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Collection — Box: 67
Scope and Contents Typed transcript of diary kept January through December 1849 writes of local events, social activities, politics, weather, family and cholera. Mentions several cases appearing in court and the outcomes. Several mentions of people preparing and leaving for California. A brief discussion of a large fire in St. Louis, May 18, 1849 started from a steamboat and spread. Numerous entries re: cholera and those who died.
Dates: Created: 1849
Found in: Manuscript Collection