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Title Life and travels, labors and writings
Author Branstetter, Peter L.
Date 1913
Document Type Rare Book; Journal
Region Missouri; Nebraska; Wyoming; California
Places Missouri River, St Joseph, Platte River, Fort Kearny, Fort Laramie, Rocky Mountains, Sierra Nevada, Snake River
Keywords overland travel, wagons, prairie, Oregon Trail, gold mining, agriculture, farming
Theme Homesteaders, Overland Travel and Early Settlements
Publisher Messenger of Peace
Place of Publication St. Joseph, Missouri
Additional Information From the Colton Storm catalogue: "Printed twenty three years after the death of the author, the uncopywrited work was published to preserve for his descendants and friends Branstetter's writings. The first portion of the volume, contains the author's diary of his overland trip to California in 1850, experiences gold mining in California, and an account of his return overland in the summer of 1851."
Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection Everett D. Graff Collection of Western Americana
Reference Graff 391
Catalogue Link The Newberry Library Catalogue