A Quiet Strength

 

The view from the hills are interesting and grand. Wide extended plains with their hills and vales, stretching away...large rivers and streams in the rapid course...groves of cottonwood and willow along the waters intersecting the landscapes...these enlivened with the buffaloe...which in vast numbers feed upon the plains or pursue their prey, are ther prominent objects, which compose the extensive prospects presented to the view and strike the attention of the beholder...some of the buffaloe roads are at least ten feet wide...Last night a buffaloe swimming in the river happened to land...