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  • KEARNY RODE WEST by [Kearny. Stephen Watts, 1794 - 1848.]
    [Kearny. Stephen Watts, 1794 - 1848.]

    Edition: First edition.

    New York: Putnam, (1971.) dj. Hardcover first edition - An account of the 1846 expedition to California led by Colonel Stephen Watts Kearny, written for older children and young adults. Often overshadowed by his more flamboyant contempories - John Charles Fremont, Kit Carson, Senator Thomas Hart Benson - this is an attempt to restore Kearny to the place in history which he deserves, as a man who, in his quiet way, did more than anyone else to expand the United States to the Pacific. A title in the American Battles and Campaigns series, Earl Schenck Miers, General Editor. Index. 190 pp.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated boards in a very good dust jacket.

    Book ID: 55301
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