Touching Incidents in the Life and Labors of a Pioneer on the Pacific Coast Since 1853
Eaton & Co, Printers, 1911. Hardcover. Item #311678
Essays by the Methodist minister about his travels and public involvement in early California and Oregon, including an encounter with a grizzley bear in Humboldt County, relations with tribes of the Klamath, and the raising of the first American Flag in Santa Clara. Racist content reflecting the common thinking of white settlers. A very good copy; no dust jacket. Fraying to corners and spine ends. Inscribed on the front free endpaper by the author: 'To Hon. L. J. [?] McDaniels, whose speech replete with wisdom and kindness, inspiring the ideals of hope and destiny, this little volume is hereby respectfully dedicated by the author J. W. Hines. / College Park / Sept. 20th 1911.'.