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James Armitstead Journals

June 24, 1853

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

Journal entry: Commenced crossing the bottoms and the river. The bottoms for 4 miles is from ankle to waist deep with water. Several wagons stuck, and some wheels broke.

Source: James Armitstead Letters (1853)