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Brigham Young Journals

April 21, 1847

Summary: Guarding against livestock theft.

Journal entry: Wednesday. The Pioneer Company traveled eighteen miles and camped on Looking Glass Creek where it runs into the Loup Fork.

We encountered many Pawnee Indians. Elder Kimball and I stood guard the forepart of the night. Mules were stationed with the picket guard to help them notice the approach of Indians.