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James Knox Polk Miller diaries : ms.S, 1864-1868.
BANC MSS P-W 8; BANC MSS P-W 8 FILM
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Title:

James Knox Polk Miller diaries : ms.S, 1864-1868

Creator/Contributor:

Miller, James Knox Polk., creator

Creator/Contributor:

Osborn, J. Sidney.

Abstract:

The diaries, beginning August 10, 1864, record a journey from Chicago to Salt Lake City, a winter among the Mormons; on to Virginia City, Montana, as an employee of J.C. Rockfellow, 1865; life in western Montana to June, 1867; by steamboat back to the States; and on to Washington, New York, and Europe, ending in Paris April 8, 1868. In printed circular letter, Brooklyn, May 31, 1875, Miller explains that after 11 years under the assumed name J. S[idney] Osborn, he now resumed his rightful identity.

Date:

1864 (issued)

Subject:

Rockfellow, J. C
Overland journeys to the Pacific
Mormons -- Utah
Steamboats
Salt Lake City (Utah)
Virginia City (Mont.)
Montana -- Description and travel
Washington (Washington County, N.Y.)
Europe -- Description and travel
Paris (France) -- Description and travel
Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)

Note:

Also available on microfilm.

Type:

Diaries.
Overland journals-1864.

Physical Description:

5 v. ; 14-26 cm.
1 microfilm reel (271 exposures) : negative (Rich. 118:7) and positive.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS P-W 8
BANC MSS P-W 8 FILM

Origin:

California