Posts Tagged ‘Rev. Jotham Meeker’

October 31

“Cut up and salt away beef. Take proof of 1st form.” Thus reads the entry for this date in 1835 in the journal of the Rev. Jotham Meeker, printer to the Baptist mission at Shawanoe in the Indian Territory, in what later became the state of Kansas. Jotham Meeker was apprenticed to the trade in [...]