[Oregon trail]

Creator:
Allen, Edward Jay, 1830-1915
Published/Created:
[Pittsburgh, Pa.]
[1852-58]
Physical Description:
1 v. [45] p.
37 cm.
Notes:
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.
Abstract:
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.
Variant Titles:
Eddie’s letters
Topics:
Ferries
Frontier and pioneer life
Horse trading
Indians of North America --1840-1860
Natural resources
Overland journeys to the Pacific
Wagon trains
Topics:
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
Topics:
Cayuse Indians
Foster, J. Heron
Nez Perce Indians
Oregon National Historic Trail
Pawnee Indians
Shoshoni Indians
Language:
English
Genre:
Clippings
Newspapers
Overland journals
Format:
Text
Content Type:
Archives or Manuscripts
Rights:
The use of this image may be subject to the copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) or to site license or other rights management terms and conditions. The person using the image is liable for any infringement.
Access Restrictions:
Public
Call Number:
Zc78 +852aL
Orbis Record:
1516232
Orbis Barcode:
39002112163671
Yale Collection:
Beinecke Library
Digital Collection:
Yale Collection of Western Americana
oid pointer:
1131759
Extent of digitization:
Complete work digitized.
OID:
2037204
PID:
digcoll:3469598

Number of Pages: 44
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