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Driving Cattle from Old Westport to Coast Was Rugged Task 100 Years Ago
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TitleDriving Cattle from Old Westport to Coast Was Rugged Task 100 Years Ago
AbstractBiographical article about James Gillespie Hamilton by his granddaughter, the author, describing his cattle drive in 1857-1858 from Westport to California as "a member of the firm [Blank & Blank Cattle Company] which occupied the historic building at the northwest corner of Westport road and Pennsylvania avenue," arriving in San Francisco with 715 of their original herd of 1000.
DateJuly/12/1955
SourceKansas City Times
LocationVertical File: Pioneer Reminiscences
Local SubjectHamilton, James G.
Cattle
IllustrationsNo
Item TypeNewspaper Article
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Item ID111295
CONTENTdm number24801
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