Download Full Text (2.4 MB)
Recommended travel routes to New Mexico, California and Oregon.
The author, noting the desire for correct information in relation to the various routes, provided a detailed description and lists of the provisions and equipment needed for each option, distances involved and different routes (over land or via sea) that an emigrant in 1849 could travel to reach the U.S. Territories in the West: New Mexico, California and Oregon.
Arts and Humanities | Education | Social and Behavioral Sciences
"1849 - The Emigrant's Guide to New Mexico, California, and Oregon, John Disturnell" (2019). Miscellaneous Documents and Reports. 110.