January 3, 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: Brethren Stout spends day writing.
Journal entry: Monday Jan 3rd 1848. N. wind. very cold day. Mostly at home writing.
Police met at dark at Cox Shop. Hoaxed Martindale for wearing the Crown of Baalam.
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.