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  Diary, Anna Margaret (Watson) Randolph
Author: Randolph, Anna Margaret (Watson)
Date: August 17, 1858 - August 22, 1858

This diary, kept by Anna Margaret (Watson) Randolph, begins with her move to Kansas in an entry dated August 17, 1858. These six entries at the beginning of her diary provide details about her family's journey from Ohio to Kansas Territory, included a number of interesting accounts of their journey on a riverboat. Their boat ran aground several times and, interspersed among her descriptions of these difficulties, Anna wrote about her sister Mary Jane, the weather, and her personal observances of other passengers. She also filled her diary with her frustrations and concerns during their arduous journey west.

Location of Original: KSHS         Call Number: Anna Margaret Watson Randolph Collection, #238, Box 1, Folder 20
Item Number: 101923              Number of images: 8
Keywords: Cincinnati, Ohio; Diaries; Emigration and immigration; Ohio; Randolph, Anna Margaret (Watson); Transportation; Travel; Water transportation
 
 

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