Appendix 7: Council of Fifty, Minutes, 19 January 1846

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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Monday Jany 19th. 1846 Council met to receive reports from Captains of hundreds and fifties relative to the situation and preparation of the several companies. Sung “Come ye that love the Lord”. Prayer by E[zra] T. Benson. Sung “Come sound his praise abroad”.
Captain of 1st. 100. Pres. Co.) all ready to start tomorrow morning
(—) same as last week
(—) Do
W. Kay—) about 8 families ready
3rd 100—)
2nd Co— 89 Horses 51 Waggons 1 Buggy
3 — " (1— 50 57 — " 38 — " 5 — " 40 Yk Oxen 94 Cows
(2— — 34 — " 24 — " 4 — " 28 64
6 — " 3 — " 30 ready to go—
4 — " 1st. 100 — 42 — 24 — "
5 — " Same as before
6 — " 50 25 — — 3 —
7 — " — 60 — 34 — 6 —
8 — " — 81 — 37 — 50 go without families 1/2 provided for — —
9 — " —
—— 10. — "
11 — " 30 — 15 — 20 men
12 — 30 "
13 — same as before 28 men ready
14 —
15 — 30 15 Teams mostly horses
16 30 — 15 — 25 men
— Co— 17 20 to 25 men ready to leave families—
Coulson — " 18 ___________________________________
D. Evans — " 19 — 70 & 75 Teams 50 Horse teams
20 —
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Monday Jany 19th. 1846 Council met to receive reports from Captains of hundreds and fifties relative to the situation and preparation of the several companies. Sung “Come ye that love the Lord”. Prayer by Ezra T. Benson. Sung “Come sound his praise abroad”.
Captain of Pres. Co.) all ready to start tomorrow morning
(—) same as last week
(—) Do
W. Kay—) about 8 families ready
3rd 100—)
2nd Co— 89 Horses 51 Waggons 1 Buggy
3 — " (1— 50 57 — " 38 — " 5 — " 40 Yk Oxen 94 Cows
(2— — 34 — " 24 — " 4 — " 28 64
6 — " 3 — " 30 ready to go—
4 — " 1st. 100 — 42 — 24 — "
5 — " Same as before
6 — " 50 25 — — 3 —
7 — " — 60 — 34 — 6 —
8 — " — 81 — 37 — 50 go without families 1/2 provided for — —
9 — " —
—— 10. — "
11 — " 30 — 15 — 20 men
12 — 30 "
13 — same as before 28 men ready
14 —
15 — 15 Teams
16 30 — 15 — 25 men
— Co— 17 20 to 25 men ready to leave families—
Coulson — " 18 ___________________________________
D. Evans — " 19 — 70 & 50 Horse teams
20 —
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