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1 L.S. FRY 1887 - 1903 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT DIARY BY A MISSOURI MAN TAKING A GRAND TOUR OF WESTERN AMERICA BY STAGECOACH, RAILWAY AND STEAMBOAT PLUS 15 YEARS OF MILESTONES AND GENEALOGY
PLATTSBURG MISSOURI 1887 Quarter Leather Very Good+ 
On offer is a super original, manuscript 1887 - 1903 travel journal and personal diary handwritten by L.S. Fry of Plattsburg, Missouri who documents a major trip throughout California including Los Angeles, San Bernadino, San Francisco, Pasadena, Santa Cruz as well Texas, Colorado, Missouri, Arkansas via stagecoaches, steamboats and railroad. Fry mentions seeing the Queen of the Pacific steamer for which he had a ticket but it sank before his trip, storms, floods, hunting, killing rabbits at Long Beach, Woodwards Gardens, woman fighting on a train and friends passing away. Absolutely super Western Americana for collectors and historians of western travel. After this sensational trip Fry uses the book with the latest date being 1903. He notes milestones and highlights in his life and makes genealogical notes too. There are a total of 52 filled pages in the 6 x 3.5 inch leather flip style notebook. Overall G. 
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