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Title The Gold Mines of Western Kansas; being a complete description of the newly discovered gold mines, different routes, camping places, tools & outfits; and containing everything important for the emigrant and miner to know
Author Parsons, William B.
Date 1858
Document Type Pamphlet
Region Kansas
Places Lawrence, Cherry Creek, Rocky Mountains
Keywords mining, gold, gold rush, Manifest Destiny, migrant, wagon train, trail, advertisements, Native Americans, Cheyenne
Theme Mining and the Gold Rush
Place of Publication Lawrence, Kansas
Additional Information From the Colton Storm catalogue: "First edition of the Pike's Peak Gold Mines guide book. The work was published in December of 1858 and a second edition was to be ready in February of the next year. The Library of Congress copy (which is in printed blue wrappers) is the only other copy known to date. The Wagner-Camp collation is in error. Hafen reprinted the fuller, second, edition."
Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection Everett D. Graff Collection of Western Americana
Reference Graff 3205
Catalogue Link The Newberry Library Catalogue