George Housley account
File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1537
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Handwritten account of George Housley's experiences with the Martin handcart company. Housley tells of hunger, death due to exposure and starvation, rationing of food, and relief sent to them from Salt Lake City to enable them to continue on with their journey.
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Mormon immigrant from England who crossed the plains with his mother Harriet Housley from Iowa to Utah with the Martin handcart company in 1856.
1 item (7 leaves)
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
- Register of George Housley account
- Morgan Crockett
- 2010 Aug 17
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- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.