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The first diary, 1859-1866 of Lewis Humphreys of Penybanc, near Bronwydd Arms, Carmarthenshire, who emigrated to America in 1855. After landing in Philadelphia he moved to Youngstown, Ohio, and thence to Kentucky. By May 1859, he joined an expedition to Pikes Peak in search of gold, and the trials and tribulations of his journey is described in the diary, along with his expedition to Montana in March 1866 which continues into a second diary.

Collection: LLGC

Date: 1859-1868

Counties: Mahoning;

Number of images: 118