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    • it for tea and tobacco. Henry and Brother Carmthers gave him what he asked for. A few days before, John D. Lee and Charles Dalton and their wives had brought thirteen cheeses to Henry for the Iron Works. The charge was 25 cents per pound.6 As...
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    • retaliation. They never forgot an injury or an injustice. In other words, they subscribed to the worn out code of an "eye for an eye and a life for a life." With them the punishment of crime was a personal, rather than a public, matter. There was...
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    • On July 23rd, a contingent of the militia, sent fYom Manti on a scouting expedition, had a "brush" with a band of warriors at Pleasant Creek killing six or seven Indians.'' There were several other skirmishes during the summer. Captain Gunnison,...
    • 1910, page 179

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    • 31 Days July 1910: S 24 Dan came up canal with me, We ate dinner at Black Tunnell flume With our wives. M 25 to head of canal and back early. at Ward=Hall pm photographed the indians at noon. T 26 Dan went home today. I am on the ditch again. ...
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    • the officers and authorities of the Church of the Legion and of the Temtory, and to all the people, and say unto you all, do not in the least degree relax your efforts to save your grain, your stock, and all your property, and fort up strong and...
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    • Some communities complied, some did not. Since Cedar City was so far away from the open fighting it seemed somewhat extreme to send their cattle to Salt Lake City, especially since acquiring livestock had taken a great effort and the settlers...
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    • 2 Three Score and Ten in Retrospect The pioneer settlement of Coalville was first called Chalk Creek, after a stream that watered the area, but when coal was discovered on the townsite the name was changed. John grew up on stories passed down...
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    • interest in occupying the new Town Plot. Later in the season a large influx of immigrants from thenorth came in. We were now nearly 1,000 strong--men, women, and children3'*" There were only twelve white casualties of the Walker War. None of these...
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    • that time. The following account was taken from the minutes of the meetings: The first session was held at 11:OO a.m. and present of the Twelve were Elders Erastus Snow and Franklin D. Richards. The Presidency of the Stake was J. C. L. Smith, John...
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    • Mayor Leigh brought up the matter of the water system and expressed himself as been considering the matter of late. and in going over the town had counted 330 families, out of which 2 8 5 were water renters--or 117 of the families are getting water...
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    • dedicated on Christmas day, which day will long be remembered among us. In the morning the Indians [Pihedes], to the amount of some 300, women and children included, gathered into the Fort. We preached to them in their own language and made them a...
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    • The Indians have not troubled us much--there were a few Pauvants here a week ago who had thieving propensities, but they have left and all is peace. We keep a good lookout for them. The military regulations are strict, and all seem determined to...
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    • maintained the records. He regarded it as routine to take readings on the stars late at night, sometimes standing waist-deep in snow. His maps were used by thousands of immigrants on their travels to Oregon and California. Fremont's report...
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    • Aug. 7 , 1915... Mayor Leigh informed Council that John Dover proposed to r u n the street sprinkler on City s t r e e t s for six hours each day for $2.50 per day. Accepted. (Under supervision of the City Marshal) Sept. 2, 1915.. .Bank of Southern...

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