One book that I appreciate these days is a small little pamphlet style book known as The Latter-day Saints’ Emigrants Guide. When you look at this book it gives a sense of the difficulties faced by immigrants travelling in a strange country.
Honestly I could not imagine coming from an urban centre like Liverpool, Manchester or London and going on the train to Independence from New York then getting out and some guy says, “Here is the wood or handcart and off you go over a thousand miles to the west… off you go…”
Ok it was not exactly like that but you know what I mean.
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