July 19, 1853

Tuesday the 19th. Our train divided. It was too large on account of grass. We started out alone again, having traveled some 799 miles in company with those 2 wagons and 7 men we joined on the Platte River. One mile from camp we found a good spring. 8 miles father and we come to Smith’s Fork of Bear River, very bad to cross and a very rocky piece of road after crossing, but once over this we found a beautiful road and grass in abundance. Camped on the bank of the river after a drive of 18 miles.

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