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Title Memory pictures, an autobiography
Author Braly, John Hyde
Date 1912
Document Type Rare Book
Names Braly, John Hyde; Whitman, Marcus; Kearny, Philip;
Region Missouri; California; Oregon
Places Fort Laramie, Fort Boise, Fort Vancouver, Portland, Snake River, San Diego, Los Angeles, Blue Mountains
Keywords overland travel, Oregon Trail, buffalo, Native Americans, Sioux, Cayuse, death, The Whitman Massacre, mining, agriculture, wagon train
Theme Homesteaders, Overland Travel and Early Settlements
Publisher Neuner
Place of Publication Los Angeles
Additional Information From the Colton Storm catalogue: "The author describes his boyhood in Missouri and his overland trip to California in the spring of 1847. On his way, he met General Kearny returning from California. Kearny told him his party were too late to cross the mountains to California, so they took the Oregon Road down the Snake River. Braly stayed for a while with Dr. Whitman, but due to a premonition on his mother's part, he left the mission just two weeks before the massacre. By the spring of 1849, he was in California where he remained."
Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection Everett D. Graff Collection of Western Americana
Reference Graff 390
Catalogue Link The Newberry Library Catalogue