The Overland Mail ePub download
by Leroy R. Hafen
- ISBN: 0880001011
- ISBN13: 978-0880001014
- ePub: 1434 kb | FB2: 1448 kb
- Language: English
- Category: Business & Finance
- Publisher: Quarterman Pubns (May 1, 1977)
- Pages: 361
- Rating: 4.3/5
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by Leroy R. Hafen (Author). Promoter of settlement, Precursor of Railroads.
by Leroy R. ISBN-13: 978-0880001014. The story of the extension of the postal service into the Trans-Mississippi region and to the Pacific Coast.
LeRoy R. Hafen (1893-1985) was Professor of. .
I recommend it to anyone interested in this part of Western development and postal history.
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FREE shipping on qualifying offers. In the development of the American West, no two decades were so full of romance and change as the years from the California gold rush of 1849 to the completion of the first transcontinental railroad in 1869.
The Overland Mail book. LeRoy R. Hafen details how the mail service tied West to East, influenced politics and economics, promoted use of the overland trails, aided in settlement, and helped usher in the railroads. In a new foreword, David Dary assesses Hafen’s contributions as a writer and historian.
Hafen's book Broken Hand: The Life of Thomas Fitzpatrick involved him in a complex set of interactions to bring it to.The Colorado Historical.
Hafen's book Broken Hand: The Life of Thomas Fitzpatrick involved him in a complex set of interactions to bring it to publication. He originally co-authored it with W. J. Gent with the intent of having it published as a popular history. With the advent of the Great Depression Gent was not able to sell the manuscript The Colorado Historical Society gives out a LeRoy R. Hafen award. Hafen details how the mail service tied West to East, influenced politics and economics . Originally published in 1926, The Overland Mail was the first scholarly work to examine the impact of the postal service on the expansion of the West as the service evolved from a private endeavor to a d business.
Promoter of settlement, Precursor of Railroads. In a new foreword, David Dary assesses Hafen's contributions as a writer and historian. HafenAuthors LeRoy R. Hafen and Ann Hafen in 1960BornLeRoy Reuben Hafen(1893-12-18)December 18. Hafen and Ann Hafen in 1960BornLeRoy Reuben Hafen(1893-12-18)December 18, 1893Bunkerville, NevadaDiedMarch 8, 1985(1985 The Colorado Historical Society gives out a LeRoy R. "LeRoy Reuben Hafen".
LeRoy Hafen was an American historian and author. He wrote such books as Broken Hand: The Life of Thomas Fitzpatrick, The Overland Mail and Fort Laramie and the Pageant of the West. LeRoy Hafen began his career as a high school teacher of history, then principal, in Bunkerviile in 1916-1920. He was a private school teacher in Berkeley. He served as executive director and state historian for the State Historical Society of Colorado from 1924 to 1954.