Morten's Journey

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 22
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneer
Publisher Snow College
Date 1990
Type Text
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Language eng
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Holding Institution Snow College
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Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
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Title Morten's Journey
Description farmland, and the narrow streets of the villages and cities. In Copenhagen they waited for the group of Scandinavian emigrants with whom they would travel. They tried to see as much of the city as they could in the time they had. Near the harbor they walked through Amelienborg Square hoping for a glimpse of Frederik VI ox Countess Banner, his mistress. They walked along the main streets of Copenhagen staring in the shop windows, somewhat bewildered by the noise and the press of the crowds. Ileeting the rest of the Saints, they and 375 souls traveled from Copenhagen on December 26 across the Baltic on the steamship Sideren to Kiel in Holstein, then to Gluckstadt by rail, across the German Sea to Hull and again by rail to Liverpool where they arrived on January 9» It was the usual procedure for companies of Saints to immediately board their ship upon arriving at Liverpool to save the expense of lodging, but the 70th Company, under the leadership of .Elder Hans Peter Olsen, was delayed two weeks. Ihiring this time fifteen of the voyagers were declared too ill to travel further and were restricted to Liverpool until their health improved. Also during this waiting period many of the children contracted a fever and twenty-two of them died. ITorten was glad that he had no children with him on the voyage since the hard conditions seemed to exact such a toll on the young. Morten and Jens watched them load the supplies on the ship: provisions for 70 days with weekly rations to include 2-g- lbs. of bread or biscuit, 1 lb. wheat flour, 2 lbs. rice, ¦& lb, sugar, 2 oz. tea, 2 02. salt, 3 its. water or substitutes of 5 lbs, potatoes, 2 lb. beef or pork, or 3/4 lb, dried salt fish, 1 lb. wheaten flour, 1 lb. split peas, 1/4 lb. oatmeal. These were the minimums established "by British maritime law. latter-day Saints were also furnished 2§ lbs. Sago, 3 lbs, butter, 2 lbs., cheese and 1 pt. vinegar, Finally the emigrants were able to board their 80
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Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 22
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-23
Date Modified 2005-02-23
ID 323814
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