Loup Fork, Nebraska Territory

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  • Page 36

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1847 – December 31, 1853)

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    through the encampment & then returned with us the road runs 20 degrees south of west 7 miles then turned 10 dgress North of west at half past 12 we came in sight of 70 Indian Horses & Mules soon we came in sight of a large Pawnee Indian village on the north side of the lou fork & also a large one on the south side of it. we drove on by the villages & they soon began to sally out to come to us. we camped ...
    Dates:
    April 22, 1847
  • Page 37

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1847 – December 31, 1853)

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    Oaks on the North side of the road in the hills, we kept out a gard through the night as we were in danger of the Sioux on one side, and the Pawnees on the other President Young addressed the Camp. & told them when they left in the morning not to take away any thing ownly what they brought with them unless it was sold them by Brother Case who had had charge of the Station for a long time & the goverment was ...
    Dates:
    April 23, 1847
  • Page 38

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1847 – December 31, 1853)

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    on I immediately saw as soon as I started that the cattle did but little good were slow & in the way we would stop & bgin to sink I Jumped out of my carriage into the water up to my waist about 10 men came to my assistance with a drag roap & hitched to the oxen & assisted me in getting across the first stream but with great difficulty I stoped on a sand bar out of water my horses & waggon im- mediately began to sink & by treading the ground a little ...
    Dates:
    April 24, 1847
  • Page 41

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1847 – December 31, 1853)

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    [page torn] [t]hem determined to fire & do their best & the Indians seeing their determination broke & run but fired their guns upon the Brethren & the balls whisled around them but no one injured they did not fire upon the Indians not wishing to kill them if they could help it. distance of the day 20 m 16 miles s w of from our last station, about half way between the loup fork & Platt rivers, the meridian alt. of the sun gave for the ...
    Dates:
    April 28, 1847 April 29, 1847 April 30, 1847
  • Page 113

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1847 – December 31, 1853)

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    Buffalo. & while this was going on we were busy in asking many questio[ns] about our wives & children & friends & affairs at Winter Quarters & they were truly welcome messengers & like Angels unto us. It was truly like good news from a far country to hear from our families & friends once more. We travled together through the day and arived in Camp at 8 oclok in the evening & had an interview with the rest of the Brethren from Winter Quarters it was truly a happy meeting ...
    Dates:
    October 20, 1847 October 21, 1847 October 22, 1847 October 23, 1847 October 24, 1847 October 25, 1847 October 26, 1847