Down the Santa Fe trail and into Mexico : the diary of Susan Shelby Magoffin 1846-1847

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Down the Santa Fe Trail and Into Mexico: The Diary of Susan Shelby Magoffin, 1846-1847 - Magoffin, Susan S, and Drumm, Stella M (Editor), and Lamar, Howard R, Professor (Foreword by)

In June 1846 eighteen-year-old Magoffin, a bride of less than eight months, set out with her husband on a trek from Independence, Missouri, through New Mexico and south to Chihuahua. Her journal describes the excitement, routines, and dangers of the life of a successful Indian trader's wife.

Down the Santa Fe Trail and Into Mexico: The Diary of Susan Shelby Magoffin, 1846-1847 1982, Bison, Lincoln, NE

ISBN-13: 9780803281165

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