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Object Name Book
Title 1862 Emigrant Life on the Plains
Author Shaw, Elizur
Object ID LIB2012.81.1
Call# 917.8 S512
Summary A day by day account - composed some twenty years after the journey - of a family's trek by horse drawn wagons from Illinois to Nevada. They were part of one of the busiest years of emigration and tell of the streams of wagon trains passing and being passed. Their small train was attacked by Indians with considerable loss of life and all of their possessions, and suffered greatly until being rescued by a group of Mormons. Seattle, WA, had been their goal but changing circumstances landed them in Carson City. Two years later the family relocated to Oregon, near Portland.
Accession number LIB2012.81
Collection General History Collection
Publisher Harvey the Printer
Published Date 1992
Published Place Medford, OR
Physical Description 89 p. illus.
Subjects Overland journeys to the Pacific

Status Shelved
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