June 15, 1847
Location: Fremont, Nebraska - Location: 41:26:00N 96:29:52W Elevation: 1195 feet
Summary: Tuesday - Liberty Pole and an annoying wind.
Journal entry: The brethren call a meeting around a Liberty pole which was erected yesterday for the purpose of organizing the Camp. Judg'd to be more than 300 wagons cross'd over at noon this day--This afternoon several of the sis. met in a little circle on the prairie in front of our wagons br. Pierce met with us--fath. [John] Smith stay'd until sent for on business--we had a good time altho' the prairie wind was somewhat annoying. Sis. Sess. Chase & E present.1 [Added later:] Recd. a letter from S. M. Kimball.
Source: Eliza Roxcy Snow:
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