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Brigham Young Journals

May 24, 1847

Summary: Livestock report and a peace pipe.

Journal entry: Monday. Traveled 16 1/2 miles. Horses failing, but the oxen are gaining.

The Sioux chiefs, "O Wash te cha" and the "Brave Bear," visited us accompanied by thirty-three of their braves. They smoked the pipe of peace with us.