Naperville, DuPage and Will Counties, Illinois

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  • Page 6

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

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    he lives in 1 mile of Greenfield, he wished to put in 400 bushels of wheat for the Temple September 5, 1844 ~ Thursday 5th Rode to Yrick Tavern took dinner had an interview with Mrs Alney. learned that Wm & Wilson Law had just passed before us, we rode to Mr Kimballs from Maine & spent the night September 6, 1844 ~ Friday 6th Rode across the Prairie swamped our horses, took breakfast at
    Dates:
    September 5, 1844 September 6, 1844 September 7, 1844 September 8, 1844
  • Page 8

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1841 – December 31, 1842)

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    September 27, 1841 ~ Monday 27th Monday left manitau Island at 7 oclock to try again to go to Chicago the wind soon arose & we had a rough sea we stoped at Millwaukie & left about 75 passengers & much baggage upon a small sloop toating upon the waves in a dredful manner no boat had been to them for three days ie the hand on the boat whether the passengers ever got to shore I know not
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    September 27, 1841 September 28, 1841 September 29, 1841 September 30, 1841 October 1, 1841
  • Page 9

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1841 – December 31, 1842)

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    of the Dupage, Fox River, Blackbury creek Little Rock Creek, Big Rock Creek, Sammonock River & Big Indian Creek. October 2, 1841 ~ Saturday Oct 2nd Passed through Dover, Princeton county seat of Beureau Co crossed Beureau Creek, Indian town & spent the night at Mr John. A. Griswold Inn Boyds grove 33 m
    Dates:
    October 2, 1841 October 3, 1841 October 4, 1841 October 5, 1841 October 6, 1841