Title:Journal of an Orrigon [sic] trip and related material : ms., 1846-1847
Creator/Contributor:Carriger, Nicholas, 1816-1885, creator
Creator/Contributor:Boggs, Lillburn W., 1792-1860
Creator/Contributor:Schetter, Adrienne E.
Creator/Contributor:Sonoma (Calif.), Alcalde.
Diary, Apr. 27-Sept. 26, 1846, of overland journey from Andrew Co., Missouri, to California. Records births and deaths (including
those of his father and sister-in-law) en route and arduous crossing of the Sierra Nevada. Mentions other emigrant parties.
Part of the way in company with Stephen Cooper's group.
A list of members of Carriger's party and his certificate for his registered cattle brand (signed July 22, 1847) by Lilburn
W. Boggs, Alcalde, Sonoma, accompany the diary.
With identifying note from the donor, Carriger's great-granddaughter, Adrienne E. Schetter, and a typed transcript of the
diary and list of names.
Subject:Cooper, Stephen -- b. 1797
Overland journeys to the Pacific -- Personal narratives
Cattle brands -- California
Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.)
5 folders in 1 portfolio.
BANC MSS C-F 111 port.