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Title Journal of Harvey H. Jones
Object Name Diary
Date 1854
Year Range from 1854.0
Year Range to 1865.0
Scope & Content Journal written by Harvey Jones during his overland journey from Whig, Grant County, Wisconsin to Seattle, Washington Territory in 1854. It also includes various letters written by him, his wife, and an administrator handling the affairs of his estate. The journal describes a violent confrontation with Indians near Fort Boise; ferry prices per wagon and per head of cattle; other confrontations with Indians in the White River valley; aspects of travel and farming in the White River Valley.

Credit Line White River Valley Museum Collection, Gift of Gary Overby.
Catalog Number 1993.0023.001