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opening of the California Trail

Moses Schallenberger

opening of the California Trail

the story of the Stevens Party from the reminiscences of Moses Schallenberger as set down for H. H. Bancroft about 1885

by Moses Schallenberger

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
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  • Overland journeys to the Pacific.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited and expanded by Horace S. Foote in 1888, and now edited with introd., notes, maps, and illus., by George R. Stewart.
    SeriesBancroft Library publications -- no. 4
    ContributionsStewart, George Rippey, 1895-
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 115 p.
    Number of Pages115
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13544049M

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The Opening Of The California Trail. The Story of the Stevens Party from the Reminiscences of Moses Schallenberger as set down for H.H. Bancroft aboutedited and expanded by Horace S. Foote in [Limited First Eddition of Copies] Hardcover – January 1, Author: George R. [edited by] Stewart.

Opening of the California Trail Hardcover – January 1, by George R. STEWART (Editor), Moses Schallenberger (Author)Author: Moses Schallenberger. out of 5 stars Excellent, authoritative guide to the opening of the California Trail. Reviewed in the United States on Febru Verified Purchase.

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Stewart Overland Journeys Overland Trails. All in all, the book can be recommended to anyone interested in the history of the opening of pathways to California and the conditions that the travelers endured in the process.

more What a great adventure story. In the beginning () it wasn't even sure that wagons could get to California directly, /5. Hastings’ book promoted the land and climate of California as ideal companions for hardworking “Americans.” His book was read by one of the drivers of the Donner family wagons.

A copy of the book, owned by Jacob Donner, much-handled, was found in the saddlebag of one of the travelers. Hastings’ guidebook had bad information and good.

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