Excerpt:May 5, 1838 ~ Saturday May 5 We rode to sister Sarah Foss walked from thence to father Carter's & spent the night 10 miles May 6, 1838 ~ Sunday 6 Sunday spent the day at father Carters May 7, 1838 ~ Monday 7 I took the parting hand with Mrs Woodruff & Father Carter & family & left in company with Elder Milton Holmes we travled to Saco 5 miles ...Dates:May 5, 1838 May 6, 1838 May 7, 1838 May 8, 1838 May 9, 1838 May 10, 1838 May 11, 1838
Excerpt:with father Alley, sister Alley was rather low in her mind but I endeavoured to comfortr her in the gospel. We took a farewell of them & walked to Chelsea from thence to Charleston we here visited the Bunkerhill Monument & walked upon the entrenchment that was flung up by our brave fathers during the night before that memorable battle that was fought upon Bunker Hill but the roar of cannon & clash of arms had long since ceased & the green turf was now trod in safety ...
Excerpt:and were buried the next day both in one grave. I accompanied the corps of Sister Draper to the grave. I had an interview with most all of the Fox Island friends I spent the night with Elder Stephens 4 m August 19, 1839 ~ Monday 19th I spent most of the day visiting the saints I rode to Mr J Coons at my old habitation I had some peculiar feelings while visiting the place. I next visited Br Oudercark & Sister ...Dates:August 19, 1839 August 20, 1839