Benjamin F. Gue diary (transcript)
Scope and Contents
typescript of diary 1852-1855; (See IA State University for originals); describes trek west to Iowa in 1852;claiming land in Scott and Cedar Counties; crossing the frozen Mississippi River on foot; first train across Railroad bridge in 1854; farm life
- Creation: 1852-1855
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1 enclosures (original in archival enclosure; [shares box with 1997-10])
Language of Materials
Range 38 Section 9 [shares box]
unknown-discarded from DPL collection at some point and added to Archive and Manuscript Collection by ALG
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