Covered Wagon Women: Diaries & Letters from the Western Trails, 1840-1849 - Vol. 1

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Contents
EDITOR'S INTRODUCTION11
ACROSS THE PLAINS IN 1845, BY BETSEY BAYLEY
Introduction31
The Letter -- The Journey in 184635
A LETTER FROM THE LUCKIAMUTE VALLEY, By ANNA MARIA KING
Introduction39
The Letter, from Oregon, 184641
A BRIMFIELD HEROINE, BY TABITHA BROWN
Introduction47
Letter I, The Journey, 184650
Letter II, In Oregon, 1846-185159
THE DONNER PARTY LETTERS
Introduction65
Tamsen E. Donner's Letter I68
Tamsen E. Donner's Letter II, June 184670
Virginia E. B. Reed's Letter I, July 184672
Virginia E. B. Reed's Letter II, May 184774
TWO LETTERS OF PHOEBE STANTON
Introduction83
A Letter from Missouri, 184787
A Letter from Oregon, 185690
LETTERS FROM A QUAKER WOMAN: RACHEL FISHER
Introduction97
Letter from Fort Laramie, 184799
Letter from Tualatin County, 1848103
Epilogue109

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