Sacramento Valley, Mexican Cession Territory

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  • Page 189

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

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    Ours As Brothers that his People should not steal from our People if any of them did let him know it And He would Punish them And stop it. the Brethren told him they did not want his men to steal from the calafornians for we were at peace with them. Walker replyed my men {[illegible]} hate the spanyards And will steal from them And I cannot help it Brothers Daniel Browett, Allen And Cox were all killed by A Band of Diggers in ...
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    January 25, 1849 January 26, 1849 January 27, 1849 January 28, 1849 January 29, 1849
  • 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 &
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    February 15, 1849
  • Page 194

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

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    I cannot close my record upon the signs of the times witof 1848 without turning my eye towards Zion, yes Zion, which is not now merely a phantom of the brain or a name, but actually a living thing. Truly she is yet but a babe just born. Yet she has A Tabernacle, the Mountains of Israel. Her bed is in the cham- bers of the rocks. Her garden one of the rich valleys of Ephraim She speaks and Her voice is as the voice of God. She has A spirit which ...
  • Page 231

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

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    September 19, 1849 ~ Wednesday 19th We went to the pond fishing the forepart of the day caught 15 Pickerell some 25 other fish so we had a feast of fresh fish for our dinner I had a good meeting with the saints in the evening I spoke lengthy & was followed by the brethren September 20, 1849 ~ Thursday 20th I took the parting hand with the saints allso my family & we all felt that we had never enjoyed A better visit with the saints in
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    September 19, 1849 September 20, 1849 September 21, 1849 September 22, 1849 September 23, 1849
  • Page 177

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

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    December 18, 1848 ~ Monday 18th I took cars rode to Boston to Cambridgeport and spent the night with my family once more 50 December 19, 1848 ~ Tuesday 19th [FIGURE] 6 I recieved 6 Letters from O Hyde, L. N. Scovil & L Gaulter, Wm H Wilson, T Cartwright, W I Appleby & Jesse Haven. I also recieved a Large amount ...
    Dates:
    December 18, 1848 December 19, 1848 December 20, 1848
  • Page 179

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

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    THUS ends the Year of eighteen hundred and forty eight A Year big with events, a year in which the fig tree hath rapidly put forth her leaves & blossomed for the summer A year which has lade the foundation for the fulfillment of more Prophesy & Revelation than has been fulfilled in whole centuries in other ages. Thrones have been cast down, whole Kingdoms have been overturned, the power of the Pope of Rom[e] laid prostrate & he driven from his Kingdom. All the nations of the Earth convulsed Revolutions, wars anarchy ...
  • Page 7

    Part of Letter to Brigham Young and Council, 15 February 1849

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    to Philadelphia to collect means of the world for the Saints. And fed, and clothed, & paid the travelling feas of scores of the Elders &c &c. On his return from Phili his Employer turned him out of house & home. His creditors came upon him for their pay, He found himself in debt about $1,400. He made a settlement & gave notes: in some instances ownly 50 per cent was asked. Another varnish maker stept forward And let him have $1000 worth of stock to make into varnish to pay his debts ...
  • Page 8

    Part of Letter to Brigham Young and Council, 15 February 1849

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    He may be enabled to return & leave the country with honor & be enabled to remove his family & perhaps others to the valley: this I would be glad to see him do for I do think that Elder Badlam has endeavord to act in consent with the Presidency of the Church, And made a great exhertion since he has been in this country to do to his utmost to help the Church in their time of need. What I mean by the main channel lying before me is I know I was not sent to ...
  • Page 4

    Part of Letter to Willard Richards, 15 February 1849

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    a first Presidency of three persons viz. Brigham Young, Heber C Kimball, & Willard Richards. who have gatherd to the Mountains of Israel in the valleys of the Great Salt Lake, Great Basin North America, And taken with them some three thousand Saints, with there flocks & herds which makes a population of about seven thousands souls in the City of the Great Salt Lake. The Lord has also blest their land which has brought forth in Abundance. And ...