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expedition of the Donner party and its tragic fate.

Eliza Poor Donner Houghton

expedition of the Donner party and its tragic fate.

by Eliza Poor Donner Houghton

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Published by Arthur H. Clark in Cleveland .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Donner Party

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationxxi, 374 p.
    Number of Pages374
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17439045M
    OCLC/WorldCa4721265

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    Description: Uses materials from letters and diaries written by survivors of the Donner Party to relate the experiences of that ill-fated group as they endured horrific circumstances on their way to . The Expedition of the Donner Party and its Tragic Fate by Eliza Poor Donner Houghton Its easy to link to paragraphs in the Full Text Archive If this page contains some material that you want to link to but you don't want your visitors to have to scroll down the whole page just hover your mouse over the relevent paragraph and click the bookmark 6/6.

    Get this from a library! The expedition of the Donner Party and its tragic fate. [Eliza Poor Donner Houghton; Kristin Johnson] -- "George and Tamsen Donner and their children, among the very first to leave from Illinois, joined emigrants headed to California in the spring of Beyond Fort Bridger, Captain Donner led a large. THE EXPEDITION OF THE DONNER PARTY AND ITS TRAGIC FATE BY ELIZA P. DONNER HOUGHTON PREFACE Out of the sunshine and shadows of sixty-eight years come these personal recollections of California—of the period when American civilization first crossed its mountain heights and entered its overland gateways.


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The Expedition of the Donner Party and Its Tragic Fate Paperback – October 1, by Eliza P. Donner Houghton (Author), Kristin Johnson (Introduction) out of 5 stars 97 ratings See all formats and editions4/5(98). The Expedition of the Donner Party and Its Tragic Fate: Houghton, Eliza Poor Donner: : Books.4/5(97).

The book is written by one of the survivors; a daughter of George Donner himself, the party's Captain. The book starts with the preparation for journey with excited anticipation then follows the trials and tribulations of getting across first the plains and then the desert.4/4(90).

A tragic account of the lost Donner Party, written by Mr. Donner's daughter in Not only was she there, she lived through it and later researched it thoroughly to give an accurate first-hand account.

Written in a different style, but once you get used to it, the book becomes quite interesting/5. The Expedition of the Donner Party, and Its Tragic Fate (Classic Reprint) Hardcover – Octo by Eliza P.

Donner Houghton (Author) out of 4/5(97). Book from Project Gutenberg: The Expedition of the Donner Party and its Tragic Fate. 8 rows    The Expedition of the Donner Party and its Tragic Fate by Houghton. textsThe expedition of the Donner party and its tragic fate.

The expedition of the Donner party and its tragic fate. Houghton, Eliza P. Donner. Publication date. Topics. Donner Party, Overland journeys to the Pacific, California -- Imprints. : librivox, audiobooks, Donner Party, Sierra Nevada, California settlers, 's, memoir, history Librivox recording of The Expedition of the Donner Party and Its Tragic Fate by Eliza P.

Donner Houghton Read by LibriVox Volunteers. The Donner Party was a group of California-bound American settlers caught up in the "westering fever" of the s. Index of The Expedition of the Donner Party and its Tragic Fate; Previous part (2) Next part (4) so." We were very proud of the new clothes she had made us; but the first time she washed and hung them out to dry, they were stolen, and we were again destitute.

Sister Elitha thought perhaps strange Indians took them. In May, the Fallon party 3/6. 44 rows  The Expedition of the Donner Party and its Tragic Fate Eliza P. Donner HOUGHTON (. The Expedition of the Donner Party and its Tragic Fate () begins with Mrs.

Houghton's account of her childhood and the family's tragic overland journey, and rescue. She continues with her life as an orphan, first at Fort Sutter, and then with a family in Sonoma and with her older half-sister in Sacramento.

Yet another Donner book, The Expedition of the Donner Party and Its Tragic Fate is by Eliza Donner Houghton, an authentic survivor of the party.

However, Ms. Houghton was four years old when she 3/5(3). The NOOK Book (eBook) of the The Expedition of the Donner Party and Its Tragic Fate by Eliza P.

Donner Houghton at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your : Eliza P. Donner Houghton. Read APPENDIX II of The Expedition of the Donner Party and its Tragic Fate, free online book, by Eliza Poor Donner Houghton, on Her book, originally published inis an intimate and authoritative account of the Donner disaster.

George and Tamsen Donner and those who shared their fate are fully humanized in the telling. The expedition of the Donner party and its tragic fate, Summary.

Eliza Houghton (b. ) was the youngest child of George Donner, one of two Springfield, Illinois, brothers who organized the ill-fated California-bound emigrant party that bore their name.

Eliza and her older sisters were rescued by relief parties that made their way to the stranded travellers at Donner Lake, but their parents perished, and. The Paperback of the The Expedition of the Donner Party and Its Tragic Fate by Eliza P.

Donner Houghton at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more Book Annex Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events HelpBrand: CreateSpace Publishing. The expedition of the Donner party and its tragic fate — First published in Subjects Donner Party, Overland journeys to the Pacific, Urbanization, Religion and ethics, Ethnic group, Real estate development, Agriculture, Women.

THE EXPEDITION OF THE DONNER PARTY. AND ITS TRAGIC FATE. BY ELIZA P. DONNER HOUGHTON [Illustration: Eliza P. Donner Houghton] PREFACE. Out of the sunshine and shadows of sixty eight years come these personal recollections of California of the period when American civilization first crossed its mountain heights and entered its overland : Eliza P.

Donner Houghton. Editions for The Expedition of the Donner Party and Its Tragic Fate: (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition published in ), (Kindl. Book Overview George and Tamsen Donner and their children, among the very first to leave from Illinois, joined emigrants headed to California in the spring of Beyond Fort Bridger, Captain Donner led a large party through a much-advertised shortcut/5(4).What she underwent was not, of course, a single event but a yearlong experience known to history as "the Donner Party." That experience is recounted in this book.

Briefly, a party of emigrants led by George Donner had nearly completed its long and arduous journey to California when an early snowfall trapped the travelers in the Sierra Nevada.