March 22, 1845 to February 2, 1900. Brown leaves Nauvoo to seek employment. He returns and helps work on the Nauvoo temple. Brown moves to to Winter Quarters, then Salt Lake City. Brown works in Salt Lake as a farmer, where he attends meetings with Brigham Young and other Mormons in leadership positions. Brown's father leaves on a mission to Europe. Brown sells his farm and begins work in construction. The Salt Lake Temple is begun. He describes the war with Chief Walker and the destruction of his crops by grasshoppers. Brown serves a mission to Las Vegas and works in the mines there. He helps build fortifications in Echo canyon during the Utah War. Brown moves to St. George and builds a sawmill in Pine Valley, Utah. He reflects on The Civil War, the progress of the Saints and the construction of the Transatlantic Rail Road. He serves a mission in the British Isles, laboring in Yorkshire. Brown frequently has to explain and defend polygamy while serving as a missionary. He attends the Salt Lake Temple dedication.