May 22, 1841

Saturday, 22nd. Started at six o’clock this morning, traveled about 18 miles, high rolling prairie, encamped on a small stream, shaded by a few willows.

That was an average day. 18 miles was a decent distance. Just moving along over the prairie with nothing much to report.

wagon train seltzer

Wagon Train Across the Prairie by Olaf C. Seltzer

About nancyleek

Nancy is a retired librarian who lives in Chico, California. She is the author of John Bidwell: The Adventurous Life of a California Pioneer.
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