A Governor's Wife on the Mining Frontier: The Letters of Mary Edgerton from Montana, 1863-1865

Salt Lake City, UT: University of Utah Tanner Trust Fund, 1976. First edition. Hardcover. 148pp. Octavo [24 cm]; black cloth covered boards with a silver stamped title on the spine. The price has been torn off of the dust jacket's front inside flap. A bit of sporadic shelfwear/rubbing. Clean and solid copy. Very Good / Very Good. Item #64973

From the jacket- "The literature of western history contains many memoirs, journals, diaries, and letters of explorers, gold miners, ranchers, merchants, and the like — almost all of them men. There are fewer records to document the lives of women who also served. The letters of Mary Edgerton provide such a view and thus constitute a valuable primary source for a better understanding of life on the American frontier."

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