CHESTER COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY

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Title Diary, 1839, unknown male author.
Object Name Diary
Scope & Content Diary, 1839, unknown male author. Contains a description of the topography and rivers of much of the territory known as the Louisiana Purchase. He includes the American Indian tribes to be found there, the forts and trading posts, and a description of several routes to be followed if traveling through. The author also relates a story of romance and another of a massacre involving John Bridges in 1835.
Collection Diary Collection
Extent 1 volume