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Sunday 3rd. Sunday is here again. But the weary traveler knows no rest. We had a very good camp last night, except water. This river is so strongly impregnated with alkili that it is hardly fit to use, but we … Continue reading
Monday 20th. Quite cool yet this morning, hail stones lying around our tents. Reached La Bonta by 2 o’clock, distance of 10 miles. Four miles this side is Red Bank creek, a good camp, good water, fuel plenty, and grass … Continue reading
Saturday the 18th. Started at 6:30 o’clock. Came to Porters Rock in three miles, reached Bitterwood creek at noon. Some brush along this creek. Lost one of our cattle. After hunting about 2 hours found him ahead in a drove. … Continue reading
Friday June the 17th. Started early, passed warm springs about 2 o’clock. After leaving the springs we came up a deep hollow at the head of which is a very bad hill to ascend. Two miles from this we camped … Continue reading
Wednesday the 8th. Rolled out quite early. Sunset brought us 20 miles farther on our long and tedious journey. Nothing had occurred today worthy of note.
Saturday the 4th. Quite pleasant in the morning, but had a shower in the evening. Started 2 buffalo about a mile from the road. Nelson wounded one of them, but did not get him, being on foot. Some on horseback … Continue reading
Friday the 3rd. Started early, commenced raining and continued until near noon. Cloudy all day. Drove 20 miles to-day.
Monday the 16th. Stormy this morning, started late and camped early. Very disagreeable. Traveled roads pretty good considering we have had so much rain.
Sunday the 15th. Started about nine o’clock, traveled about six miles found a better camp and stopped till morning.