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Jessie Benton Fremont: California Pioneer

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Jessie Benton Fremont: California Pioneer

by Marguerite Higgins

$13.95

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Any history of California is incomplete without the story of this dynamic woman who was one of the state's first notable pioneer figures. Along with her husband, John C. Fremont, Jessie was passionate about abolition, and together their efforts assured California's admission to the Union as a free state.
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Any history of California is incomplete without the story of this dynamic woman who was one of the state's first notable pioneer figures. Along with her husband, John C. Fremont, Jessie was passionate about abolition, and together their efforts assured California's admission to the Union as a free state. She authored all her husband's exploratory journals of the West and was intimately involved in his political endeavors as well. Jessie was presented at court in both England and France, lived in pioneer tents during the Gold Rush, had audiences with Lincoln, and acted as army nurse during the Civil War. Size 0.42" H x 8.5" L x 5.5" W, 183 pages

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ISBN 9781893103337
Author Marguerite Higgins
Age Group age 8-14
Book Type paperback

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