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Author Cummings, Amos J. (Amos Jay), 1841-1902.

Title A remarkable curiosity : dispatches from a New York City journalist's 1873 railroad trip across the American West / Amos Jay Cummings ; edited and compiled by Jerald T. Milanich
Published Boulder, Colo. : University Press of Colorado, [2008]
©2008
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Description 1 online resource (x, 371 pages) : illustrations
Contents Over the Kansas plains -- The earthly paradise -- A Canadian in Colorado -- The Petrified stumps -- The town in the desert -- The fate of a gold seeker -- In the golden gulches -- The story of little Emma -- The seventeenth wife -- The great Utah divorce -- An interesting conversation with Ann Eliza Young -- The prophet's divorce -- The Arizona expedition -- The Mormon pioneers -- The American Dead Sea -- Mutton chops by the million -- The king of the jack rabbits -- The funeral postponed -- Duel with six-shooters
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 349-353) and index
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Subject Cummings, Amos J. (Amos Jay), 1841-1902 -- Correspondence.
Cummings, Amos J. (Amos Jay), 1841-1902 -- Travel -- West (U.S.)
Frontier and pioneer life -- West (U.S.)
Journalists -- New York (State) -- New York -- Biography.
Natural history -- West (U.S.)
Railroad travel -- West (U.S.) -- History -- 19th century.
West (U.S.) -- Biography.
West (U.S.) -- Description and travel.
West (U.S.) -- History -- 1860-1890.
West (U.S.) -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
Genre/Form Biography.
History.
Records and correspondence.
Personal correspondence.
Biographies.
Form Electronic book
Author Milanich, Jerald T.
LC no. 2008025223
ISBN 0870819852 (electronic bk.)
9780870819858 (electronic bk.)