Monday, 25 January 2016

Lucy Jane Hall, Diary Entry

This diary entry focus' on the journey westwards of Lucy Jane Hall, following the directions of Stephen Meek.
The diary begins by stating how Lucy's father is the captain of one the train services, moving on to focus on an attack by the native Indians towards the train group. Although the attack failed as the side of the natives failed to compete with the weaponry of the other side.
The entry moves on to focus on the journey westwards as directed by Stephen Meek, the story explains how the team got lost after many weeks travelling and had to break into a smaller team in order to find water and food, it took many days to hear a reply from the others, in the mean time many of the group had fallen ill and some died.
The entry ends with the group reaching the Dalles, a city in Oregon.

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