HOW MANY MILES FROM ST. JO? The Log of Sterling B. F. Clark, a Forty-Niner. With Comments by Ella Sterling Miguels. Together with a Brief Autobiography of James Phelan, 1918-1892, Pioneer Merchant.

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Place Published: San Francisco
Publisher: Privately Printed
Date Published:
Edition: First edition
Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Some wear to corners, else fine
Book Id: 21182


xii, 56 pp., 4 full page illustrations from photographs, wood-engraved vignette on title page, 1 full-page facsimile of a page of the original manuscript; 8vo, maroon cloth and decorative boards.Presentation slip "With the compliments of James D. Phelan" tipped to front free endpaper, erratum slip tipped-in at colophon.


The daily chronicle of an overland forty-niner's trek from Rutland, Vermont, to Sacramento, beginning March 12, 1849 and ending September 2 of the year. Text also includes James Phelan's brief autobiography. Privately published by James D. Phelan (1861-1930), son of the above. James D. Phelan was Mayor of San Francisco (1897-1902) and a US Senator (1915-1921). Printed by Taylor & Taylor.

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