This collection consists of a handwritten manuscript, with typescript of same, written by Capt. Leon Richards (brother of Wyoming Governor W.A. Richards), made after a survey of the western Wyoming boundary. The account, “The Yellowstone National Park Area as I Saw It in 1874,” describes the thermal areas and other natural features of the Park.
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Preferred Citation: Captain Leon Richards Collection, MS 18, McCracken Research Library, Buffalo Bill Center of the West