Ira Allen

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    Thomas P Smith gave me the following report of Fort Johnson 6 miles north of Cedar City it contains 6 families 40 persons the fort wall is 10 rods square 4 feet thick at the bottom 2 1/2 at the top is now built 8 feet high is to be carried up 12 feet the place contains many fine springs enough to watter 100 Acres of land a good grazing country for a large heard of cattle May 20, 1855 ~ Sunday May 20th Sunday ...
    May 20, 1855
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    and casting pipes cranks and what they needed about the works. They had tried for several years to make iron but could not accomplish it until of late The Presidency and most of the company were present to see them cast and was much pleased. We examined the works, coak coal and ore of different kinds and took specimens with us, and then returned to the city from which the ironworks were situated about one mile Cedar City contained one hundred and forty five families with 725 souls. Their fort was surrounded with a wall half a ...