Author:Burnett, Peter H


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Recollections and Opinions of an Old Pioneer.

By: Burnett, Peter H.

Price: $600.00

Publisher: N.Y., D. Appleton and Company: 1880

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 5450

Condition: Fine condition

xiii, 448 pp., plus (6) ads; (8vo), original brown cloth decorated and lettered in gilt and black. Title page very slightly darkened, appears a little blanched along the gutter about one inch. Otherwise an almost pristine copy.Burnett left his home in Missouri in 1843 a traveled to Oregon in the same company as Applegate, Lenox and Whitman. "This volume is important since it is the reminiscences of the first governor of California, but even more since it is the record of an early Oregonian who forsook the territory to which he had emigrated from Missouri and joined the gold rush to... View more info