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Title The emigrant's guide, to Oregon and California
Author Hastings, Lansford W.
Date 1845
Document Type Rare Book
Region Oregon; California; Iowa; Canada
Places Fort Larimie, Rocky Mountains, Blue Mountains, Cascade Mountains, Columbia, Fort Vancouver, Sacramento, Colorado River
Keywords migrant, overland trail, Native Americans, buffalo, violence, fur trade, fur trapping, rivers, climate, Blackfoot, horses, law, battle, branding, cattle, livestock, settlement, Mexican, weapons, Hudson's Bay Company
Theme Homesteaders, Overland Travel and Early Settlements; Mining and the Gold Rush; Borderlands
Publisher George Conclin
Place of Publication Cincinnati
Additional Information From the Colton Storm catalogue: "As the earliest important guide, Hastings' work was "avidly read and the suggestions closely followed"."
Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection Everett D. Graff Collection of Western Americana
Reference Graff 1815
Catalogue Link The Newberry Library Catalogue