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Incidents of Travel and Adventures in the Far West by Carvalho

Identifier: B388
Memoir by Solomon Nunez Carvalho about his five-month journey on an expedition west over the Rocky Mountains with Colonel John C. Fremont.


  • Publication: 1857



0.75 Linear Feet (1 container) : one print box

Biographical / Historical

Solomon Nunes Carvalho was of Portuguese decent and grew up in a traditional Orthodox Jewish home. He became an accomplished artist and daguerreotypist. Colonel John C. Fremont invited Carvalho to accompany him on his expedition across the Rocky Mountains. Carvalho wrote about the five-month journey and later published the memoir Incidents of Travel and Adventure in the Far West.

Repository Details

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