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December 1874


1 December 1874 • Tuesday

Reached Chicago between 3 & 4 p.m. Put up at Clifton House.

2 December 1874 • Wednesday

Called with Bro. Smoot on Van Schaack, Stevenson & Reid, druggists, also on Enos Brown & Co. and Mr. Cleland’s

3 December 1874 • Thursday

Started at 9 a.m. this morning on Pittsburg, Fort Wayne R. R. Was joined in car by Mr. Burrows & wife of Mich and Mr. Sayler of Ind. The former was a great friend of Maxwell’s at last session and introduced a resolution to compel the Com. on Elections to report on my case, hoping thereby to get me expelled. He was very cordial to me to day. Has his defeat and the result of the elections anything to do with his cordiality?

4 December 1874 • Friday

Parted with Bro. Smoot at Harrisburg. Reached Washington at 9.10 p.m. Stopped at Willard’s. Mr. Sheer and Mr. Cessna joined as in Penn.

5 December 1874 • Saturday

Kindly and cordially received by members.

6 December 1874 • Sunday

[I have been praying daily to God in my temple clothing.]1

7 December 1874 • Monday

Met at the House at 12 m. There was a full house, and a great time in handshaking.

8 December 1874 • Tuesday

Met at House. Senator Sargent told me what he had been doing about our affairs. Did not wish to excite hopes, but Attorney General had admitted that Pres. Grant had said to him that he did not know but they would have to change McKean.

9 December 1874 • Wednesday

Wrote to President Young and to Elizabeth and others.

Memoranda

Nephi,

Aug.

26

1

Meeting

Levan

27

1

Scipio

28

1

Fillmore

28

1

Kanosh

29

1

Beaver

2/2

30

3

Panguitch

45

Sep.

1

3

Upper Kanab

35

2

Glendale

12

3

2

Mount Carmel

6

4

2

Kanab

20

5

2

Winser Castle

20

6

Canaan

25

7

Virgen

25

8

2

Rockville

10

9

1

Toker

18

9

2

Harrisburg

9

10

1

St. George

15

10

Price

11

1

Washington

10

15

St. George

16

9

Pine Valley

35

17x

1

xHebron

32

18

1

Pannacca

40

10

3

xPinto

18

1

Desert

20

Iron City

60

21

629

39

Memoranda.

629

39

Cedar City

27

Sep.

22

2

Meetings

Parowan

20

23

2

Beaver

35

24

1

Cove Creek

26

25

Richfield

35

26

2

Salina

20

28

1

Gunnison

15

28

1

Manti

15

29

1

Ephraim

8

29

2

Spring City

19

30

1

Mt Pleasant

6

Oct.

1

1

Fairview

6

Sep.

30

1

Moroni

14

Oct.

1

1

Fountain Green

8

1

1

Nephi

15

Mona

Payson

25

2

1

Provo

18

Salt Lake

50

57

981

Cash Account – March.

date.

received.

paid.

16

Registered letter

14

Stamps

1

50

Umbrella

3

50

Lunch

60

Boots 10c, Breakfast 80c

90

Vichy 20c, papers 15c, oranges 40c

75

Postage on seeds $1200, Express on plants

21

75

Dinner 1.55, sugar 36c, boots 52c, lunch 30c

2

73

Dispatch to Mann 4.37, papers 8c, dispatch 40c

4

85

Lunch 1.40., dinner 2.50c B’fast 2.00, stamps <1.50>

7

40

Car 15c, postage Finlayson 74c, paper 3c

Postage on Books to Bates 60c, do. to Brough <40c>

1

92

00

Dinner 2.10, Boots 50c, Supper & lunch <1.40>

4

00

Fruit 25, Vichy 10c, papers 16c

Cash Account – April.

date.

received.

paid.

on hand

April 1

Cash

24

39

25

00

100

00

Books bought

40

65

Lunch 1.00, Lunch 1.45, Lunch 55c,

3

00

Lunch 30c, stamps 1.00, Wm Johnson <$5.50>

6

80

Boots 50c, sugar 70c, gloves 1.85, stud 38c

3

35

Lunch 35c, Bath 30c, Kissengen 10c

75

Fare 15c, papers 30c, Necktie 50c, lunch <40c>

1

35

Stamps 17c, Stamps 1.50, Rent $80

81

69

Barber 60c, Jockey club 1.00, Vichy 20

1

80

Lunch 1.40, Dinner 2.00, papers 12c, oranges 25c

3

77

Fare 7c, Poor 2c, Record 10c, Lunch 1.55,

1

74

Gen. Paine $25, Mammoth M Co’s, patent $5

30

00

Cash, Mammoth Mining Co.

5

00

Boots 50c, lunch 1.00, papers 10c,

1

60

Cash

400

00

″ Loaned to G. P. Stiles

200

00

Chapman 3.50, D. Piatt for papers $10, Stamps <1.50>

15

00

Stamps 1.94, lunch 35, papers 6c, hair oil 85c

3

20

sugar 70c, fare 5c, boots 50c, dinner 1.85,

3

10

Fruit 75c, papers 8c, lunch 1.95c, papers 9c

2

87

Cash from J. Finlayson (postage)

2

00

″ paid to Gen. Paine (chg’d above)

00

00

″ ″ ″ McGill & Witherow <printers>

184

00

Meals for self & Dwyer 10.50, Stamps &c 2.31, Lunch &c 1.33

14

64

Sundries 1.57, Stamps 50c, shirts 27.00

29

07

Cash

100

00

″ on hand

28

03

656

39

656

39

Cash Account – May.

date.

received.

paid.

1

Cash

28

03

2

Johnson 10.00, poor 1.00, sleeve button 50c, Vichy 10c, Nuts 15c, dinner, 2.00, poor 1.00, boots 50c, lunch 40c, poor 5c, papers 8c, Rent 80.00, Grace Greenwood 75c

96

53

4

Cash

100

00

9&10

girl 25c, Vichy 10c, Lunch 40c, paper 10c, lunch 40c, stamps 75c, cars 25c, fare 5c, vichy 20c, lunch 1.40 papers 7c, alcohol 75c, hair 50c, paper 11c lunch 55c

5

88

fruit 40c, dinner 2.65, vichy 40c, boots 50c, sugar 70c washing 1.00, M.Y.C 10.00, dispatch 5.05, stamps 11.50 lunch 70c, papers 8c, car 5c, lunch 35c, record 40c, lunch 35c lectures 25c, vichy 20c, paper 6c, lunch 35c, car 5c, Kauffman 20.00

45

04

14

Cash

50

00

<E. L. Sloan> Copyright 1.00, 2 dinners 3.35, lunches 1.15, papers 11c, boots 50c, vichy 20c, vichy 30c, stamps 1.56, Le Grand Young 25.00, waiter 50c, girl 25c, papers 12c

34

04

Cash

50

00

lunch 20c, stamps 60c, Johnson 1.25, lecture 1.00 likeness 13.00, paper 3c, necktie 50c, madder seed 5.44, poor 13c, papers 8c, E H.C. 10.00, board 12.50

44

73

26

Cash

25

00

stamps 3.25, waiter 1.00, boots 50c, lunch 90c alcohol 70c, papers 19c, girl 25c, lemons 25c, errand 10c, paper 3c

0

00

7

17

Cash

77

50

Carried Forward

97

14

Carried Forward <Total>

330

53

330

53

Cash Account – June.

date.

received.

paid.

Brought Forward

97

14

June 1

<Heaton> pictures 5.55, waiter 1.50, boots 50c, papers 10c board 13.75, Rent 80.00, Clothes 104.50 Boyle 50.00, lemons 25c, Vichy 10c, tickets 30c

256

55

3

Cash

80

00

6

papers 29c, board 12.50, McPherson’s work, 22.50, stamps 1.50, neckties &c 3.20, cologne 1.00 Johnson 5.00, fares 40c, papers 17, papers 75c, boy 10c, camphor & perfumery 2.25. 49.37 [49.66]

104

50

9

Cash

50

00

Cash Account – November.

date.

received.

paid.

Nov. 27

<Bg> From J. J.

1000

00

To Col. Ford’s paper

2

00

″ Dried Peaches

235

00

237

00

balance

763

00

carrd Forwd to book for 1875

$1000

00

1000

00

Cash Account – December.

date.

received.

paid.

Nov. 27

Clothes

95

00

Expenses to Washington

67

00

Dec. 14

visiting cards 4.50, postage 8.20, gloves 3.70., papers 2.10, car fare 25c waiters 1.70, vichy 1.00, waiters 1.70 tea (centennial) party 1.00 papers 52

22

97

Hotel Bill -- -- -- -- -- --

56

65

Neck tie 50c, bus 50c, Pullman 1.75 fare to Balt. 1.20, easy chair 50c, carriage 50c., fares 1.18, Pullman 1.00 books to W. C. Staines 5.70, gloves 2.00 scarf 2.00, medicine 50c, necktie 1.50 Hat 8.00, perfumes 75c, washing 4.00

31

50

Board &c at Hotel

67

25

Fare 14c, barber 1.00, vichy 20c, fare to Washington 1.45, lunch 50c, fares 85c, waiters 45c, Bywater children $2.00

6

60

Carried Forward to book for 1875

346

97

[writing on a loosely inserted flap torn off from an envelope:]

on hand

May 5 –

30.75

6 –

29.25

8 –

26.81

9 –

26.08

11 –

20.00

13 –

2.65

14 –

1.87

15 –

1.14

16 –

30.61

19 –

24.30

22 –

44.60

23 –

30.58

25 –

25.43

30 –

21.39

31 –

20.76

June 14 –

9.28

[on the verso of an endpaper]

20

20

75

25

10

18

9

15

[on endpaper on the inside of the back cover]

142

212

82

177

100

713

Footnotes

  1. [1]Translated from Hawaiian: “Ua pule au i kela kakahiaka i keia kakahiaka i ke akua me ko’u lole hemolele”.