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Went to Kansas; Being A Thrilling Account of an Ill-Fated Expedition

COLT, Mrs. Miriam Davis

Publication Date: 1862
Hardcover
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COLT, Mrs. Miriam Davis. Went to Kansas; Being a Thrilling Account of an Ill-Fated Expedition to that Fairy Land, and Its Sad Results; Together With a Sketch of the Life of the Author, and How the World Goes With Her. Watertown: Printed by L. Ingalls & Co., 1862. 1st ed. 294pp. Orig. embossed cloth. Lacks rear flyleaf, else a good copy. Howes C-616. Wagner-Camp 380a. Rare. Mrs. Colt's day-to-day account of an 1856 expedition from New York to southeastern Kansas provides a vivid and frightening picture of frontier hardships and border ruffians, as well as a look at a communal vegetarian colony. Bookseller Inventory # 68

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Title: Went to Kansas; Being A Thrilling Account of...

Publication Date: 1862

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: 1st Edition

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