January 31, 1848
Location: Winter Quarters - 1014 miles left, Nebraska - Location: 41:21:41N 95:56:45W Currently the site of Florence, Nebraska, Winter Quarters was settled in September, 1846 as a temporary resting place for the pioneers. It is located just west of the Missouri river in Nebraska.
Summary: Weather is better; preparations for burial are made.
Journal entry: Monday Jan 31st 1848. Mild clear weather. S. W. Wind. Preparing for Elizabeth's burial.
Blazzards reports still more unfavorable against Covey which I reported to Priest Young.
Source: On the Mormon Frontier: The Diary of Hosea Stout 1844-1861 Volume I - Edited by Juanita Brooks. Permission to use excerpts granted by Utah State Historical Society and the University of Utah Press.