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Hosea Stout Journals

February 13, 1848

Summary: Stout receives lesson in what constitutes "good manners".

Journal entry: Sund Feb. 13th 1848. Clear and fine warm morning. Went and made Prest Harris a visit. He gave me a useful lesson in what constitutes good manners. I attended Council, but had no special business. Meeting at the stand Heber spoke on diverse subjects. After coming home I went around town. The Ferry Boat started today. I had a head ache.

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.