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Muhlenberg, John Peter Gabriel (1746-1807) [Diary of a journey over the Alleghenies to the Ohio River]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC04438 Author/Creator: Muhlenberg, John Peter Gabriel (1746-1807) Place Written: s.l. Type: Diary Date: 1784 Pagination: 1 v. : 58 p. ; 18 x 11.6 cm. Order a Copy

Writes this journal while travelling from Pennsylvania to Ohio after obtaining appointment by the Assembly of Virginia to locate lands intended for Virginia officers who served in the Continental Army.

Muhlenberg, John Peter Gabriel, 1746-1807

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