Handcarts to Zion the story of a unique western migration, 1856-1860 : with contemporary journals, accounts, reports; and rosters of members of the ten handcart companies by LeRoy Reuben Hafen

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Published by The Arthur H. Clark Company in California .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Mormon Church -- History.,
  • Frontier and pioneer life -- America.

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Includes index.

Book details

Statementby LeRoy R. Hafen and Ann W. Hafen..
ContributionsHafen, Ann W. 1893-1970.
The Physical Object
Pagination328 p.,(8)p. of plates :
Number of Pages328
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18626110M

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LeRoy R. Hafen (–) was a professor of history at Brigham Young University. He and his wife, Ann W. Hafen (–), edited Journals of Forty-Niners: Salt Lake to Los Angeles and are the authors of Handcarts to Zion: The Story of a Unique Western Migration, –, both available in Bison Books editions.

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