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Overland in 1846, Volume 2: Diaries and Letters of the California-Oregon Trail
"We pray the God of mercy to deliver us from our present Calamity," wrote Patrick Breen on the first day of 1847 as he and others in the Donner party awaited rescue from the snowbound Sierras. His famous diary appears in Overland in 1846, edited and annotated by Dale L. Morgan. This handsome two-volume work includes not only primary sources of the Donner tragedy but also t ...more
Paperback, 368 pages
Published December 1st 1993 by University of Nebraska Press
(first published November 30th 1993)
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