Kenneth L. Holmes,Michael L. Tate's Best of Covered Wagon Women PDF

By Kenneth L. Holmes,Michael L. Tate

The diaries and letters of ladies who braved the overland trails in the course of the nice nineteenth-century westward migration are precious records within the research of the yank West. those 8 firsthand money owed are top-of-the-line ever written. They have been chosen for the facility with which they painting the trouble, experience, and boundless love for family and friends that characterised the overland event. a few have been written with the expert pens of expert girls. Others undergo the marks of crude cabin studying, with archaic and inventive spelling and a simplicity of expression. All exhibit the profound impression the westward trek had on those women.

For too lengthy those diaries and letters have been secreted away in attics and basements or accumulated dirt at the cabinets of manuscript collections around the kingdom. Their e-book supplies us a clean point of view at the pioneer experience.

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