Winter Quarters, unorganized U.S. Territory

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  • Page 32

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

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    April 14, 1847 ~ Wednesday 14th After getting all things in readiness to leave I called my family together & blessed my wife & childrens and left them in the hands of the Lord. I bid farew ell to father Woodruff & family and all around me & took my leave of winter quarters & in company with Elders O Pratt, Lyman G. A. Smith E. Snow & others we again ...
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    April 14, 1847 April 15, 1847 April 16, 1847 April 17, 1847
  • Page 44

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

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    badly in my hard buffalo chase on Saturday & I now was feeling its effects at the same time the hunters started. Another company was formed to go & explore out the rout & see if we could get grass for our horses as the Indians had been burning it up for several days. We went into the bluffs & seperated into two Parties 10 in each & we travled some 10 miles back & & forth over the hills & saw no game except antelope & wolvesNo I felt so unwell ...
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    May 4, 1847
  • Page 48

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

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    other end erect in the air as a guide bord containing the follo wing words. Open this box and you will find a letter. 316 miles to winter Quarters, Pioneers. Lattitude 41°. (our friends no doubt will be glad to get the letter as it contains an account of our Journey. We travled 6 miles & nooned then travled 4 & camped for the night our teams are some weak in consequence of not getting grass for several days as it was eat out by the buff alo there ...
    Dates:
    May 11, 1847 May 12, 1847
  • Page 52

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

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    May 19, 1847 ~ Wednesday 19th we crossed the worse sand hill bluff of about one mile that we have crossed on the journey & what made it still worse the rain was pouring down upon us continually we travled about 1/2 mile on the flat & camped untill the rain was over for the time being we started again at 3 oclok but it soon began to rain again hard we travled untill 5 oclok & camped for the night on the bank of the
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    May 19, 1847 May 20, 1847 May 21, 1847
  • Page 61

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

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    that Boggs company was quarrelling all the time & most of the company had deserted him. He finally told Boggs & co that let the Mormons be as bad as they would they could not be any wors than he & his men were. He had a number of Soux women & children around him while we were there About 20 of the Sioux men, women & children came with Peltry to the trading House. Provisions of all kinds were vary high & goods at the store flour 25 cts a pound ...
    Dates:
    June 3, 1847 June 4, 1847
  • Page 62

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

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    A good supply of shugar maple & other timber before we left. Br Clayton erected a guide board on the north side of the river containing the following information which he took from his journals on the distances which was correct as it was obtained from the wheelometer 543 1/4 miles from Winter Quarters 227 1/2 miles from the Junction of the Platt. 142 1/4 miles from Ash Hollow 70 1/4 miles from Chimney Rock and 50 1/2 from ...
    Dates:
    June 5, 1847 June 6, 1847
  • Page 84

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

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    July 24, 1847 ~ Saturday [FIGURE] JULY 24th 1847 This is an important day in the History of my life and the History of the Church of JESUS CHRIST of Latter Day Saints. On this important day after trav[eling] from our encampment 6 miles through the deep ravene, valley, ending with the canion through last creek we came in full view of the great valley or Bason [of] the Salt Lake and land of promise held in reserve by the hand ...
    Dates:
    July 24, 1847
  • Page 90

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

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    not sleep but a little time but should come forth out of our gr[aves] [page covered] with bodies that no mob could kill. we were much edifyed wi[th] [page covered] all the remarks he made. the meeting opened with a shout of Hosannah to God & the Lamb repeated three times with its Amen Br Young said the Ancient of days was not as far off as many supposed. At the close of the meeting I returned to rest meditating u[pon] [page covered] what I had herd an appointment was made for the Battalion to ...
    Dates:
    July 31, 1847 August 1, 1847
  • Page 93

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

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    August 7, 1847 ~ Saturday 7th I arose this morning quite weary with my labours of yesterday I spent the day mostly in assisting Br Fowler to start on a journey to the Bay of Francisco to get his family I made arangments with Capt Brown to furnish him with a horse to ride & put him up prov- isions to last him to fort Hall & there they would get supplys. In [FIGURE] In the afternoon the Twelve went onto ...
    Dates:
    August 7, 1847 August 8, 1847
  • Page 99

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

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    August 16, 1847 ~ Monday 16th The Company was quite busy in preparing their teams & wagg[ons] [page torn] to start back. I undersigned Br Stillman for two yoke of cattle to send back for his family to be returned in one year from this time. Brother Samuel Badham recepted to me all money due him for his services in the United States war to be paid to me by Capt Brown or any person in whose hands it may be in ...
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    August 16, 1847 August 17, 1847 August 18, 1847 August 19, 1847 August 20, 1847 August 21, 1847 August 22, 1847 August 23, 1847 August 24, 1847 August 25, 1847