Overland Journey to California Journal of James Bennett Whose Party Left New Harmony in 1850 and Crossed the Plains and Mountains Until The Golden West Was Reached

By: Bennett, James

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45 pages, Limited Edition, 1 of 200 copies, Very Good condition. Mintz # 33, "A colorful report written by a journalist. Bennett speaks ominously and often, of the illness and death along the trail. He also give a good account of the suffering encountered by those following the Humboldt, and of the many dead animals, stating that in the first 5 miles, he counted the carcasses of 64 oxen and 55 horses." Howes B357a, Graff 261

Title: Overland Journey to California Journal of James Bennett Whose Party Left New Harmony in 1850 and Crossed the Plains and Mountains Until The Golden West Was Reached

Author Name: Bennett, James

Categories: Travel & Exploration,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: N.Y., Eberstadt: 1932

Binding: Original Wraps

Book Condition: Very Good -

Type: Book

Seller ID: 1177

Keywords: California Trail, Oregon Trail, overland travel, wagon trains, Indians, pioneers, settlers, Scouts