Luther Clinton Burnham

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  • Page 415

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1873 – February 7, 1880)

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    June 26, 1879 ~ Thursday June 26, 1879 we rode to snow flake and stoped with Jesse N Smith 24 M[iles] Snow Flake contains 62 families 48 men 52 women, 159 children 150 acres wheat 150 of corn & vegitable. 60 Brood Mares, 60 horses, 13 Mules, 60 Head of oxen, 138 cows 60 Head young stock the valley is 1 21/12 X 1 1/2 miles I administered to a sick Sister [FIGURE] I dreamed that President Young was with me while I was ...
    Dates:
    June 26, 1879 June 27, 1879 June 28, 1879
  • Page 427

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1873 – February 7, 1880)

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    Aug 20, 1879 cutting with sickle's We visited 20 Indian ruins of their ancient cities some were 300 yards in circumference and some of the outside stone walls were 8 feet high Ammon M Tenney and Robert H Smith Baptized the 115 Zunies Br Smith done most of the Baptizing. On the Journey to day I saw quite quite a number of small Houses built in the side of the rocks in the mountain in caves about 70 feet from the ground in places for retreat in times at ...
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    August 21, 1879 August 22, 1879 August 23, 1879
  • Page 436

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1873 – February 7, 1880)

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    Sept 1, 1879 and took breakfast we then drove to Aqua Freo (cold spring) it was the cold[est] spring water I ever Drank it was nearly Equal to Ice water we filled a keg and Drove several miles and Nooned we then drove to Masons Beated our horses and had quite a talk with Mr Mason his son could talk English Mason was a spanyard I gave his son good council & told him to call upon me at Salt Lake if He should come there. We then ...
    Dates:
    September 2, 1879 September 3, 1879
  • Page 464

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1873 – February 7, 1880)

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    Dec 16, 1879 I wrote a letter of 10 pages to A M Musser and gave him an account of my visit to the 7 Indian villages and sent him a copy of the two Letters on the timber question [FIGURES] I dreamed at night that President Taylor was sealing all in the Church Plural marriages to them that wished it. we met in the council of the 12 I thought the glory of God rested upon us and we done all our work openly and the government had ...
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    December 17, 1879 December 18, 1879 December 19, 1879 December 20, 1879 December 21, 1879 December 22, 1879
  • Page 465

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1873 – February 7, 1880)

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    Dec 22, 1879 The NavaJoe Chief head man Garnomanche with some 20 others Lamanites spent the Evening with me & I preached the Gospel to them. J W Young left us this Evening My Daughter Sylvia was Married to Br Heber Thompson on [blank] Nov 1879 Br Hancock spent the night with me December 23, 1879 ~ Tuesday Dec 23. We are having the coldest Blowing snow storm of the season so far Father Edwards is vary ...
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    December 23, 1879 December 24, 1879 December 25, 1879 December 26, 1879 December 27, 1879
  • Page 2

    Part of Letter to John Taylor and Council, 2 September 1879

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    other indian tribes they also seem to possess minds capacited to receive any Principles of the gospell equal to their Anglo Saxon race a histry with full description of our journey I will send you hereafter my object in writing you at this time is that we believe that the time has come when mission- aries should be called who can speak the Spanish language or will soon learn it to go forth among them to Preach the Gospell & prepare them to fullfill their destiny in this last dispensation ...
  • Page 2

    Part of Letter to John Taylor and Council, 2 September 1879

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    [left side] other indian tribes thy also seem to Possess Minds Capaciated to recive any Principles of the Gospell eaqual to the Anglo Saxon race a HIstry with full description of our journey I will send you Hereafter My object in writing you at this time is that we believe that the time Has come when Mission- aries Should be called who can speak the Spanish language or will soon learn it to go forth among them to Preach the Gospel & prepare them to fullfill their destiny in this last dispensation and as we was desirous of Presenting ^to ...