Overland to Oregon: History of the First Emigration to Oregon 1843 by Edward Henry Lenox ~ 1904 ~David Thomas Lenox, Applegate, Whitman, etc


Title: Overland to Oregon in the Tracks of Lewis and Clarke: History of the First Emigration to Oregon in 1843
Author: Edward Henry Lenox. Edited by Robert Whitaker
Illustrator: R. Morgenier

Description: Original blue cloth boards with gilt stamped pictorial on front cover. A couple spots of light soiling on front cover; rubbing to corners and spine ends. Interior is clean and unmarked. Light abrasion to upper corner of flyleaf. Frontispiece portrait of Edward Henry Lenox and fourteen full-page illustrations. Illustrations by R. Morgenier.pp. ix, 69. Placed in an archival mylar sleeve. Scarce.  

Firsthand account of the 1843 Oregon Trail wagon train captained by David Thomas Lenox, as written by his son Edward Henry Lenox, who was sixteen at the time of the journey. The wagon train, which had hired Dr. Marcus Whitman as a guide, included the likes of Jesse Applegate, Asa Lovejoy, and Daniel Waldo. The journey began on April 9 when the Lenox family left their home in Platte City, Missouri, and concluded on November 26 in Oregon City. Includes an appendix with lists of the names of the men and women in the emigration party.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket Condition: None

Publisher: [Dowdle Press]
Place: Oakland, California
Year: 1904

Keywords: overland journey, Oregon Trail, wagon train, 1843, Jesse Applegate, Marcus Whitman, John Gantt,

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