Monthly Archives: March 1853

Apri 30, 1853

Saturday the 30th. Grass very poor yet. Thought it best to let the cattle eat until ten o’clock. Traveled sixteen miles before coming to wood or water.

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April 29, 1853

Kansas Missouri April 29th, 1853. To-day we started across the dreary plains. Sad are the thoughts that steal over the reflecting mind. I am leaving my home, my early friends and associates, perhaps never to see them again, exchanging the … Continue reading

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