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September 5, 1855. Pages 49-52. 8vo, disbound, two small tears in right margin. N.p., (Washington), 1855. Report of the Battle of Ash Hollow. "To punish the Sioux Indians for the Grattan massacre on the California Trail, Gen. Harney left Fort Leavenworth, Kans., Aug. 5, with 1200 troops. Proceeding west of Fort Kearny, Nebr., he encountered Little Thunder's band at Ash Hollow (on Sept. 3, 1855). The Indians fought desperately but were nearly exterminated, losing 136 killed." Adams, Dictionary of American.....
Boston: John P. Jewett, 1857. Large color folding map of the Kansas and Nebraska territories with parts of adjacent territories in black and white. 189pp. 12mo, original purple cloth, spine faded from sun exposure, head of spine lightly worn, corners bumped, spine lightly soiled. Boston: John P. Jewett, 1857. First Edition A handbook for emigrants to the Kansas and Nebraska territories. Howes P-84.