p3 1817 Journal Thomas Dean

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FOREWORD Joumals or diaries of travelers are valuable sources of the early history of the American Midwest. Thomas Dean has recorded in his journal his impressions and experiences during a voyage by water in 1817 From central New York to central Indiana.

John Candee Dean, grandson of the journalist, originally published the JOURNAL OF THOMAS DEAN at lndianapolis in 1915.

The Boards and the Staff of the Public Library of Fort Wayne and Allen County present this diaiy of an early visitor to Fort wayne in the hope that it will be entertaining and informative to Library patrons.


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