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Migration in America Westward in 1816....



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June 20, 1816

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, June 20, 1816.
 
* early emigrants (emigration) moving to Missour in 1816 original reporting

A page 3 report from Columbus, (Ohio) says: Sailed from...Delaware County, the Adventure of Little Walnut...bound for Missouri. The Adventure is [a] seventy five feet keel and 16 tons burthen. It was built on Little Walnut one mile from its mouth.... Loaded principally with families migrating to the country. We speak of this as being the first ever built on this stream. Other news of the day includes: "Seperation Of Maine" "Frontier Indians" "Mexican News" and much more. Good condition.

Category: Pre-Civil War