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By Kenneth L. Holmes,Shirley Anne Leckie

ISBN-10: 0803272960

ISBN-13: 9780803272965

Some of the ladies touring west within the overdue 1850s have been powerful advocates of equivalent rights for his or her intercourse. at the path, Julia Archibald Holmes and Hannah Keziah Clapp sensibly wore the “freedom gown” referred to as bloomers. In 1858 Holmes joined the Pikes top gold rush and was once the 1st lady of checklist to climb the famous mountain.
Educator Hannah Clapp traveled to California with a revolver through her aspect, talking her brain in a letter incorporated during this quantity, that is additionally enriched by means of the path diaries of 7 different ladies. between them have been Sarah Sutton, who died in 1854, earlier than attaining Oregon’s Willamette Valley; Sarah Maria Mousley, a Mormon girl touring to Utah in 1857; and Martha Missouri Moore, who drove hundreds of thousands of sheep from Missouri to California along with her husband in 1860.

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