London. [ 1848]. 62pp. 12mo. Original printed wrappers. Very good. Item #WRCAM35527
"The greater part of the pamphlet is devoted to the trials and experiences of the first few years in Pike County, Illinois...and it is an excellent picture of frontier life" - Buck. The family arrived in Illinois in 1832, travelling up the Mississippi from New Orleans. HOWES B992. BUCK 235. CLARK III:19. GRAFF 490. HUBACH, p.70.