Mollie: The Journal of Mollie Dorsey Sanford in Nebraska and Colorado Territories, 1857-1866 (Pioneer Heritage)

By: Mollie Dorsey Sanford; Introduction-Donald F. Danker

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"Mollie" is a vivid, high-spirited, and intensely feminine account of city people homesteading in the raw, new land west of the Missouri. More particularly, it is the story of Mollie herself--just turned eighteen when the Dorseys left Indianapolis for Nebraska Territory--of her reaction to the transplanting and such vicissitudes as rattlesnakes, blizzards, Indians, and the hardships of pioneer life.

After her marriage to Byron Sanford, a romantic young blacksmith from New York State, Mollie's life took a new turn. Catching "Pike's Peak Fever," the Sanfords crossed the plains to Colorado and the gold diggings. In mining camps and later, after the outbreak of the Civil War, in forts and army posts, Mollie's strength and endurance were tried to the uttermost, but she reports her trials and tribulations with the same gaiety, courage, and common sense which she displayed in living through them.

Title: Mollie: The Journal of Mollie Dorsey Sanford in Nebraska and Colorado Territories, 1857-1866 (Pioneer Heritage)

Author Name: Mollie Dorsey Sanford; Introduction-Donald F. Danker

Categories: General,

Publisher: University of Nebraska Press: 1976-03-01

ISBN Number: 0803258267

ISBN Number 13: 9780803258266

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: Used: Good

Type: Softcover

Seller ID: 020742

Description: *** Softcover in Good condition. Binding tight, pages clean. No previous owner names. Covers open widely. Stain to bottom page edges. A few pages dog-eared. ***