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Daniel George (Dan) Whitaker Journals

June 21, 1997

Location: Jeffrey City, Wyoming

Summary: Original ruts, rattlesnake, and a rodeo planned.

Journal entry: dear people of the world
We are traveling to a small town called Jeffery city it is about 16 miles

we got to travel once again on some orignal trail it was bumpy. One of the outrider guys spotted a rattlesnake

I am riding on the day wagon with my brother Ryan who is driving a tem of mules for a guy from Tennessee. The mosquitos have been eating us and the horses alive this morning as we drove through the trail.

The moon was still shing when we got up it is a full moon too.

They are planning lots of fun things for the weekend a rodeo and hog feed and also a dance yippy skippy.

We are camped at an new old school it is kind of a ghost town because lots of people have gone.

Well this is dan at Jeffery city Wyoming.