A Journeying Foward

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 23
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1991
Type Text
Format application/pdf
Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
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Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
ID 324501
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Title A Journeying Foward
Description They arrived at the camp In daylight and checked the sheep, in preparation for an early start for home the longer, but next morning there was an emergency. He had to get word to Grandpa Barton. Pondering the wisdom of sending a four-and-a-half-year-old child fourteen miles alone, he finally concluded that he had no other choice. It was about 10:00 a.m. when he put Lee on Carey with tied them to the saddle behind him. He couldn't fall off or be knocked off. Dad stuffed tortillas wrapped around "Don't try to guide Carey. Give her head to her, she knows the way. Duke and Collie will be with you. If you have any trouble, send Duke to Grandpa's house for help. I'm proud of you. I don't know what I would do without you!" With that he slapped Carey on the rump and stepped back to watch Lee, his legs sticking straight out above the ground, bobbing up and down from the saddle, until he was out of sight. When he reached Maylett s herd a couple of miles farther on, Tom Maylett took him off his horse for a rest, gave him a sandwich and a drink of water, then tied him in the saddle again and headed him toward Manti. Coming closer to the mouth of the canyon, the mos- skin. The Sanpitch River, running along the foot of the mountains between Manti and Ephraim, spread over the meadows, causing swampy ground where mosquitoes hatched in hordes. They swarmed around him relentlessly; the more he From the saddlebag he drew some dry horse manure and held a lighted match to it until it caught fire. He didn't 56
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Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 23
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-19
Date Modified 2005-02-19
ID 324382
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