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Horn, Hosea B. (fl. 1852) Horn's overland guide, from the U.S. Indian sub-agency, Council Bluffs, on the Missouri River, to the City of Sacramento, in California...

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC04152.01 Author/Creator: Horn, Hosea B. (fl. 1852) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Book Date: 1852 Pagination: 1 v. : 83 p. : app. : plates ; 16 x 10 cm.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC04152.01 Author/Creator: Horn, Hosea B. (fl. 1852) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Book Date: 1852 Pagination: 1 v. : 83 p. : app. : plates ; 16 x 10 cm.

Summary of Content: Title continues "Containing a table of distances, and showing all the rivers, creeks, lakes, springs, mountains, hills, camping-places, and other prominent objects, with remarks on the country, roads, timbers, grasses, curiosities, etc.; the entire route having been tracked by a road-measurer, and the distances from place to place, and from the Missouri River, accurately ascertained. With a complete and accurate map." Pertains to the California gold rush. Includes appendix and business advertisements. Publisher's advertisements on eighteen pages at end. Pages 77 and 78 are reversed. A large folding map of the route in size 3 GLC04152.02.

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Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: American Indian HistoryTravelWestward ExpansionFrontiers and ExplorationGeography and Natural HistorySurveyingGold RushImmigration and MigrationGovernment and Civics

Sub Era: Age of Jackson

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