Excerpt:Aug 23 Bishop Hunter & arangements were made to get the oxen F. D. Richards was appointed to go out & meet with the Teams & people. I walked with President Young to the Blacksmith shop & then to his New building put up for washing wheat it was quite an ingenious affair I received a letter from Lorenzo Snow upon the battle between the soldiers [FIGURE] & Indians at Cash valley August 24, 1859 ~ Wednesday 24 I ...Dates:August 24, 1859 August 25, 1859 August 26, 1859 August 27, 1859 August 28, 1859
Excerpt:Aug 28 Arnold who was outside run to the mouth of the lane & shouted murder as loud as they could Hollow one of the party ordered him to stop his Hollowing it was all right another one of the party said shoot him Dam him shoot him they then shot at him several times & shot him through the thigh. He then returned the fire & saw a man drop this is the report of Mr Eddy who was an actor Mr Drow- ns died at ...Dates:August 29, 1859 August 30, 1859
Excerpt:By order of Heber Kimball Bill Hickman and His gang Broke into my Cottage Salt Lake City. Fired off their Pistols that were aimed at me. But as I was a step aside the Bullet entered the Body of Mr Drowns who fell Dead at my side. My Mormon wife Sister Roby, jerked me behind the Big Chimbney and saved my life. Mr Arnold an honest man got His wound also - Bill Hickman was so sorry at His Order that He at ...