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Jeff Durley Diary

Identifier: M1604

Scope and Contents

Log of "3 months laborious travel" from Colorado, across Wyoming (partly on the Oregon Trail) to the "Nesperces or Salmon River mines" of Idaho.


  • May 8-August 1, 1862

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Biographical / Historical

From Hennepin, Ill., one of a party of nine men crossing the mountains from Denver, Colo. to Elk City, Idaho by wagon in 1862.


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