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An overland journey from San Francisco to New York by way of the Salt Lake City

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2217
Scope and Contents Handwritten copy of an article published in the "Good Words and Sunday Magazine" on 1 June 1866 (vol. 7, pp. 380-393). After serving as a gunboat captain in British Columbia, Verney made the overland journey by stage coach from San Francisco, California to New York City in 1865. Verney was a well-educated traveler and his description of the overland route is extensive. Stage coach traveling was exhausting and Verney describes both the rough conditions and his fellow travelers. Trouble with...
Dates: 1866

Thomas Ambrose Poulter autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1671
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a typed autobiography. Poulter's experiences in the British Royal Navy around the world, and as a pioneer in the western United States, are described in great detail.

Dates: 1884

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