Rated:  PG
Summary:  A combined family vacation/business trip for the Cartwright family sets off a series of events that won’t soon be forgotten.   Chance meetings that will set up some long term opportunities for all of the family.      But when nine year old  Joe Cartwright gets lost in the city of San Francisco, finding him proves difficult and thwarted with danger as he learns about a plot for a man to steal the army payroll.

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Completed: NO – A future story to come

Other Information:     Sets up why Ben Cartwright might have been apprehensive about letting Joe vacation in my story “River Boat Gambler” many years later.