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Booth, Thomas R.


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Thomas R. Booth diaries

Identifier: MSS 0290
Abstract Thomas R. Booth grew up in Delaware, residing with his family in West Chester. In 1851, he left the state to pursue a career as a civil engineer and worked extensively for the Pacific Railroad Company in different areas of Missouri. The Thomas R. Booth diaries consist of six volumes spanning the years 1855 to 1860. They chronicle his time spent working and living in Missouri as an engineer for the Pacific Railroad and for the Southern Kansas Railroad. The daily entries consist predominantly...
Dates: 1855-1860