American River, California
Excerpt:September 7, 1872 ~ Saturday Sept 7, 1872 I spent the day in Preparing to take a Journey to Calafornia to Attend the State Fair with G A Smith & G Q Cannon I took up a collection for G. A. Smith to Bear his Expenses I collected $1658 which I paid over to him September 8, 1872 ~ Sunday 8. Sunday I met with my Quorum in the Morning & attended Meeting in the Tabernacle all dayDates:September 7, 1872 September 8, 1872 September 9, 1872 September 10, 1872 September 11, 1872 September 12, 1872
Excerpt:are in wher pestilence of every kind is wasting away the people of New England + the States in General ar the [wearied] of 50 per cent. In the East the potatoes are roting, Clams are poisoning the people to death + the Eels are dying by cart loads supposed to be poisond by eating clams. politicks run High VanBuren goes as the free soil Candidate Taylor the Whigs. Cass the Dems But I must leave those subjects for I want to say of few words about ...