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Journal of Bishop Edward Hunter's company across the plains to Great Salt Lake City, Salt Lake City, Utah 1850.

Author: Robert Campbell
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
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Bishop Hunter organized a Mormon company to cross the plains leaving Kanesville (Council Bluffs) Iowa in June 1850. The group crossed the Missouri River, followed the North Platte River into Wyoming,and went along the Sweetwater River to Great Salt Lake City. This was the first company organized under the Perpetual Emigrating Fund, established in Salt Lake City in 1849 to help the persecuted in Europe and the United
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Genre/Form: Diaries
Named Person: Royal Barney; Jacob G Bigler; Andrew Burnham; Robert Campbell; Sission Chase; Benjamin L Clapp; William Wallace Cluff; Nathaniel H Felt; Elijah Fordham; David Fulmer; Alfred Hadden; Jesse Haven; Joseph Leland Heywood; Edward Hunter; Orson Hyde; Joseph Ellis Johnson; Lorenzo Johnson; John C S McAllister; William Pherson; John Henry Reese; Willard Richards; Merritt Rockwell; Jonathan Smith; George Thompson; Lewis White; Lyman White; Edwin D Wooley; Hyrum Woolley; Jonathan C Wright; Brigham Young; Joseph Young
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Campbell
OCLC Number: 702126704
Description: 104 p.; 17 cm.
Responsibility: /by Robert Campbell,

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Bishop Hunter organized a Mormon company to cross the plains leaving Kanesville (Council Bluffs) Iowa in June 1850. The group crossed the Missouri River, followed the North Platte River into Wyoming,and went along the Sweetwater River to Great Salt Lake City. This was the first company organized under the Perpetual Emigrating Fund, established in Salt Lake City in 1849 to help the persecuted in Europe and the United States.

This account kept by the clerk of the company, Robert Campbell, gives the names, occupations, and ages of members of the company, people met, places stopped en route, names and ages of people dying from cholera, numbers of cattle, herds of buffalo, weather and road conditions, tools necessary for such a trip, and a physical description of the country through which they travelled.

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