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John James Diaries, 1841-1842.
BANC MSS C-F 188 FILM
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Title:

John James Diaries, 1841-1842

Creator/Contributor:

John, James, 1809-1886, creator

Abstract:

Diary, May 16-Nov. 4, 1841, recording John's journey from Westport, Mo. to California with the Bartleson-Bidwell party. Differs somewhat from the version in Pt. II. Extracts from John Bidwell's journal, Oct. 20-Nov. 5, 1841, also copied into the volume. Also on the reel: John's diary, May 3-July 1842, covering his journey from California to Oregon Territory, via the Sacramento River to the Wilamette Valley, with two pages of notes at the end.
John's diary, covering the journey from Missouri to California. Contains entries from May 16 - Aug. 20, 1841 only.

Date:

1841 (issued)

Subject:

Bidwell, John -- 1819-1900
Overland journeys to the Pacific
Oregon -- Description and travel

Note:

Pt. I : Originals in: the Rosenbach Foundation (1960).
Pt. II : Originals in: the Oregon Historical Society (1960).
FOR REFERENCE USE ONLY. Reproduction prohibited. Direct requests for copies or permission to publish to the Rosenbach Foundation (for Pt. I) or the Oregon Historical Society (for Pt. II).

Type:

Overland journals-1841.
Diaries.

Physical Description:

microfilm
1 microfilm reel (64 exposures) : negative (Rich. 539:15) and positive.
1 microfilm reel (56 exposures) : positive.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS C-F 188 FILM

Origin:

United States

Copyright Note:

FOR REFERENCE USE ONLY. Reproduction prohibited. Direct requests for copies or permission to publish to the Rosenbach Foundation (for Pt. I) or the Oregon Historical Society (for Pt. II).