Martin Patterson Diary
Scope and Contents
Typed transcript of diary describes Patterson's journey from Minnesota to Denver (Colo.) via Fort Laramie. Includes account records.
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Biographical / Historical
Fifty-niner bound for California. Changed his mind at Fort Laramie (Wyo.) and went to Colorado.
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift, Merrill Mattes, 1988.
Summarized in Platte River Road Narratives by Merrill Mattes.
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