Antique Autobiography: The Pioneer Preacher - An Autobiography by Rev. Sherlock Bristol Hardcover 1887 Western Pioneer Travel


Title: The Pioneer Preacher: An Autobiography

Author: Rev. Sherlock Bristol

Description: Brown cloth boards. Gilt on spine. Corners bumped; minor spots of soiling to boards. Damp stain on front endpapers. Interior is clean, aside from a little pencil notation on the ffep and rear fep. 5 plates.

Introduction by Rev. J. H. Fairchild, president of Oberlin College. The account of Sherlock Bristol (1815-1906), a Congregational minister and graduate of Oberlin College, who traveled overland to Oregon, Idaho and California, throughout three trips to the West. He did pastoral work among various groups of pioneers, including spending a year with miners in 1850, encountered hostile Indians, an was in involved in the Abolition/Anti-Slavery movement. He recounts his adventures traveling the continent before the railroads were built in the west. He also worked for a while in Wisconsin, spent a couple years in Idaho, and finally a couple decades in Southern California.

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Good

Jacket Condition: None

Publisher: Fleming H. Revell Company

Place: New York

Year: 1887

ISBN: n/a

Language: English

Size: 7.5 x 5 inches.

Pages: 330 pages (plus several pages of Revell advertising).

Keywords: overland pioneers, pioneer, ministry, history, Abolition,

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