Covered Wagon Women, Volume 2: Diaries and Letters from the Western Trails, 1850

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"Kenneth L. Holmes made the very wise editorial decision not to update, revise, or parenthetically correct the quirky and often fascinating prose of these nineteenth-century women. . . . The writing is rich with the sounds of common speech and jargon . . . and it should be a gold mine for students of everyday life."-John Mack Faragher, Western Historical Quarterly.* "Covered Wagon Women is to be valued. . . . First, it brings together in a single edition a major collection of the diaries of overland women. . . . Second, ...

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Covered Wagon Women, Volume 2: Diaries and Letters from the Western Trails, 1850
1996, Bison Books, Lincoln, NE

ISBN-13: 9780803272743

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