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Title California: a trip across the plains, in the spring of 1850, being a daily record of incidents of the trip...
Author Abbey, James
Date 1850
Document Type Rare Book; Journal
Region Nebraska; Utah; California
Places Platte River, Salt Lake City, Sierra Nevada Mountains, Sacramento, Fort Kearny, Fort Laramie
Keywords trail, wagon train, cattle, Native Americans, weather, wildlife, migrants, encampment
Theme Homesteaders, Overland Travel and Early Settlements
Publisher Kent & Norman
Place of Publication New Albany, Ind.
Additional Information From the Colton Storm catalogue: "The first parts of the work appeared during May, June, and July, 1850, as a series of letters in the New Albany Ledger. It is a day by day account written in a rather exuberant style by a young man who enjoyed his experiences. "
Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection Everett D. Graff Collection of Western Americana
Reference Graff 1
Catalogue Link The Newberry Library Catalogue