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Author Lago, Don, 1956- author

Title The Powell Expedition : new discoveries about John Wesley Powell's 1869 river journey / by Don Lago
Published Reno : University of Nevada Press, [2017]
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Contents Prologue : Dreams of rivers, the James White mystery -- Introduction : Wanted -- James White -- An old story -- Rivals and rails -- Dawson and Teller -- Conclusion? The crew -- The Howland connection -- Seneca Howland, the unsung hero -- Call me no name -- The Howland brothers write home -- What's eating the Howland brothers? -- The curse of Howland Island -- Introducing William H. Dunn -- Last words before the launch -- William Hawkins, abducted by alias! -- The promotion of Andy Hall -- The westering star of Jack Sumner -- Why Jack Sumner stayed -- The madness of Jack Sumner -- Jack Sumner looks back, John Wesley Powell -- Horse feathers -- Major Powell, I presume -- The impeachment of John Wesley Powell naming names -- The Maid of the CaƱon -- Lodore the end of the adventure -- Hats off to Bishop Leithead -- A hardy welcome -- The fate of the boats, the fate of the Howlands and William Dunn -- Introduction -- Toab -- The Toquerville hoax -- Three men sentenced to be shot -- The aftermath -- The Arizona strip massacre -- The afterlife of Hawkins -- Conclusion? Afterward -- Ten who bored
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Howland, Oramel -- Travel -- Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)
Howland, Seneca -- Travel -- Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)
Powell, John Wesley, 1834-1902 -- Travel -- Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)
Sumner, John Colton -- Travel -- Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)
White, James, 1837-1927 -- Travel -- Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)
Howland, Oramel.
Howland, Seneca.
Powell, John Wesley, 1834-1902.
Sumner, John Colton.
White, James, 1837-1927.
Explorers -- Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico) -- Biography
Discoveries in geography.
HISTORY -- United States -- State & Local -- General.
Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico) -- Description and travel
Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico) -- Discovery and exploration
Grand Canyon (Ariz.) -- Discovery and exploration
Arizona -- Grand Canyon.
North America -- Colorado River.
Genre/Form Biography.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2017014914
ISBN 0874175992 (electronic bk.)
9780874175998 (electronic bk.)
(cloth ; alk. paper)
Other Titles New discoveries about John Wesley Powell's 1869 river journey