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.
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
Source: Eliza Roxcy
Snow: Personal Writings
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