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Title Over the Rim : the Parley P. Pratt exploring expedition to Southern Utah, 1849-50 / William B. Smart and Donna T. Smart, editors.

Imprint Logan, UT : Utah State University Press, 1999.
Publication Info. 1999


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Description 1 online resource (ix, 270 pages) : illustrations, maps
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
data file rda
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 257-261) and index.
Contents Preface -- Introduction -- The journals -- Great Salt Lake to San Pete -- San Pete to the Little Salt Lake -- Over the rim to Dixie -- Exploration of Little Salt Lake and Cedar Valleys and beyond -- Reunion and celebration -- The long, cold trip home -- The official report -- Epilogue -- Appendices -- Related papers -- Biographies of expedition members -- Robert Campbell's Ute alphabet -- Robert Campbell's emigrant guides -- Bibliography -- Index.
Summary Over the Rim is the first book about an important but little-known expedition sent by Brigham Young to explore southern Utah. Led by Mormon apostle Parley P. Pratt, the party traveled from Salt Lake City south across the rim of the Great Basin to the Virgin River near future St. George. They brought back to Mormon leaders their first detailed portrait of the country to the south that the church planned to settle. By 1849, the new Mormon settlement at Great Salt Lake City was taking on an air of permanence as companies of Latter-day Saints continued to arrive. Brigham Young and other leaders nee.
Note Print version record.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified star MiAaHDL
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
Processing Action digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda MiAaHDL
Subject Pratt, Parley P. (Parley Parker), 1807-1857.
Pratt, Parley P. (Parley Parker), 1807-1857. (OCoLC)fst00150052
Utah -- Discovery and exploration.
Mormons -- Utah -- History -- 19th century.
HISTORY -- State & Local -- General.
HISTORY -- United States -- State & Local -- West (AK, CA, CO, HI, ID, MT, NV, UT, WY)
Discoveries in geography. (OCoLC)fst00894950
Mormons. (OCoLC)fst01026314
Utah. (OCoLC)fst01204563
History & Archaeology.
United States Local History.
Regions & Countries - Americas.
Chronological Term 1800-1899
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Added Author Smart, William B. (William Buckwalter), 1922-2018.
Smart, Donna Toland, 1923-
Other Form: Print version: Over the Rim. Logan, UT : Utah State University Press, 1999 0874212820 (DLC) 99006764 (OCoLC)41892400
ISBN 9780874213546 (electronic bk.)
0874213541 (electronic bk.)
0585164339 (electronic bk.)
9780585164335 (electronic bk.)
0874212812 (pbk.)
9780874212815 (pbk.)

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