Index to Miscellaneous Documents of the House of Representatives

Index to Miscellaneous Documents of the House of Representatives

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1868 edition. Excerpt: ...up. Unfortunately for his theory they don't connect, the desert drinking 1 Mojave up. At Los Angeles I was detained April 27 to 29 waiting for the San Fracaj steamer. April 30 I proceeded to Drum barracks, 18 miles, and left thera rather San Pedro, the same evening for San Francisco, where I arrived Mq about 400 miles. Total distance from Fort Whipple to Drum barracks by nj travelled, about 498 miles. The country occupied nominally by Yavafj Hualapais, Mojaves, Pai TJtes, Chemehueris, &c, all reported more or I hostile. No hostile Indians seen, however, though fresh moccasin tracks observed several days, and one night between Camp Rock Springs, CaliM and Camp Cady, California, an Indian camp-fire appeared about three mW near Mud springs. As night-march was being made to avoid the heat i glare of the sun going down to Soda lake, we probably passed without H observed, as no red skins turned up afterwards. My escort from Camp Whipple to Fort Mojave, 175 miles, was a non-coal sioned officer and five cavalrymen; from Fort Mojave the balance of tb-l to Drum barracks, a non-commissioned officer and our men. Weather generally good, though frosty tin; first two or three nights --tJJ Prescott, and very hot by day afterwards in crossing the desert between Ob Mojave and San Bernardino. At Prescott, Arizoua Territory, 5,700 feet above the sea, hail and snor M 12; at Soda lake, California, 1,075 feet above the sea, thermometer 98 in the dude April 21. During the latter part of March, especially across the desert, rattlesnakes, caitipedee, tec, bad. Total distance travelled in this tour through southern California and Arizona, from San Francisco back to San Francisco, about 2,468 ailcs. Time occupied February 9.to May 2, inclusive.' My...show more

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