A True Picture of Emigration: Or Fourteen Years in the Interior of North America; Being an Account of the Various Difficulties and Ultimate Success of an English Family who emigrated from Barwick-in-Elmet, near Leeds in the Year 1831. Rebecca Burland.

A True Picture of Emigration: Or Fourteen Years in the Interior of North America; Being an Account of the Various Difficulties and Ultimate Success of an English Family who emigrated from Barwick-in-Elmet, near Leeds in the Year 1831.

London: Published by G. Berger, [1848].

First edition. 62 pp. 1 vols. 12mo. Original purple printed wrappers. Fine, very slight chip at front fore-edge. Howes B992; Sabin 97133; Buck 235; Hubach p 70; Decker Catalogue 35-359. Item #51995

"The greater part of the pamphlet is devoted to the trials and experiences of the first few years and it is an excellent picture of frontier life." (Buck). Written by the mother of the family and put into literary form by one of her son's this pamphlet described the successful settlement of an English family in Illinois.

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