Jordan River, Utah Territory

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  • Page 352

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

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    Dec 9th A Table of Distances from Great Salt Lake City To Johnsons Fort in Rush Valley Shambip County Council House to Jordon Bridge 1.81 Miles 1.81 Jordon Bridge to point of Mountain 11 08/100 D[itt]o 12.84 Point of Mountain to Black Rock 6 30/100 Do 19.14 Black Rock to E. T. City 3.74 Do 22.88 E T City ...
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    December 10, 1858
  • Page 387

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

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    March 5, 1859 ~ Saturday March 5 we had a cold night the storm yesterday was the worst storm we have had this winter the sun shone bright this morning I spent the day in the office. I attended the D. A. & M society at the Historians office the President & board of Directors received our report as a committy concerning the Provo Branch of the society March 6, 1859 ~ Sunday 6th Sunday G. A. Smith
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    March 5, 1859 March 6, 1859 March 7, 1859
  • Page 405

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

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    26 April I called at the office a short time in the evening A company was called out as a guard I walked up on the Hill I saw some of the guard. I met two teams {We took} 2 {cannon in the mountains} I spent the night at home. 7 {cannon were prepared for defense in case of any attack} April 27, 1859 ~ Wednesday 27 Robert & Wilford started for the west mountain to cut timber. It is a plesant morning I suffered much ...
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    April 27, 1859 April 28, 1859 April 29, 1859 April 30, 1859 May 1, 1859 May 2, 1859 May 3, 1859 May 4, 1859
  • Page 406

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

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    May 5, 1859 ~ Thursday May 45th I drew down 4 loads of poolls & post west of Jordon & made 15 rods & 4 feet of fence for my share in the Joint field for 12 1/4 Acres of Land it was a hard days work for man & beast May 6, 1859 ~ Friday 6th The roads are impassible for teams to my farm in the big field so in company with Robert & Wilford I went around by the sugar ...
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    May 5, 1859 May 6, 1859 May 7, 1859 May 8, 1859 May 9, 1859 May 10, 1859
  • Page 409

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

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    May 20, 1859 ~ Friday May 20th 1859 We arose this morning took breakfast of my fowles, but I felt as though I had been foundered I was vary sore & stiff still we went into the mountain & performed the same labour as yesterday in the snow we cut about another Hundred of dry pine poles & slid them down the mountain over the snow It was the first time in my life I had laboured in 3 feet of snow on the 20 day of may, we had cut during 3 day about ...
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    May 20, 1859 May 21, 1859 May 22, 1859 May 23, 1859 May 24, 1859 May 25, 1859 May 26, 1859
  • Page 414

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

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    June 13th wisth water some person had raised the gate & let the whole stream of water run onto my field of wheat & flooded it like a lake for 2 days & nights which damaged it much my corn & sugar cane is up well all my crops look well except whare it was damaged by flooding two hundred U.S. Draggoons returned from Origon & went into the South East part of the City & turned all their animals into a 10 acre lot ...
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    June 14, 1859 June 15, 1859 June 16, 1859 June 17, 1859
  • Page 418

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

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    July 4, 1859 ~ Monday July 4th At 4 oclok in the morning we were saluted with 9 rounds of cannon & several Bands of music National Flags were hoisted at President Youngs Gov Cummings, Tithing office, & several other places. J. C. Litltle Marshall of the city, Gen J. J. Ferguson & Staff accompanied by 2 peaces of cannon & a Band of Music march through various parts of the city saluted President Young Gov Cummings Atturney
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    July 4, 1859 July 5, 1859
  • Page 419

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

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    July 6, 1859 ~ Wednesday 6th I took an exploring tour over Jordon with A O Smoot G. A. Smith S. M. Blair J W Fox & [blank] Chrisman we rode down the Jordon down to Bakers place then turned south west &towards the Lake we visited a tract of land of some 400 Acres of level Farming land with the intention of locating some Farming land it lies some 6 miles from the
    Dates:
    July 6, 1859
  • Page 422

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

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    July 11 by any law to go to that camp & he should not do it & if He was his Lawyier he should advise him to let the Judges do as they pleased at the examination & if I was in his place I would Neither Deny nor Confess any thing but would remain silent. if he is guity he ought to be Cuffed for I have employed him for 2 years & paid him & helped his family & for such a man to ingaged in such a business I ...
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    July 12, 1859 July 13, 1859
  • Page 137

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1860 – October 22, 1865)

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    May 1, 1861 Both North & South were gathering large armies and preparing for war the Banks & rich men throughout the whole contry were consecrating there millions of Dollars to sustain the war. The Nation has persecuted the Saints of God & made them consecrate there all & flee from place to to place to save their lives and now it is there turn, the Lord has said [FIGURE] He would vex the Nation and he will suredly do it. Civil war has begun in Earnest & it will go on untill ...
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    May 1, 1861 May 2, 1861 May 3, 1861 May 4, 1861 May 5, 1861 May 6, 1861 May 7, 1861 May 8, 1861