|Creator:||Magoffin, Susan Shelby, 1827-1855|
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32 loose pages (1847 June-September) with discreet pagination from front of journal are presented chronologically following p. 206.
Blanks at end (26 p.) not digitized.
The second volume of a personal journal of a young lady from Independence, Missouri, who follows her husband, a Santa Fé trader, to the Southwest in the early stages of the Mexican war. She describes people, events regarding the acquisition of the New Mexican territory, caravan trading, Gen. Kearny's conquest of New Mexico, the Mexican War, her experiences of trail and pioneer life, hunting, and encounters with Indians. The first 49 pages of the journal consist of copied and original poetry.
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