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Circa May 1844


EVENTS IN EMMELINE B. WELLS’S DIARY CIRCA MAY 1844

Undated

First inscribed page of diary, identifying Emmeline and her husband, James H. Harris, and their places of residence in Massachusetts.

24 April–3 May

Traveled from her mother’s house in North New Salem, Massachusetts, to Buffalo, New York, en route to Nauvoo.

Emeline B. Woodward

No. New Salem

Frank. Co.

Mass.

James H. Harris

&

Emeline B. [Woodward] Harris

So. Orange

Franklin Co Mass.

James M. Harris {p. 3}

On the 24th of April 1844 I left my mothers2 house at North New Salem Franklin Co. Mass. and started for the west. The next day we took the cars at Springfield and at 4 of the clock we were in Albany we stayed there over night and the 26 we took a canal boat passage to Buffalo we jouneyed it in 8 days we had no stormy weather we arrived in Buffalo the 3d day of May {p. 5}

Footnotes

  1. [1]See Madsen, Intimate History, 35–39.

  2. [2]Diadama Hare Woodward Clark.