[Apostle Willard Richards Journal] Creek. One a.m., skies become clear and all calm. Sun rose clear. Oquakee Indians, White Hawk Chief, etc., encamped near Father Morley's last night, were hungry. President Young told Brother ... to give them a fat cow and he would give him another at the Bluffs. They were very glad. After breakfast started at 8Â½ [8:30], met Evan H. Green, who turned back and went with the company. Met Captain Olive and company, Woodworth, C. P. Lott, and the Perkins from LeHarpe, at a creek. [At 11:30] 11Â½ a.m., President Young preached to them with little effort after turning his carriage to go on. Reproved Captain Andrew Perkins for harboring a wrong spirit in his company, to which Captain Perkins responded with gratitude for the reproof. Rode on at 12Â¼ [12:15]. At 1, met E. T. Benson's family where they dined. Staid till 4. Phinehas Richards was near there. Passed James Allred's camp, Wolfs, William Pritchard, Lewis Nealy, Downs, Mower, Hale, etc., and put up with Brother Alfred Randall, having counted 242 wagons. At 9 evening, stopped and slept in his tent.
[source: Apostle Willard Richards Journal]
[Apostle Willard Richards Journal]