By Kenneth L. Holmes,Michael L. Tate
For too lengthy those diaries and letters have been secreted away in attics and basements or amassed airborne dirt and dust at the cabinets of manuscript collections around the nation. Their e-book provides us a clean viewpoint at the pioneer experience.
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