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Eliza Roxcy Snow Journals

June 10, 1847

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: Thursday.

Journal entry: In the mor. met sis. Chase at Clarissa's--blest her little daughter which was born last tu. told Harriet she would get the gift of interpretation in the eve. In the aftn. call'd at sis. Woodru[torn page] Priscinda's & went to br. Moor's where sis Whit.'s girls met, sent for Zina Harriet came with her. Sis. Richards Rhoda, Emeline, Anna, & one of sis. M's daughters spoke in the gift for the first time. Took supper with S. Ann, while there Lucy W. came in--she receiv'd the gift We then went into sis. K's--Helen Genet, Harriet S. sis. K. spoke for the first time in the gift of tongues--H. Cook interpreted.

Source: Eliza Roxcy Snow: Personal Writings © edited by Maureen Ursenbach Beecher 1995. All rights reserved. Rights were granted by Ms. Beecher (editor), the University of Utah Press (publisher), and Huntington Library in Pasadena, California (owners of the original diary) to publish the transcribed contents of Eliza R. Snow's diaries for educational use.
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