Excerpt:Aug 27, 1879 When we got our things into our room we dedicated it to God and Dedicated ourselves And I felt thankful that the old Gentleman received us so kindly He said He had a right to Enjoy his own religion and no man should take that right from him. None had as yet Been baptized in this Nation but many were vary friendly to us we visited Mrs Paseval Aviela a large fine inteligent woman with a fine house fine carpets she received us Kindly. She set before us Mellons ...
Excerpt:Aug 27, 1879 from the sweepings of the Houses it did not look as though any of it had been carted away for generations there was other Mounds of a similar kinds in other parts of the city August 28, 1879 ~ Thursday Aug 28 [FIGURES] A great Day in Islata the streets were crouded at an Early hour with Islatas Mexicans and Americans. Our room was in the midst of it the two Lagoonie chiefs were with us the feast ...Dates:August 28, 1879 August 29, 1879
Excerpt:Aug 29, 18979 Islatas quite as capable of receiving any principle of the gospel or intelligence as the Anglo Saxon race The last family we parted with was Mrs Pascal Aveita a Noble Matron of about 50 years of age she put us up a Box of nice Peaches & grapes to take with us she had two fine daughters which appeared vary Lady like I felt to leave my Blessing with them & with the Islata's we drove to, we drove to the forks at the road & camped ...Dates:August 30, 1879 August 31, 1879 September 1, 1879
Excerpt:erial, for they still hold the art of making and painting. We vis- ited quite a number of the fz^a^milies at the village and were kindly entertained. Among others, we visited Mrs. Pascual Avieta, a Neph- ite lady, I should judge 50 years of age, a large portly woman, with a large, fine home; floors neatly carpeted, settees covered with Navajoe blankets, wi^o^rth $15 each. She was neatly dressed. I was introduced to her by Brother Tenney and her daughters and sons. She received me and treated me with all the elegance ...