Oregon Territory

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  • Page 348

    Part of Journal (October 22, 1865 – December 31, 1872)

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    Sept 123, 1872 High & 1000 feet long. While on the way here we saw the moving sand banks which like drifting snow was covering a small portion of the City bothe lots & building 100 feet deep U.S. had a fort that was in danger of being swallowed up they had raised a fence 60 feet high & the sand was pooring over that September 14, 1872 ~ Saturday 14 We visted the Jewish Sinaguge which is said to be one of the finest in the world for ...
    Dates:
    September 14, 1872 September 15, 1872 September 16, 1872
  • Page 270

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

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    all business appertaining to the settlement during the winter. we had a council with col Cane some important things were said A resolution formed to address fcertain resolutions to the Hon president Polk with expressions of gratitude for his kindness to the Latter day saints in arming 500 of them & planting them in Calafornia And paying them as soldiers & offering other privileges spoke against Gov Boggs being Governor of California & Oregon As his friends were trying to make him. President Young ...
    Dates:
    August 8, 1846
  • Page 193

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

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    February 15, 1849 ~ Thursday Feb 15th 18489 [FIGURES] To President Young And Council 2 sheets On Territorial Bills And Government 1 sheet To Historian 1 sheet I wrote A letter to President Young And Council containing two full sheets of fools cap writing in my Journal Hand giving an account of my leaving Council Bl[uffs] my meetings at Mount Pisgah & Garden Grove, My providential delivery from Death, visit at the Temple &
    Dates:
    February 15, 1849
  • Page 408

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

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    Religion knowledge or Government of God— Our puriton Fathers fled to the American wilderness to rid themselves from the corr uption of ages. Their children made a Government wise & Free. But—Alas— The Priesthood—The Power—The Religion of Heaven had long since been lost to man— Prophets & Apostles were no more — Our Fathers knew this — And tharefore as wise honest & consistent men they refrained from man ufacturing a State Religion. Again were the heavens opened. The Silence of Ages was broake[n] The gloom of overhanging night was pierced with ...
  • Page 54

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

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    the hard wind continued for about an hour then it commenced raining & which lasted about one hour accompanied with some hail it turned vary cold I had fears that some of our horses would perish with the cold as such changes were freequent in this region Mr Sarpee related a circumstance that transpired sev eral years since at about this place on the 22nd of May one day earlier than this while travling down this fork of the platt it was warm weather the grass 10 inch ...
    Dates:
    May 24, 1847 May 25, 1847
  • Page 55

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

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    May 26, 1847 ~ Wednesday 26th we travled 6 1/4 miles & nooned in good grass about 2 miles above Chimney rock we travled in the afternoon 6 1/4 miles & camped for the night. The hunters brought in four Antelope we passed much good grass to day. I rode to day with Br Kimball & Benson to look out the road I have during the last two days read Mr Hastings account of Oregon & upper ...
    Dates:
    May 26, 1847 May 27, 1847
  • Page 61

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

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    that Boggs company was quarrelling all the time & most of the company had deserted him. He finally told Boggs & co that let the Mormons be as bad as they would they could not be any wors than he & his men were. He had a number of Soux women & children around him while we were there About 20 of the Sioux men, women & children came with Peltry to the trading House. Provisions of all kinds were vary high & goods at the store flour 25 cts a pound ...
    Dates:
    June 3, 1847 June 4, 1847
  • Page 74

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

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    Elders Kimball Pratt G. A. Smith & Brown continued on to take an observation with the Barrometer on the dividing ridge & they con- tinued on to the waters of the green river 7 miles from us that run into the pacific while we were on the Sweet water that runs into [t]he Atlantic; they supposed we should come on to them and as they did not return several ...
  • Page 75

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

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    June 27, 1847 ~ Sunday June 27th 1847 Three years ago this day the Prophets Joseph and Hyrum Smith were martered. Though it was Sunday morning we harnessed up our teams & drove 6 miles to the place whare Brs Pratt & Smith camped in company with Mr Harris who has been a traider & trapper in the rocky mou- ntains & travled through Oregon & Calafornie ...
    Dates:
    June 27, 1847 June 28, 1847
  • Page 77

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

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    [page torn] [The]y were putting in wheat & preparing for us He had come all [page torn] [the] way with ownly two men to meet with us. the Saints were [page torn] [se]ttelled with & the Mormon Battalion was 400 miles from him [page torn] [H]e said Br Pratt was doing well. The inhabitants of one whole Island numbering 3000 had imbraced the faith he told us many inter- esting thigs & we were truly glad to see him distance of the day 8 m July 1, 1847 ~ Thursday JULY ...
    Dates:
    July 1, 1847 July 2, 1847 July 3, 1847 July 4, 1847