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The Resource Beyond the Mississippi : from the great river to the great ocean : life and adventure on the prairies, mountains, and Pacific Coast, 1857-1867 : with more than two hundred illustrations, from photographs and original sketches, of the prairies, deserts, mountains, rivers, mines, cities, Indians, trappers, pioneers, and great natural curiosities of the new states and territories, by Albert D. Richardson ..

Beyond the Mississippi : from the great river to the great ocean : life and adventure on the prairies, mountains, and Pacific Coast, 1857-1867 : with more than two hundred illustrations, from photographs and original sketches, of the prairies, deserts, mountains, rivers, mines, cities, Indians, trappers, pioneers, and great natural curiosities of the new states and territories, by Albert D. Richardson ..

Label
Beyond the Mississippi : from the great river to the great ocean : life and adventure on the prairies, mountains, and Pacific Coast, 1857-1867 : with more than two hundred illustrations, from photographs and original sketches, of the prairies, deserts, mountains, rivers, mines, cities, Indians, trappers, pioneers, and great natural curiosities of the new states and territories
Title
Beyond the Mississippi
Title remainder
from the great river to the great ocean : life and adventure on the prairies, mountains, and Pacific Coast, 1857-1867 : with more than two hundred illustrations, from photographs and original sketches, of the prairies, deserts, mountains, rivers, mines, cities, Indians, trappers, pioneers, and great natural curiosities of the new states and territories
Statement of responsibility
by Albert D. Richardson ..
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
As introduced by the author: "I have sought to picture a fleeting phase of our national life; not omitting its grotesque, lawless features; not concealing my admiration for the adventurous pioneers who have founded great States from the Mississippi to the Pacific, and made a new geography for the American Union."
Additional physical form
Also available on the Internet.
Cataloging source
DLC
Citation location within source
8643
Citation source
Smith, C.W. Pacific Northwest (3rd ed.)
Dewey number
917.8
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
F594
LC item number
.R49 1867
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Beyond the Mississippi : from the great river to the great ocean : life and adventure on the prairies, mountains, and Pacific Coast, 1857-1867 : with more than two hundred illustrations, from photographs and original sketches, of the prairies, deserts, mountains, rivers, mines, cities, Indians, trappers, pioneers, and great natural curiosities of the new states and territories, by Albert D. Richardson ..
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Added title page, engraved
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Westward and westward -- A glance at Wyandotte, Kansas -- A war reminiscence -- First visit to Leavenworth -- Deadly affray at the polls -- Wild fruits of the prairies -- Night rides on the prairies -- Governor Deaver make his debut -- An imaginary city -- A party of peace-makers -- Feminine smokers of tobacco -- A big of legislative fun -- Great stampede for the mines -- Horace Greeley's widespread fame -- Starting for the the Gregory diggings -- Little Raven as a devotee -- The great Missouri Iron Mountains -- Life at Fort Smith Arkansas -- News of Broderick's death -- Preaching easier than practice -- From El Paso to Santa Fe -- A stray printer and journalist -- from Taos to Denver, Colorado -- A night with a squatter -- A summer day in Denver -- Little Raven loses a treasure -- Starting up the mountains -- Starting westward again -- Virginia Dale -- The city of the future -- From Salt Lake City westward -- Carson City and Carson valley -- Warm climate of Pacific coast -- A frontier Supreme Court -- Discovery of Yosemite Valley -- Invited to celestial hospitalities -- The raw winds of San Francisco -- Excursion on the Pacific railroad -- From Salt Lake to Montana -- Lewis and Clark's great expedition -- A visit to Owyhee -- The telegraph always a miracle -- Steamer-day in San Francisco -- Native complexions and costumes -- A ride through Illinois -- From Saint Joseph to Omaha
Control code
6480582
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
[4], 572 pages, 19 unnumbered leaves of plates, [4] pages publisher's advertisements
Lccn
rc 01001532
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Library's copy 2 (SW Writers): Forms part of: A. C. Greene Library. Gift of Meredith Greene Megaw, 2012 (Access. No. 2012-026). Fragile condition. Leatherbound. In container.
Other physical details
illustrations, facsimile, maps, portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)6480582
Label
Beyond the Mississippi : from the great river to the great ocean : life and adventure on the prairies, mountains, and Pacific Coast, 1857-1867 : with more than two hundred illustrations, from photographs and original sketches, of the prairies, deserts, mountains, rivers, mines, cities, Indians, trappers, pioneers, and great natural curiosities of the new states and territories, by Albert D. Richardson ..
Publication
Note
Added title page, engraved
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Westward and westward -- A glance at Wyandotte, Kansas -- A war reminiscence -- First visit to Leavenworth -- Deadly affray at the polls -- Wild fruits of the prairies -- Night rides on the prairies -- Governor Deaver make his debut -- An imaginary city -- A party of peace-makers -- Feminine smokers of tobacco -- A big of legislative fun -- Great stampede for the mines -- Horace Greeley's widespread fame -- Starting for the the Gregory diggings -- Little Raven as a devotee -- The great Missouri Iron Mountains -- Life at Fort Smith Arkansas -- News of Broderick's death -- Preaching easier than practice -- From El Paso to Santa Fe -- A stray printer and journalist -- from Taos to Denver, Colorado -- A night with a squatter -- A summer day in Denver -- Little Raven loses a treasure -- Starting up the mountains -- Starting westward again -- Virginia Dale -- The city of the future -- From Salt Lake City westward -- Carson City and Carson valley -- Warm climate of Pacific coast -- A frontier Supreme Court -- Discovery of Yosemite Valley -- Invited to celestial hospitalities -- The raw winds of San Francisco -- Excursion on the Pacific railroad -- From Salt Lake to Montana -- Lewis and Clark's great expedition -- A visit to Owyhee -- The telegraph always a miracle -- Steamer-day in San Francisco -- Native complexions and costumes -- A ride through Illinois -- From Saint Joseph to Omaha
Control code
6480582
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
[4], 572 pages, 19 unnumbered leaves of plates, [4] pages publisher's advertisements
Lccn
rc 01001532
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Library's copy 2 (SW Writers): Forms part of: A. C. Greene Library. Gift of Meredith Greene Megaw, 2012 (Access. No. 2012-026). Fragile condition. Leatherbound. In container.
Other physical details
illustrations, facsimile, maps, portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)6480582

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