Mormon History, Oct 18, 1847

[Apostle Wilford Woodruff Journal] 18th At daylight 4 of us went to the Bluffs to exhamine the position of the herds of Buffalo. We saw many both on the Hills & flats. We returned to camp took our Breakfast of roast meat then divided & went out two by two. Luke Johnson went with me about 3 miles from camp, we came upon 3 wild Horses upon the side of the Bluff. They were splendid looking Animals but the most wild of any Animals I ever saw.
After returning to the Bluffs we found that the Herds on the upland were travling to the N. & N.E. & the ownly way to obtain meat was for the Hunters to confine themselves to the Herds on the flat. They did so & killed nine Buffalo. But seven of them was dressed & brought in & wolves feasted on the other two.
We got council from camp for us to return early in the morning & not tary any longer. We travled in our Hunt during the day 16 m.

[source: Wilford Woodruff's Journal: 1833-1898 Typescript, Volumes 1-9, Edited by Scott G. Kenney, Signature Books 1993,]

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