Overland journeys to the Pacific -- 1849
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 1 Collection or Record:
J. S. Holliday research collection on the William Swain family
Call Number: WA MSS S-2408
Abstract: J.S. Holliday's collection relating to the Swain family acquired while doing research for his book The World Rushed In. The collection includes 27 letters from Sabrina and George to William, dated April 15, 1849 to September 8, 1850. Also included are "A Forty Niner," William's dictated recollections, and his will, made out before leaving for California. Other family papers include William's father Isaac's account books, letters of family members and neighbors, and a daguerreotype and cased...