Salt Lake Valley, Mexican Cession Territory

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

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    January 9, 1849 ~ Tuesday 9th [FIGURE] I recieved 3 Letters from O. Spencer Dan Jones & W. I. Appleby And one from Robert Windley All contained good news capt Dan Jones expresses his feelings in warm terms concerning my letters to him And says he feels incouraged to go ahead in the name of the Lord says he has raised up a Branch at Myrtha the Mother Branch of Britain, over 800 members. And the sum total He ...
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    January 9, 1849
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    Part of Journal (January 1, 1847 – December 31, 1853)

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    a dozen different languages Arabic &c &c who is preparing to go to Asia to Preach the gospel soon. Elder Levi Richards & wife arived in England safe. I feel thankful to my heavenly Father I recieve in the foregoing letters and for his blessings to his saints and his wonderful works among the children of men I also recieved Ny York Weekly Herald, which contained a copy of the Calafornia land Bill also the following before the House of Congress ...
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    January 10, 1849 January 11, 1849 January 12, 1849 January 13, 1849 January 14, 1849 January 15, 1849
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    Part of Journal (January 1, 1847 – December 31, 1853)

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    January 16, 1849 ~ Tuesday 16th Elder A. P. Rockwood read a Letter to me directed to Br Joseph Young containing a list of charges against Br Allexander Badlam, which I considerd and Believed them to be fals in both spirit & letter in to to got up through Private Peak a Prejudice against Br Badlam. I told Br Rockwood in substance the same and Pointed out to Br Rockwood whare I believed it was false. He said he would read it to Br ...
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    January 16, 1849 January 17, 1849 January 18, 1849 January 19, 1849 January 20, 1849 January 21, 1849
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    Part of Journal (January 1, 1847 – December 31, 1853)

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    January 22, 1849 ~ Monday 22 [FIGURE] And rode to Boston And Arived home sick And weary Mrs Woodruff commenced doctering me I took an Emetic of strong thoroughwert or Boneset tea. I found myself very Bilious And the tea done me much good Sister Sarah B Foss & Br Ilus F Carter called upon me to day Br Ilus went on to New Yourk. Sister Foss stayed with us I recieved one letter [FIGURE] from Br Henderson.
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    January 22, 1849
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    Part of Journal (January 1, 1847 – December 31, 1853)

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    January 23, 1849 ~ Tuesday 223rd I was sick through the day Br Cory & Another Brother called to see me He had made Arangements to on board of a ship & start in few days for the gold diggins He goes He says to get gold as He is A poor man to move his family to zion He has Asked no council from me upon the subject but goes upon his own hook January 24, 1849 ~ Wednesday 24th [FIGURES] I recieved three letters from
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    January 23, 1849 January 24, 1849
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    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
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    Part of Journal (January 1, 1847 – December 31, 1853)

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    January 30, 1849 ~ Tuesday 30th I went to Boston And bought A coking stove paid $12. January 31, 1849 ~ Wednesday 31st [FIGURE] I wrote two letters one to Samuel Brannan & [FIGURE] one to James Fergeson to send by the hand of A. Badlam who is About to start for the bay of San Francisco I Also wrot Elder Allexander ^B.^ two recommends one to Samuel ...
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    January 30, 1849 January 31, 1849 February 1, 1849 February 2, 1849
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    Part of Journal (January 1, 1847 – December 31, 1853)

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    Brother Shedd who was poisoned At thee city of the great salt Lake by Eating wild Parsnip He died in few moments After Eating it. Mr Shedd wishesd to send out seeds to Adorn the field with shrubery & fruit that his brother occupied And He recommended that trees be planted in A row through the centre of the street. we have good slaying through the streets to day February 8, 1849 ~ Thursday 8th [FIGURE] I wrote two letters to day one to ...
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    February 8, 1849 February 9, 1849 February 10, 1849 February 11, 1849 February 12, 1849 February 13, 1849 February 14, 1849
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    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
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    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 ...