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The overland route, leaves from the journal of a California emigrant /by Mary L. Rockwood Powers, 1859

The overland route, leaves from the journal of a California emigrant /by Mary L. Rockwood Powers, 1859

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Creator: Powers, Mary Rockwood, d. 1858
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Date: 1859
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Autograph manuscript.
Transcribed for the North Western Home Journal.
Abstract:
The manuscript describes an 1856 journey from Wisconsin to California starting by train to Chicago and Iowa City, then overland by Council Bluffs, the Platte, Fort Laramie, Malade River, the Humboldt, Lassen’s Cut-off, and the Sacramento Valley. The account reports hardships and sufferings, the friendliness of Mormon women and fellow travelers, but gives few details about the route.
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33 p.
32 cm.
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Object ID: 9998665
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