In his personal journal, Amos Hannah offers a detailed eyewitness account of early 19th century America. He outlines his daily life from 1838 Brookville, Indiana, to his arrival at the California gold fields in 1850. A cooper (barrel maker) by trade, Amos raised a family, traveled extensively, and chronicled the events and concerns of his day. Includes a full Table of Contents, an introduction, the complete 1838-1850 journal, letters from the era (including one from Panama), explanations of archaic terminology, over twenty photographs and illustrations, European genealogy in timeline overview, Early American genealogy in detailed timeline, a bibliography, appendices, and an extensive index searchable by name and topic. Also includes over two black/white dozen photographs and illustrations.
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About the Author
Pat Gaines worked 22 years in the Lincoln County, Oklahoma, courthouse until her retirement in 2003. She loves to teach the Bible, read, and watch movies. She and her husband Jerry have two children and three grandchildren. Her interest in American history has inspired her to bring Amos Hannah's journal to the world. Publications include the non-fiction book, THE JOURNAL OF AMOS HANNAH, and the children's picture book, O. O. OCTOPUS.