The Journal of Amos Hannah

The Journal of Amos Hannah

by Pat Gaines


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The Journal of Amos Hannah by Pat Gaines

A detailed eyewitness account of early 19th century America, the personal journal of Amos Hannah 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: Table of Contents; Introduction; Dedication; the complete 1838-1850 journal; letters from the era, including one from Panama; explanations of archaic terminology; over twenty photographs and illustrations (B/W); European genealogy in timeline overview; Early American genealogy in detailed timeline; Bibliography; Appendices; Index (searchable both name and topic). Also includes over two dozen photographs and illustrations in black/white. [Non-Fiction / Biography from Dragonfly Publishing, Inc.]

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781941278703
Publisher: Dragonfly Publishing, Inc.
Publication date: 11/17/2016
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.75(d)

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 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.

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