January 9, 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: The day spent consulting with President Harris and police on making policies.
Journal entry: Sunday Jan 9th 1848. Was occupied today mostly in consulting with President Harris and some of the police on the best policy to be used to make a draw on the Brethren on the East side of the river to have them assist in paying the police.
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.