By: APPLEGATE, Jesse A.; PORTER, Lavinia Honeyman (authors); RIDGE, Martin (editor)
Chicago, Lakeside Press/R. R. Donnelley and Sons Company: 1989
Edition: First Edition Thus
Seller ID: 81053
Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket
A Lakeside Classic reprint, presenting the memoirs of American pioneers Jesse A. Applegate and Lavinia Honeyman Porter. Applegate was an early leader on the Oregon Trail, and was credited with finding the Applegate Trail, an alternative, southerly route to Oregon's Willamette Valley. Lavinia Honeyman Porter's memoir of her Overland Trail journey, "By Ox Team to California" is also included. Edited by Martin Ridge. --- Includes a color map showing routes, a frontis engraved illustration of emigrants crossing the plains, and several additional illustrations and photos. --- Number 87 in a... View More...