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Tail of the elephant

the emigrant experience on the Truckee Route of the California Trail, 1844-1852

by Olive Newell

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Published by Nevada County Historical Society in Nevada City, Calif .
Written in English

    Places:
  • California National Historic Trail.,
  • West (U.S.),
  • Truckee River (Calif. and Nev.),
  • California National Historic Trail
    • Subjects:
    • Overland journeys to the Pacific.,
    • Frontier and pioneer life -- West (U.S.),
    • Pioneers -- California National Historic Trail -- History -- 19th century.,
    • Immigrants -- California National Historic Trail -- History -- 19th century.,
    • California National Historic Trail.,
    • West (U.S.) -- Description and travel.,
    • Truckee River (Calif. and Nev.) -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [367]-376) and index.

      StatementOlive Newell.
      SeriesA California sesquicentennial publication
      ContributionsNevada County Historical Society (Nevada County, Calif.)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF593 .N48 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 386 p. :
      Number of Pages386
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL688571M
      ISBN 100915641089, 0915641097
      LC Control Number97035578

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