Martin Bushman gives 3 Pecks of Carrots

carrotsOn 31 March 1845, Martin Bushman donated 3 pecks of carrots as tithing in Nauvoo.  He was credited .25 cents.   Other offerings he gave included 4 bushels of buckwheat ($1.25), 2 bushels of rye (.80) and 2 bushels of wheat (1.00).

dry-measurementsThese offerings are recorded in the Nauvoo Tithing Records, Ththing Day Book C, C4748 found in the Church Archives in Salt Lake City.  You can read more about my fascinating visit to the archives to read these records here:

Nauvoo Tithing Books, Day 1

Nauvoo Tithing Books, Day 2

 

 

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