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John Lowery Brown Diary, 1850-04-20 - 1850-11-14

 Item
Identifier: MC-1954-26

Scope and Contents

Journal of John Lowery Brown, a Cherokee. He and a party of fellow tribesmen left Grand Saline (near Salina, Oklahoma) on April 20, 1850, for the gold fields of California. After suffering many hardships, the party arrived late in September. The last entry is November 14, 1850.

Dates

  • 1850-04-20 - 1850-11-14

Creator

Physical Description

Fragile, also difficult to read in parts.

Conditions Governing Access

Access is by appointment only.

Extent

1 item : 75 pages of entries.

Language of Materials

English

Existence and Location of Copies

A transcript of this exists in Wright, Murial H. 'The Journal of John Lowery Brown, of the Cherokee Nation enrout to California in 1850.' The Chronicles of Oklahoma, v.XII (1934), pp. 177-213.

Physical Description

Fragile, also difficult to read in parts.

Creator

Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Helmerich Center for American Research at Gilcrease Museum. Repository

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