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McGuire, Carol Jeanne


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"The Migrations of John B. Kelso"

 Collection — Folder 1
Call Number: RH MS P1004
Overview "The Migrations of John B. Kelso" is a 29-page typed transcription of Kelso's account of migrating to the American west, working, and looking for a good place to settle. He moved from Indiana to Missouri, Iowa, Kansas, Colorado, and then to Oregon and Washington between 1853 and 1877. He was in territorial Kansas in the 1850s and became involved in the free state/pro-slavery violence, serving on the free state side. He also describes encountering Native Americans, including the Wade Comanche...
Dates: September 1853-October 1877 (transcribed 2003)