William B. Young journal
Homemade journal of Franklin County, Kansas resident William B. Young. Young and his brother "Ed" held a sheep ranch to the south of Minneoloa. The journal details business expenses from April to June 1864, along with weather conditions and daily happenings of the ranch. Young travels to trade in nearby towns Lawrence, Leavenworth, Prairie City, and Peoria, noting the exchanges in his journal.
- April 19, 1865 - June 30, 1865
- Young, William B. (Sheep rancher) (Author, Person)
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Biography of William B. Young
William B. Young, born circa 1839, was one of five children of Darius Young of Norfolk, Massachusetts. William and his brother, George Edwin "Ed" Young, were sheep ranchers in Franklin County, Kansas. Ed was a survivor of Quantrill's Raid of 1863 in Lawrence, Kansas.
1 folder ; Volume is 6 x 3.25 inches.
RH MS P958
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Purchase, Garrett Scott Bookseller, 2015.
- Guide to the William B. Young Collection
- William B. Young journal
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William B. Young journal, RH MS P958, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas.