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Journal of Western Travel

by John McTurk Gibson
edited by Weldon Hoppe
April 28th, 1859 -- Gibson made no entry for this day.

Travelled twelve miles. In camp on Coon River, this is a small river. We crossed on a rope ferry. We are encamped on an island close to Adel, the county seat of Dallas County, it is a nice place containing about seven hundred inhabitants. We packed three hundred pounds of hay to knight to feed with a distance of one and a half miles.

Copyright © 1997 Weldon Hoppe
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