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The Prairie Traveler by Randolph Barnes Marcy, Captain, U.S.A.


ITINERARY VI.

VI.--From Great Salt Lake City to Los Angeles and San Francisco, California.



 Miles.

          Salt Lake City to
 20 5/8.  Willow Creek - Good grass.

 14.      American Creek - Good grass.

 11 1/2.  Provo City - Town.

  7 1/4.  Hobble Creek - Good camp.

  6.      Spanish Fork - Good camp.

  5.      Peteetneet - Good camp.

 25.      Salt Creek - Several small streams between.  Good camp.

 18 5/8.  Toola Creek - Ford.  No wood; grass good.

  6 1/4.  Sevier River - Road is sandy, passing over a high
            ridge.  Good camp.

 25 1/2.  Cedar Creek - Road rather mountainous and sandy.  Good
            grass and wood.

 17 1/2.  Creek - This is the fourth stream south of Sevier
            River. Road crosses two streams. Good camp.

  3 5/8.  Willow Flats - The water sinks a little east of the
            road.

 25.      Spring - Good grass and water.

 22 1/4.  Sage Creek - Grass poor; wood and water.

  5 1/8.  Beaver Creek - Good wood, water, and grass.

 27 1/4.  North Canon Creek - In Little Salt Lake Valley.  Good
            grass; no wood. The road is rough and steep for six
            miles.

  5 3/8.  Creek - Good wood, water, and grass.

  6 3/4.  Creek. - Good wood, water, and grass.

 12 7/8.  Cottonwood Creek - Good grass and water.

  9.      Cedar Springs - Good camp.

 23.      Pynte Creek - Good grass one mile up the canon.

  9.      Road Springs - Road is rough; good camp.

 16.      Santa Clara - Road descending and rough; poor grass. 
            From this point to Cahoon Pass look out for Indians.

 17 1/8.  Camp Springs - Two miles before reaching the springs
            the road leaves the Santa Clara. Good grass.

 22 7/8.  Rio Virgin - Road crosses over the summit of a
            mountain.  Good road; grass poor.

 39 5/8.  Rio Virgin - Road runs down the Rio Virgin, crossing it
            ten times. Grass good down the river.

 19 5/8.  Muddy Creek - Road for half a mile is very steep and
            sandy.  Good camp.

 52 5/8.  Las Vagas. - Water is sometimes found 2 1/2 miles west
            of the road in holes 23 miles from the Muddy, and
            some grass about a mile from the road.  Good camp.

  5.      On Vagas - Road runs up the river. Good grass.

 17.      Cottonwood Spring - Poor grass.

 29 3/4.  Cottonwood Grove - No grass. Water and grass can be
            found four miles west by following the old Spanish
            trail to a ravine, and thence to the left in the
            ravine one mile.

 21 3/4.  Resting Springs - Good grass and water.  Animals should
            be rested here before entering the desert.

  7.      Spring - The spring is on the left of the road, and
            flows into Saleratus Creek.  Animals must not be
            allowed to drink the Saleratus water.

 14 1/8.  Salt Springs - Poor grass and no fresh water.

 38 3/4.  Bitter Springs - Good road; poor grass.

 30 3/4.  Mohave River - Good road and good grass.

 51 1/2.  On the Mohave - Last ford.  Good grass all the way up
            the Mohave.

 17.      Cahoon Pass - At the summit.

 10.      Camp - Road bad down the canon.

 11 1/2.  Coco Mongo Ranch.

 10.      Del Chino Ranch. - Williams.
 19 3/8.  San Gabriel River.

  6.      San Gabriel Mission.

  8 1/4.  Pueblo de los Angeles.

 65 3/4.  Santa Clara River - on the Coast Route.  Good camps to
            San Jose.

  7 1/2.  Buena Ventura Mission and River - Road here strikes the
            Pacific shore.

 26.      Santa Barbara - Town.

 45 3/4.  San Yenness River - At the Mission.

 78 7/8.  Santa Margareta - Old Mission.

 28 3/8.  San Miguel - Old Mission.

 24 3/4.  San Antonio River.

 26 3/4.  Rio del Monterey.

 15 5/8.  Solida Mission - At the ford of Rio del Monterey.

 37 1/2.  San Juan Mission.

 33.      San Jose Pueblo.

 75.      San Francisco.




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