a pathetic faith in the integrity of the inted word, the emigrants
turned to guidebooks r light and leading through the wilderness.
Fremont's reports were reprinted again and ain, and studied to tatters
during that winter
Books like that shown right, the work of a ;ver young man on his way, he hoped, to be ler of Oregon and California, gave in addition
glowing descriptions of the goal, some "time-ving" variations of the route.