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To Nebraska in '57 A Diary of Erastus F. Beadle Printed from the Original Manuscript by Courtesy of its Owner Dr. Frank P. O'Brien

By: Beadle, Erastus F.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York Public Library: 1923

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 32715

Condition: VG+


Tan wraps, 1" closed horizontal tear edge of front panel. "This diary records the journey of a citizen of Buffalo to his preempted lands near Omaha, Nebraska, between March and October, 1857. It reflects the incidents of travel, especially on the rivers, the political sentiments of the day, the great emigration to the new territory, life in Nebraska, and toward the end, as the diarist returns, the financial panic of 1857. He hears, August 31, of the closing of th... View more info