White River Standard
Bedford, Indiana
April 13, 1854
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Bradley Dolton [consider Dalton a spelling variant] died last Monday near Bono of intoxication. He returned from the election intoxicated, took a chill and died suddenly.

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NOTE: The item below was abstracted by Randi Richardson from a microfilm image of the original available at the Lawrence County History Center. Unfortunately, the microfilm reader/printer would not print, the abstractions were done by hand and then typed.

Fifteen people from Monroe and Lawrence counties started for California on March 1 including: Capt. Lunderman, Paris McPhetridge, William Allen and Henry Knight, all of Bloomington; also John Marble and Ed. C. Buskirk of Lawrence County. On Tuesday, two weeks, the following persons started: Samuel Taylor, Moses Hall, Jr., Mr. Henderson and another by water, via New York; and Daniel Spencer and his two sons, Abraham and Barton, Jacob Bollenbacher and Joseph Gooldy by the overland route. On last Monday the following persons were to leave for the land of gold—Benjamin Dunn, George Fyffe, William Butler, Alex. Wood, Noble Stockwell and son, and Jack Winkler.

Typed and donated by Randi Richardson.