At Alder Creek the dogs alerted at several spots, including one that proved to be the hearth. Charles Burger and young William Murphy are unable to keep up with the snowshoers and return to the camp. Thawing in the sun. The prospect is appalling; but hope in God. May God relieve us all from this difficulty if it is his Holy will.
One of the harshest winters in history, featuring 44 storms and averaging 18 feet of snow at the summit. Says [that,] if I say it will thaw, it then will not; she is a case. Eddy and Foster arrive at the lake and find that their sons, James and George, have died. Expect to hear they suffered some.
The cabins were cramped and filthy, and it snowed so much that people were unable to go outdoors for days. Levinah's two married daughters and their families also came along: The Second Relief and their charges endured a two-day blizzard in Summit Valley at the top of the pass; when it ended, the party was completely out of food.
Do human beings ever burst into flames. There was no cannibalism in the Donner Party. Woodworth in charge of the expedition. Granted, there are many problems with Donner Party sources, but there is also a great deal of agreement among them.
Charles Stanton, too weak to leave camp in the morning, sits in the snow, smoking his pipe, and tells the rest of the Hope to go on. On December 16 a party set out over the mountains on improvised snowshoes—nine men, five young women and a year-old boy. He was accompanied by his wife Margret 32step-daughter Virginia 13daughter Martha Jane "Patty" 8sons James and Thomas 5 and 3and Sarah Keyes, Margret Reed's year-old mother, who was in the advanced stages of consumption  and died on May 28; she was buried by the side of the trail.
They did not become calcined but retained their organic content and decomposed. In his investigation of the Breen cabin site, C. Hides are the only article we depend on; we have a little meat yet. The journey begins in Springfield. About this time, the surviving snowshoers come upon Luis and Salvador, lying exhausted and near death.
Expecting some person across the Mountain this week. Near the lake, the Breen family takes shelter in an abandoned cabin, against which Louis Keseberg builds a lean-to. Reed is to lead the rescue party, called the Second Relief.
Heard nothing from Murphys camp since the storm. It was October 20 and they had been told that the pass would not be snowed in until the middle of November. By now, it was well into October, and the Donner families split off to make better time.
There exist payroll records for Chinese workers during January, February, and April ofand likely more. They grew exhausted and anxious; time was running out if they were to cross the Sierra Nevada before winter.
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