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Hosea Stout Journals

January 18, 1948

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: Dancing at the Jubilee today.

Journal entry: Tuesday Jan 18th 1848. Went to the Jubilee today. The Souix agent and General officers from Fort Kerney came there as spectators and were invited to partake in the dance.

Come home in the evening; Several of the police & myself went to the South Line of the City to Break up a dancing party but finding Bp Clark there we said nothing.

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.