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Brigham Young Journals

April 20, 1847

Summary: Caught a mess of fish.

Journal entry: Tuesday. Traveled twenty miles. Evening, Thomas Tanner set up his forge and set several wagon tires. Cottonwood trees cut down for the horses to browse on, which they eat readily. About 213 fish caught. Major Miller having called upon the Mormons to haul corn for the Omaha Indians, the Council went to bros. Daniel Spencer and Daniel Russell to use their influence to have the corn hauled for the Indians from Waldo's ferry on the Nishnebatona river to Bellevue, Council Bluffs. Jesse C. Little was appointed aid to Col. Markham.