A Guide to the W. A. Ricketts Diary, 1858
W. A. Ricketts lived in Bell County, Texas, where he worked as a miller.
The W. A. Ricketts Diary, 1858, chronicles Ricketts’ travels through Texas. Spanning from March to June, the diary discusses traveling by wagon, the landscape, and his fellow travelers.
This collection is open for research use.
W. A. Ricketts Diary, 1858, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.
Basic processing and cataloging of this collection was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Briscoe Center’s "History Revealed: Bringing Collections to Light" project, 2009-2011.
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