Title:Samuel Emlen letters to his family : ALS, 1876-1880
Creator/Contributor:Emlen, Samuel, 1849-, creator
Creator/Contributor:Scott, C. Emlen.
Eighteen letters mainly addressed to his sister, Mary D. Emlen, with explanatory note by C. Emlen Scott.
Emlen had come west for his health, and lived in desert areas of California and New Mexico, and in the Colorado mountains.
His letters describe a horseback journey from California to New Mexico, accompanying a trail herd of sheep, February - September,
1876, and travels in New Mexico and Colorado afterward, with comments on the country, the Indians, and the military.
Subject:Emlen, Mary D
Sheep -- West (U.S.)
California -- Description and travel
New Mexico -- Description and travel
Colorado -- Description and travel
74 p. ; 19-26 cm.
BANC MSS P-E 213