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Carson River Valley (Nev.) -- History -- Sources

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Washington F. Anderson diary

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230338656]
Identifier: MSS 40

The collection contains a typewritten copy of a diary kept from 30 July to 12 August of 1857. Anderson writes about a company of Mormons travelling from Carson Valley, Nevada to Salt Lake City, Utah. He tells about Indian troubles and about the miles travelled every day.

Dates: 1857

Short history of Abraham Hunsaker

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230330885]
Identifier: MSS SC 3217
Scope and Contents

Phtocopy of a micrifilm copy of a handwritten autobiography. Hunsaker was born in Illinois and joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1840. Hunsaker lived in Utah County, Utah, and writes about troubles with Indians. He was sent to settle in Carson Valley, Nevada, and returned to Brigham City, Utah. He metions the "Utah War" in 1857 and 1858.

Dates: approximately 1860