Survival On A Westward Trek 1858-1859 The John Jones Overlanders

By: Smith, Dwight L.

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144 pages, illustrations. In 1858, nine young men set out from Minneapolis Minnesota for the gold fields of British Columbia. Losimg their way and struggleing for survival, they straggled into the Oregon territory. John Jones one of the few survivors, kept a journal. His journal contains the earliest Canadian gold rush account for the year of 1858 and stands alone.

Title: Survival On A Westward Trek 1858-1859 The John Jones Overlanders

Author Name: Smith, Dwight L.

Categories: Travel & Exploration,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Athens, Ohio University Press: 1989

ISBN Number: 0-8214-0921-2

ISBN Number 13: 9780821409213

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good+

Jacket Condition: Very Good+

Seller ID: 1668

Keywords: Overland travel, gold rush, Indians, settlers, pioneers, John Jones, Oregon