A trip to California in 1853 by Washington Bailey

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Published by Roy journal printing company in [LeRoy, Ill.] .

Written in English

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  • Overland journeys to the Pacific. [from old catalog]

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Classifications
LC ClassificationsF593 .B15
The Physical Object
Pagination1 p.l., 50 p.
Number of Pages50
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22895724M
LC Control Number16009967

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A TRIP TO CALIFORNIA IN BY WASHINGTON BAILEY. Recollections of a gold seeking trip by ox train across the plains and mountains by an old Illinois pioneer. LeRoy Journal Printing Company. Bailey was induced by some of his friends to put in writing his recollections of an overland trip made by "prairie schooner" to California, over sixty years ago.

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