Description: Signed by Riley Root's granddaughter, Ada Hinckley Chapman, on 17 July 1941.
The Root manuscripts, 1815-1888, are the papers of Riley Root, 1795- 1870, teacher, surveyor, inventor, and author of Journal of Travels from St. Josephs to Oregon with Observations of that Country, together with Some Description of California, its Agricultural Interests, and a Full Description of its Gold Mines. Galesburg, [Ill.], Gazetteer and Intelligencer Prints, 1850 (Lilly F593.1 .R7). AMDigital Reference: LMC 1930.
Reproduction of: Memorandum book of Riley Root c. 1855.