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Diary And Letters Of Josiah Gregg... JOSIAH GREGG

Diary And Letters Of Josiah Gregg...


Other works by JOSIAH GREGG

Publication: University of Oklahoma Press, 1941 & 1944, Norman

First Editions. 2 Volumes. Cloth. ix-xvii., 413pp.+ ix-xvii., 396pp. Frontispiece. Illustrations. Facsimilies. 8 Maps. Edited by Maurice Garland Fulton. Introduction by Paul Horgan. Appendices. Indices. Volume I: "Southwestern Enterprises, 1840-1847. Volume II: Excursions In Mexico & California: 1847-1850. One of the most important groupings of previously unpublished diaries and letters regarding the American Southwest. The first volume chronicles the period from Gregg's retirement from the Santa Fe trade in 1840 through his experiences in the East, on the plains, in Texas, and in the Mexican War. The second volume covers his years in Mexico after 1847 and experiences in the California Gold Rush. A fine, bright set in near fine dust jackets. An important and increasingly scarce set.

Inventory Number: 51566