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The Cambridge History of English and American Literature in 18 Volumes (1907–21).
Vol. 17. Later National Literature, Part II.


XIV. Travellers and Explorers, 1846–1900.

Bibliography.


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See, also, Semmes, R.
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Ashley, William Henry. Report in Message of the President [Jackson] as to the British Establishments on the Columbia, etc. Washington, 1831. Reports by Ashley, Pilcher, Jedediah Smith, Jackson, and Sublette.
See, also, Dale, H. C., and Chittenden, H. M.
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See, also, Fiala, Anthony, for second Ziegler Expedition.
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Bancroft, Hubert Howe. Western American Historical Series. 39 volumes. [A vast store of information, synopses of travellers' and explorers' narratives, etc., etc. Over 500 original manuscripts used in preparation, "mostly dictations from prominent pioneers."] San Francisco, 1882–90.
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See, also, Emory, W. H.
Baskin, R. N. Reminiscences of Early Utah. n. p. 1914.
Batchelder, James. Notes from the Life and Travels of James Bachelder. San Francisco, 1892. [Privately printed Journal of a trip across the continent.]
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Bechler, W. H. The Cruise of the Brooklyn. Three Years in the South Atlantic Station. Philadelphia, 1885.
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Beckwourth, James P. See Bonner, T. D.
Beebe, Mrs. Iola. The True Life Story of Swiftwater Bill Gates. Seattle, Washington [1915]. [Privately printed.] [Story of an Alaska gold miner.]
Beecher, H. W. An Account of a Tour through the West. [Oregon, Washington, California and Utah.] 1884.
Beers, G. A. The Life of Tiburcio Vasquez, a pupil of Joaquin Murietta…. With a full and accurate account of the Capture, Trial, and Execution of the Noted Bandit. 1875.
See, also, Ridge, J. R.
Beeson, J. Facts and Features of the Late War in Oregon and Affairs in California; A Plea for the Indians. 1858. [Across the Plains 1853 to California and Oregon, with adventures there.]
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See, also, Roosevelt, Theodore, Meigs, W. M.; and Mrs. Frémont in Memoirs of My Life, by J. C. Frémont.
Bickham, Wm. D. From Ohio to the Rocky Mountains. Dayton, O., 1879.
Bickmore, A. S. Sketch of a Journey through the Interior of China. Shanghai, 1867. [Pamphlet.] Sketch of a Journey from Canton to Hankow. London, 1868. [Excerpt Roy. Geog. Soc. Journal, 1868.] Travels in the East Indian Archipelago. London, 1868.
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Bingham, Hiram. A Residence of Twenty-one Years in the Sandwich Islands. Hartford, 1848.
Bishop, A. W. Loyalty on the Frontier or Sketches of Union Men of the Southwest, with Incidents and Adventures on the Border. St. Louis, 1863.
Bishop, Nathaniel H. The Pampas and the Andes. A Thousand Miles' Walk Across South America. Boston, 1869.
Bishop, Wm. Henry. Old Mexico and her Lost Provinces. A Journey in Mexico, Southern California, and Arizona by way of Cuba. 1887. A House Hunter in Europe. 1893.
Blake, E. Vale. Arctic Experiences. Containing Captain Geo. E. Tyson's Wonderful Drift on the Ice-Floe, a History of the Polaris Expedition, the Cruise of the Tigress, a General Arctic Chronology. 1874.
Blake, W. Observations on the Gold Regions of California and Oregon. 1855.
Bliss, William B. Paradise in the Pacific. A Book of Travel, Adventure, and Facts in the Sandwich Islands. 1873.
Blount, James H. Philippine Independence, When? North American Review, 1907.
Boller, H. A. Eight Years in the Far West, among the Indians, 1858–1866. Embracing Sketches of Montana and Salt Lake. Philadelphia, 1868.
Bond, J. W. Minnesota: With Camp-fire Sketches, or Notes of a Trip from St. Paul to Pembina and Selkirk Settlement on the Red River. 1853.
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Bonsall, Stephen. Life of Edward Fitzgerald Beale. 1912. Morocco as It Is. 1892. The Real Condition of Cuba. 1897.
Boughton, George H. Sketching Rambles in Holland. 1885. [With Edwin A. Abbey.]
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Bouton, John Bell. Roundabout to Moscow. 1887.
Bowles, Samuel. Across the Continent. A Summer Journey to the Rocky Mountains, the Mormons, and the Pacific States. Springfield, 1865. The Switzerland of America. A Summer Vacation in Colorado. Springfield, 1869. Our New West. [Condensation of the preceding.] Hartford, 1869. Pacific Railroad Open. Boston, 1869.
Box, Michael James. Captain James Box's Adventures and Explorations in New and Old Mexico. Being the Record of Ten Years of Travel and Research, etc. By Captain Michael James Box of the Texan Rangers. 1869.
Boyd, Mrs. Ann. The Oregon Trail. 1862.
Boyd, Mrs. Orsemus Bronson. Cavalry Life in Tent and Field. 1894. [California, New Mexico, etc.] [Appendix A: Sketch of Captain Boyd by Richard Henry Savage. Appendix B: American Civilization as Viewed by Weeping Weasel, late Chief of the Kiowas.]
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Boynton, C. B. and Mason T. A Journey Through Kansas, with Sketches of Nebraska, etc. Cincinnati, 1855.
Boyton, Paul. The Voyage and Adventures of Paul Boyton. Milwaukee, 1890.
Brace, Charles Loring. The New West of California in 1867–1868. 1869.
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Bradford, William. The Arctic Regions. London, 1873.
Bradley, Glenn D. Story of the Pony Express. Chicago, 1913. [The pony express was a relay system of riders across the plains before the railway.]
Brainard, David L. Farthest North with Greely [an account of Lieutenant Lockwood's march toward the Pole.] In The White World [a volume published in 1902 by the Arctic Club of America].
Breen, Patrick. "The Diary of One of the Donner Party." Edited by F. J. Taggart. Pub. of Pacific Coast History. Vol. 5. 1910.
See, also, Houghton, McGlashan, Power, and Thornton.
Brewerton, George D. A Ride with Kit Carson Through the Great American Desert and the Rocky Mountains. Harper's Magazine, 1853. [The ride was over the Spanish Trail eastward from Los Angeles. Did not touch the Rocky Mountains but the Wasatch.]
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Bridger, James. See Dodge, G. M.
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Bromley, G. The Long Ago and Later On: Recollections of the Journey to California in 1850. San Francisco, 1904.
Brooks, Alfred Hulse. An Exploration to Mt. McKinley, Journal of a Tour of Reconnaissance in the White and Tanana River Basins [Alaska]. Washington, 1900. Reconnaissance from Pyramid Harbor to Eagle City, Alaska. Washington, 1900. Reconnaissance of the Cape Nome and Adjacent Gold Fields of Seward Peninsula, Alaska, in 1900. Washington, 1901.
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Browne, Charles Farrar. See Artemus Ward.
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Cesnola, Louis Palmi di. Cyprus: Its Ancient Cities, Tombs and Temples. A Narrative of Researches and Excavations during Ten Years' Residence in that Island. 1878.
Chaillé-Long, Charles. Central Africa; Naked Truths of Naked People. An Account of Expeditions to Lake Victoria Nyanza and the Makraka Niam-Niam West of the Bahr-el-Abiad (White Nile). 1877. My Life in Four Continents. London, 1912. The Three Prophets; Chinese Gordon, Mohammed Ahmed (el Maahdi), Arabi-Pasha. Events before and after the Bombardment of Alexandria. 1884.
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Chaney, G. L. Aloha. A Hawaiian Salutation. Boston, 1888.
Chapin, Frederick H. Mountaineering in Colorado. The Peaks About Estes Park. Boston, 1889.
Chapman, Mrs. In Anvik, Alaska. Hartford, 1900.
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Chapman, Rev. J. Our Mission in Alaska. Hartford, 1894.
Chapman, Wm. W. Exploration of the Rio Grande made by H. Love in the keel-boat, Major Babbitt. 1850.
Chappel, Phil. E. A History of the Missouri River. In Vol. IX Kansas State Historical Society. Topeka, 1904.
Chase, Bishop. Journal of a Tour in Illinois and Missouri: Being Bishop Chase's address before the Convention at Springfield, Ill., in 1845. 27 pp. St. Louis, 1845.
Chatlain, Augustus L. Recollections of Seventy Years. Galena, Ill., 1899. [Early Galena, Utah, the Mormons, etc.]
Cheever, Henry T. The Island World of the Pacific: Being the Personal Narrative and Results of Travel through the Sandwich or Hawaiian Islands and other parts of Polynesia. 1851. Life in the Sandwich Islands, or The Heart of the Pacific, as It Was and Is. 1851.
Cherry, E. See Kellogg, Dr.
Cheyenne Massacre. See Wade, B. F.
Chittenden, H. M. History of Early Steamboat Navigation on the Missouri River. Life and Adventures of Joseph La Barge, Pioneer Navigator and Indian Trader. 1903. History of the American Fur Trade in the Far West. 1902. 3 vols. Life, Letters, and Travels of Father Pierre Jean De Smet, S. J., 1801–1873. Edited by Hiram M. Chittenden and Alfred T. Richardson. 4 vols. 1905.
Clampitt, John W. Echoes from the Rocky Mts. Reminiscences and Thrilling Incidents of the Romantic and Golden Age of the Great West. Chicago, 1889.
Clapp, Theodore. Autobiographical Sketches and Recollections during a Thirty-five Years' Residence in New Orleans. Boston, 1857.
Clark, A. B. Travels in Mexico, Arizona and California, etc., etc. Boston, 1852.
Clark, Charles Badger, Jr. Sun and Saddle Leather. Boston, 1915, 1917. Grass Grown Trails. Boston, 1917. [Poems of the West.]
Clark, Charles M. A Trip to Pike's Peak and Notes by the Way. Chicago, 1861.
Clark, Galen. The Yosemite Valley. Its History, Characteristic Features and Theories Regarding its Origin. Yosemite, 1910.
Clarke, I. Edwards. By Rail to the Rocky Mountains. Galaxy Magazine, 1868.
Clarke, Susie C. The Round Trip from the Hub to the Golden Gate. Boston, 1890.
Clemens, Samuel L. ["Mark Twain"]. The Innocents Abroad. Hartford, 1869. Letter to the California Pioneers, 1869. Oakland, 1911. [The story of his life as a miner.] Life on the Mississippi. Boston, 1883. Following the Equator. A Journey Around the World. Hartford, 1897. Roughing It. Hartford, 1872. The Niagara Book. A Complete souvenir of Niagara Falls, containing Sketches, Stories and Essays, Descriptive, Humorous, Historical, and Scientific, written exclusively for this book by W. D. Howells, Mark Twain, Prof. N. S. Shaler and others. Buffalo, 1893.
Cleveland, H. W. S. Voyages of a Merchant Navigator of the Days that are Past. Compiled from the Journals and Letters of the late Richard J. Cleveland. 1886. [Early nineteenth century.]
Cleveland, Richard J. A Narrative of Voyages and Commercial Enterprises by Richard J. Cleveland. Cambridge, Mass., 1842. (See, also, Cleveland, H. W. S.)
Clifford, J. Overland Trails. San Francisco, 1877.
Coale, Charles B. The Life and Adventures of Wilburn Waters the Famous Hunter and Trapper of White Top Mountain; embracing early History of Southwestern Virginia, Sufferings of the Pioneers, etc. Richmond, 1878.
Coan, Titus. Adventures in Patagonia. 1880. Life in Hawaii. 1882.
Coan, Titus Munson. Hawaiian Ethnography. 1899. The Climate of Hawaii. 1901. The Natives of Hawaii: A Study of Polynesian Charm. 1901.
Codman, John. The Mormon Country. 1874.
Cody, William F. The Life of Hon. William F. Cody, known as Buffalo Bill. The famous hunter, scout and guide. An Autobiography. Hartford, 1879.
See, also, Wetmore, H. C., and Inman, H.
Cody, Louisia Frederici. Memories of Buffalo Bill. 1920.
Coffin, C. C. Our New Way Round the World. Boston, 1869.
Coggeshall, George. Voyages to Various Parts of the World—1799–1844. 2 vols. 1851–52.
Collis, Septima M. A Woman's Trip to Alaska. 1890.
Colt, Mrs. Miriam Davis. Went to Kansas: Being a Thrilling Account of an Ill-fated Expedition to that Fairy Land and its Sad Results: Together with a Sketch of the Life of the Author and How the World Goes with Her. Watertown, N. Y., 1862.
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Cone, Mary. Two Years in California. Chicago, 1876.
Conklin, E. Picturesque Arizona: Being the Results of Travels in Arizona in 1877. 1878.
Conkling, Howard. Mexico and the Mexicans or Notes of Travel in the Winter and Spring of 1883. 1883.
Connelley, William E. Doniphan's Expedition. 1907. See, also, Hughes, J. T.
Connors, John W. Pathfinding with Frémont. Being some of the Remarkable Adventures of Lewis C. Shilling, who as a Young Man found Frémont, etc. Overland Monthly. San Francisco, 1913. [Neither Shilling nor the author seems to have known anything about Frémont. The article appears to be a fake.]
Cooke, Colonel P. St. George. The Journal of a March from Santa Fé to San Diego, 1846–47. Senate Ex. Doc. 2 Special Sess. 31st Congress. 1878. Scenes and Adventures in Army Life. 1857. The Conquest of New Mexico and California. 1878.
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Halsey, Dr. Gaius L. See Halsey, F. W.
Hamblin, Jacob. A Narrative of his Personal Experience as a Frontiersman and Missionary to the Indians, and Explorer, disclosing Interpositions of Providence, Severe Privations, Perilous Situations and Remarkable Escapes. Fifth Book of the Faith Promoting Series. By James A. Little. Designed for the Instruction and Encouragement of Young Latter-Day Saints. Juvenile Instructor Office. Salt Lake City, Utah, 1881. 2d Ed. 1909.
Hamilton, W. T. My Sixty Years on the Plains. 1905.
Hammond, S. H. Hunting Adventures in the Northern Wilds, or a Tramp in theChateaugay Woods, etc. 1856. Wild Northern Scenes: or Sporting Adventures with the Rifle and Rod. 1857. In the Adirondacks, or, Sport in the North Woods. Philadelphia, 1890. Country Margins and Rambles of a Journalist. 1855.
Hapgood, Isabel. Russian Rambles. Boston, 1895.
Harber, Giles Bates. Report of Lieutenant G. B. Harber of his Search for Missing People of the Jeannette Expedition, 1884.
See, also, Melville, G. W., Gilder, W. H., and Newcomb, R. L.
Harbaugh, H. The Life of Rev. Michael Schlatter, with a full account of his Travels and Labors Among the Germans in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland and Virginia (1716–1790). Philadelphia, 1857.
Hardman, Francis. Frontier Life or Scenes and Adventures in the Southwest. 1856, 1857.
Harman, Henry Martyn. A Journey to Egypt and the Holy Land. Philadelphia, 1873.
Harney, General W. S. Affairs in Oregon: An Account of the Occupation of San Juan Island, the Troubles between the Americans and Canadians, the Indian Tribes, etc. Washington, 1860.
See, also, Barrows, William.
Harriman, Edward Henry. Harriman Alaska Expedition of 1899 [now published by the Smithsonian Inst.]. [Two narrative volumes, 1902, and a number of special monographs later. Edited by C. Hart Merriam.]
Harriman, Walter. Travels and Observations in the Orient and a Hasty Flight in the Countries of Eruope. Boston, 1883.
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Hart, F. H. The Sazerac Lying Club: A Nevada Book. San Francisco, 1878. [Pioneer narrative.]
Harte, F. Bret. Gabriel Conroy. 1876. [Sufferings of the Donner Party described.]
See, also, Donner; Houghton, Mrs. E. P. D.; Breen, McGlashan, Power and Thornton.
Hartmann, Henry August George. Tales of Aztlan: Incidents of Interest from the Life of a Western Pioneer. [Privately printed.] [1908.] [Santa Fé Trail, etc.] 1st ed., as: Wooed by a Sphinx of Aztlan. Prescott, 1907.
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Haskins, C. W. The Argonauts of California, being the Reminiscences of Scenes and Incidents that occurred in California in early Mining Days. 1890.
Hassaurek, F. Four Years Among the Spanish Americans. 1867.
Hathaway, Gilbert. Travels in the Southwest; Life in Arkansas and Texas, etc. In Travels in Two Hemispheres. Detroit, 1858.
Hawthorne, Nathaniel. Our Old Home. Boston, 1863.
See, also, Bridge, Horatio.
Hay, John. Castilian Days. Boston, 1871.
Hayden, F. V. Reports [as director] on the U. S. Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories. 12 vols., 1867–1883. [Also numerous bulletins.] The Great West. Philadelphia, 1880.
Hayes, H. H., Jr. New Colorado and the Santa Fé Trail. 1880.
Hayes, Benjamin. Diary of a Journey Overland from Socorro to Warner's Ranch in 1849–50.
Hayes, I. I. The Open Polar Sea. 1867. Arctic Boat Journey. 1860. The Land of Desolation. 1872. Physical Observations in the Arctic Seas. Smithsonian Contributions, vol. 15. 1867.
Hazard, Samuel. Cuba with Pen and Pencil. Hartford, 1871. Santo Domingo Past and Present. 1873.
Hazen, J. A. Five Years Before the Mast. Philadelphia, 1854.
Hazen, W. B. Some Corrections of My [Custer's] Life on the Plains. St. Paul, 1875. [Privately printed.]
See, also, Custer, George A.
Headley, Joel T. Sketches and Rambles. 1850. Letters from the Backwoods and the Adirondacks. 1850. The Alps and the Rhine. 1846. Letters from Italy. 1854. The First Overland Trip to California. [The Story of James O. Pattie.] Harper's Magazine, 1860.
Healey, Captain A. M. The Cruise of the Corwin in the Arctic Ocean 1884–1885. Washington, 1889.
Heap, Gwin Harris. Central Route to the Pacific from the Valley of the Mississippi to California. Journal of the Expedition of E. F. Beale and G. H. Heap from Missouri to California in 1853. Folding Map. Philadelphia, 1854.
Hearn, Lafcadio. Glimpses of Unfamiliar Japan. 1894. Out of the East. Boston, 1895. In Ghostly Japan. 1899. Two Years in the French West Indies. 1890. Midsummer in the Tropics. 1890. Kokoro: Hints and Echoes of Japanese Inner Life. Boston, 1896.
Heilprin, Angelo. The Bermuda Islands. 1889. Alaska and the Klondike, a Journey to the New Eldorado. 1899. Explorations on the West Coast of Florida. Philadelphia, 1886.
Helper, Hinton R. The Land of Gold: Reality vs. Fiction [pub. for the author.] Baltimore, 1855.
Henry, Stuart. Paris Days and Evenings. Philadelphia, 1896.
Herndon, Mrs. Sarah (Raymond). Days on the Road; Crossing the Plains in 1865. 1902.
Herndon, William L., and Gibbon, Lardner. Exploration of the Valley of the Amazon. Washington, 1854. 2 vols.
Herron, Joseph S. Explorations in Alaska in 1899 for an All American Overland Route from Cook Inlet to the Yukon. Washington, 1901.
Hickman, Bill. [William A.] Brigham's Destroying Angel, being the Life, Confession, and Startling Disclosures of the Notorious Bill Hickman written by himself, with Explanatory Notes by J. H. Beadle. 1872.
Hildebrand, Samuel S. Autobiography of … the Renowned Missouri Bush-whacker and Unconquerable Rob Roy of America. Being his Complete Confession recently made to the Writers and carefully compiled by J. W. Evans and A. W. Keith, etc. Jefferson City, Mo., 1870. [Western adventures in the '60's.]
Hill, Robert T. Cuba and Porto Rico with the Other Islands of the West Indies, etc. 1898.
Hill, Lucy A. Rhine Roamings. Boston, 1880.
Hillard, George S. Six Months in Italy. Boston, 1853.
Hillprecht, H. V. Explorations in Bible Land during the Nineteenth Century. Philadelphia, 1903.
Hines, Gustavus. Life on the Plains of the Pacific … Personal Adventures among the Indians … Notes of a Voyage round the World. Buffalo, 1851. Wild Life in Oregon. n. d. [circa 1845.]
Hinman, S. D. Journal of … Missionary to the Santee Sioux… and Taopi by Bishop Whipple. 87 pp. Philadelphia, 1869.
Hinton, Richard J. The Hand-Book to Arizona. San Francisco, 1878.
Hittell, Theodore H. [editor.] The Adventures of James Capen Adams, Mountaineerand Grizzly Bear Hunter of California. San Francisco, 1860. [Many reprints.]
Hobbs, Captain James. Wild Life in the Far West. Personal Adventures of a Border Mountain Man. Hartford, 1872.
Hodder, Frank H. See Audubon, J. W.
Hodge, Hiram C. Arizona as it is, or The Coming Country. Compiled from Notes of Travel during the Years 1874, 75–76. 1877.
Hodge, William. Early Navigation on the Great Lakes. 1. Recollections of Captain D. Wilkeson. 2. The Pioneer Lake Erie Steamboats. 44 pp. Buffalo, 1883.
Hoff, J. Wallace. Two Hundred Miles on the Delaware River. A Canoe Cruise from its Headwaters to the Falls at Trenton. Trenton, 1893.
Hoffman, Charles Frederick. A Ramble at Sewanee the Seat of the University of the South. 1896.
Hoffman, Wickham. Camp, Court, and Siege. A Narrative of Personal Adventure during Two Wars. 1887.
Hoffman, William. Jottings during a Trip: Embracing Voyages on the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, with Experiences and Adventures in California. 1863. [To California in 1850.]
Hogan, Rt. Rev. J. On the Mission in Missouri, 1857–1868. Kansas City, 1892.
Holbrook, S. F. Three Score Years [Containing a Journal of Two Years in California and Incidents of Voyages and Travels]. Boston, 1857. [Record of a Forty-Niner.]
Holder, Charles Frederick. Along the Florida Reef. 1892.
Holly, F. Once their Home: or Our Legacy from the Dahkotahs. Chicago, 1892. [Narrative of the life and adventures of Primeau. Sixty years in the Northwest; Missouri River, Montana, etc.]
Holman, Frederick V. John McLoughlin the Father of Oregon. Cleveland, 1900.
Holman, Woodford C. Twenty-four Years' Residence in California and Oregon. 25 pp. [St. Louis, 1870.]
Holmes, Lewis. The Arctic Whaleman; or, Winter in the Arctic Ocean; Being a Narrative of the Wreck of the Whale Ship Citizen of New Bedford in the Arctic Ocean and the Subsequent Sufferings of her Officers and Crew, with a Brief History of Whaling. Boston, 1857.
Holmes, Oliver Wendell. Our Hundred Days in Europe. Boston, 1887.
Holmes, William Henry. First Ascent of the Mountain of the Holy Cross. Colorado, 1874. Christian Weekly, 1 May, 1875. A Notice of the Ancient Ruins of Southwestern Colorado examined during the Summer of 1875. Bull. Geol. and Geog. Survey of the Territories. Washington, 1876. Archæological Studies among the Ancient Cities of Mexico. Publication of the Field Columbian Museum. Chicago, 1895–1897. Anthropological Studies in California [in 1898] Report of U. S. Nat. Museum 1900. Washington, 1902.
Holton, E. Letters from California. Milwaukee, 1880. [Colorado, Utah and California.]
Holton, Isaac F. New Granada; Twenty Months in the Andes. 1857.
Holton, William C. Cruise of the Flagship Hartford, 1862–1863. From the Private Journal of William C. Holton by B. S. Osbon. 1863.
Hopkins, S. W., Mrs. Life Among the Pai Utes: Their Wrongs and Claims. Edited by Mrs. Horace Mann. Boston, 1883. [Privately printed for the author, an Indian woman.]
Hornaday, W. T. The Extermination of the American Bison. Washington,1899. Two Years in the Jungle. The Experiences of a Hunter and Naturalist in India, Ceylon, the Malay Peninsula and Borneo. 1885.
Hough, Emerson. The Story of the Cowboy. 1897.
Houghton, Mrs. Eliza P. Donner. The Expedition of the Donner Party and Its Tragic Fate. Chicago, 1911.
See, also, Breen, McGlashan, Power, Thornton, and Bret Harte.
Houstis, Captain Daniel D. A Narrative of the Adventures and Sufferings of … and his companions in Canada, and Van Dieman's Land, etc., etc., and California [from 1845]. Boston, 1848.
Houston, Sam. The Trials and Dangers of Frontier Life as exemplified in the History of Texas. A Lecture by the Hon. Sam Houston, of Texas. Philadelphia, 1851.
Hovey, Horace Carter. On the Banks of the Quinnipiac. 1889. The Mammoth Cave of Kentucky. 1897.
Hoxe, John. The Yankee Tar…. Voyages of … and cruises of the U.S. frigate Constellation. Northampton [Mass.], 1840.
Howard, Blanche Willis. One Year Abroad. 1877.
Howard, General Oliver O. An Account of General Howard's Mission to the Apaches and Navajos, with Scenes and Incidents of the Trip. [Privately printed.] 1872. My Life and Experiences Among our Hostile Indians; a Record of Personal Observations, Adventures and Campaigns Among the Indians of the Great West, etc. Hartford, Conn., 1907.
Howells, William Dean. Venetian Life. 1866. Italian Journeys. 1867. A Little Swiss Sojourn. 1892.
Howison, Lieutenant U.M. Report on Oregon: Being the Result of an Examination in the Year 1846 of the Coasts, Harbors, Rivers, Soil, Productions, Climate, and Population of the Territory. Washington, 1848.
Hubbard, Lucius L. Woods and Lakes of Maine. A Trip from Moosehead Lake to New Brunswick in a Birch Canoe. Boston, 1884.
Hudson, T.S. A Scamper through America, or Fifteen Thousand Miles of Ocean and Continent. 1882.
Hughes, John T. See, also, Connelley, Wm. E. Doniphan's Expedition; Containing an Account of the Conquest of New Mexico, General Kearny's Overland Expedition to California, Doniphan's Campaign against the Navajos, his Unparalleled March upon Chihuahua and Durango and the Operations of General Price at Santa Fé, with a Sketch of the Life of Colonel Doniphan. Cincinnati, 1848. California: Its History, Population, Climate, Soil, Productions, and Harbors and an Account of the Revolution in California, etc. 1846–47. Cincinnati, 1848.
Hulbert, Archer Butler. Historic Highways of America. 16 vols. Cleveland, 1902–05. Indian Thoroughfares. Cleveland, 1902. Pioneer Roads and Experiences of Travellers. 2 vols. Cleveland, 1904. Waterways of West-ward Expansion. Cleveland, 1903.
Humason, W.L. From the Atlantic Surf to the Golden Gate. First Trip on the Great Pacific Railroad, etc. Hartford, 1869.
Humfreville, Captain J. Lee. Twenty Years Among Our Hostile Indians. 1897, 1903.
Hunter, Colonel George. Reminiscences of an Old Timer. A Recital of the Actual Events, Incidents, Trials, Adventures, etc., of a Pioneer, Hunter, Scout and Miner of the Pacific Northwest. San Francisco, 1887. Battle Creek, 1889.
Huntington, Archer M. A Note-Book in Northern Spain. 1898.
Huntington, O.B. An Eventful Narrative: Journal of a Trip to Carson Valley in 1854. Salt Lake, 1887.
Hutchings, J. M. In the Heart of the Sierras: The Yosemite Valley, Historical and Descriptive. Oakland, 1886. Scenes of Wonder and Curiosity in California. San Francisco, 1860. New York, 1876.
Ide, William Brown. Scraps of California History Never before Published. A biographical sketch of the life of William B. Ide, with a minute account of one of the largest emigrating companies (three thousand miles overland) from the East to the Pacific Coast, and what is claimed as the most authentic and reliable account of "the virtual conquest of California in June, 1846, by the Bear Flag party," as given by its leader the late Hon. William Brown Ide. n. p. [privately printed by Simeon Ide].
See, also, Royce's California, Dellenbaugh's Frémont and '49, Bigelow's Frémont, etc.
Ingalls, General R. Tour Across the Continent from Ft. Leavenworth through Colorado, Utah, Montana, Idaho, Oregon and back by way of the Gulf of California and Colorado River. 25 pp. Washington, 1867.
Ingersoll, Ernest. Knocking 'Round the Rockies. 1882. The Crest of the Continent. Chicago, 1885. To the Shenandoah and Beyond. 1885. An Excursion to Alaska, by the Canadian Pacific Railway. Montreal, 1888.
Inman, Colonel Henry. The Old Santa Fé Trail. 1897. The Great Salt Lake Trail. 1898. [With W. F. Cody.] Buffalo Jones's Forty Years of Adventures: Whose Life has been devoted to the Preservation of the American Bison and other Wild Animals, etc., etc. Topeka, 1899.
Ireland, J. B. Wall Street to Cashmere. 1859.
Irving, John Treat. Indian Sketches taken during a U. S. Expedition to make Treaties with the Pawnee and other Tribes of Indians in 1833. Philadelphia, 1835.
Isham, W. P. Sketches of Border Life, or Incidents of a Survey Across the Prairies of Iowa. In Travels in Two Hemispheres. Detroit, 1858.
Ives, Charles. The Isles of Summer or Nassau and the Bahamas. New Haven, 1880.
Ives, Lieutenant J. C. Report on the Colorado River of the West Explored in 1857 and 1858. Washington, 1861.
Jackson, Alfred T. See Canfield, C. A.
Jackson, Helen Hunt. Bits of Travel. Boston, 1873.
Jackson, Sheldon. Reports on the Introduction of Reindeer into Alaska. Washington, 1894–1900–1901. Alaska and Missions of the North Pacific Coast. 1880.
Jacobs, T. J. Scenes, Incidents and Adventures in the Pacific Ocean [cruise of the clipper ship Margaret Oakley.] 1844.
James, George Wharton. In and Out of the Old Missions of California. Boston, 1905. In and Around the Grand Canyon. Boston, 1900.
James, Henry. A Little Tour in France. Boston, 1885. London Letters. Transatlantic Sketches. Boston, 1875.
James, General Thomas. Three Years Among the Indians and Mexicans. Waterloo, Ill., 1846. [Reprint, St. Louis, 1916, edited by Walter B. Douglas.]
James, W. S. Cow-Boy Life in Texas, or, Twenty-Seven Years a Maverick. Chicago. n.d.
Jamison, Matthew H. Recollections of Pioneer and Army Life. Kansas City, 1911. [Frontier life in the early 40's, etc.]
Jarves, James Jackson. Italian Sights and Papal Principles seen through American Spectacles. 1856. Parisian Sights and French Principles seen through American Spectacles. 1852. Kiana, a Tradition of Hawaii. Boston, 1857.Scenes and Scenery in the Sandwich Islands and a Trip through Central America, … 1837–1842. Boston, 1843.
Jenks, Albert Ernest. The Bontoc Igorot. Manila, 1905.
Johnson, Laura Winthrop. Eight Hundred Miles in an Ambulance. [Rocky Mts.] Philadelphia, 1889.
Johnson, Osmun. Johnson's Journey Round the World. From the Golden Gate to the Golden Gate. Chicago, 1887.
Johnson, Overton, and Winter, William H. Routes Across the Rocky Mountains with a Description of Oregon and California by Overton Johnson and William H. Winter of the Emigration of 1843. Lafayette, Ind., 1846, and in Quarterly of the Oregon Historical Society. Portland, 1906.
Johnson, R. W. A Soldier's Reminiscences in Peace and War. Philadelphia, 1886. [Service in the West against the Indians; in Texas, etc.]
Johnson, Theodore. Sights and Scenes in the Gold Regions [California] and Scenes by the Way. 1849. Philadelphia, 1865.
Johnson, Warren B. From the Pacific to the Atlantic, being the Account of an Overland Journey, with a Horse Carriage, Dog and Cow. Webster, Mass., 1887.
Johnston, Julia H. The Life of Adoniram Judson, Missionary to Burmah, 1813 to 1850. [1887.]
Johnston, William G. Experiences of a Forty-Niner, by William G. Johnston, a Member of the Wagon-train first to enter California in the Year 1849. Pittsburgh, 1892. [Privately printed.]
Jones (?). Life and Adventures in the South Pacific. By a Roving Printer. 1861.
Jones, Charles Jesse, "Buffalo." Forty Years of Adventures. See Inman, Colonel H.
Jones, Chas. C., Jr. The Dead Towns of Georgia. Savannah, 1878.
Jones, William Albert. Exploration of Northwestern Wyoming and Yellowstone Park in 1873. Washington, 1874. Exploration in the Uinta Mountains, Utah. 1871. Washington, 1872.
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Judson, Adoniram, see Johnston, Julia H., Gillette, Abram D., and Judson, E.
Judson, Edward. The Life of Adoniram Judson. By his Son. 1883.
Kane, Elisha Kent. The U. S. Grinnell Expedition in Search of Sir John Franklin. 1854. Second Grinnell Expedition in Search of Sir John Franklin, 1853, '54 and '55. Philadelphia, 1856. Life, by William Elder. 1857.
Kane, Thomas L. The Mormons. Philadelphia, 1850. [Kane travelled with the Mormons across the Plains in 1846. Said to be a brother of Elisha Kent Kane.]
Kearny, General Stephen W. See Porter, Valentine Mott.
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Keely, Robert Neff. In Arctic Seas. (The Voyage of Peary's vessel The Kite.) Philadelphia, 1892.
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Keith, A. W. See Hildebrand, S. S.
Kellogg, Dr., and Cherry, E. Redwood and Lumbering in California Forests. San Francisco, 1884.
Kelly, Fanny Wiggins. Narrative of my captivity among the Sioux Indians. With a brief account of General Sully's expedition of 1864. Cincinnati, 1871. Toronto, 1874.
Kendall, George Wilkins. Narrative of the Texan Santa Fé Expedition. 1844.
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Kenly, John R. Memoirs of a Maryland Volunteer in the War with Mexico in the years 1846, 1847, and 1848. Philadelphia, 1873.
Kennan, George. Tent Life in Siberia. 1870 and 1910. Siberia and the Exile System. 1891. Campaigning in Cuba. 1891.
Ker, Will C. Rip-Raps; or Drift Thoughts Wide Apart. [Down the Ohio.] 1871.
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Kidder, D. P. and Fletcher, J. C. Brazil and the Brazilians. Philadelphia, 1857.
Kidwell, L. Report on the Impracticability of Building a Railroad from the Mississippi to the Pacific Ocean. (An Answer to Messrs. Benton, Kit Carson, Frémont, and those who clamour for the Impossible.) 1856.
Kimball, Heber C. See Whitney, O.
King, Anthony J. Twenty-four Years in the Argentine Republic. 1846.
King, Captain Charles. Campaigning with Crook. Milwaukee, 1880.
King, Clarence. Geological Exploration of the Fortieth Parallel. 1870–80. 7 vols. Washington. Vols. 1 and 2. Geology. 3. Mining. 4. Paleontology and Ornithology. 5. Botany and map of routes. 6. Petography. 7. Monograph on the extinct toothed birds of North America. Mountaineering in the Sierra Nevada. Boston, 1871, 1875, etc. The Helmet of Mambrino. Century Magazine, 1886.
King, T. B. California. Washington, 1850.
King, Thomas Starr. The White Hills, their Legends, Landscapes and Poetry. Boston, 1860.
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Kip, Lawrence. Army Life on the Pacific. A Journal of the Expedition against the Northern Indians … in the summer of 1858. 1859.
Kip, Leonard. California Sketches with Recollections of the Gold Mines. Albany, 1850.
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Kirby, W. W. A Journey to the Youcan, Russian America [1860?]. Washington, 1864. Smithson. Rep.
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Kneedler, H. What Four People Saw on a Journey to the Pacific Coast. Cincinnati, 1895. [Privately printed.]
Kneeland, S. Wonders of the Yosemite Valley. Boston, 1871.
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See, also, Powell, J. W., Dellenbaugh, F. S., and Stanton, R.B.
Krout, Mary H. Hawaii and a Revolution. The Personal Experiences of a Correspondent in the Sandwich Islands during the Crisis of 1893 and Subsequently. 1898.
La Barge, Joseph. See Chittenden, H. M.
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Lanier, Sidney. Florida, Its Scenery, Climate and History. With an Account of Charleston, Savannah, Augusta and Aiken, etc. Philadelphia, 1876.
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Lee, Nelson. Three Years Among the Comanches, etc. [Narrative of a Texas Ranger.] Albany, 1859.
Lee, S. P. The Cruise of the Dolphin. Washington, 1854.
Leighton, Caroline C. Life at Puget Sound, with Sketches of Travel in Washington Territory, British Columbia, Oregon, and California, 1865–1881. Boston, 1884.
Leland, Charles Godfrey. The Union Pacific Railway—Eastern Division or 3000 Miles in a Railway Car. Philadelphia, 1867.
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Letts, J. M. A Pictorial View of California: including a Description of the Panama and Nicaragua Routes, with Information and Advice to … those who intend to visit the Golden Regions. By a Returned Californian. 1853.
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See, also, Hamblin, Jacob.
Lloyd, B. E. Lights and Shades of San Francisco. San Francisco, 1876.
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Lucas, Frederic A. Explorations in Newfoundland and Labrador in 1887, etc. Washington, 1891.
Ludlow, Fitz Hugh. The Heart of the Continent. A Record of Travel Across the Plains and in Oregon. 1870.
Ludlow, Captain William. A Reconnaissance from Carroll, Montana Territory, on the Upper Missouri to the Yellowstone National Park and Return made in the Summer of 1875. Washington, 1876. Reconnaissance of the Black Hills of Dakota made in the Summer of 1874. Washington, 1875.
Lukens, Matilda Barnes. The Inland Passage. A Journal of a Trip to Alaska. n. p. 1889. [Privately printed.]
Lummis, Charles Fletcher. A New Mexico David. 1891. A Tramp Across the Continent. 1892. Some Strange Corners of Our Country. 1892. The Land of Poco Tiempo. 1893. The Man Who Married the Moon. 1894. The Gold Fish of Gran Chimu. 1896. The King of the Bronchos. 1897. The Enchanted Burro. 1897. The Awakening of a Nation: Mexico Today. 1898.
Lundy, Benjamin. The Life, Travels and Opinions of, including his Journeys to Texas and Mexico: with a Sketch of Contemporary Events and a Notice of the Revolution in Hayti. Philadelphia, 1847.
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McFadden, Harry A. Rambles in the Far West: Travels in Arizona, California. Oregon, Idaho, and Wyoming. Hollidaysburg, Pa., 1906.
McGehee, Michael. Rough Times in Rough Places. Century Magazine. Vol. XIX. [Frémont's Fourth Expedition.]
See, also, Frémont, Bigelow, Upham, and Dellenbaugh.
McGlashan, C. F. History of the Donner Party. Truckee, California, 1879, San Francisco, 1880.
See, also, Houghton, Breen, Power, and Thornton.
McGonnigle, R. D. When I Went West: From the Dakota Bad Lands to California. Pittsburgh, 1901. [Privately printed.]
McGowan, Edward. Narrative of Edward McGowan, including a Full Account of the Author's Adventures and Perils while Persecuted by the San Francisco Vigilance Committee of 1856. San Francisco, 1857. [Published by the author.] San Francisco, 1917.
McKinstry, G. Journal kept by a Suffering Emigrant on the California Mountains, on his way Overland to California with a Party of Emigrants … who were finally rescued by Lieutenant Woodworth, U. S. A., and brought to Captain Sutter's Fort, on the Sacramento, in the year 1847. West Hoboken. n. d. [Paper broadside folding into cloth cover.]
Macomb, Captain J. N. Report of the Exploring Expedition from Santa Fé, New Mexico, to the Junction of the Grand and Green Rivers of the Great Colorado of the West in 1859. Washington, 1876. [Macomb did not succeed in reaching the actual Junction but got to a point on Grand River some miles above. The Junction is in a canyon 1300 feet deep.]
Maltby, W. J. Captain Jeff, or Frontier Life with the Texas Rangers, etc. By One of the Nine, a Member of the Texas Rangers. Colorado, Texas, 1906.
Manford, Erasmus. Twenty-five Years in the West. Chicago, 1867.
Manly, William Lewis. Death Valley in '49. San José, 1894. [First published in a local paper. Describes descent of Green River, Wyoming, 1849.]
Manring, B. F. The Conquest of the Cœur d'Alenes, Spokanes and Palouses: The Expeditions of Colonel E. J. Steptoe and George Wright, against the Northern Indians in 1858. Spokane [1912]. [Privately printed.]
Marcy, Colonel Randolph B. Border Reminiscences. 1872. Exploration of the Red River of Louisiana in 1852. Washington, 1853. Exploration of the Big Wichita and the Head Waters of the Brazos, in 1854. Washington, 1856. The Prairie Traveller. A Handbook for Overland Expeditions with Itineraries of the Principal Routes between the Mississippi and the Pacific. 1859. Thirty Years of Army Life on the Border. 1866.
Marshall, A. O. Army Life: From a Soldier's Journal. Incidents and Sketches of Life in Camp and Field. Joliet, Ill., 1883. [Privately printed.]
Marshall, James Wilson. Marshall's Own Account of the Gold Discovery in [California.] Century Magazine, vol. XIX.
Marshall, W. I. Acquisition of Oregon and the Long Suppressed Evidence about Marcus Whitman. Seattle, 1911. Same in Report of the American Historical Association. 1900.
Marshall, W. P. Afloat and Ashore; or, Notes of Three Years' Life at Sea… during several voyages of the U. S. S. Lancaster and Saranac. Zanesville, O., 1876.
Martin, William A. P. A Cycle of Cathay or China North and South. With Personal Reminiscences. 1896. The Siege in Peking, China against the World. By an Eye Witness. 1900.
Masset, Stephen C. Drifting About, or What "Jeems Pipes of Pipesville" Saw and Did. 1863. [California.]
Mast, I. The Gun, Rod and Saddle; or Nine Months in California. Philadelphia, 1875.
Mathews, Mrs. M. M. Ten Years in Nevada, or Life on the Pacific Coast. Buffalo, 1880.
Matthews, Washington. The Mountain Chant. A Navajo Ceremony. Bur. of Ethnology Rep. V. Washington, 1887. The Night Chant. A Navajo Ceremony. 1902.
Maury, M. F. Letters on the Amazon and Atlantic Slopes of South America. 1853. Physical Geography of the Sea. London, 1855. New York, 1855.
Meacham, A. B. Wigwam and War-Path: or the Royal Chief in Chains. Boston, 1875. [Modoc life.]
Mead, Solomon. Notes of Two Trips to California and Return taken in 1883 and 1886–7. n. d. [Privately printed.] [Greenwich? Conn.? 189–?]
Meek, Joe. See Victor, River of the West.
Meeker, Ezra. The Ox-Team, or The Old Oregon Trail. Omaha, Neb., The Author [1906]. Seattle [1916]. [Pioneer reminiscences of the Oregon Trail and Oregon. 1852–1906.]
Meline, J. F. Two Thousand Miles on Horseback. 1867, 1873. [Journal of a tour Across the Plains, Rocky Mts., etc.]
Melville, George W. In the Lena Delta. A Narrative of the Search for Lieutenant Commander De Long and his Companions. Edited by Melville Philips. 1885.
See, also, Harber, G. H., Gilder, Wm. H., and Newcomb, R. L.
Melville, Herman. Redburn. 1849. Mardi and a Voyage Thither. 1849. Moby Dick. 1851. Typee. 1846. Omoo. 1847. White Jacket. 1850.
Mendall and Hosmer. Notes of Travel and Life. By Two Young Ladies: Misses Mendall and Hosmer [through Virginia and North Carolina.] 1854. [Privately printed.]
Mendenhall, Walter Curran. Reconnaissance in the Norton Bay Region, Alaska, in 1900. Washington, 1901. Some Desert Watering Places. [Important in study of early southwestern routes.] Washington, 1909. (U. S. G. S. Water Supply Paper 224.)
Meriweather, Lee. Travels in Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Nevada, Colorado and California. 1889. A Tramp Trip. How to See Europe on Fifty Cents a Day. 1887. Afloat and Ashore on the Mediterranean. 1892.
Merrill, D. D. The Northern Route to Idaho. St. Paul. 1864.
Metlakahtla. See, Davis G. T. B., Wellcome, H. S., and Arctander, J. W.
Mexican Boundary Survey. See Emory, W. H., and Bartlett, J. R.
Meyers, J. C. Sketches on a Tour through the Northern and Eastern States, the Canadas, and Nova Scotia. Harrisonburg, Va., 1849. [Privately printed.] [3 copies only on record.]
Miles, Nelson A. Personal Recollections and Observations of … embracing a Brief View of the Civil War, and the Story of his Indian Campaigns, with Comments on the Exploration, Development and Progress of our Great Western Empire. Chicago, 1896.
Miles, William. Journal of the Sufferings and Hardships of Captain Parker H. French's Overland Expedition to California which left New York, May 13, 1850, by way of New Orleans, etc… and landed at San Francisco, Dec. 14, 1st Ed. Chambersburg, 1851. New York reprint, 1916.
Miley, John D. In Cuba with Shafter. 1899.
Miller, Joaquin [Cincinnatus Hiner Miller]. The Ship in the Desert [descriptive poem]. Boston, 1875. Life Among the Modocs: Unwritten History. Hartford, 1873. Paquita, the Indian Heroine. A True Story, presenting graphic pictures of Indian home life in peace and war as beheld by the author during his residence of four years among the Red Men. Hartford, 1881.
Millet, Francis D. The Danube from the Black Forest to the Black Sea. 1891. Expedition to the Philippines. 1899.
Mindeleff, Victor. A Study of Pueblo Architecture: Tusayan and Cibola. Eighth An. Rep. Bur. of Ethnology, 1886–'87. Washington, 1891. [Tusayan = Hopi (Moquis) and Cibola = Zuñi.]
Minturn, Robert Bowne. From New York to Delhi by way of Rio de Janeiro, Australia and China. London, 1858.
Montgomery, J. E. Our Admiral's Flag Abroad. The Cruise of Admiral D. G. Farragut, Commanding the European Squadron in 1867–8 in the Flagship Franklin. 1869.
Montgomery, W. P. Report of Exploration to the Members of the Presbyterian Colony Association and Facts regarding a Location in Kansas Territory. Lecompton, Kansas, 1860. 15 pp.
Moorehead, Warren K. Fort Ancient, the Great Pre-historic Earthwork of Warren County, Ohio; compiled from a careful survey, etc. Cincinnati, 1890.
Mooso, Josiah. Life and Travels of … on the Frontier among the Indians and Spaniards. Winfield, Ks., 1888.
Mormon. Twelve Mormon Homes Visited in Succession on a Journey through Utah. Philadelphia, 1874. [Printed for private circulation by William Woods, whose daughter made the visits.]
Morris, C. A. Miscellany and Notes of Travel. [St. Louis to Texas.] Cincinnati, 1852.
Muir, John. Our National Parks. 1901. My First Summer in the Sierra. 1911. The Mountains of California. 1894, 1911. Travels in Alaska. Boston, 1915. A Thousand Mile Walk to the Gulf. 1916. The Cruise of the Corwin. Journal of the Arctic Expedition of 1881 in search of De Long and the Jeanette. Edited by William Frederic Badé. Boston, 1917.
Mullan, Captain John. Miners and Travellers Guide to Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming and Colorado, via the Missouri and Columbia Rivers. 1865.
Munk, Joseph Amasa. Bibliography of Arizona Books, Pamphlets and Periodicals. Los Angeles, 1900.
Murdoch, John. Ethnological Results of the Point Barrow Expedition. Bur. Eth. Vol. IX. Washington, 1892.
See, also, Turner, L. M.
Murietta, Joaquin. See Ridge, J. R., and Beers, G. A.
Murphy, John M. Sporting Adventures in the Far West. 1880.
Murray, William Henry Harrison ["Adirondack" Murray]. Adventures in the Wilderness, or Camp Life in the Adirondacks. Boston, 1869. Adirondack Tales. Boston, 1877. Daylight Land. A Parlor Car Excursion over Prairie and Mountain. Boston, 1888. [Privately printed.]
Musick, John R. Hawaii, Our New Possessions. An Account of Travels and Adventure, with Sketches of the Scenery, Customs and Manners, etc., to the Present, and an appendix containing the Treaty of Annexation to the U. S. 1898.
Nash, Wallis. Two Years in Oregon. 1882. Oregon, There and Back in 1877. London, 1878.
Nason, D. A Journal of a Tour from Boston to Savannah, … thence to New Orleans and Several Western Cities. Printed for the Author. Cambridge, 1849.
Nelson, J. Y. See O'Reilly.
Nelson, Wolfred. Five Years at Panama. 1889.
Nevins, H. S. C. Our Life in China. 1869.
Nevins, J. L. China and the Chinese. 1868.
Newcomb, Raymond Lee [editor.] Our Lost Explorers: The Narrative of the Jeanette Arctic Expedition as Related by the Survivors, etc. Revised by Raymond Lee Newcomb, Naturalist to the Expedition. Hartford, 1882.
Newell, Major C. Life Among the Sioux Indians. 1880.
Newson, T. M. Thrilling Scenes Among the Indians: With a Graphic Description of Custer's Last Fight with Sitting Bull. Chicago, 1884. [Personal reminiscences.]
Nicely, Wilson. The Great Southwest, or Plain Guide for Emigrants and Capitalists, etc., etc., with Incidents of Two Years' Travel and Residence in Missouri and Kansas and other Valuable Information. St. Louis, 1867.
Nixon, O. W. How Marcus Whitman Saved Oregon. Chicago, 1895.
Noble, Louis L. After Icebergs with a Painter. A Summer Voyage to Labrador, etc. London, 1861.
Nordhoff, Charles. California for Health, Pleasure and Residence. 1872. Northern California, Oregon and the Sandwich Islands. 1874. Nine Years a Sailor; being Sketches of Personal Experience in the U. S. Naval Service, etc. Cincinnati, 1857. As Life on the Ocean. Cincinnati, 1874. Peninsular California, 1888.
Norman, B. M. Rambles in Yucatan; … including a visit to the Ruins of Chichen, Kabah, Zayi and Uxmal. 1843. Rambles, or Notes of Travel in Cuba and Mexico. 1845.
North, Thomas. Five Years in Texas. Cincinnati, 1871.
Northrup, A. Judd. Camps and Tramps in the Adirondacks and Grayling Fishing in Northern Michigan. Syracuse, N. Y., 1880.
Norton, C. E. Notes of Travel and Study in Italy. Boston, 1859.
Norton, C. L. and Habberton, J. Canoeing in Kanuckia. 1878.
Norton, H. J. Wonderland Illustrated, or Horseback Rides through the Yellowstone National Park, etc. Virginia City, Montana, 1874.
Norton, Colonel L. A. My Life and Adventures: An Autobiography. Oakland, 1887. [Printed for the Author.] (Canadian rebellion, Mexican War, California gold digging.)
Nott, M. A. Across the Plains in '54. A Narrative of Early Emigration to California, with a Sequel: An Account of the Early Settlement of Northern California. n. p. n. d.
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Ober, Frederick A. Camps in the Carribees. 1879. Travels in Mexico. Boston, 1884. The Knockabout Club in Spain. Boston, 1889. Crusoe's Island. A Bird Hunter's Story. 1898. Rambles in Sunny Spain. Boston, 1889.
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See, also, Elliott, T. C.
Olin, Rev. Stephen. Travels in Egypt, Arabia Petræa and the Holy Land. 1846.
Olmsted, Frederick Law. A Journey in the Seaboard Slave States with Remarks on their Economy. 1856, 1859. New ed. 2 vols., 1904, with biographical sketch and introduction by Wm. P. Trent. A Journey through Texas. 1857. A Journey in the Back Country. 1860, 1863. New Ed. 2 vols. 1907. The Cotton Kingdom. A Traveller's Observations on Cotton and Slavery in the American Slave States. 2 vols. 1861. Walks and Talks of an American Farmer in England. 1852.
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Orton, James. The Andes and the Amazon, or Across the Continent of South America. 1870.
Osbon, B. S. See Holton, W. C.
Oswald, Felix L. Summerland Sketches or Rambles in the Backwoods of Mexico and Central America. Philadelphia, 1880.
P——, J. L. Diary of a Journey to Alaska with Notes on Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona, California, Oregon, British Columbia and Alaska, etc. 1891. n. p. n. d. [Printed on one side of the leaf only.]
Pacific Railroad Surveys. Explorations and surveys to ascertain the most practicable and economical route for a railroad from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean. 12 vols. in 13 [12th in 2 pts.]. Washington, 1855–1869. Vol. 1. Route near 47th and 49th par. Vol. 2. Route near 38th and 39th par. Route on 41st par. Route from Puget Sound via South Pass to the Mississippi River. Route near the 32d par. Vol. 3. Route near 35th par. Vol. 4. Route near 35th par. Vol. 5. California connections on 35th and 32d parallels. Vol. 6. Sacramento Valley to the Columbia River. Vol. 7. San Francisco Bay to Los Angeles, etc. Vol. 8. Zoology. Vol. 9. Zoology. Vol. 10. Zoology. Vol. 11. Final on route near 47th and 49th par. Memoir—Account of exploring expeditions since A.D. 1800. Maps and profiles. Vol. 12. Parts 1 and 2. Botany, insects, birds, etc., etc.
Packard, Alpheus S. The Labrador Coast. A Journal of Two Summer Cruises in that region. 1891.
Paddack, William C. Life on the Ocean, or Thirty-five Years at Sea. Cambridge, Mass., 1893.
Page, Frederick B. Prairiedom; Rambles and Scrambles in Texas, or New Estremadura. By Suthron. 1845.
Page, Thomas J. Exploration and Survey of the River La Plata, etc., 1856. Washington, 1856.
Palestine. Picturesque Palestine, Sinai, and Egypt. Edited by Charles William Wilson. Illustrated by Harry Fenn and J. D. Woodward. 1881–83.
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Palmer, Joel. Journal of Travels over the Rocky Mountains to the Mouth of the Columbia River. Cincinnati, 1847. [Rare. Reprint, Cleveland, 1906.]
Palmer, John Williamson. The New and the Old, or California and India. 1859. Pioneer Days in San Francisco. Century Magazine, 1892. The Golden Dagon: or, Up and Down the Irrawaddi. 1856.
Palmer, Mrs. L. A. Oriental Days. 1897.
Palmer, General W. J. Report of Surveys across the Continent in 1867–68, on the 35th and 32d parallels for a Route extending the Kansas Pacific Railway to the Pacific Ocean at San Francisco and San Diego. Philadelphia, 1869. [Contains the first account of Parry's interview with James White, alleged to have descended through the Grand Canyon on a raft.]
See, also, Parry; Dellenbaugh, Romance of the Colorado River; Dawson, The Grand Canyon, etc., and Stanton, R. B.
Panama Massacre. The Panama Massacre: A Collection of the Principal Evidence, and other Documents, including the Report of Amos B. Corwine, U. S. Commissioner, the Official Statement of the Governor, and the Depositions taken before the Authorities, relative to the Massacre of American Citizens at Panama on the 15th of April, 1856. Panama, 1857.
Parker, E. M. Willis. The Sandwich Islands as they are, not as they should be. San Francisco, 1852.
Parker, Captain W. T. Personal Experiences among our North American Indians from 1867 to 1885. Northampton, Mass., 1913.
Parker, James W. Narrative of the Perilous Adventures, etc. of Rev. James W. Parker during a Frontier Residence in Texas of Fifteen Years. Louisville, Ky., 1844.
Parkman, Francis. The California and Oregon Trail. 1849.
Parry, Dr. C. C. Story of White's Descent of the Colorado River. In Report of Surveys Across the Continent in 1867–68, on the 35th and 32d parallels. Philadelphia. 1869.
See Dawson, T. L., Palmer, W. J., and Calhoun, A. R.
Patten, B. A. See Barry, T. A.
Patterson, L. B. [a Forty-Niner]. Twelve Years in the Mines of California. Cambridge, Mass., 1862.
Paxton, Philip [S. A. Hammett.] A Stray Yankee in Texas. 1853. Piney Woods Tavern, or Sam Slick in Texas. Philadelphia, 1858.
Peabody, A. The Early Days of California. Salem, 1874. [Trip to California in 1848.]
Peabody, A. P. Reminiscences of European Travel. Boston, 1896.
Pearne, T. H. Sixty-one Years of Life. Cincinnati, 1889. [Printed for the author. Oregon from 1851.]
Peary, Mrs. [R. E.] Josephine Debitsch. My Arctic Journey. 1893. The Snow Baby. 1901. Children of the Arctic. 1903.
Peary, Robert Edwin. Northward Over the Great Ice. 1898. Snowland Folk. 1904. Nearest the Pole. 1907. The North Pole. 1910.
Peck, John Mason. Forty Years of Pioneer Life. Edited by Rufus Babcock. Philadelphia (1864).
Peebles, James Martin. Around the World; or, Travels in Polynesia, China, India, Arabia, Egypt, Syria and other "heathen" countries. Boston, 1875. Five Journeys Around the World. 1907.
Pelzer, Louis. An Account of the Marches and Activities of the First Regiment U. S. Dragoons in the Mississippi Valley between the Years 1833 and 1850. Iowa City, 1917.
Penfield, Frederic Courtland. Present Day Egypt. 1899. In Fascinating Cairo. 1899.
Pennell, Elizabeth Robbins. To Gypsy Land. 1893.
Pennell, Joseph. A Canterbury Pilgrimage. 1885. An Italian Pilgrimage. 1886. Two Pilgrims' Progress. 1887. Our Sentimental Journey through France and Italy. London, 1888. Our Journey to the Hebrides. 1889.
Perry, Commodore, M. C. Narrative of the Expedition of an American Squadron to the China Seas and Japan, performed in the Years 1852, 1853, and 1854. Compiled from the Original Notes and Journals of Commander Perry and his Officers, at his Request and under his Supervision by Francis L. Hawks. Washington, 1856. Information … relative to the operations of the U. S. Squadron on the West Coast of Africa, etc., 1843–4. Washington, Sen. Doc. 150, 28 Cong., 2d Sess.
Peters, Charles. The Autobiography of Charles Peters, in 1915 the oldest pioneer living in California who mined … in the days of '49, etc. Sacramento, California [1915?].
Peters, Dewitt C. Kit Carson's Life and Adventures. 1858. 1873.
Peters, Rev. John Punnett. Nippur; or, Explorations and Adventures on the Euphrates. 1897.
Phillips, D. L. Letters from California: Its Mountains, Valleys, Plains, Towns, etc. Springfield, 1877. [Privately printed.]
Pierrepont, Edward W. Fifth Avenue to Alaska. 1884.
Pierson, Rev. Hamilton W. In the Brush. [Southwest.] 1881.
Pine, George W. Beyond the West; Containing an Account of Two Years' Travel … on the Plains, in the Rocky Mountains, New Mexico, Arizona and California with an Account of Salt Lake and the Mormons. Utica, 1870, 1871.
Porter, Augustus. Narrative of Early Years…. Written by him in 1848…. Now first published. Buffalo, 1904. [Frontier and Pioneer Life in New York State.]
Porter, Burton B. One of the People: His Own Story; Embracing Adventures on the Way to California, Life in the Gold Diggings, etc. [Colton, Cal., 1907?] [Printed for the author.]
Porter, Mrs. Lavinia Honeyman. By Ox-team to California: a Narrative of Crossing the Plains in 1860. Oakland, California, 1910.
Porter, Valentine Mott. Sketch of the Life of General Kearny. Publications of the Historical Society of Southern California. Vol. VII. Los Angeles, 1911.
Post, C. C. Ten Years a Cowboy. Chicago, 1896.
Poston, C. Apache Land. San Francisco, 1878. Europe in Summer Time. Washington, 1868.
Potter, Henry C. The Gates of the East: a Winter in Egypt and Syria. 1877.
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Power, John C. History of the Early Settlers of Sangamon County, Illinois. Springfield, 1876. [Contains Journal of the Reed and Donner Emigration Party to California in 1846.]
See, also, Houghton, McGlashan, and Breen.
Powers, Stephen. Afoot and Alone. A Walk from Sea to Sea by the Southern Route: Adventures and Observations in Southern California, New Mexico, Arizona, and Texas. Hartford, 1872.
Price, George F. Across the Continent with the Fifth Cavalry. 1883.
Price, Thomas W. Brief Notes Taken on a Visit to the City of Mexico in 1878. [Privately printed.] n. p. n. d.
Prico, T. An Historical [Personal] Narrative of the Bear Flag Revolution. n. p. n. d.
Prime, E. D. G. Around the World. 1872. Tent Life in the Holy Land. 1857. Also see Goodell, William.
Prime, Samuel I. The Alhambra and the Kremlin: The South and the North of Europe. 1873. Letters from Switzerland. Boston, 1860. Travels in Europe and the East. 1855.
Prime, W. C. Boat Life in Egypt and Nubia 1857. Along New England Roads. 1892. Among the Northern Hills. 1895.
Primeau. See Holly, F.
Prince, L. Bradford. Historical Sketches of New Mexico. 1883.
Proctor, Edna Dean. A Russian Journey. Boston, 1872.
Pumpelly, Raphael. Geological Researches in China, Mongolia and Japan. Washington, 1866. Across America and Asia. 1870. A Journey in Northern China. The Galaxy Magazine, Oct., 1869. My Reminiscences. 2 vols. 1918.
Purple, Samuel S. In Memoriam, Edwin R. Purple (1831–1879). 1881. [125 copies privately printed.] [His life in California, 1850, Fort Yuma, and a trip from Los Angeles to Salt Lake City, 1861.]
Putnam, Major George Haven. A Prisoner of War in Virginia 1864–5. 1912.
Quigley, L. New Empires in the Northwest: The Dakotas, Montana and across the Wyoming Borders to Washington. 1889.
Quincy, Josiah. See Shaw, Major Samuel.
Ralph, Julian. On Canada's Frontier. 1892. Our Great West. 1893. Dixie, 1896.
Rand, Edward A. Fighting the Sea; or Winter at the Life Saving Station. 1887.
Rand, O. From Massachusetts Bay to Puget Sound. Manchester, N. H., 1884.
Randolph, Edmund. An Address on the History of California from the Discovery of the Country to the Year 1849. San Francisco, 1860.
Ray, Patrick Henry. The International Polar Expedition to Point Barrow, Alaska. Washington, 1885.
Raymond, Captain Charles W. Reconnaissance of the Yukon River, Alaska Territory, July to September, 1869. Washington, 1871.
Raynolds, W. F. Report on the Expedition to the Yellowstone and Missouri Rivers in 1859–60. Washington, 1868. Also in Sen. Doc. 77, 40th Cong., 2d Sess.
Redpath, James. The Roving Editor, or Talks with Slaves in the Southern States. 1859.
Reid, John C. Reid's Tramp: or a Journal of the Incidents of Ten Months' Travel through Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, Sonora and California. Including topography, climate, soil, minerals, metals and inhabitants, with a notice of the great Inter-Oceanic Railroad, by John C. Reid. Selma, Alabama. Printed at the book and job office of John Hardy and Co. 1858. 8°. 237 pp. [Very rare—4 copies known.]
Reid, Samuel Chester. The Scouting Expeditions of McCulloch's Texas Rangers, 1846. Philadelphia, 1847.
Revere, Joseph Warren. A Tour of Duty in California. 1849. Keel and Saddle: a Retrospect of Forty Years of Military and Naval Service. Boston, 1872.
Richardson, Albert D. Beyond the Mississippi. Life and Adventure on the Prairie, Mountains and Pacific Coast, 1857–1867. Hartford, 1867.
Ridge, J. R. The Life and Adventures of Joaquin Murietta the Brigand Chief of California. San Francisco, 1871.
Riggs, C. Camp Life in the Wilderness: Pleasures and Perils on the Mississippi River. Chicago, 1883.
Riggs, Stephen Return. Mary and I: Forty Years with the Sioux. 1880.
Robb, John S. Streaks of Squatter Life and Far West Scenes. A Series of Humorous Sketches Descriptive of Incidents and Characters in the Far West. By "Solitaire." Philadelphia, 1847. [1858.]
Roberts, W. Milnor. Special Report of a Reconnaissance of the Route for the Northern Pacific Railroad between Lake Superior and Puget Sound, via the Columbia River, made in 1869. Philadelphia, 1869.
Robinson, Alfred. Life in California during a Residence of Several Years in that Territory, etc., by an American. 1846. San Francisco, 1891.
Robinson, Fayette. California and Its Gold Regions. With a Geographical and Topographical View of the Country, etc. With a Map of the U. S. and California, showing the Various Routes by Sea and Land. 1849.
Robinson, H. M. The Great Fur Land; or, Sketches of Life in the Hudson's Bay Territory. 1879, 1882.
Robinson, J. H. The Blackfoot Renegade: Adventures in the Walla Walla Country. Boston, 1850.
Robinson, Tracy. Panama. A Personal Record of Forty-six Years, 1861–1907. 1907.
Rockhill, W. W. Diary of a Journey through Mongolia and Tibet in 1891–1892. Smithsonian Inst. Gen. Pub. 975. 1894. The Land of the Lamas. 1891.
Notes on the Ethnology of Tibet. Rep. U. S. Nat. Mus., 1893. Washington, 1895.
Rockwell, Charles. Sketches of Foreign Travel and Life at Sea, including a Cruise on board a Man-of-War … and a Treatise on the Navy of the United States. 2 vols. Boston, 1842.
Rogers, George. Memoranda of the Experience, Labors and Travels of a Universalist Preacher. Written by himself. Cincinnati, 1845. [Indiana, Kentucky, Tennessee, Mississippi, Alabama, Western Pennsylvania, etc.]
Roosevelt, Theodore. Hunting Trips of a Ranchman. 1885. Ranch Life and the Hunting Trail. 1888. The Wilderness Hunter. 1893. Thomas Hart Benton. 1887. African Game Trails. 1910. Through the Brazilian Wilderness. 1914.
Root, Frank A., and Connelley, Wm. E. The Overland Stage to California. Personal Reminiscences, etc. Topeka, 1901.
Rosen, Rev. Peter. Pahasapa; or, The Black Hills of South Dakota. St. Louis, 1895. [Fur trade, Sioux, Custer, etc.]
Ross, Alexander. The Fur Hunters of the Far West. A Narrative of Adventures in the Oregon and Rocky Mountains. 2 vols. London, 1855. [By an Englishman fifteen years in the wilderness.]
Royce, Josiah. California from the Conquest in 1846 to the Second Vigilance Committee in San Francisco. Boston, 1886. On Frémont. Atlantic Monthly, 1890.
Rusling, James F. Across America; or, The Great West and the Pacific Coast. 1874, 1877.
Russell, Charles M. The Cow-boy Artist. Studies of Western Life. 1890.
Russell, Frank. Explorations in the Far North…. An Expedition under the Auspices of the University of Iowa during the Years 1892–3–4. University of Iowa, 1898.
Russell, Osborne. The Journal of a Trapper; or, Nine Years in the Rocky Mountains, 1834–1843. Boise [1914]. [Privately printed.] [Russell was a trapper with Wyeth, 1834, on the way west.]
Rutgers, L. On and Off the Saddle: Sights and Scenes in Wyoming, California, etc. 1894.
Ruxton, Geo. F. Life in the Far West. 1849. Adventures in Mexico and the Rocky Mountains. 1848. [An Englishman. Important.]
Ryan, William Redmond. Personal Adventures in Upper and Lower California in 1848–9 with the Author's Experience at the Mines. London, 1850. [Englishman.]
Sage, Rufus B. Scenes in the Rocky Mountains and in Oregon, California, New Mexico and the Grand Prairies; or, Notes by the Way during an Excursion of Three Years. Philadelphia, 1846. Boston, 1857.
St. John, J. R. A True Description of the Lake Superior Country, etc., etc. 1846. [Personal narrative.]
Sampson, Alden. A Bear Hunt in the Sierras. 1895.
Samuels, Samuel. From the Forecastle to the Cabin. 1887. [Introduction by Bishop Potter. A classic of the sea.]
Santa Fé. The Conquest of Santa Fé and Subjugation of New Mexico by the … United States, with Documents. 48 pp. Philadelphia, 1847.
Santleben, August. A Texas Pioneer: Early Staging, … on the Frontiers of Texas and Mexico. Edited by I. D. Affleck. 1910.
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