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 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- ole I dined with Br Hyde ...
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    April 16, 1848 April 17, 1848 April 18, 1848 April 19, 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