The Diary

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 02
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about the early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1970
Type Text
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Language eng
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Holding Institution Snow College
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Date Created 2005-02-24
Date Modified 2005-02-24
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Title The Diary
Description "Sunday 16 - Indian Chief Sam Pitch is trying to make peace between the Indians and the Whites. "Thursday, April 20, 1865 - the sad news arrived today that President Abraham Lincoln was assassinated on Friday last. An attempt to kill Secretary Seward and his son. "Friday, April 21 -- Death of President Lincoln con- firmed. "Sunday 23 - attended meeting. Bishop Moffat gave a report of the late annual conference. 61 missionaries appointed, three from Manti. Hans Jensen, Erick Ludricken. and Andrew Madsen. I received a can of honey as a present from my sister Sarah of San Bernardino, California. "Tuesday 26 - The three missionaries left Manti on their way to Denmark. No mail today on account of high water. "Sunday 30 - Orson Hyde preached in church and dined with me. "Tuesday - John Peacock & family left for Idaho and gold mines in Virginia City. "May 1865 - Indians are prowling near Manti again. I purchased a lamp and oil for $54.00. Spent remainder of week carding wool. "May 23rd -- Patriarch Isaac Morley died and was buried in Manti Cemetery on Monday 25th. "Sunday 9th - A hot day. I sent a petition with 15 signatures to the Post Office Department asking for semi- weekly service on mail route 14642. "Friday 14 - President Brigham Young and company arrived. "Saturday meeting in the Bowery. A large attendance. Went to Gunnison with G.P. Billings and F.W. fox to instruct them to build a fort for self-protection. Col. Heber Kimball arrived with a command of fifty men. The stock was gathered up and driven over San Pitch River. "Oct. 18, 1865 - The Indians attacked Ephraim Settlement. Killed seven persons - five men and two women and wounded two men, then drove off about one hundred head of stock. I went to Ephraim. Much excitement in the place. The bodies of the men are still in the canyon. A body of 10 from Manti went up the canyon and brought down the bodies of the murdered men. "Monday, 30 - Teams started for Salt Lake City for supplies. - 41 -
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Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol. 2
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-19
Date Modified 2005-02-19
ID 324201
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