Collection consists of typescript copies of "Colonel Dodge's Journal (Doc. 131, U.S. War Dept., March 21, 1836), a typescript manuscript entitled, "Captain Ford's Journal of an Expedition to the Rocky Mountains", edited by Louise Pelzer (Mississippi Valley Historical Journal, Vol. 12, no. 4, 1926), and a photocopy of a entitled, "Map Showing the Lands Assigned to Emigrant Indians West of Arkansas Missouri" (1836). Lemuel Ford served as a captain in the U.S. Dragoons under Col. Henry Dodge during an expedition from Fort Leavenworth to the Rocky Mountains in 1835. Part of the Mini-MSS Collection.