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Birdsell (aka Birdsall) writes that he will be coming from Wilmington to Upper Sandusky to purchase furs. He wants to know what articles to bring in exchange and the best sleigh route to Upper Sandusky. Brother Strange (John Strange, P.E. Lebanon District) will be attending the quarterly meeting in Urbana on January 20th, and then plans to visit the Wyandot Mission and head on to Detroit. Birdsell and Strange plan to travel together in the sleigh. Birdsell is concerned about travel conditions between Upper Sandusky and Detroit and wonders whether there is ongoing communication about conditions between the two towns. Abstract Number - 858
Wyandot Mission Letters; Fur trading; Travel; Sleighs; Detroit; John Strange
Birdsell, James, "Letter from James Birdsell to James B. Finley" (1821). Finley Letters. 344.