|Other than a few houses and farm buildings, this sign was the only indication that I had reached Flynn's Lick|
Flynns Lick, June 14, 1883 Still stopping at Sample's. Went to the office yesterday and found papers awaiting me, among them five copies of the Denver Republican of April 5th giving an account of the Utah and Colorado countries. Receive letter from my father. All well.
Flynns Lick, Friday June 15, 1883 Spent last evening with Mr. Carter, a Brother-in-law of Mr. Samples. He and his family seem much interested in Utah affairs.
Flynns Lick, Monday June 18, 1883 Held meeting here Saturday evening and again at Chestnut Grove Sunday. About fifty or sixty in attendance at each place. I spoke a little over an hour at the first place and about 45 minutes at the second. We went home for dinner with John Brown and were invited to call whenever convenient.
|Granville has all the appearance of being a seasonal resort town complete with shops selling frozen custard, taffy and fudge; all closed for the season during my visit.|
Flynns Lick, Wednesday June 20, 1883 Went to Wm. Lambert Jr. for dinner yesterday. Stopped over night there were treated very courteously and invited to call again. Also received invitation to visit Mr. Lambert's father and a neighbor named Harris. Came back to Joseph Sampler today.
Flynns Lick, June 22, 1883 Went to the post office yesterday. Received photographs of my Uncle Nathan Cheney and his wife. There was a severe storm last night.
Flynns Lick, Saturday June 23, 1883 Went to Chestnut Grove last evening expecting to attend a Methodist meeting but the preacher was not present.
|Chestnut Mound sits on a ridge south of the Cumberland River. Today about 600 people live there.|
Flynns Lick, Tuesday June 26, 1883 Stopped last night here with Joseph Perseley. Had conversation on religious subjects with Mr. Perseley and with Mr. John Samples. Mr. Samples again bantering me to baptize him as a believer in Christ.
Flynns Lick, June 27, 1883 Went to John Samples' yesterday for dinner and stopped over night at his place. Mr. Samples was telling us of one James Carter who had been talking of mobbing us out of the country and wished us to pay him a visit. Had some talk today with Mrs. Sarah Carter who had declared that she never wished to see my face again but talked very sociably today.