The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 66, July 1962 - April, 1963 Page: 522
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Southwestern Historical Quarterly
25 We nooned on Lookinglass Creek and Camped on the banks of
the loops Fork 25 M
26 We Ferried the [Elk]horn R[iver]
27 Campted on the Sand of the Platt
Oct 28 We Ferried the Horn River about Middle After Noon Where
the indians had Cild a Fue people a fue days before We got there
they had Fled From there Settlement Who Escaped and left there
Cornfield and pumkins As We had ben Short rations a Number of
days and at that time Was intierly Out of Enny thing to Eat We took
the liberty of Geting a Fue of the pumpkins and roasted them to-
gether with a fue Small potatoes that we found in the garden We
did not no the reason of there Vacating the place untill we got Out
to the Settlements
29 We Crosted Over On the East Side of the Missoury river Once
More After having ben 49 days Crossing the plains We Crossed
at Nebrasky City Over to - and Campted bout 1/ M from the
3o Wm Albrand and My Self went Out of town on the North bout
3/4 of a mile and Camped
31 We had fine times bought Some porke And We dun Our Own
November Ist here we traided Off Our guns waggons horses and
harness On the 3rd I Sold my Pones To a Brother Shackleton
waggon and harness for 140 oo
gun 9 00
Buffalo robe 3 oo
6 Wm and MySelf Started on foot to St Joseph distance of 150
Miles Got there the 12th
12 We took passage on board the Steamboat Cald the poles Starr
left at 1o O Clock For St Louis in Companny with Bro John
Nov 18 We landed there Safe about noon on Sunday Went to
Meeting in the Evning I was Astonished at the Pale Faces in Saint
Louis I thought it was a Verry Sickly time there But on inquiring
about it they Sed it was a Verry helthy time
i9th I got a letter from home
Nov 21 I left St Louis bout 12 O Clock at night On bord of a
Steam boat Cald Ben Bold for Louis Vill Ky
25 I got in louisville On the Morning of the 25 After a Fine
I there took Passage on the Cars and went Up to frankfort I
got there in the Evening I there found Bradford Lived Out of
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