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Overland to California in 1847 : letters written en route to California, west from Independence, Missouri, to the editor of the Joliet signal, Typescript. 1847

Author: Chester Ingersoll; Douglas C McMurtrie
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These letters, which Chester Ingersoll sent to the Joliet Signal, cover Ingersoll's overland trip to California. He includes many details about the journey including miles traveled each day, road and weather conditions, difficulties with the animals, the interaction with other travelers, the various historic sites along the trail, the equipment needed for the journey, and the Sioux Indians which he met at Fort  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Letters (correspondence)
Named Person: Chester Ingersoll
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Chester Ingersoll; Douglas C McMurtrie
OCLC Number: 228740533
Description: 18 pages, typescript, 28 cm.
Other Titles: Joliet Signal.

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These letters, which Chester Ingersoll sent to the Joliet Signal, cover Ingersoll's overland trip to California. He includes many details about the journey including miles traveled each day, road and weather conditions, difficulties with the animals, the interaction with other travelers, the various historic sites along the trail, the equipment needed for the journey, and the Sioux Indians which he met at Fort Laramie. These typescripts are the copies edited by Douglas C. McMurtrie for publication in 1937.

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