Fort Kearny, unorganized U.S. Territory

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  • Page 272

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

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    May 10, 1850 ~ Friday 10th I wrote 2 letters to day to Father Carter [and] to Luther Scammans. We passed Fort Leavenworth. Called at weston in the evening. Left some Freight & tried to run some in the night, but we run onto several snags as the river abounds with them. It is dangerous runing May 11, 1850 ~ Saturday 11th A man came on board this morning and informed us that many were coming back from the plains ...
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    May 10, 1850 May 11, 1850 May 12, 1850 May 13, 1850 May 14, 1850 May 15, 1850
  • Page 279

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

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    Mrs Woodruff was also quite unwell. There is some sickness & death in all the Camps we have heard from July 6, 1850 ~ Saturday 6th Mrs Snow of Cambridgeport was taken sick in the Afternoon with Diarhea. Took some Medicine called Cholera Medicine & immediately grew worse & Died at 3 oclok at night. We travled 20 miles to day over A bad road on to the platt bottom & camped for the night by a slew. July 7, 1850 ~ ...
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    July 6, 1850 July 7, 1850 July 8, 1850 July 9, 1850 July 10, 1850 July 11, 1850 July 12, 1850 July 13, 1850 July 14, 1850 July 15, 1850
  • Page 127

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

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    January 18, 1848 ~ Tuesday 18th The fore part of this day was also spent in teaching & giving council, the Twelve occupied most of the time Two petitions were presented to the meetings for signitures one for a county in the Potawattame tract of land in Iowa and the other for a Post Office and the People were signing them daily Br Henry Miller and others were appointed to go to the Legislature of the State of Iowa to petition for the county & $30 were raised by the ...
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    January 18, 1848 January 19, 1848 January 20, 1848 January 21, 1848
  • Page 137

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

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    February 24, 1848 ~ Thursday 24th John Grierson left to day for Missouri I spent the day at home writing I laid hands upon one that was sick February 25, 1848 ~ Friday 25th I spent the day at home choping February 26, 1848 ~ Saturday 26th I crossed the river carried G A Smith & family to Br Eames I then rode to Br Robert Petty's & spent the ...
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    February 24, 1848 February 25, 1848 February 26, 1848 February 27, 1848 February 28, 1848 February 29, 1848 March 1, 1848 March 2, 1848 March 3, 1848 March 4, 1848 March 5, 1848
  • Page 138

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

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    March 6, 1848 ~ Monday 6th I sold Br R Allexander a waggon to day for $55. He paid $45 which leaves $10 due I sent my horse & Mule with Br Petty to sell at the fort we crossed the river with them on the ice March 7, 1848 ~ Tuesday 7th Was a vary high wind in the afternoon I had a call from Dr Cannon He wished me to call and see ...
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    March 6, 1848 March 7, 1848 March 8, 1848 March 9, 1848 March 10, 1848 March 11, 1848 March 12, 1848 March 13, 1848 March 14, 1848 March 15, 1848 March 16, 1848
  • Page 147

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

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    John Geen shot him through the heart and he fell dead A Frenchman then struck Geen across the head with a club and he fell as if he was dead but afterwards came to they buried the dead man & took John Geen to Ioway City to be tried for his crime. I found the High Council in session when I arived at the Tabern[ac] ole I dined with Br Hyde found BSister
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    April 16, 1848 April 17, 1848 April 18, 1848 April 19, 1848 April 20, 1848 April 21, 1848 April 22, 1848 April 23, 1848 April 24, 1848 April 25, 1848 April 26, 1848 April 27, 1848 April 28, 1848