A Yankee in Mexican California: Abel Stearns, 1798-1848

By: Doris Marion Wright.

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8vo. 9 1/4 x 6 1/4 inches. [viii], (179) pp. Frontispiece portrait of Abel Stearns, appendix, bibliography, index; text clean, unmarked. Gilt-titled red cloth, dust-jacket in archival mylar; binding square and tight, light stains on top edge. Very Good. Abel Stearns was an early California pioneer who arrived in Los Angeles in 1829, and whose wealth and good reputation made him a prominent member of the community in nineteenth-century Los Angeles. Due to the obscurity of California history during this era, Stearns' history and importance is mostly unknown, but Doris Marion Wright's in-depth biography brings to light his political movements, family life, motivations, and influence.

Title: A Yankee in Mexican California: Abel Stearns, 1798-1848

Author Name: Doris Marion Wright.

Categories: Biography, California History, Western Americana,

Publisher: Santa Barbara:, Wallace Hebberd,: 1977

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Used: Very Good

Type: Hardcover

Seller ID: GY815-113

Keywords: Doris Marion Wright, A Yankee in Mexican California Abel Stearns 1798 1848, California History, Western Americana