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Ethan Pettit journals, 1855-1881.
BANC MSS P-F 348 FILM
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Title:

Ethan Pettit journals, 1855-1881

Creator/Contributor:

Pettit, Ethan, 1810-1884, creator

Abstract:

Record of his life as a farmer and herdsman at Hot Spring Lake on the lower Jordan River in Salt Lake County, with occasional note of significant occurrences in Utah history; experiences in 1869 as pilot for a detachment of the King survey on Great Salt Lake; and data respecting the history of boating on the Jordan River and the Hot Spring and Great Salt Lakes.

Date:

1855 (issued)

Subject:

Elk Mountain Mission (Utah)
United States Geological Exploration of the Fortieth Parallel (1867-1881)
Agriculture -- Utah
Boats and boating -- Utah -- History
Boats and boating -- Utah -- Jordan River -- History
Boats and boating -- Utah -- Hot Spring -- History
Boats and boating -- Utah -- Great Salt Lake
Great Salt Lake (Utah)
Hot Spring Lake (Utah)
Jordan River (Utah)
Salt Lake County (Utah) -- Description and travel

Note:

Journal for the period May 31, 1863-December 31, 1868 lacking.
Microfilm. 1 reel (positive)
Originals in: private possession (1955)
Negative microfilm in: The Huntington Library.
FOR REFERENCE USE ONLY. Reproduction prohibited. Direct requests for copies or permission to publish to The Huntington Library, San Marino, Calif.

Type:

Diaries.

Physical Description:

microfilm
8 v.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS P-F 348 FILM

Origin:

Utah

Copyright Note:

FOR REFERENCE USE ONLY. Reproduction prohibited. Direct requests for copies or permission to publish to The Huntington Library, San Marino, Calif.