Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie County, Iowa

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  • Page 158

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1847 – December 31, 1853)

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    on this Chain of Lake twice I have been wrecked on lake Michigan with my family & the boats nearly destroyed we were in no particular danger last night ownly nearly all on board were sick myself & family was quite sick August 5, 1848 ~ Saturday 5th We arived at Macannau at 5 oclok we bou[gh]t some trout which we relished. August 6, 1848 ~ Sunday ^[6] Sunday^ we stoped at Detroit one hour many passengers got ...
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  • Page 3

    Part of Letter to John Milton Bernhisel and Almon Whiting Babbitt, 5 December 1849

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    And now Dear Sir permit me by way of conclusion to say that since you have been at Washigton If I have not written much to you, I have gone before the Lord & bowed my knees in earnest prayer day by day and prayed for your success & prosperity in the glorious cause ^in which^ your are engaged in, also for Dr. Bernhisel believing that you both [was] doing your best to exhert an influence if not with the same individuals that it was all lending ...