John Garrison

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  • Page 5

    Part of Autobiography 1858 Deseret News

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    THE DESERET NEWS. TRUTH AND LIBERTY. No. 22. FILLMORE CITY, WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 4, 1858. VOL. VIII. [Column 1] HISTORY OF WILFORD WOODRUFF. (FROM HIS OWN PEN.) -[CONTINUED.]- CHAPTER OF ACCIDENTS. -[Written at Great Salt Lake City, February, 1858.]- VARIED and diverse are the lives and for- tunes of men; while the paths of some are strewn with flowers and ease from the cradle to the grave, with naught to disturb their peace; others are marked victims of varied misfortunes, accidents and dangers. The last named ...
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    July 23, 1842 August 10, 1842 September 12, 1843 October 5, 1846 July 5, 1848 April 21, 1856 April 28, 1856 April 29, 1856
  • Page 7

    Part of Autobiography 1857-1858 Draft of Accidents

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    and their lives were saved, by having a long train of freight between the passenger cars and the engine, which ^all of them^ were mashed to pieces, the engineer was killed, some of the passengers had bones broken I escaped unhurt. On the 5th day of Oct 1846, while with the Camp of Israel building up winter quarters on the west side of the Missouri river, (then Indian country,) I passed through one of the most painful and serious misfortunes I ...
    Dates:
    October 5, 1846
  • Page 303

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1845 – December 31, 1846)

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    against a standing oak and the fallen tree caught me against the standing oak and I came down crushed between the two trees I babdly brused my left thigh and hip and left arm broke my breast bone into about 6 inches and broke 3 ribs on my left side, bruised my lungs and vitals after the accident I sat down upon a log and waited untill Br John Garrison went a quarter of a mile to get my horse, notwithstanding I was so badly hurt ...
    Dates:
    November 3, 1846 November 4, 1846
  • Page 43

    Part of Autobiography 1857-1858 Draft 1

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    (*2nd, Page 6th paper apart) On the 5 day of Oct 1846 while with the Camp of Israel building up Winter Quarter on the west side of the Missouri River then Indian Country I passsed passed through one of the most painful scenes of my life and serious misfortune of any of my life I took my ax and went 2 1/2 miles onto the bluffs to cut some shingle timber to cover my cabin I was acompanied by two other ...
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    October 5, 1846