Letters of a woman homesteader /by Elinore Pruitt Stewart ; with illustrations by N.C. Wyeth.

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-272947

Description

281 p., [6] leaves of plates : ill. ; 20 cm., The letters written by Stewart through several years to a former employer in Denver, tell of her frontier life homesteading in Burnt Fork, Wyoming.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Ranch life
Pioneers

Originator

Stewart, Elinore Pruitt, 1876-1933.
Wyeth, N. C. (Newell Convers), 1882-1945.

Contents

The Arrival at Burnt Fork -- Filing a Claim -- A Busy, Happy Summer -- A Charming Adventure and Zebulon Pike -- Sedalia and Regalia -- A Thanksgiving-Day Wedding -- Zebulon Pike Visits His Old House -- A Happy Christmas -- A Confession -- The Story of Cora Belle -- Zebbie's Story -- A Contented Couple -- Proving Up -- The New House -- The Stocking-Leg Dinner -- The Horse Thieves -- At Gavotte's Camp -- The Homesteader's Marriage and a Little Funeral -- The Adventure of the Christmas Tree -- The Joys of Homesteading -- A Letter of Jerrine's -- The Efficient Mrs. O'Shaughnessy -- How It Happened -- A Little Romance -- Among the Mormons -- Success.

Publication

Boston : Houghton Mifflin

Description

281 p., [6] leaves of plates : ill. ; 20 cm.
The letters written by Stewart through several years to a former employer in Denver, tell of her frontier life homesteading in Burnt Fork, Wyoming.

ISBN

0395321379 (pbk.)
9780395321379 (pbk.)

Call Number

Roth/Coll. F761.S8 1982

Other People and Orgs

Stewart, Elinore Pruitt, 1876-1933.

Material Type

Biography.

Places

Wyoming.
Wyoming