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Title Our new West: records of travel between the Mississippi River and the Pacific Ocean…
Author Bowles, Samuel
Date 1869
Document Type Rare Book
Names Young, Brigham; Kimball, Heber
Region Colorado; Wyoming; Utah; Idaho; Montana; Nevada; California; Oregon; Washington; Arkansas; Canada
Places Mississippi River, Sierra Nevada, Salt Lake City, Austin, Columbia River, Rocky Mountains, Omaha, Council Bluffs, Donner Lake, Denver, George Town, Mountain Meadows, Virginia City, Sacramento, San Francisco, Yosemite Valley, Lake Tahoe
Keywords mining, gold, gold rush, business, Pacific Railroad, Mormons, Native Americans, travel, polygamy, migrant, overland trail, Ute, train, prospecting, silver, crops, farming, coal, iron, education, religion, livestock, massacre, Comstock Lode, climate, weather, railroads, stagecoach, irrigation, citrus fruit, missionaries
Theme Mormons and Missionaries; Native Americans; Railroads, Transportation and Urban History; Agricultural Development, Landscape and the Environment; Mining and the Gold Rush
Publisher Hartford Publishing Co.
Place of Publication Hartford, Conn.
Additional Information Full title: "Our new West: records of travel between the Mississippi River and the Pacific Ocean; over the plains - over the mountains - through the great interior basin - over the Sierra Nevadas - to and up and down the Pacific Coast; with details of the wonderful natural scenery, agriculture, mines, business, social life, progress, and prospects...including a full description of the Pacific Railroad; and of the life of the Mormons, Indians, and Chinese; with map, portraits, and twelve full page illustrations".
Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection Everett D. Graff Collection of Western Americana
Reference G 89 .1103
Catalogue Link The Newberry Library Catalogue