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Title The overland stage to California: personal reminiscences and authentic history of the great overland stage line and pony express from the Missouri River to the Pacific Ocean
Author Root, Frank A.
Date 1901
Document Type Rare Book
Region California; Kansas; Colorado
Places Missouri River, San Francisco, Fort Kearney, Leavenworth, Denver, Latham, Atchison, Platte River, Pike's Peak, Marshall County, Marysville
Keywords overland trail, stagecoach, Pony Express, buffalo, Native Americans, fort, Sioux, war, dances, railroad, gold rush, gold, prospecting
Theme Homesteaders, Overland Travel and Early Settlements; Railroads, Transportation and Urban History; Native Americans; Mining and the Gold Rush
Publisher Root, Frank A., & William E. Connelley
Place of Publication Topeka, Kansas
Additional Information From the Colton Storm catalogue: "Laid in is a copy of a long and interesting letter by Root in which he disclaims Connelley's part in the writing of the book. There are also references to his own experiences crossing the plains, etc. Laid in are two prospectuses, printed in 1901 and 1903, with press notices, etc., regarding the book and with manuscript notes in the margins by Root."
Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection Everett D. Graff Collection of Western Americana
Reference Graff 3562
Catalogue Link The Newberry Library Catalogue