Bismark Tribune, Bismark ND, 6 July 1877
we the have wil- Wait- "When will receive deep, friends genial and ser- church we tbe Â»n- of our your- to of Mrs. gladly had a Gen. Sherman and Party. i Gen. Sherman and party will leave S|t. Paul to Jay and! arrive here to-morrow, by special trap, enroute for the Yellowstone. He wjll inspect the military military posts along the Missouri and Yellowstone rivers acd will meet Gen. Slieridanat the Headquarters of Gen. Miles on the 1 Yellowstone. Gen. 0. M. Poe and others of qen. Sherman's w 11 accompany him. Gen. Terry and stiff will probably form a part of SI erman's party frdm St. Paul. Yellowstone Coal. Correspondence Bismarck Tribune FT. BUFOBD, July of meeting were and ttUU W , -- -- few words with regard i to the valley of the Yellowstone. Not long since a party of prospectors were! sent out by the fot the purpose of developing tbe coal deposits that were k lown to exist tb| Yellowstone river, and tbe writer bad the good fortune to be one of number. I had beard and read of de- po its of coajl i,n this region, but an investigation proved beyond my utmost hojpes, that al existed in an inexhaus- tib e quantity. Locations were made in nany pla^s of be is of Lignite foi quality and franess from earthy matter can not be ea celled. report of one of these made by Lazelle, who proceeded our party,' is of interesting and reliable information, as. in fjict, are all reports or writings . go to and at Mr. both some not the in indi- in or from this accomplished officer and gentleman gentleman and the recommodations therein therein set fyrth are of vital importance wi 1 do much toward] tbe settlement deyalopment of this region. y means of this [coal, and its easy acjess, transportation will be made for steamboats and railroads, in supplying ou Â· vast and unsurpassed prairies of Dakota with an auxilliaryl for settlement. settlement. It will eventually furnish tbe fuel for generating lie motive power for all tbe boats, eigines, and may noli say for Claiming this vast and tifil grazing ahd farming country. (rood indications of iron were found at i number of places, and without a pai tide of doubt thu Yellowstone and tributary r ? yers, will prove to be the ric lest field .for mineral yet opened for the bold and undaunted prospector, wh J caring baught for danger or pri- yation braves all in developing it. It is an excellent country for grazing and already the herds of central Montana Montana are pushing oast to occupy it. Wtien Montanaians leave their stock country to settle on tbe Yelloirstone, the^e on^qt be "millions in it/* DoÂ«.