Sunset, Apache County, Arizona Territory

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    Part of Letter to Emma Manella Woodruff, 16 October 1879

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    Sunset Arizona, Oct. 16, 1879 Dear Nellie I wish you would write me a letter and tell me how your mother is and what she is doing and how Asahel is getting along, and how you are (and when you are going to get married) As how is Clara, Owen, Blan[c]he, and Alice. Are any of them going to school, Clara and Owen ought to go. I have not heard from any ...
    Dates:
    October 16, 1879
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    Part of Letter to John Taylor and Council, 11 August 1879

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    Snow Flake, Apache Co, Arizona Aug 101: 1879 W. Woodruff, Sept 1879. President John Taylor & Council Dear Brethren I have been thinking for some time of addressing you and give you an account of my Stewardship and Intentions But realizeing your hands was full of business with Lawyers, Judges, Courts & wicked spirits. I have rather hesitated to occupy your attention with any thinhg I had to say, but still I feel it proper to give you an outline of affairs ...
    Dates:
    August 11, 1879
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    Part of Letter to John Taylor and Council, 15 September 1879

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    Sunset, Apache Co., Arizona, Sept. 15th, 1879. President John Taylor and Council: Dear Brethren:— I arrived on Saturday night, the 13th inst., all well and in good spirits and found Brother Lake, of Brig- ham City and Brother Bt^a^tes, of pleasant Vallet^y^, very sick. They had been to the Verdie, baptizing some and administering to the sick. Brother Lake has been looked upon as dangerous, but was some better yesterday. In my ...
    Dates:
    September 15, 1879
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    Part of Letter to John Taylor and Council, 17 October 1879

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    those Settlements to the Bishop as their is no other Grist Mill in 100 miles of our Settlements it leaves the tithing wheat 50 75 or more miles from the Mill and as they are in a New County No conveniences for storeing tithing grain. It will cost the Church on some bag sumthing to bring this tithing grains 75 Miles to Mill would it not be better for the people to bring back the wheat to the Mill where they got the
    Dates:
    October 17, 1879
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    Part of Letter to John Taylor and Council, 11 August 1879

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    them untill sumthing better can be advised I have spent more time at Sunset than either of the other Settlemts. I can speak more advisedly than of the others. I think Sunset has proved itself a success in a tempory as well as spiritual point of view. Brother Lot Smith who is the presidet of the Stake, takes the lead in the work does as much hard work as any man in the Branch faires No better than the poorest, and I think has produced a ...
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    Part of Letter to John Taylor and Council, circa February 1880

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    mexican brother has baptized 5 of them and a prospect of more. I think there is a fair prospect of an effectual door opening in Arizona to bring many of the Mexicans pop- ulation into the Church. They are of coarse a good deal mixed with the Indian blood. We recieved a letter to-day from brother Haskel He had arrived safe at San Juan after en- countering huricanes and snow storms. He found only 2 men and 3 women and 8 child- ren in the settlement, and they had a fright ...
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    Part of Letter to John Taylor and Council, 11 August 1879

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    My Address is Asahel Hart Sunset Apache Co Arizona, And if my letters Reach ther in safety they will be sent to me [Upsidedown text] (Br. Snow informed me of the Difficulty you have in translating my letters into English, a good Deal of my writing is in the form of the Reformed Egyptian and as I am not in a situation to take with me an Interpretor, I would advise you to call upon Br Jaques or Brother ...
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    Part of Letter to John Taylor from Wilford Woodruff and Lewis Allen, 25 November 1879

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    Sunset, Apache Co. A.T. Nov. 25th 1879 President John Taylor: Dear Brother As soon as I receivd your letter concern- ing St. Johns and the Meadows, I wrote immediately to Brother Tenney to go and purchase St. John if he could. And on Saturday night, at the Sheep-herd Spring in the Mountains, some 40 miles from Sunset, I received a letter from Brother Tenney upon the subject; the follow- ing is an extract. ("On the evening of the 14th I received your letter ...
    Dates:
    November 25, 1879
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    Part of Letter to John Taylor and Council, 15 September 1879

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    carousal. Thus, dear bro^e^thren, I have given you an outline merely, of the field of labor which I consider the God of Israel has opened unto us and which I consider the revelations of God require us to pef^r^form. I think there is element sufficient for forty good, faithful Elders to be employed to convert them to the Gospel of Christ and quite a good number of missionaries called at the October Conference who can speak the Spanish langy^u^age, or who will be able to learn it. I have al- ready sent Brother
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    Part of Letter to John Taylor, 12 December 1879

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    W Woodruff. St John purchase &c Dec 26/79 Sunset Apache Co Dec 12th 1879 Prest. John Taylor Dear Brother, I write to say a messenger has just arrived from Colorado Meadows with a letter from Bro Tenney informing me that we have secured the purchase of all of St Johns except one water claim and 2 1/2 acres of land. Our purchase secures to us 3 water ditches all the land both sides of the river, and the town inc- ...
    Dates:
    December 12, 1879