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prairie traveller

Randolph Barnes Marcy

prairie traveller

a hand-book for overland expeditions, with maps, illustrations, and itineraries of the principal routes between the Mississippi and the Pacific

by Randolph Barnes Marcy

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Published by West Virginia Pulp and Paper Company in [West Virginia] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gift books.,
  • United States -- Description and travel.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Randolph B. Marcy.
    ContributionsThompson, Bradbury., West Virginia Pulp and Paper Company.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[xx], 21-220, [2] p. :
    Number of Pages220
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17243655M

    Published by the U.S. Government in , the Prairie Traveler quickly became an indispensable guide for the thousands of Americans wanting to reach California, Oregon, Utah, and other destinations. Based on his own extensive experience as a pioneer, the book provided authoritative advice about reconnaissance, fieldcraft, provisions and healthcare, that would save many lives on these perilous Battles/wars: Black Hawk War, Mexican–American . The first and finest handbook for travelers of the Old American West. First published in , The Prairie Traveler was the indispensable book for looking to follow the American dream, pull up stakes, head into the wilderness of the frontier, and build a new life out West. With the official blessing of the US War Department, Randolph Marcy, a captain in the US Army, published The Prairie Released on: August 05,

    Filled with helpful information that was essential for safe travel west as well as a fascinating view of the strenuous life faced by prairie travelers before the era of the railroad. The Prairie Traveler () by Randolph MarcyPages: The Prairie Traveler: A Hand-book for Overland Expeditions, with Maps, Illustrations, and Itineraries of the Principal Routes Between the Mississippi and the Pacific American culture series Library of American civilization Volume of Plains and Rockies Selected Americana from Sabin's Dictionary of books relating to America.

    Apr 23,  · The Prairie Traveler A Hand-book for Overland Expeditions - Kindle edition by Randolph Barnes Marcy. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Prairie Traveler A /5(30). Mar 30,  · The Prairie Traveller, a Hand-book for Overland Expeditions by Randolph B. Marcy, translated by Richard Francis Burton Preface — Preface. A QUARTER of a century's experience in frontier life, a great portion of which has been occupied in exploring the interior of our continent, and in long marches where I have been thrown exclusively upon my.


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Nov 07,  · This edition published by Cosimo Classics is a facsimile of a nineteenth-century edition of THE PRAIRIE TRAVELER.

(However, I don't believe that it is a facsimile of the original publication.) Several other print-on-demand editions of THE PRAIRIE TRAVELER are presently offered by Amazon, but I would opt for this Cosimo Classics edition/5(11).

The Prairie Traveler was written by Randolph B. Marcy, Captain US Army for the use of settlers as they crossed the Great Plains in the middle of the 19th century/5. Jan 24,  · The prairie traveler: A hand-book for overland expeditions, with maps, illustrations, and itineraries of the principal routes between the Mississippi and the Prairie traveller book by: prairie traveler.

a hand-book for overland expeditions. with maps, illustrations, and itineraries of the principal routes between the mississippi and the pacific.

by randolph b. marcy, captain u. army. published by authority of the war department web/pdf content provided by:. Originally published inThe Prairie Traveler became the principal manual for westward-bound pioneers. Filled with helpful information that was essential for safe passage west, today the book is a fascinating view of the strenuous and hazardous life faced by prairie travelers.

prairie traveler. a hand-book for overland expeditions. with maps, illustrations, and itineraries of the principal routes between the mississippi and the pacific. by randolph b. marcy, captain u. army. published by authority of the war department the prairie traveler.

a hand-book for overland dr-peshev.com maps, illustrations, and itineraries of the principal routes between the mississippi and the pacific. by randolph b. marcy, captain u. army. published by authority of the war department.

The prairie tribes are seldom at peace with all their neighbors, and some of the young braves of a tribe are almost always absent upon a war excursion. These forays sometimes extend into the heart of the northern states of Mexico, where the Indians have carried on successful invasions for many years.

This road has received a large amount of travel sinceis well tracked and defined, and, excepting about twenty miles of "hog wallow prairie" near Powder-horn, it is an excellent road for carriages and wagons.

It passes through a settled country for miles, and within this section supplies can be had at reasonable rates. Welcome to Prairie Travelers.

Temporary staffing is an attractive option for nurse professionals seeking the diversity of working in varied health care settings and. Apr 23,  · Captain Marcy wrote this guide for the pioneers emigrating to the western U.S in mid 19th century.

It was first published in and this book is still highly readable and chock full of detailed info on what the emigrant could expect to encounter, what to bring along, and how to travel.

Great read and very helpful for research of that era/5(30). Streams often sink in light and porous sand, and sometimes make their appearance again lower down, where the bed is more tenacious; but it is a rule with prairie travelers, in searching for water in a sandy country, to ascend the streams, and the nearer their sources are approached the more water will be found in a dry season.

Aug 20,  · Prairie Traveler: A Hand-Book for Overland Expeditions, With Maps, Illustrations, and Itineraries of the Principal Routes Between the Mississippi and the Pacific (Classic Reprint) Paperback – October 12, /5(1). Oct 01,  · This book is essential to any author, movie director or Living Historian who wants to "get it right".

THE PRAIRIE TRAVELER is chock-full of information about overland travel in the midth century, and covers almost any possible, practical, useful subject related to wilderness dr-peshev.com by: The Paperback of the The Prairie Traveler by Randolph Barnes Marcy at Barnes & Noble.

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It highlights Brand: Griffin Classic Books. The Prairie Traveler A Hand-Book For Overland Expeditions With Maps, Illustrations, and Itineraries of the Principal Routes Between the Mississippi and the Pacific Marcy, Randolph B Published by Harper & Brothers Publishers, N.Y.

Sep 01,  · This was the indispensable handbook for American pioneers traveling west in the mid 19th century. Commissioned and published by the U.S. government and written in a straightforward and helpful voice by U.S. Army officer Randolph Barnes Marcy (), it offers all the useful and necessary advice overland travelers to the far West needed to ensure a safe journey.

the different. Originally published inThe Prairie Traveler became the principal manual for westward-bound pioneers. At the time that he wrote the book, Randolph B. Marcy () was a Captain of the U.S.

Army. Because he was an excellent writer and had spent much of his military career in the American West, Marcy was asked by the War Department to write this guide. The book, based on Marcy's own experience of western travel, covers the routes to Oregon and California, the equipment needed, the treatment of animals, and the possibility of encounters with Native American tribes.

This is a fascinating account of the practical steps necessary to enable emigrants to be self-reliant and to survive. the prairie traveler. a hand-book for overland expeditions. with maps, illustrations, and itineraries of the principal routes between the mississippi and the pacific.

by randolph b. marcy, captain u. army. published by authority of the war department. new york: harper &. The Paperback of the The Prairie Traveler, a Handbook for Overland Expeditions by Randolph B. Marcy at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $ or more! this book is written in plain language, but has an eloquent and readable simplicity.

the prairie traveler. book by Brand: Skyhorse.Jan 14,  · The prairie traveler. A hand-book for overland expeditions by Marcy, Randolph Barnes, [from old catalog]Pages: The prairie traveler: a hand-book for overland expeditions, with maps, illustrations, and itineraries of the principal routes between the Mississippi and the Pacific.