Title from spine. Cover title: Eddie’s letters. Page numbers have been added in pencil at bottom. With the exception of pages 2-43 and 45-46, all remaining pages in journal are blank.
Mounted clippings from the Pittsburgh Daily Dispatch and one short report each from two other small newspapers describing an overland journey beginning in 1852 and life in Washington Territory, through Allen's return to New Orleans in March of 1855. Also included are missing sections of the manuscript that were published later in 1858 by the Pittsburgh Daily Dispatch.
Ferries Frontier and pioneer life Horse trading Indians of North America --1840-1860 Natural resources Overland journeys to the Pacific Wagon trains
Black Hills (S.D. and Wyo.) Chimney Rock (Neb.) Council Bluffs (Iowa) Fort Boise (Idaho) Fort Hall (Idaho) Fort Laramie (Wyo.) Fort Walla Walla (Wash.) Fort Washita (Okla.) Great Plains Independence Rock (Wyo.) Nebraska New Orleans (La.) --1850-1860 Nisqually River Valley (Wash.) Oklahoma Olympia (Wash.) Oregon Oregon City (Or.) Platte County (Wyo.) Portland (Or.) Puget Sound (Wash.) Rocky Mountains Scotts Bluff County (Neb.) United States --Territorial expansion Washington (State) White River Valley (Wash.) Wyoming
Cayuse Indians Foster, J. Heron Nez Perce Indians Oregon National Historic Trail Pawnee Indians Shoshoni Indians
Clippings Newspapers Overland journals
Archives or Manuscripts
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Yale Collection of Western Americana
Extent of digitization:
Complete work digitized.
Number of Pages: 44
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