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Title John Pyeatt Kellam's Diary [Part 1]
Author Kellam, John Pyeatt
Date 1847
Document Type Personal Account
Reference 2E 286
Library / Archive Briscoe Center for American History, University of Texas at Austin
Description Manuscript diary of a river land and later overland journey detailing burial sites seen, indigenous peoples encountered and wild animals killed along the route.
Theme(s) Journey Conditions; Arrivals: Ports and Early Experiences
Places Sacramento, California, St Louis, Missouri, Illinois, United States
Nationality American; American Indians
People Kellam, John Pyeatt; Waits, Allen; Doer, A B; Elser, C D; Lane, James; Hukle, James; Carnation, John B.
Keywords emigration, travel, animals, road, transport, burial and graves, finance, timber, hunting, religion, surveying, indigenous people, conflict, weapon, climate, journey conditions, overland migration, food, languages, trade, clothing, coffee, geology, gold, wages, fur trade, weather, animals, labour, health and sickness, religion, theft, wages, holidays and celebrations, music
Additional Information Please note: Some of the metadata for this document has been taken from the Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin catalogue.
Language English
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