Death Valley in '49 : important chapter of California pioneer history ; the autobiography of a pioneer, detailing his life from a humble home in the Green Mountains to the gold mines of California, and particularly reciting the sufferings of the band of men, women and children who gave "Death Valley" its name /
William Lewis Manly (1820-1903) and his family left Vermont in 1828, and he grew to manhood in Michigan and Wisconsin. On hearing the news of gold in California, Manly set off on horseback, joining an emigrant party in Missouri. Death Valley in '49 (1894) contains Manly's account of that o...
|Published:||San José, Cal. : Pacific Tree and Vine Co., 1894.|
|Series:||American West (Marlborough, England)
|Online Access:||HathiTrust Digital Library |
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