On to Oregon: The Diaries of Mary Walker and Myra Eells

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Contents
PERSONS AND PLACES MENTIONED IN THE TEXT11
MRS. ELKANAH WALKER
THE DIARY OF MARY RICHARDSON WALKER21
The Early Life of Mary Richardson24
Volunteers to Go as a Missionary26
Enter Elkanah Walker31
A Forty-Eight Hour Courtship35
A Year's Interlude38
Married and on Their Way42
MRS. CUSHING EELLS
MYRA FAIRBANKS EELLS47
Final Instructions50
New York to Pittsburgh51
Pittsburgh to Independence53
The Days of Final Preparation58
THE OVERLAND JOURNEY
NINETEEN HUNDRED MILES ON A SIDE-SADDLE63
DIARIES OF MYRA EELLS AND MARY WALKER, APRIL TO SEPTEMBER 183871
Westport to the Rendezvous71
At the Rendezvous of 183895
The Rendezvous to Waiilatpu102
Advice for Western Travelers118
Myra Eells--Forty Years in Oregon120
MRS. WALKER'S DIARY, SEPTEMBER 1838 TO JULY 1848
THE DIARY
1838--The Crowded Whitman Home at Waiilatpu125
1839--Move to the Spokane Country139
The Walker Home at Tshimakain154

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Table of contents

  • Title Page *
  • Introduction to the Bison Books Edition 1
  • Contents 7
  • Illustrations 9
  • Persons and Places Mentioned in The Text 11
  • Mrs. Elkanah Walker 19
  • Mrs. Cushing Eells 45
  • The Overland Journey Combining the Diaries of Myra Eells And Mary Walker, April to September 1838 61
  • Mary Walker's Diary September 1838-July 1848 123
  • Bibliography 357
  • Index 363
  • Index 365
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