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Oregon trail of Francis Parkman

by Francis Parkman

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Published by Ginn and company in Boston, New York [etc.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • West (U.S.)
    • Subjects:
    • Frontier and pioneer life -- West (U.S.),
    • Indians of North America -- West (U.S.),
    • West (U.S.) -- Description and travel

    • Edition Notes

      Statemented. by William Ellery Leonard ...
      SeriesStandard English classics
      ContributionsLeonard, William Ellery, 1876-1944, ed.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF592 .P261
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxxvi, 361 p. incl. front. (map)
      Number of Pages361
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6525081M
      LC Control Number10030100
      OCLC/WorldCa1938574

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      “From boyhood,” wrote Francis Parkman, “I had a taste for the woods and the Indians.” This Library of America volume, containing The Oregon Trail and The Conspiracy of Pontiac, brilliantly demonstrates this lifelong n traveled through the West in after graduating from Harvard. “From boyhood,” wrote Francis Parkman, “I had a taste for the woods and the Indians.” This Library of America volume, containing The Oregon Trail and The Conspiracy of Pontiac, brilliantly demonstrates this lifelong fascination. His first book, The Oregon Trail, is a vivid account of.


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In order to learn firsthand about the Indians of the Plains, he prepared himself with guides, supplies, and information, setting out from Westport, Missouri, in spring and returning.

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