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John Mason Brown Diary
The Filson Historical Society Special Collections Louisville, Kentucky 40208 USA
Open to researchers.
[Identification of item], John Mason Brown Diary, 1861, Special Collections, The Filson Historical Society, Louisville.
1 v. (197 p. )
Lawyer, soldier, historian. Brown's diary chronicles his trip from St. Louis to Oregon and California and back and the means of transportation he used. He describes his party's route, experiences, the geography and geology of the areas traversed, the Indian tribes encountered, linguistics, and military affairs. This diary was published in The Filson Club Quarterly 24 (April, July 1950
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