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as they have it all.  But of all reports I can find, that describes any part of the river.

To Col Stacey and the Surgeon ( whose name I have forgotten) at Fort Mohave I am deeply indebted for many courtesies and much help to Maj. Ponde and brother officers at camp Colorado, I feel very grateful for like favors.  All that I can do is to return my hearty thanks as I cannot get work in this part of the country to earn my bread by the sweat of my brow, I shoulder my gun and bidding all adieu, I go again to the wilderness where I will have a chance to earn it.

(signed) J. C. Sumner,
Fort Yuma,
California.
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