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Brigham Young Journals

July 24, 1847

Summary: Entered the valley to crops being put into the ground.

Journal entry: Saturday. I started early this morning and after crossing Emigration Kanyon Creek eighteen times, emerged from the Kanyon.

Encamped with the main body at 2 p.m.

At about noon, the five acre potato patch was plowed. when the brethren commenced planting their seed potatoes.

A five, a light shower accompanied by thunder and stiff breeze.