July 14, 1841

Wednesday, 14th. Company engaged in hunting and curing meat.

Another brief entry. Jimmy John reported in his journal that they killed ten buffalo. It sounds like they are accumulating plenty of jerky, but it won’t last them very long.

They are getting close to South Pass and the Continental Divide.

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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