Adventures in the Santa Fe Trade, 1844-1847

By: Webb, James Josiah

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James Josiah Webb left Independence, Missouri, in the summer of 1844 and headed down the Santa Fe Trail with goods bought in St. Louis. Although his first venture as a trader was a failure, he eventually made a fortune as a merchant in Santa Fe. Webb recorded his youthful experiences in 1888, and Ralph P. Bieber, a respected scholar and researcher on western expansion, edited and annotated his journal for publication more than forty years later. Long out of print, "Adventures in the Santa Fe Trade" is an entertaining and important source of first-hand information about the Santa Fe Trail and trade; trappers, Mexicans, and Indian tribes of the Old Southwest; and the impact of the Mexican War on southwestern trade.

Title: Adventures in the Santa Fe Trade, 1844-1847

Author Name: Webb, James Josiah

Categories: Commerce,

Publisher: Bison Books:

ISBN Number: 0803297726

ISBN Number 13: 9780803297722


Book Condition: Good

Seller ID: Z0803297726Z3

Description: 0803297726 Clean, unread paperback with modest shelfwear including a very small bump/tear/crease to the cover and a publisher's mark to one edge - otherwise Nice!