Author:Edited by Kenneth L. Holmes Introduction by Elliott West

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Covered Wagon Women, Volume 10: Diaries and Letters from the Western Trails, 1875-1883

By: Edited by Kenneth L. Holmes Introduction by Elliott West

Price: $14.95

Publisher: University of Nebraska Press: 2000

Seller ID: 272995

ISBN: 0-8032-7299-5

Condition: 277 pages, Illus., paperback, University of Nebraska Press


Forty years after the legendary overland travels of Oregon pioneers in the 1840s, Lucy Clark Allen wrote, "the excitement continues." Economic hard times in Minnesota sent Allen and her husband to Montana in hopes of evading the droughts, grasshoppers, and failed crops that had plagued their farm. Allen and her compatriots, in this volume of Covered Wagon Women, experience a much different journey than their predecessors. Many settlements now await those bound fo... View more info