165 years ago today - Nov 30, 1856

... Then some remarks [ware] made By President Young concerning the Hand Cart Company who was now entering the City. He wished the inhabitants to take the people in to their houses & nurse them up. He said He would take all that was left.

... We then went into the street & saw the poor saints who had Just arived. Their was about 100 waggons containing the Company. Many were Cripples. Had their hands & feet froze nearly off. They were immediately distributed through the City.

[Wilford Woodruff's Journal: 1833-1898 Typescript, Volumes 1-9, Edited by Scott G. Kenney, Signature Books 1993, http://amzn.to/newmormonstudies]

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