Transcript for 21st Company of 50 report, 1852 July 10, Brigham Young office emigrating companies reports, 1850-1862

July 10, 1852 Camp of Israel was Orannized by E T Benson by appointing Allen Weeks Capt of the 21 fifty & A[braham] C[lose] Ho[d]ge Capt of the guard and Wm. B[itton] Adams General Clerk of the 21 fifty & Capt of the fist tens A. C. Hoge Capt of the second ten & George W. Taggart Capt of the third ten & Samuel Ferrin Capt of the fourth ten at on this time July 15. Br Snow & [Samuel] Richard[s] in addition to the other offerces appointed J[esse] C. Little Supertendant of the 21 fifty under Allen Weeks & Alexander McKay [McRae] a pioneer of the same Company.

Rules to govern the Camps of Saints Emigrating to Great Salt Lake[.] Rule first prayers to be of served Morning & Evening[.] Rule Second Meeting to be held every Sunday if circumstances will admit[.] Rule 3 no swearing to be alowed[.] Rule 4 no man to retire and leave his fire burning[.] Rule 5 every man to tie up his dog while in camp or forfit his head[.] Rule 6 Waggons to be carrolled and horses to be tied inside and cattle outside and keep a good guard around them[.] Rule 7 no guns to be put into the wagons with caps on but to avoid accident put a piece of lether on the tube[.] Buisness of the 21 Company of Saints that Emigrated to the Great Salt Lake in 1852[.] the case came up as to the proprety of traning the Widow Browns boy [Samuel]at Lariame [Laramie] and have his leg amputated which was broken the time he was blown up on. Satuda [Saturday] a counsel was called of the Offerces of the Company and it was unanimous in leaving him as it would cost her nothing nor the company as reported by Mr. Getchel who took great interest in the boys welfare and the boy was left August the 27 to the 29[.] the boy being satisfide to stay alone it was agreed that his Mother should stay with him and E[van] M[elbourne] Green agreed to tak her teems which was one Yoke of Oxen and too cows and agreed to see her taken thru the coming season and return her teem to her the Oxen and cows

Meetings held by the 21 Company
the first meeting was held August 15 Capt Allen Weeks presiding[.] Capt. Weeks gave snuch good instruction[.] J.C. Little and others spoke bearing testimony to the truth

August the 29 the second meeting was held[.] Brothers Adams J.C. Little addressed the meeting[.] Capt Weeks presiding.

August the 30 it was agreed to divid the company into three divisions there being only three teems left[.] Capt Samuel Ferrin having left August the 7 on the Plat[te] River as he was not satisfied to travel with the rest of the Company because they traveld so slow and being uneasy Capt weeks Counciled him to leave with his teem as he wanted to go[.] vote was called and was unaimous in dividing the other three teems on horseshou [Horseshoe] Creek[.] the best of feeling prevailed. Capts Adams Hoge & Tagget taking the charge of the three divisions

The number of Deaths that occered in the 21 Company of Emigrating Saints Allen Weeks Capt

Henry Okes Died July 12 1852
Charles Merril July 12
Ann Meckeswell [Mikesell] July 12 all of Cholery
John S. Huff [Hough] July 13
Amy C[ecelia Cooper] Aldrich July 13
Violetta P. Robeson July 24
Amelia Jane Nind July 24 one hour
Martha Ann C. Adams July 23 Aged 22 months with the ( brain fever
Martha Ann [Uttley] Adams July 26 Aged 20 Years and three months in Child bead [bearing]
Elizabeth [Rutledge] Utley July 27 Age 44 of Cholery
Wm. Walch [Welch] Died July 28 not a member of the Church
Wm Goodrich Died July 19 not guainunted [quarantined] after the where was recorded
Joseph D. Wilber August 19, 1852 Aged 14 months


this reported by Wm B. Adams