Stagecoach and tavern tales of the old Northwest.

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Stagecoach and Tavern Tales of the Old Northwest - Cole, Harry Ellsworth, and Kellogg, Louise Phelps (Editor), and Brunet, Patrick J (Introduction by)

One journalist curious about life in the taverns along the stagecoach lines in Wisconsin and northern Illinois from the early 1800s until the 1880s was Harry Ellsworth Cole. While he could not sample strong ales at all of the taverns he wrote about, Cole did study newspaper accounts, wrote hundreds of letters to families of tavern owners, read ... Read More

Stagecoach and Tavern Tales of the Old Northwest 1997, Southern Illinois University Press

ISBN-13: 9780809321254

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