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A Short Accounting of Troubles and Trials with the Indians

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 29
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1997
Type Text
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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 326649
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6qr4v82

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Title A Short Accounting of Troubles and Trials with the Indians
Description displaying them to me and laughing because they had caused me to be so mad. I felt that nothing would satisfy me in the least only to kill some of them That feeling grew on me, and I found it would not do to cherish such a feeling I prayed as earnest as ever I could for the Lord to take that terrible feeling from me. but it has never entirely left me I have no love whatever for the beings that caused me so much trouble at that time. If they ever become a white and delightsome people. I do not think I shall have a hand in helping that work The Lord and myself only know what I have suffered from them There were four large Indians came to our house to kill (tell) my father to go with Walker. They were painted and armed for their work. My father was one of the President's counselors at that time The Indians called him a captain, so they picked on him to go with Walker, but they could not agree about who should commence the work While they were contending among themselves. Aropine rushed in He had heard of these four Indians coming down to our fort, and he knew they were mad He told the Indians that if they touched my father, he would have every one of them killed He preached to them quite a little time before he could get them quiet, but they went off when they got ready Aropine was a half brother to Walker, next in command, and he was a good chief. At that time we were perfectly in their power and they knew it, but the Lord overruled them and we were saved from them. I had the satisfaction of beating on one of them one day I happened to be left alone, and a tall young buck came and stood in the door. It was a very warm day in August. 1 motioned for him to go away, but instead of going off. he came in and shut the door He then asked me for some bread I paid no attention at all. but got out of my chair with my baby in my arms and opened the door. He asked again for bread. I was mute as before, and 43
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Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 29
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-23
Date Modified 2005-02-23
ID 326541
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6qr4v82/326541