Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo County, Michigan

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  • Page 254

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1843 – December 31, 1844)

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    of heavy timber of beach maple, ash, oak, & untill we reached little prairie round, which is a fine prairie, their is much good timber betwen little prairie round & Kallamazoo yet the land is mostly poor, many oak barrens, sandy, & stoney land, we pronounced Kalamazo the best town we had seen since we left Nauvoo the town of Comstock north of Calamazoo River is heavy timbered, the country is ordinary everidge of land May 26, 1844 ~ Sunday 26th Sunday we spent the ...
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    May 26, 1844 May 27, 1844
  • Page 255

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1843 – December 31, 1844)

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    May 28, 1844 ~ Tuesday 28th We rode to Kalamazoo the finest town we saw since we left Nauvoo, the improvements are after the eastern fashion, from thence to Comstock a small village we turned to the right to cross a logway about a mile long through a ceder swamp our nigh horse stept between two polls & sunk in the mire & fell we laboured hard to get him out for near 15 minutes we had fears he would break ...
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    May 28, 1844 May 29, 1844