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James Armitstead Journals

June 16, 1853

Summary: From a letter to Richard Eatough covering the Armitstead journey between May 26 and June 29, 1853.

Journal entry: This afternoon encamped on the bottom of the Missouri River, about 3 miles from Kanesville. The river is very high, the bottoms in many places are covered with water, the road to the ferries are impassable.

Source: James Armitstead Letters (1853)