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Hosea Stout Journals

January 19, 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: Went to the Jubilee, then on guard, and then finally to an interview.

Journal entry: Wednesday Jan 19th 1848. Went to the Jubilee again by the upper ferry. We arrived there at Eleven o'clock a.m. and staid till in the evening. We came home about two hours after dark and then went out on guard with K Gardner & Carns till eleven o'clock P. M.

Saw and had an interview with Prest Harris about the seditious feeling of some in this place. He thinks it ought to be put down.

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.