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Title Afoot and Alone; a walk from sea to sea by the southern route. Adventures and observations in Southern California, New Mexico, Arizona, Texas, etc. ...
Author Powers, Stephen
Date 1871
Document Type Rare Book; Journal
Names Marshall, James Wilson; Sherman, William T.
Region North Carolina; South Carolina; Georgia; Alabama; Mississippi; Louisiana; Texas; New Mexico; Arizona; California
Places Los Angeles, San Francisco
Keywords travel, exploration, wildlife, housing, farming, forest, wagon train, weather, climate, Mexican, emigrant, Native Americans, Apache, Pima, crops, gold rush
Theme Pioneers, Hunters and Explorers; Agricultural Development, Landscape and the Environment
Publisher Columbian Book Company
Place of Publication Hartford, Conn.
Additional Information From the Colton Storm catalogue: "The author, a distinguished ethnologist, journeyed from Raleigh to San Francisco, a distance of 3,556 miles. Laid in is an Autograph Letter, signed, by Bret Harte. San Francisco, September 30, 1870. To J. W. Bliss. The letter offers, on behalf of Stephen Powers, the manusrcipt of his Afoot and Alone for publication. Harte praises the manuscript highly."
Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection Everett D. Graff Collection of Western Americana
Reference Graff 3339
Catalogue Link The Newberry Library Catalogue