• Creator
  • Kimball, B.W.
  • Created Date
  • 1862
  • Description
  • The winter of 1861-1862 was one of the worst on record. B.F. Kimball writes to Bion Freeman Kendall, the Washington Territory Superintendent of Indian Affairs, because he is concerned that communication is cut off due to terrible frozen conditions. Prices are high, men and cattle are dying, and many men are out of funds - as Kimball himself will be soon, if Kendall does not send funds. On the last page of the letter, Kendall writes back, sayin... more
    The winter of 1861-1862 was one of the worst on record. B.F. Kimball writes to Bion Freeman Kendall, the Washington Territory Superintendent of Indian Affairs, because he is concerned that communication is cut off due to terrible frozen conditions. Prices are high, men and cattle are dying, and many men are out of funds - as Kimball himself will be soon, if Kendall does not send funds. On the last page of the letter, Kendall writes back, saying only that some men who were supposed to have come Kimball's way are dead or badly frozen. less
  • Format
  • text
    Letter (correspondence)
    Scanned from original text or image at 400 dpi saved in TIFF format, resized and enhanced using Adobe Photoshop, and imported as JPEG2000 using Contentdm software's JPEG2000 Extension. 2006