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Collection Reference Number GLC05067.02
From Archive Folder Two issues of Fort Laramie's "The Chugg Water Journal" and a watercolor of Indians [Decimalized] 
Title The Chugg Water Journal [Vol. 1, no. 3 (October 30, 1849)]
Date 30 October 1849
Document Type Newspapers and Magazines
Content Description Handwritten third issue of the self-described "largest paper printed at Fort Laramie." Comments on submitted, and in most cases, rejected, articles. Discusses the problems of their "Polemical Editor." Contains a letter pertaining to agriculture and precious metals, another on poetry, and a note on hunting. Reports on a fire at the juvenile infirmary.
Subjects Westward Expansion  American West  Frontiers and Exploration  Journalism  Military History  American Indian History  Humor and Satire  Agriculture and Animal Husbandry  Mining  Poetry  Sports and Games  Hospital  Firefighting  
Place written Fort Laramie, Wyoming
Theme Arts & Literature; Government & Politics; Native Americans; Agriculture; Women in American History
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859
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