The Expedition of the Donner Party and Its Tragic Fate

The Expedition of the Donner Party and Its Tragic Fate

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by Eliza P. Donner Houghton
     
 

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• a linked Table of Contents and Index

CONTENTS (abridged list)
CHAPTER I
THE PACIFIC COAST IN 1845 — SPEECHES OF SENATOR BENTON AND REPORT OF CAPT. FRÉMONT — MY FATHER AND HIS FAMILY — INTEREST AWAKENED IN THE NEW TERRITORY — FORMATION OF THE FIRST…  See more details below

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This edition features
• illustrations
• a linked Table of Contents and Index

CONTENTS (abridged list)
CHAPTER I
THE PACIFIC COAST IN 1845 — SPEECHES OF SENATOR BENTON AND REPORT OF CAPT. FRÉMONT — MY FATHER AND HIS FAMILY — INTEREST AWAKENED IN THE NEW TERRITORY — FORMATION OF THE FIRST EMIGRANT PARTY FROM ILLINOIS TO CALIFORNIA — PREPARATIONS FOR THE JOURNEY — THE START — ON THE OUTSKIRTS OF CIVILIZATION
CHAPTER II
IN THE TERRITORY OF KANSAS — PRAIRIE SCHOONERS FROM SANTA FÉ TO INDEPENDENCE, MO. — LIFE en route — THE BIG BLUE — CAMP GOVERNMENT — THE Blue Rover
CHAPTER III
IN THE HAUNTS OF THE PAWNEES — LETTERS OF MRS. GEORGE DONNER — HALT AT FORT BERNARD — SIOUX INDIANS AT FORT LARAMIE
CHAPTER IV
FOURTH OF JULY IN AN EMIGRANT PARTY — OPEN LETTER OF LANSFORD HASTINGS — GEORGE DONNER ELECTED CAPTAIN OF PARTY BOUND FOR CALIFORNIA — ENTERING THE GREAT DESERT — INSUFFICIENT SUPPLY OF FOOD — VOLUNTEERS COMMISSIONED BY MY FATHER TO HASTEN TO SUTTER'S FORT FOR RELIEF
CHAPTER V
BEWILDERING GUIDE BOARD — SOUL-TRYING STRUGGLES — FIRST SNOW — REED-SNYDER TRAGEDY — HARDCOOP'S FATE
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CHAPTER XXXV
THE CHAMBERLAIN FAMILY, COUSINS OF DANIEL WEBSTER — JEFFERSON GRAMMAR SCHOOL — FURTHER CONFLICTING ACCOUNTS OF THE DONNER PARTY — PATERNAL ANCESTRY — S.O. HOUGHTON — DEATH TAKES ONE OF THE SEVEN SURVIVING DONNERS
CHAPTER XXXVI
NEWS OF THE BRUNNERS — LETTERS FROM GRANDPA
CHAPTER XXXVII
ARRIVAL OF THE FIRST PONY EXPRESS
CHAPTER XXXVIII
WAR AND RUMORS OF WAR — MARRIAGE — SONOMA REVISITED
APPENDIX I
ARTICLES PUBLISHED IN The California Star — STATISTICS OF THE PARTY — NOTES OF AGUILLA GLOVER — EXTRACT FROM THORNTON — RECOLLECTIONS OF JOHN BAPTISTE TRUBODE
APPENDIX II
THE REED-GREENWOOD PARTY, OR SECOND RELIEF — REMINISCENCES OF WILLIAM G. MURPHY — CONCERNING NICHOLAS CLARK AND JOHN BAPTISTE
APPENDIX III
HE REPORT OF THOMAS FALLON — DEDUCTIONS — STATEMENT OF EDWIN BRYANT — PECULIAR CIRCUMSTANCES

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ISBN-13:
2940148756200
Publisher:
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Publication date:
10/29/2013
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2 MB

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The Expedition Of The Donner Party And Its Tragic Fate 2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
debblee More than 1 year ago
I'm very fascinated by this story and looked forward to reading these accounts, however, the nook version was missing large chunks of pages making reading it difficult to follow. There appears to be illustrations, however, those are missing also, with only the captions floating on a blank page. Very disappointed to have spent money on this nook book.
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