January 11, 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: President Young has the police organize public guns.
Journal entry: Tues. Jan 11th 1848. Cold day. Mostly at home. At dark went to settle a Debt between E. Warner & T. Tanner.
President Young wants the police to put the public guns in order.
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.