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    • Grandfather's team for the long joumey to the valley of the Great Salt Lake consisted of a yoke of oxen and cows. The company that they joined was known as the Independent Immigration Company as each family owned its own outfit independent of the...
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    • Cave Valley, 366,384,416,448,467, 473 Cedar Canyon mal, 48 Cedar City, "Cononwood Valley," 45; first site by Coal Creek, 53; iron mfg. colony, 59; fust survey, 59-60; map of area (illus.), 62; iirst company, 63; charter, 70; population 1853, 165;...
    • Chapter I - To America - Page 1

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    • CHAPTER 1 he coastline of England becarne a speck in the distance as Henry Lunt stood on the old plank deck of the ship, Argo, straining to get the last view of his homeland.' It was a bleak n day i January 1850. A cold brisk breeze filled the...
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    • saving weeks in travel and the hard labor of blazing a new trail. They had in mind the moving of the people who would come after them. The route they chose was somewhat shorter than the other trail, with a better grade. Further, the greater part of...
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    • dirt . . . which every man is said to eat in his lifetime. It filled our eyes too, and our ears, and our nostrils. It was in the food; it sprinkled the pancakes; it was in the syrup that we poured over them. Half suffocated were we by it, during...
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    • Altogether, Cedar City seems to be a thrifty settlement and a good place for men to go who wish to get a start. Bishop Lunt informs us that they desire more population, and they are wilhg to give settlers land to cultivate and water to imgate it....
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    • camped with some scattered wagons. No fuel, little food, and a long distance to fetch water as we camped one mile south of the creek. Friday, December 13: Started this morning about 9 a m . Doubled teams to ascend the Utah mountain which was very...
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    • organization for Iron County. Our f i r e m s must be kept ready and in order, and it's necessary that we appoint captains to form companies and report to the head of the military or of the State. We do not want a mean man to settle in Iron County....
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    • children sat by improvised stoves wrapped in blankets with their feet on hot rocks.12 They remained camped at Payson the next day, taking inventory of the livestock, provisions and contents of each wagon. They also organized themselves into...
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    • seeming much pleased, and Empey took off his clothes and gave them to the boy in the presence of the old brave. I told the Indian that he and his band must leave off killing our cattle as we passed or they would all be destroyed, as the white men...
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    • Board of Directors of said institution, setting forth t h e unusually high price for licenses in merchandising in Cedar City and asking t h e Council to reduce t h e same on a p a r with neighboring cities doing similar business. Also, they called...
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    • mission." In the morning the company split up to examine all aspects of the valley as to water, soil, and facilities for farming. The group, consisting of ten men, drove through the cottonwood valley and came to a small ridge of mountains on the...
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    • so rank that the husbandman wiil have about as much trouble to clear it off and prepare for another crop as to cultivate it as above mentioned. Some of t h s growth of weeds wiii be ten or twelve feet high. 1 have been into the fields to observe...
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    • 28 6/18/14 This week my manager has been out of town so I’ve been taking some extra hours and responsibilities at work. I was in charge of working with our Owner’s Social, Chocolate Tasting Class, Sushi Making, Magic Show, and Dive-In Movie. It was...
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    • One of the letters was written to inform him that his wife, Sarah Ann, had died of consumption.' The latest Washington paper was dated April 13. Henry received a letter from Martha Bristol in England, dated February 22, 1851. She wrote: My Dearest...
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    • mons in Utah and the law-disdaining wild western inhabitants of Nevada. However, they wcre mutually dependent on each other in a very real and vital way. 'l'rading was a necessity to both. The only available market of the southern Utah settlenients...
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    • On motion t h a t George P e r r y , J. Chatterley, N . W. P r y o r . M . D . Higbee, and D. S. Macfarlane be said committee. On motion t h a t t h e Committee r e p o r t in this place tomorrow evening. On motion t h a t the Committee ascertain...
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    • reached. In Southern Utah, the telegraph covered some areas that early, but it wasn't until later that this service extended from Southern Utah into Nevada. I t was this area that was covered by the mail contracts handled by one man nanied...
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    • him, and while talking, Lehi found that he was a school teacher there in Bulliunville, 11ythe name of Bob Ricards. they were talking, a large man who walked by, appeared to be intoxicated. Mr. Ricards called out the word "stage," which meant a...

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