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3 edition of Death Valley in "49 found in the catalog.

Death Valley in "49

William Lewis Manly

Death Valley in "49

by William Lewis Manly

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Published by Readex Microprint in [New York] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Manly, William Lewis, -- b. 1820,
  • Overland journeys to the Pacific.,
  • Pioneers -- West (U.S.) -- Biography.,
  • Death Valley (Calif. and Nev.) -- Description and travel.,
  • California -- Gold discoveries.,
  • West (U.S.) -- Description and travel.

  • Edition Notes

    Original t.p. has imprint: San Jose, Cal., The Pacific Tree and Vine Co., 1894.

    Statementby William Lewis Manly.
    GenreBiography.
    SeriesGreat Americana
    The Physical Object
    Pagination498 p., [3] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages498
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16417575M

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A survivor’s true account of death, despair, and heroism in Death Valley in the heat Death Valley in 49 book the California Gold Rush.

At the height of the California gold rush in /5(12). The Death Valley '49ers were a group of pioneers from the Eastern United States that endured a long and difficult journey during the late s California Gold Rush to prospect in the Sutter's Fort area of the Central Valley and Sierra Nevada in California.

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Introduced by noted historian Patricia Limerick and freshly edited, indexed, and annotated in an unusually handsome edition, Death Valley in '49 is both an important book -- central to our understanding of early California -- and, with its compelling narrative, a joy to read.

To a large degree, this enduring fascination is the result of a book published in and reprinted many times since. William Manly’s “Death Valley in ’49” has been termed a literary classic by none other than Lawrence Clark Powell, California’s late, great bibliophile.

And well it should. The Lost Death Valley '49er SIGNED/INSCRIBED BY Milo Milton Quaife. Quaife edited several Lakes Side editions. No bumped corners to book. Just a touch of rubbing to top corner of spine.

No book plates. Seller Inventory # C. More information about this seller | Contact this seller 8. Death Valley in ' An important chapter in. The discovery of gold at Sutter's Mills in California in caused thousands to give up their homes in the eastern states and head West.

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The so called "short cut" that had lured the Lost '49ers away from Captian Hunt's wagon train had proved to take four months and cost the lives of many men through the entire ordeal.

Get this from a library. Death Valley in ' [William Lewis Manly] -- William Lewis Manly () and his family left Vermont inand he grew to manhood in Michigan and Wisconsin.

On hearing the news of gold in California, Manly set off on horseback, joining. Get this from a library. Death valley in ' [William Lewis Manly; Milo Milton Quaife] -- The autobiography told mostly of his early life and travels.

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Death Valley in '49 CHAPTER XIV. Alexander Combs Erkson was one of the pioneers ofhaving left the state of Iowa in the month of May, when he assisted in organizing a company known as the "Badger Company" at Kanesville, the object being mutual assistance and protection.

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As this track reached the valley where the sand had been clean swept by the wind, the tracks became more plain, and the sand had been blown into small hills not over three or four feet high. I followed the track till it led to the top of one of these small hills where a small well-like hole had been dug and in this excavation was a kind of.