CALABOOSE: The Life and Times of a Frontier Lawman, 1835-1858

CALABOOSE The Life and Times of a Frontier Lawman CALABOOSE begins in the year the Great Fire in New York City swept through the financial district in lower Manhattan burning down stores It ends in the year the settlers in the Kansas

  • Title: CALABOOSE: The Life and Times of a Frontier Lawman, 1835-1858
  • Author: John R. Byers
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 360
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • CALABOOSE begins in 1835, the year the Great Fire in New York City swept through the financial district in lower Manhattan, burning down 674 stores It ends in 1858, the year the settlers in the Kansas Territory voted down a slave permiting state constitution During the entire twenty three year period in between, the New York stock market was locked in the longest bear maCALABOOSE begins in 1835, the year the Great Fire in New York City swept through the financial district in lower Manhattan, burning down 674 stores It ends in 1858, the year the settlers in the Kansas Territory voted down a slave permiting state constitution During the entire twenty three year period in between, the New York stock market was locked in the longest bear market in America s history It was a time of turmoil and transition in America there was no central bank there was no national currency the size of the country doubled with the territory acquired in the Mexican War immigration surged epidemics flourished and gold was discovered in California While the North s stock market languished, the South s slave driven cotton economy boomed the stage was being set for the Civil War It was in this setting that John Paul Byers, a Pennsylvanian, emigrated in 1838 with his Swiss born wife, Wilhelmina, from New York City to the lead mining center, Galena, Illinois, on the Mississippi River There, on the country s western frontier, he became a lawman for the city and county His life as city marshal, county jailer, and captain of the city watch is told To give the reader a sense of being there, the author, John R Byers, ties together events at the national, state and local levels He endeavors to recreate for the reader a feeling of what life was like in mid nineteenth century America, including everyday life on the frontier and in the nation s mining capital.

    • [PDF] µ Free Download ☆ CALABOOSE: The Life and Times of a Frontier Lawman, 1835-1858 : by John R. Byers ✓
      360 John R. Byers
    • thumbnail Title: [PDF] µ Free Download ☆ CALABOOSE: The Life and Times of a Frontier Lawman, 1835-1858 : by John R. Byers ✓
      Posted by:John R. Byers
      Published :2019-03-08T20:13:54+00:00

    712 Comment

    Leave a Reply

    Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *