Journal of a Journey Across the Plains in 1859: Brown, James Berry

Journal of a Journey Across the Plains in 1859

Brown, James Berry

Published by Book Club of California, San Francisco, 1970
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Title: Journal of a Journey Across the Plains in ...

Publisher: Book Club of California, San Francisco

Publication Date: 1970

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Edition: First Edition.

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Edited with an Introduction by George R. Stewart. An account of an overland trip in covered wagons from Iowa to California. During the Civil War, Berry was stationed at Fort Humboldt, in Eureka, California, where his duty 'consisted mainly in tramping over the mountains supressing the uprisings of the Indians (Irvine, History of Humboldt County, p 292). After the war, Brown settled in Eureka and served as principal or superintendent of the schools for the next 30 years. His portrait and biography can be found in Irvine, p. 291-4. None of his Humboldt experiences are included in his journal. First edition (first printing). A near fine copy in a very good, lightly soiled dust jacket. Somewhat musty. Bookseller Inventory # 23008

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