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 THADDEUS KENDERDINE, CALIFORNIA TRAVELS, 1858-59

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Thaddeus Kenderdine, California Travels, 1858-59

Travel writings of Thaddeus Kenderdine as he journied through California in 1858 and 1859

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After California became a part of the United States many Americans traveled west to experience this beautiful new territory. This database, another in a series provided by the Library of Congress, contains the travel writings of Thaddeus Kenderdine as he made his way from Philadelphia to the California and back to New York between 1858 and 1859. It recounts his adventures as a wagon driver, ranch hand and amateur writer and reveals a wealth of information regarding the area. For those attempting to understand the broader culture in which their ancestors lived, this can be a useful source of information.
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