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The Queen Of Heartbreak Trail. The Life And Times Of Harriet Smith Pullen , Pioneering Woman by  Eleanor Phillips Brackbill

The Queen Of Heartbreak Trail. The Life And Times Of Harriet Smith Pullen , Pioneering Woman

by Eleanor Phillips Brackbill

First edition. 8vo. Purple boards, titles stamped in silver on the spine, xviii, 300 [1] pp., introduction, illustrated, maps, family tree, afterword, appendices, acknowledgments, endnotes, selected sources, index, about the author. The story of Harriet Smith Pullen's life is recorded here by her great-granddaughter and she tells us of living in a sod house in Dakota Territory and moving by emigrant train to Washington Territory, where she met and married Dan Pullen. She and her husband were equal partners in both ranching and managing an Indian fur trading post. She left her husband in 1897 and set off for Skagway, Alaska where she arrived newly independent and broke. She established a company for hauling prospectors' provisions into the mountains where they mined for gold. She also built the acclaimed Pullen House Hotel. As new, unread copy in dust jacket.

Inventory Number: 41652

$25.00