Jacob Forney

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  • Page 304

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

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    April 19, 1858 ~ Monday April 19th 1858 I spent the day in preparing to move 3 loads to provo April 20, 1858 ~ Tuesday 20th I took up most of my choice budded peaches, plums, Apricotts grapes &c and loaded them in Brother Wandles carriage to take to Beaver April 21, 1858 ~ Wednesday 21 I took two horse teams went to Jordons Mill, got 47 bushels of wheat Ground went to Union ville and ...
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    April 19, 1858 April 20, 1858 April 21, 1858 April 22, 1858 April 23, 1858 April 24, 1858 April 25, 1858
  • Page 313

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

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    June 101 had made war upon us & wished to destroy us because of our religion thinking that it would be popular but He found that Congress would not sustain him in it he had got into a bad scrape and wished to get out of it the best he could now he wants pece because he is in the wrong & has met with a strong resistance by a strong high minded people in these mountains which he did not expect to meet, we are willing to give him peace upon ...
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    June 12, 1858 June 13, 1858 June 14, 1858 June 15, 1858
  • Page 327

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

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    Sept 1 stoop so low as to create a fight with Thomas Williams as he did and to mingle and drink with the wicked there is silence in Zion, no warning voice in the streets or in the tabernacle of the Lord evry one is left to go his own way and many are turning away from the Lord and in this hour of temptation and darkness it is our duty to live our religin & to set a good example before all men & watch & ...
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    September 2, 1858 September 3, 1858 September 4, 1858 September 5, 1858 September 6, 1858 September 7, 1858 September 8, 1858
  • Page 336

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

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    Oct 31 Col Johnson has done as Judge Eckles advised him this its the Indians Statement President Young wrote a Letter to Arrowpene by Brother Hatch & told him it was not good to shed blood This places President Young in a vary singular position while President Buchannan with the congress and Armies of the United States are all laying plans to take the Life of President Young and the Indian Agents are trying to stir ...
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    November 1, 1858 November 2, 1858
  • Page 350

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

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    Dec 1st Read David H. Burr and was done before Judge G. P. Stiles Furgeson then asked if the court intended to open & exam[ine] the Records of Judge Stiles He said he should as far as was necessary to try his case. The court then sent for the records & red some in them. Mr Smith then spoke and said that as it was a personal nature he wished the two Atturneys to manage the matter themselves without any assistance from either ...
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    December 2, 1858 December 3, 1858
  • Page 415

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

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    June 17 that the Laws are valeid & this is the seat of government Eckels asked H Stouutt about the authority of the county court they talked over Utah affairs vary freely G. A. Smith spoke upon his Travels in the East the improvements of the roads &c President Young has labored hard for several years to get the Deseret Alphabet introduced among the Latter Day Saints He has finally introduced it in his
    Dates:
    June 18, 1859 June 19, 1859 June 20, 1859 June 21, 1859 June 24, 1859 June 25, 1859 June 26, 1859
  • Page 1

    Part of Letter to George Albert Smith, 11 March 1859

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    G. S. L. City, March 11, 1859. Brother G. A Smith. Dear Sir—As brother Bigler is about to return home, I feel to write a few lines, and give what news we have. I call upon the President daily. We have no Eastern mail yet. We were quite interested in Cradlebaugh's charge to the Grand Jury, and in his bodyguard, but I think he has done like Sinclair, shot his biggest gun first. The Indian that ...
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    March 11, 1859
  • Page 2

    Part of Letter to George Albert Smith, 11 March 1859

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    2 night they took nine of the Mormon animals, while those belonging to the Government were left untouched. Two Mormon inter- preters stood by and heard it all.) An officer from the camp told Little Soldier that in 120 sheeps they should wipe out all the Mormons in this land. Little Soldier was very unbelieving in the matter, and I am of his faith. Dr. Forney called upon President Young yesterday. I am informed by Col. Little that Gov. Cumming wishes him to go ...