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Record of Weather and Stages of the Colorado River

Page of Notes on the Stages and Records of the Colorado River

Louis John Frederick Jaeger (1824-1892) was a ferryman and adventurer. He operated a ferry along the Colorado River in Yuma, AZ from 1850 to 1877.

The collection contains a fragment of weather records and states of the Colorado River kept by Jaeger at the Yuma Ferry, April 1854 to Jan. 1856.