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Brigham Young Journals

June 9, 1847

Summary: Race for a boat.

Journal entry: Wednesday. Forty men and nineteen wagons started ahead of the main company for the north fork of the Platte to secure the boat left by Greene's company and to build a raft

Main company traveled 19 1/4 miles and encamped on the La Prele. Three antelope and two deer killed.