Jany. 1st 1847 we pray the God of mercy to deliver us from our present Calamity if it be his Holy will Amen. Commenced snowing
last night does not snow fast wind S:E sun peeps out at times provisions getting scant dug up a hide from under the snow yesterday
for Milt. did not take it yetSat. 2nd fair & thawey snow got soft wind S-E looks thawey froze pretty hard last nightSund.
3rd continues fair in day time freezeing at night wind about E Mrs. Reid talks of crossing the mountains with her children