Josiah Pierce on trip from Albany to Detroit, 1846

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Josiah Pierce (1827-1913) wrote to his father, Josiah Pierce of Gorham, about his journey from Albany to Detroit, on his way to Orion, Michigan, to see his father's brother Daniel and family.

He describes his visit to Niagara Falls, among other attractions.

He is traveling with Charles, probably his cousin Charles Freeman.

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  • Title: Josiah Pierce on trip from Albany to Detroit, 1846
  • Creator: Josiah Pierce
  • Creation Date: 1846-09-27
  • Subject Date: 1846-09-27
  • Location: Detroit, Wayne County, MI
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Collection: Pierce family collection
  • Object Type: Text

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