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  • Page 236

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

    Excerpt:
    October 14, 1849 ~ Sunday 14th Sunday I had A meeting with my friends & family in the morning I confirmed sister Shuah Moulton, we had a good time. At noon two Strangites called upon me Mr Shemmings And A man from Michigan He wanted to debate the claims of Mr James J Strang to lead the Church I told him I considered my time flung away to spend 5 minutes talking with him upon the subject, there had more than A dozen men risen ...
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    October 14, 1849 October 15, 1849 October 16, 1849 October 17, 1849 October 18, 1849 October 19, 1849 October 20, 1849
  • Page 34

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

    Excerpt:
    It is the most singular river I ever beheld. it is from a quarter to half a mile wide & its shores & bed one universall body of quick sand it is a rapid stream yet many places a person can wade across it frequently nearly the whole bed of the river is covered with but few inches of water & at other places it is deep & rapid not withstanding it is quick sand horses & cattle can walk down to edge of the river & drink like ...
    Dates:
    April 19, 1847