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The first man baptized was Ole U. C. Monster and the first
woman Anna Beckstrom.

"Wed. 28. Capt. Howard Stansbury and suite, having com-
pleted their surveys, left Great Salt Lake City, on their
return to Washington, D. C.
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Presidents Brigham Toung and Heber C. Kimball,
Apostle Orson Hyde, Bishop Newel K. Whitney, Daniel H.
Wells and others left Great Salt Lake City for the purpose
of locating a city on the Weber (Ogden). They returned
on the 31st, having located the corner stake and given a
plan for the city of Ogden.

September. Sun. 1. A small branch of the Church was
organized in Dublin, Ireland, by Elder Edward Sutherland.

Isaac Mprley was authorized to select one hundred men,
with or without families, to settle San Pete Valley.

Mon. 9. The act of Congress providing for the organiza-
tion of the Territory of Utah was approved. The original
size of the Territory was about 225,000 square miles, being
bound on the north by Oregon, east by the summit of the
Rocky Mountains, south by the 37th parallel of north lati-
tude, and west by California.

Sun. 15. At a public meeting (resolved into a special con-
ference of the Church), held in the Bowery, Salt Lake City,
Brigham Young was chosen president of the Perpetual
Emigrating Fund Company, with Heber C. Kimball, Willard
Richards, Newel K. Whitney, Orson Hyde, George A. Smith,
Ezra T. Benson, Jedediah M. Grant. Daniel H. Wells. Willard
Snow, Edward Hunter, Daniel Spencer, Thomas Bullock,
John Brown, William Crosby, Amasa M. Lyman, Charles C.
Rich, Lorenzo Young and Parley P. Pratt as assistants.

Fri. 20. Pres. Brigham Youner was appointed governor of
Utah Territory; Benjamin D. Harris, of Vermont, secretary;
Joseph Buffington, of Pennsylvania, chief justice; Perry C.
Brocchus, of Alabama, and Zerubbabel Snow, of Ohio, asso-
ciate justices; Seth M. Blair, of Utah, U. S. attorney, and
Joseph L. Heywood, of Utah, U. S. marshal.

Mon. 23. Newel K. Whitney, presiding Bishop of the
Church, died in Great Salt Lake City.

October. Springville, Utah Co., was settled by Aaron
Johnson and others.

Sat. 5. The general assembly of Deseret met and passed
a bill, providing for the organization of Davis County.

Thurs. 10. Elder Geo. P. Dykes arrived as a missionary
In Aalborg, Jutland, Denmark, where he commenced to bap-
tize Oct. 27th. A month later (Nov. 25th) he organized a
branch of the Church at Aalborg, which was the second
branch in Scandinavia.

Tues. 15. The mail bringing the first information to the
Valley of the organization of the Territory of Utah, arrived
in Great Salt Lake City.

Sun. 20. James Pace and others with their families ar-
rived on Peteetneet Creek, Utah Valley, and settled what
is now Payson.

Sun. 27. Apostle Lorenzo Snow baptized a man at La
Tour, Valley of Luzerne, Piedmont, Italy, as the first fruit
of preaching the fulness of the gospel in that land. Soon
afterwards a number of others were baptized in the same
locality.

November. Sun. 3. Thomas Ford, ex-governor of Illi-
nois, died at Peoria, 111.

Wed. 27. The Warm Springs bath-house north of Great
Salt Lake City, was opened with a festival attended by the
First Presidency, a number of the Apostles and other lead-
ing men; Heber C. Kimball offered the dedicatory prayer.

December. Thirty families, including 118 men, left Great
Salt Lake City with 101 wagons and six hundred head of
stock, under the direction of Apostle Geo. A. Smith, for the
Little Salt Lake Valley, to locate a settlement there.

Sat. 7. A branch of the Church was organized by Apostle
John Taylor and co-laborers in Paris, France.

Thurs. 12. Hiram Clark, Thos. Whittle, Henry W. Bigler.
Thos. Morris, John Dixon, Wm. Farrer, James Hawkins,
Hiram H. Blackwell, James Keeler and Geo. Q. Cannon ar-
rived at Honolulu as the -first Latter-day Saint missionaries
to Hawaii (Sandwich Islands).



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January. City charters were granted to Ogden, Provo,
Manti and Parowan, by the general assembly of the State
of Deseret.

Fri. 3. The first criminal trial by jury took place In the
Provisional State of Deseret, in Great Salt Lake City.

Thurs. 9. The bill incorporating Great Salt Lake City
was passed by the general assembly of Deseret, and the
following officers were appointed by the governor and as-
sembly: Jedediah M. Grant, mayor; Nathaniel H. Felt, Wm.
Snow, Jesse P. Harmon and Nathaniel V. Jones, aldermen;
Vincent Shurtliff, Benjamin L. Clapp, Zera Pulsipher, Wm.
G. Perkins, Lewis Robison, Harrison Burgess, Jeter Clinton,
John L. Dunyon, and Samuel W. Richards, councilors.

Sat. 11. The Great Salt Lake City council assembled in
the Representatives Hall, and the officers elect took their
oath of office from Thomas Bullock, clerk of the county
court; when the council proceeded to complete the city or-
ganization by electing Robert Campbell, recorder; Thomas
Rhodes, treasurer, and Elam Luddington, marshal. The city
was divided into four municipal wards.

Mon 13 Apostle Geo. A. Smith and company of settlers
arrived on Center Creek, Little Salt Lake Valley, Utah,
where they located a town site, which later was named
Parowan. They commenced their settlement by building a
fort.

Mon. 20. Presidents Brigham Young and Heber C. Kim-
ball, Apostle Amasa M. Lyman. Elder Jedediah M. Grant and
others left Great Salt Lake City to visit the settlements In
Davis and Weber Counties. In the evening they preached
In the house of Perrigrine Sessions, and organized a branch
of the Church; John Stoker was ordained Bishop. The
place at that time was known as Sessions settlement.

Sun. 26. Pres. Brigham Young and party held meetings
with the Saints in the south fort. Ogden, when Lorin Farr
was chosen President of the Weber Stake, with Charles R.
Dana and David B. Dille as counselors. A High Council
was also organized. Isaac Clark was ordained Bishop of
the South Ward, with James Browning and James Brown
as counselors; and Erastus Bingham Bishop of the North



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Ward, with Charles Hubbart and Stephen Perry as coun-
selors.

Mon. 27. Fres. Brigham Young and party held a meeting
with the Saints who had settled on Kay's creek, (now Kays-
ville, Davis Co.,) and appointed William Kay Bishop of that
Ward.

February. Mon. 3. Brigham Young took the oath of office
as governor of the Territory of Utah.

Mon. 17. Robert Dickson opened a school in the 14th
Ward, Great Salt Lake City, with 18 scholars, teaching
phonography.

March. Brigham City, Box Elder Co., was settled by Wil-
liam Davis, James Brooks and Thomas Pierce.

Wed. 19. A Stake ofZion was organized by Pres. Brig-
ham Young at Provo, Utah Co., with Isaac Higbee as pres-
ident, and John Blackburn and Thos. Willis as counselors.

Thurs. 20. A branch of the Church was organized by
Pres. Brigham Young, at Springville, Utah Co., Utah, with
Asahel Perry as president and Aaron Johnson as Bishop.

Sun. 23. Benjamin Cross was ordained a High Priest and
set apart to act as the first Bishop of Payson.

Mon. 24. A company of settlers for Southern California
was organized for traveling, at Payson, Utah Co., and com-
menced the journey the same dayi under the presidency of
Apostles Amasa M. Lyman and Charles C. Rich, accom-
panied by Apostle Parley P. Pratt -and a party of mission-
aries going to different countries to preach the gospel.

Fri. 28. The general assembly of Deseret met and passed
a number of resolutions expressive of their good feelings
toward the government for creating the Territory of Utah.

April. Pres. Brigham Young dictated the plan for a
tabernacle to be erected on the southwest corner of the
Temple Block, Great Salt Lake City.

The Eighteenth Ward, Great Salt Lake City, was or-
ganized with Lorenzo D. Young as Bishop.

Mon. 7. At the general conference held in Great Salt
Lake City it was voted to build a Temple. Edward Hunter
was appointed successor to the late Newel K. Whitney as
presiding Bishop of the whole Church. At this time there
were about thirty thousand inhabitants in Utah, of which
nearly five thousand were in Great Salt Lake City.

May. The Book of Mormon in the Danish language, trans-
lated by Peter O. Hansen, was published by Erastus Snow In
Copenhagen, Denmark; it was the first edition of the book
printed in a foreign language.

June. Apostles Amasa M. Lyman and Charles C. Rich,'
with about five hundred souls from Utah, arrived at San
Bernardino, Cal., for the purpose of making a settlement.

Elder Joseph Richards, member of the British army,
arrived at Calcutta, India, having been authorized by the
presidency of the British mission to introduce the gospel
In that country.

Sun. 22. Elder Geo. Q. Cannon commenced to baptize
natives in the district of Kula, on the island of Maui,
Hawaii. This was the commencement of a great mission-
ary work on that island; a few natives had previously been
baptized on the island of Hawaii, and one or more at Hon-
olulu.

Elder Joseph Richards baptized James Patrick Meik,
Mary Ann Meik, Matthew McCune and Maurice White, at
Calcutta, India.

July. Sat. 19. Four of the newly appointed Federal offi-
cers for Utah, namely, Judge Zerubbabel Snow, Secretary
Benjamin D. Harris and Indian Agents Stephen B. Rose and
Henry R. Day arrived in Great Salt Lake City, accompanied
by Dr. John M. Bernhisel and Almon W. Babbitt.

August. The first kiln of earthen ware was burned at the
Deseret Pottery, located near the head of Emigration or
Third South Streets.

Mon. 4. -The first election for delegate to Congress and
members of the Territorial legislature took place in Utah.
Dr. John M. Bernhisel was elected Utah's first delegate to
Congress.

Sun. 17. Apostle Orson Hyde, Albert Carrington and
others arrived in Great Salt Lake City from Kanesville, la.,
accompanied by Perry E. Brocchus, one of the newly ap-
pointed judges for Utah; they brought with them a brass
cannon.

September. Juab County was settled by Joseph L. Hey-
wood and others, who located on Salt Creek (now Nephi).

Chief Justice Brandenbury. Associate Judge Perry E.
Brocchus and Secretary Benjamin D. Harris deserted their
official posts in Utah and went to the States, taking with
them the $24.000 which had been appropriated by Congress
for the legislature.

Sun. 7. The general conference of the Church convened
In the Bowery, Great Salt Lake City; it was continued four
days. During the conference Judge Perry E. Brocchus, who
with the other Federal officers had been invited to the stand,
spoke insultingly to the large assembly.

Mon. 22. The first legislature of Utah Territory convened
In Great Salt Lake City and organized by electing Heber C.
Kimball president of the Council, and Wm. W. Phelps
speaker of the house.

Amasa M. Lyman and party purchased the Ranche of
San Bernardino, containing about one hundred thousand
acres of land. The location -was about one hundred miles
from San Diego, seventy miles from the seaport of San Pedro,
and fifty miles from Pueblo de los Angeles.

October. Sat. 4. A joint resolution, passed by the Utah
legislature legalizing the laws of the provisional government
of the State of Deseret, was approved by the governor.

Sun. 5. Elder Maurice White baptized Anna, a daughter
of a high caste Brahmin, at Calcutta, India, as the first
native convert to "Mormonism" in the East India mission.
Wed. 29. Fillmore, Millard Co., Utah, which had just
been settled by Anson Call and thirty families, was selected
for the capital of the Territory.

Elder James S. Brown was arrested by order of the
French officials at Anaa. Society Islands mission, and the
next day placed on board a French man-of-war.



Thurs. 30. John Murdock and Charles W. Wandell, arrived
at Sydney, as Latter-day Saint missionaries to Australia, and
commenced to preach the gospel.

November. Sat. 8. Apostle Parley P. Pratt and Rufus
Allen arrived as missionaries in Valparaiso, Chili, Squth
America, after 64 days' rough sailing from San Francisco.

Tues. 11. The "University of the State of Deseret" was
opened in Great Salt Lake City.

Sat. IB. The "Deseret News" which had been suspended for
lack of paper since Aug. 19th, commenced its second volume.

December. Three families commenced a settlement on
Clover Creek (Mona), eight miles north of Nephi. Juab Co.

1852

January. Tues. 27. Elder Geo. Q. Cannon commenced the
translation of the Book of Mormon in the Hawaiian language
at Wailuku, Maui.

February. The Territorial Library was opened in the
Council House, Great Salt Lake City, with Wm. C. Staines,
as librarian. Congress had appropriated $5,000 towards the
purchase of books, which were selected by Delegate Bern-
hisel.

Tues. 3. Legislative acts, providing for the organization
of the counties of Great Salt Lake, Weber, Utah, San Pete,
Juab, Tooele, Iron, Davis (previously created by acts of the
general assembly of Deseret). Millard, Washington, Green
River and Deseret Counties were approved.

Sat. 7. Gov. Brigham Young approved an act, recently
passed by the Utah legislature, appointing probate judges
in the counties in Utah; to-wit: Isaac Clark, Weber Co.;
Joseph Holbrook, Davis Co.; Elias Smith, Great Salt Lake
Co.; Preston Thomas, Utah Co.; Alfred Lee, Tooele Co.; Geo.
W. Bradley, Juab Co.; Geo. Peacock, San Pete Co.; Anson Call,
Millard Co.; Chapman Duncan, Iron Co.

Tues. 10. A branch of the Church was organized at
Mountainville (Alpine), Utah Co., Utah; Charles S. Peter-
son, president.

Sat. 14. The legislative assembly of Utah Territory
memorialized Congress for the construction of a great
national central railroad from the Missouri river to the
Pacific coast. The memorial was approved on the 3rd of
March following. At the same session, the legislature pe-
titioned Congress for the establishment of a telegraph line
across the continent.

March. Thurs. 11. The ship "Italy" sailed from Liverpool,
England, with 28 Scandinavian Saints the first from the
Scandinavian mission under the direction of Ole U. S. Mon-
ster. The company arrived at New Orleans May 10th and in
Great Salt Lake City Oct. 16th, crossing the plains in Eli
B. Kelsey's company.

Mon. 15. Great Salt Lake County was organized with
Elias Smith as county and probate judge.

April. Tues. 6. The building subsequently known as the
Old Tabernacle, which had been erected and just completed on
the southwest corner of the Temple Block, in Great Salt
Lake City, was dedicated. This structure, built of adobe,
was 126 feet long, 64 feet wide and arched without a pillar.
It was capable of seating about twenty-five hundred people.
The ground is now occupied by the Assembly Hall.

Fri. 9. A number of emigrating Saints lost their lives
by the explosion of the steamboat "Saluda," at Lexington,
Missouri. There were about one hundred and ten Saints on
board when the calamity occurred.

May. Sat. 15. Wm. Wilres reported 189 members of the
Church in Calcutta, India, and vicinity, of whom 170 were
"Ryots," who previously had professed Christianity.

July. A townsite called Palmyra -was surveyed on the
Spanish Fork river, Utah Co., on which the first house was
built in the following August. This settlement was after-
wards united with and absorbed in Spanish Fork.

Tues. 27. The thermometer stood 127 degrees F. In the
sun, in Great Salt Lake City.

August. Provo, Utah Co., was divided Into five Bishop's
Wards, with Jonathan O. Duke as Bishop of the First, James
Bird of the Second, Elias H. Blackburn of the Third, Wm.
M. Wall of the Fourth and Wm. Faucett of the Fifth Ward.

Elder Michael Johnson, who was sent to Sweden to
continue the work commenced there by John E. Forsgren
two years previously, was arrested and brought as a pris-
oner to Stockholm, after which he was sent in chains six
hundred miles to Malmo, together with two thieves.

Sun. 1. A small branch of the Church was organized in
Hamburg, Germany, by Elder Daniel Garn.

Thurs. 12. Hiram Page, one of the Eight Witnesses to
the Book of Mormon, died near Excelsior Springs, Ray Co.,
Mo.

Sat. 28. A special two days' conference was commenced
in Great Salt Lake City; 106 Elders were called to go on
missions, namely 6 to the United States, 4 to Nova Scotia
and the British N. A. Provinces, 2 to British Guiana (South
America), 4 to the West Indies, 39 to Great Britain, 1 to
France, 4 to Germany, 3 to Prussia, 2 to Gibraltar, 1 to Pen-
mark, 2 to Norway, 9 to Calcutta and Hlndostan, 4 to China,
3 to Siam, 3 to Cape of Good Hope, Africa, 10 to Australia
and 9 to the Hawaiian Islands.

Sun. 29. The revelation on celestial marriage was first
made public. It was read In the conference held In Great
Salt Lake City, and Apostle Orson Pratt delivered the first
public discourse on that principle.

Tues. 31. The Utah "run away judges" were superseded
by the appointment of Lazarus H. Reed, as chief Justice,
and Leonidas Shaver, as associate justice. Ben. G. Ferris
had previously been commissioned as secretary.

September. Mary Fielding Smith, widow of Hyrum Smith,
died in Great Salt Lake County.

November. Thurs. 11. Apostles Erastus Snow and Frank-
lin D Richards left Great Salt Lake City for Iron County
where they surveyed a tract of land for the "Deseret Iron
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1853

January. Sat. 1. The Social Hall, on First East Street,
Great Salt Lake City, was dedicated; it was erected the
year previous.

Wed. 19. The first theatrical play in the Social Hall was
presented.

February. Mon. 14. The Temple Block, in Great Salt Lake
City, was consecrated, and the ground broken for the foun-
dation of the Temple.

March. Mon. 7. Edward Stevenson and Nathan T. Porter
arrived at Gibraltar, as the Jirst Latter-day Saint mission-
aries to Spain.

April. Sun. 3. The Saints who had settled in Cedar Val-
ley, Utah, were organized into u. Ward; Allen Weeks, Bishop.

Wed. 6. The corner stones of the Temple in Great Salt
Lake City were laid under the direction of the First Presi-
dency of the Church.

Tues. 26. Elders Nathaniel V. Jones, Amos Milton Musser,
Richard Ballantyne, Robert Skelton, Robert Owen, Wm. F.
Carter, Wm. Fotheringham, Truman Leonard, Samuel A.
Woolley, Chauncey W. West, Elam Luddington, Lev! Savage
and Benjamin F. Dewey arrived at Calcutta as missionaries
from Utah to Hindostan and Siam, after 86 days' voyage
from San Francisco, Cal.

Wed. 27. Elders Hosea Stout, James Lewis and Chapman
Duncan arrived at Hong Kong, as the first Latter-day Saint
missionaries to China. Soon afterwards they commenced to
preach the gospel, but meeting with no success, they re-
turned to California.

Rodney Badger, one of the Pioneers of 1847, was acci-
dentally drowned in the Weber river, Utah.

July. Mon. 18. Alexander Keel was killed by Indians
under the chief Walker, near Payson, Utah Co. This was
the commencement of another Indian war.

Sat. 23. Peter W. Connover's company of militia, sent out
from Provo to protect the weaker settlements, had an en-
gagement with the Indians, near the Pleasant Creek settle-
ment (Mount Pleasant), San Pete Co., in which six Indians
were killed.

Sun. 24. John Berry and Clark Roberts were flred upon
and wounded by Indians at Summit Creek (Santaquin),
while bringing an express through. The inhabitants had
deserted the place and moved to Payson.

August. Mon. 1. John M. Bernhisel was re-elected dele-
gate to Congress from Utah.

Wed. 17. John Dixon, a Utah Pioneer of 1847, and John
Quayle were killed and John Hoagland was wounded by
Indians, near Parley's Park, Utah.

Mon. 29. Resolutions were adopted by the city council, in
compliance with expressed request of the inhabitants, to
build a Spanish wall around Great Salt Lake City.

September. Tues. 13. Wm. Hatton was killed by Indians,
while standing guard at Fillmore, Utah.

October. Sat. 1. James Nelson, Wm. Luke, Wm. Reed
and Thos. Clark were killed by Indians at the Uintah
Springs, San Pete Valley.

Sun. 2. At a skirmish between the whites and Indians,
at Nephi, Juab Co., Utah, eight Indians were killed, and one
squaw and two boys taken prisoners.

Tues. 4. John E. Warner and Wm. Mills were killed by
Indians, a few hundred yards above the grist mill, at Manti,
San Pete Co., Utah.

According to the Bishops' reports read at conference,
the number of souls in the various settlements in the Ter-
ritory was as follows: Great Salt Lake City. 1st Ward,
260; 2nd Ward, 149; 3rd Ward, 170; 4th Ward, 183; 5th Ward,
69; 6th Ward, 206; 7th Ward, 384; 8th Ward. 236; 9th Ward,
298; 10th Ward, 219; llth Ward, 180; 12th Ward, 345; 13th
Ward. 454; 14th Ward, 662; 15th Ward. 501; 16th Ward,
444; 17th Ward, 406; 18th Ward, 241; 19th Ward. 572. Great
Salt Lake County: Butterfleld Settlement. 71; West Jordan,
361; Mill Creek, 668; Big Cottonwood, 161; South Cotton-
wood. 517; Little Cottonwood, 273; Willow Creek, 222. Utah
County: Dry Creek, 458; American Fork, 212; Pleasant
Grove, 290; Provo: 1st Ward, 423; 2nd Ward, 264; 3rd Ward,
248; 4th Ward, 424; Mountainville, no report; Springville,
799; Palmyra, 404; Payson and Summit, 427; Cedar Valley,
115. Juab County: Salt Creek, 229. Sanpete County:
Mantl, 47; Pleasant Creek, 118. Millard County: Fillmore,
304. Iron County: Parowan, 392; Cedar, 455. Tooele Coun-
ty. Grantsville, 215; Tooele. no report. Davis County:
North Kanyon. 574; Centreville. 194; North Cottonwood, 413;
Kays Ward, 417. Weber County: East Weber, 233; Ogden:
1st Ward, 449; 2nd Ward, 683; 3rd Ward, 200; Willow Creek,
163. Box Elder, 204.

Frl. 14. About thirty Indians attacked a few men, who
were securing their crops at Summit Creek (Santaquin),
Utah Co.. killed and scalped F. F. Tindrel, and drove off a
number of head of stock.

Wed. 26. Capt. John W. Gunnison, of the U. S. Topo-
graphical Engineer Corps, and seven other men, were killed
by Indians, near the swamps of the Sevier river, in revenge
for the killing of an Indian and the wounding of two others,
alleged to have been perpetrated by a company of emigrants
bound for California.

November. Previous to this Pres. Brigham Young pur-
chased of James Bridger a Mexican grant for 30 square miles
of land and some cabins, afterwards known as Ft. Bridger.
This was the first property owned by the Saints in Green
River County.

Sun. 6. Chase's sawmill, in San Pete County, was burned
by Indians.

Wed. 9 The Indians burned six houses at Summit Creek
(Santaquin), Utah Co.

Sun. 13. The mail train was attacked by Indians six
miles from Laramie, and three men were killed.

December. The so-called Spanish wall built in part around
Great Salt Lake City this year was twelve feet high, six feet
thick at the base, tapering to two feet six inches three feet
from the ground, and preserving that thickness to the top.
It was six miles in length.



1854

January. The "Deseret News" was changed from a semi-
monthly to a weekly paper.

Tues. 3. The ship "Jesse Munn" sailed from Liverpool,
England, with 300 Scandinavian and 33 German Saints,
under the direction of Christian Larsen. It arrived at New
Orleans Feb. 10th, and the emigrants continued up the rivers
to Kansas City, Mo., which this year was selected as the
outfitting place for the Saints crossing the plains.

A mass meeting was held in Great Salt Lake City for
the purpose of taking steps towards memorializing Congress
to construct a national railroad from the Missouri river, via
the South Pass and Great Salt Lak City, to the Pacific.

February. Tues. 7. John C. Fremont, with a company of
nine whites and twelve Delaware Indians, arrived at Parowan.
Iron Co., in a state of starvation. One man had fallen dead
from his horse near the settlement, and others were nearly
dead. Animals and provisions were supplied by the Saints,
and, after resting until the 20th, Fremont and company con-
tinued their journey to California.

March. Elias S'mith succeeded the late Willard Richards
as postmaster of Great Salt Lake City.

Ephraim, San Pete Co., was first settled.

Sat. 11. Dr. Willard Richards, second Counselor to Pres.
Brigham Young, and editor of the "Deseret News," died In
Great Salt Lake City, of dropsy.

Wed. 22. The ship "Julia Ann" sailed from Sydney, Aus-
tralia, with about seventy Saints, bound for Utah, under
the direction of Wm. Hyde. The company landed at San
Pedro, Cal., June 12th.

April. A number of Elders were called on a mission to
the Indians in southern Utah. This more directly resulted
in opening up that part of Utah south of the Great Basin
to settlement.

May. Tues. 23. Patriarch John Smith died in Great Salt
Lake City, and on June 28th John Smith, son of Hyrum Smith,



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