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Brigham Young Journals

May 4, 1847

Summary: Letters back to Winter Quarters.

Journal entry: Tuesday. The company traveled eleven miles. Found the prairie on fire around the camp.

A mail of 54 letters was made up and sent to Winter Quarters by W. Charles Beaumont, a trader who was going to Council Bluffs.

Beaumont reported that there was a good road on the south side of the river, and that the feed was better.