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Part I, "Omaha", revised copy from original diary, in 1866, from St. Joe to Salt Lake City, 1866 June-October

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 3
Identifier: MSS 1608 Series 1


  • 1866 June-October

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74 p. ; 28 x 22 cm

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Chapters titled as follows: "Chapter 2. I Became a Bullwhacker," (June 22-26), "Chapter 3. From Nebraska City to the Platte," (July 2), "Chapter 4. Arrive at Fort Kearney," (July 11), "Chapter 5. Along the Platte Valley," (July 21-23), "Chapter 6. The Platte Crossing to Fort. Laramie," (July 24-August 7), "Chapter 7. Along the North Fork to Platte Bridge," (August 8-18), "Chapter 8. To the Parting of the Ways," (August 19-September 7), "Chapter 9. Haying on Ham's Fork," (Sept. [8?]-26), "Chapter 10. Arrive at Salt Lake City," (September 27-October 20).

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