The Amateur Emigrant

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Synopsis

When Fanny Osbourne summoned from California her famous-he had already published Treasure Island-but penniless fiancE, he could not fail to heed the call. The cheapest route from his Scottish home-his father wasn't funding this adventure-was by cattle-boat and trans-continental railroad. Thus it was that one of the age's most popular authors came to chronicle the great emigrant trek west.

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