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Title The great west and Pacific coast
Author Rusling, James F.
Date c.1877
Document Type Rare Book
Names Carson, Christopher Houston; Kit Carson; Young, Brigham; Sherman, William T
Region The West; Pacific Northwest
Places New York, Fort Riley, Platte River, Denver, Kearney City, Rocky Mountains, Pike's Peak, Rio Grande, Salt Lake City, Boise City, Idaho, Vancouver, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Fort Yuma, Tucson, Prescott, Sacramento, Virginia City, Stockton, Yosemite
Keywords railroad, crops, Native Americans, buffalo, wildlife, settler, Union Pacific Railroad, stagecoach, climate, deer, ranch, prairie schooner, Sioux, mining, gold, silver, Ute, Apache, Mormons, polygamy, religion, Wells Fargo and Company
Theme Homesteaders, Overland Travel and Early Settlements; Pioneers, Hunters and Explorers; Mormons and Missionaries; Railroads, Transportation and Urban History
Publisher Sheldon and Company
Place of Publication New York
Additional Information Full title: "The great West and Pacific coast; or, Fifteen thousand miles by stage-coach, ambulance, horseback, railroad, and steamer--across the continent and along the Pacific slope... among Indians, Mormons, miners and Mexicans. By order of the United States government. With a map of entire route and eight full-page engravings... with a chapter of advice to emigrants and settlers."
Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection Everett D. Graff Collection of Western Americana
Reference G 89.768
Catalogue Link The Newberry Library Catalogue