An Authentic Wagon Train Journal of 1853 [cover title]

Brown, William Richard; transcribed by Barbara Wills

Published by Horseshoe Printing, Mokelumne Hill, CA, 1985
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Title: An Authentic Wagon Train Journal of 1853 [...

Publisher: Horseshoe Printing, Mokelumne Hill, CA

Publication Date: 1985

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition: Fine

Edition: First Edition.


81 pages. A transcript of a previously unpublished journal of an overland journey from Madison, Indiana, to Sacramento, California, in 1853. The facsimile title page of the diary reads, 'A Journal of Each Day's Travel & Proccedings While Camping in the Plains in 1853 By W. R. Brown.' Brown set out on March 24 and arrived in Sacramento on September 30. The journal tends to keep to the facts, but describes many meetings with Indians, wildlife, and Mormons. Not located in OCLC. First edition (first printing). A fine copy in comb-bound wrappers (paperback). Bookseller Inventory # 37247

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