The Resource Journals of John Steele and Mahonri Moriancumer Steele

Journals of John Steele and Mahonri Moriancumer Steele

Label
Journals of John Steele and Mahonri Moriancumer Steele
Title
Journals of John Steele and Mahonri Moriancumer Steele
Title variation
Journal of Mahonri Moriancumer Steele
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
USG
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Journals of John Steele and Mahonri Moriancumer Steele
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "Because the originals of these journals were in the Church Historian's Office and could not be taken out, we had a microfilm copy made of them. ...the film was not readable in many places ... we were able to make a typed copy ... Some of the pages of the journals had rubbed and become quite blurred and some very dim from carrying them in his pocket. John Steele had attempted to trace over the writing to preserve it years later which made the reading very difficult ..."--pref
  • Photocopy of typescript of original journals taken from the microfilm copy
  • Spiral binding
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Preface -- SECTION 1. -- The diary of John Steele -- Table of contents of diary -- Diary (pages 1 to 58) -- Name index of diary -- SECTION 2. -- Missionary journal of John Steele, Jr., May 8, 1877 to September 5, 1878 (pages 1 to 81) -- SECTION 3. -- Missionary journal of Mahonri Moriancumer Steele, May 28, 1877 to December 5, 1877 (pages 83 to 100)
  • [Table of contents for John Steele diary]. -- Birth and early life ; Marriage and birth of first children ; Join church and preach gospel -- Leave for America on Ship Palmyra ; Settle in Nauvoo ; Join Nauvoo Legion ; Death of two children ; Ordained Seventy ; Trouble in church after death of prophet -- Leave Nauvoo, May, 1846 ; Enlist in Mormon Battalion ; Settle in Parowan ; Experience in Nauvoo -- Council of President Young and Indians -- Arrange family affairs to join Mormon Battalion ; Battalion departs -- Trip through Missouri -- Receive pay ; Sickness due to heat -- View Nephite antiquities ; Arrive at Council Grove -- Captain Hunt nominated as Colonel ; Joined by Missouri Horse Volunteers -- Travel along Arkansas River ; Mail brought from brethren ; Members view meteor -- Meet Santa Fe traders ; Men sent ahead -- Arrive at Santa Fe ; Plan to send women and husbands to San Francisco -- Ill feeling in Battalion ; Detachment leaves for Pueblo ; Milton Smith dies -- Cattle dealing of officers -- Arrive at Pueblo ; Build houses for winter ; Difficulty with officers -- Privileges curtailed ; Description of conditions in Battalion ; John Perkins dies ; Trouble at Taos -- Description of battle with Spanish ; Prepare for trouble ; Spanish routed -- Deaths, birth and marriages in group ; Orders arrive to outfit for California ; Officer pleads forgiveness but is unrepentant -- Plural marriage doctrine unfolded ; Death of Arnold Stephans ; Unpleasantness due to drinking -- Officers return to Santa Fe for pay ; Leave for California ; Reach South Fork of Platte -- Amasa Lyman meets us and gives council [counsel] -- Travel along Sweetwater -- Released from Army ; Arrive at Fort Bridger -- Entrance into Salt Lake Valley ; Naming of city and streams ; Build stockade -- Attempt to secure food for starving family ; Letter to leaders concerning condition -- Dig thistle roots for subsistence -- Destitute conditions disregarded -- Crickets devour crops ; Many desire to leave for California ; Appointed Lieutenant in Nauvoo Legion -- Conditions improve due to emigrants ; Called to Iron County Mission ; Leave for south -- Copy of appointments ; Mission to England -- Poem -- Genealogical information concerning family -- Tribute to Catherene [Catherine] Steele
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
1 v. [various paginations]
Governing access note
Open for public research
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Journals of John Steele and Mahonri Moriancumer Steele
Publication
Note
  • "Because the originals of these journals were in the Church Historian's Office and could not be taken out, we had a microfilm copy made of them. ...the film was not readable in many places ... we were able to make a typed copy ... Some of the pages of the journals had rubbed and become quite blurred and some very dim from carrying them in his pocket. John Steele had attempted to trace over the writing to preserve it years later which made the reading very difficult ..."--pref
  • Photocopy of typescript of original journals taken from the microfilm copy
  • Spiral binding
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Preface -- SECTION 1. -- The diary of John Steele -- Table of contents of diary -- Diary (pages 1 to 58) -- Name index of diary -- SECTION 2. -- Missionary journal of John Steele, Jr., May 8, 1877 to September 5, 1878 (pages 1 to 81) -- SECTION 3. -- Missionary journal of Mahonri Moriancumer Steele, May 28, 1877 to December 5, 1877 (pages 83 to 100)
  • [Table of contents for John Steele diary]. -- Birth and early life ; Marriage and birth of first children ; Join church and preach gospel -- Leave for America on Ship Palmyra ; Settle in Nauvoo ; Join Nauvoo Legion ; Death of two children ; Ordained Seventy ; Trouble in church after death of prophet -- Leave Nauvoo, May, 1846 ; Enlist in Mormon Battalion ; Settle in Parowan ; Experience in Nauvoo -- Council of President Young and Indians -- Arrange family affairs to join Mormon Battalion ; Battalion departs -- Trip through Missouri -- Receive pay ; Sickness due to heat -- View Nephite antiquities ; Arrive at Council Grove -- Captain Hunt nominated as Colonel ; Joined by Missouri Horse Volunteers -- Travel along Arkansas River ; Mail brought from brethren ; Members view meteor -- Meet Santa Fe traders ; Men sent ahead -- Arrive at Santa Fe ; Plan to send women and husbands to San Francisco -- Ill feeling in Battalion ; Detachment leaves for Pueblo ; Milton Smith dies -- Cattle dealing of officers -- Arrive at Pueblo ; Build houses for winter ; Difficulty with officers -- Privileges curtailed ; Description of conditions in Battalion ; John Perkins dies ; Trouble at Taos -- Description of battle with Spanish ; Prepare for trouble ; Spanish routed -- Deaths, birth and marriages in group ; Orders arrive to outfit for California ; Officer pleads forgiveness but is unrepentant -- Plural marriage doctrine unfolded ; Death of Arnold Stephans ; Unpleasantness due to drinking -- Officers return to Santa Fe for pay ; Leave for California ; Reach South Fork of Platte -- Amasa Lyman meets us and gives council [counsel] -- Travel along Sweetwater -- Released from Army ; Arrive at Fort Bridger -- Entrance into Salt Lake Valley ; Naming of city and streams ; Build stockade -- Attempt to secure food for starving family ; Letter to leaders concerning condition -- Dig thistle roots for subsistence -- Destitute conditions disregarded -- Crickets devour crops ; Many desire to leave for California ; Appointed Lieutenant in Nauvoo Legion -- Conditions improve due to emigrants ; Called to Iron County Mission ; Leave for south -- Copy of appointments ; Mission to England -- Poem -- Genealogical information concerning family -- Tribute to Catherene [Catherine] Steele
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
1 v. [various paginations]
Governing access note
Open for public research
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
ill.

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