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Title Death valley in '49...
Author Manly, William L.
Date 1894
Document Type Rare Book
Names Young, Brigham
Region California; Michigan; Wisconsin; Ohio
Places Death Valley, New Orleans, St. Louis, Los Angeles, Furnace Creek, Inyo County, Erie Canal, Detroit, Maumee River, Rocky Mountains, Missouri River, San Francisco, Kern River
Keywords pioneer, gold, mining, gold rush, Native Americans, hunting, trapping, buffalo, wagon train, army, Mormons, prospecting, overland trail
Theme Homesteaders, Overland Travel and Early Settlements; Mining and the Gold Rush; Pioneers, Hunters and Explorers; Military Encounters
Publisher The Pacific Tree and Vine Co.
Place of Publication San Jose, California
Additional Information Full title: "Death valley in ’49. Important chapter of California pioneer history. The autobiography of a pioneer, detailing his life from a humble home in the Green mountains to the gold mines of California; and particularly reciting the sufferings of the band of men, women and children, who gave "Death valley" its name". Mounted on front endleaf is an original manuscript, a schematic view of part of Death Valley, in pencil, tinted, by W. L. Manly, with nine points located and identified in a marginal note.
Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection Everett D. Graff Collection of Western Americana
Reference Graff 2670
Catalogue Link The Newberry Library Catalogue