Journals of Forty-Niners: Salt Lake to Los Angeles: with Diaries and Contemporary Records of Sheldon Young, James S. Brown, Jacob Y. Stover, Charles C. Rich, Addison Pratt, Howard Egan, Henry W. Bigler, and Others

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Contents
PAGE
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS13
HISTORICAL BACKGROUND AND SUMMARY15
PART I. PACKERS: FIRST OVER THE ROUTE IN 184947
PART II. THE GRUWELL-DERR WAGON TRAIN51
A. Peter Derr Experiences51
B. J. D. Gruwell Account53
C. Notes of Benjamin Hayes55
PART III. THE JEFFERSON HUNT WAGON TRAIN59
A. Sheldon Young's Log60
B. Addison Pratt's Diary66
C. James S. Brown's Account112
D. The Sidney P. Waite Sketch128
PART IV. THE RYNIERSON COMPANY131
A. William L. Manly Report131
B. Alexander C. Erkson Account133
PART V. THE FLAKE-RICH COMPANY OF PACKERS141
A. The Henry W. Bigler Journal142
B. Charles C. Rich Diary181
C. William Farrer Diary193
D. George Q. Cannon Narrative218
E. James H. Rollins Recollection261
F. Sheldon Stoddard Sketch271
PART VI. THE STOVER PARTY OF PACKERS273
A. The Jacob Y. Stover Narrative274
PART VII. THE POMEROY WAGON TRAIN293
A. Portion of the Edwin Pettit Biography293
B. David Seeley Sketch296
C. Extract from Goudy Hogan Journal298
D. The Walter Van Dyke Account300
PART VIII. THE HOWARD EGAN WAGON TRAIN307
A. Howard Egan Diary307
APPENDIX: EXTRACT FROM MORMON WAY-BILL321
Route from Salt Lake City to Los Angeles321
Advice to Emigrants323
INDEX329

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