Apron full of gold; the letters of Mary Jane Megquier from San Francisco, 1849 - 1856. Second Edition, Edited & with an Introduction by Polly Welts kaufman. Introduction to the first edition by Robert Glass Cleland. Megquier, Polly Welts Kaufman Robert Glass Cleland.

Apron full of gold; the letters of Mary Jane Megquier from San Francisco, 1849 - 1856. Second Edition, Edited & with an Introduction by Polly Welts kaufman. Introduction to the first edition by Robert Glass Cleland

Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1994. Paperback. xxx, 172p., illustrations from old cuts &c; softbound, 8.5x5.5 inch decorated wraps, an as-new copy: entirely sound, clean and unmarked.

Mary Jane (Cole) Megquier was, according to family tradition, "the first American woman to cross the Isthmus", ran a successful boardinghouse in San Francisco, and her descriptions of her boarders (some of whom notables) and events show "a power of observation and consideration for detail"

Cat.No: 251398
ISBN: 0826315003

Price: $12.00