled 8 miles camped on the Platt A. O. Smoot camped near us we drove our oxen cross the river for feed September 5, 1850 ~ Thursday 5th Travled 14 miles camped on the willow springs the creek was full of dead cattle also the road is strewed with Iron of almost evry description tyre, bars, plates, chains, boxes waggon Irons of all kinds we found no grass for our oxen September 6, 1850 ...
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    September 4, 1850 September 5, 1850 September 6, 1850 September 7, 1850 September 8, 1850 September 9, 1850 September 10, 1850 September 11, 1850 September 12, 1850 September 13, 1850 September 14, 1850 September 15, 1850
  • Page 70

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

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    at half past 1 oclok we turned out our horses to bait & tarried untill 4 oclok watching for our company to come in sight, but we could see no waggons but saw two horsman approaching us, we waved a small flag for them to come to us supposed they were some of our company, but they were two hunters Capt Smith & another man from the Mo co mpany carrying in buffalo meat to there camp they thought we were Indians in the distance & made off. I mounted ...
    Dates:
    June 21, 1847
  • Page 71

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

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    pass by put some of their names on the rock After going around and exhaminedng it we staked our horses and mounted the rock I went forward & gained the highest point of the South end of the Rock which containes the names. After exhamineing it I then went to the North end which is the highest part of the rock, here is an opening or cavern that would contain 30 or 40 persons and a rock stands on the highest peak of about 3 tons wait. we got upon this ...
  • Page 75

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

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    June 27, 1847 ~ Sunday June 27th 1847 Three years ago this day the Prophets Joseph and Hyrum Smith were martered. Though it was Sunday morning we harnessed up our teams & drove 6 miles to the place whare Brs Pratt & Smith camped in company with Mr Harris who has been a traider & trapper in the rocky mou- ntains & travled through
    Dates:
    June 27, 1847 June 28, 1847
  • Page 77

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

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    [page torn] [The]y were putting in wheat & preparing for us He had come all [page torn] [the] way with ownly two men to meet with us. the Saints were [page torn] [se]ttelled with & the Mormon Battalion was 400 miles from him [page torn] [H]e said Br Pratt was doing well. The inhabitants of one whole Island numbering 3000 had imbraced the faith he told us many inter- esting thigs & we were truly glad to see him distance of the day 8 m July 1, 1847 ~ Thursday JULY ...
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    July 1, 1847 July 2, 1847 July 3, 1847 July 4, 1847
  • Page 104

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

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    all of our camps have remained stationary through the day. The Camps assem bled in the evening for a meeting & was addressed By O. Pratt H. C. Kimble & B Young O Pratt gave a description of the valley, H. C. Kimball exhorted the saints to faithfulness & President Young gave much instruction & council to the camp upon a variety of subjects all spoke much to our edifycation. During the evening two of our Brethren returned who had been in persuit of the horses & brought ...
    Dates:
    September 10, 1847 September 11, 1847 September 12, 1847 September 13, 1847 September 14, 1847 September 15, 1847 September 16, 1847