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John Barrett Williams Diary

Identifier: M1638

Scope and Contents

Journal of a trip from Boise City, Idaho Territory to Blackfoot City, Montana Territory, April and May, 1866. At the back of the diary is a parallel version of the same journey by another hand. Also typed transcript, with introductory material about the Williams family.


  • April 16, 1866 - May 23, 1866

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The collection is open for research.


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Biographical / Historical

Montana pioneer merchant and miner. In Blackfoot City 1866; Territorial legislator for Deer Lodge County 1870.


1 envelope(s)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchase, Fred Rosenstock, 1875.


Formerly RBV72

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Repository Details

Part of the Denver Public Library, Western History and Genealogy Repository

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