Book/Printed Material Gideon Lee Knapp and Augusta Murray Spring, his wife: extracts from letter & journal,

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Gideon Lee Knapp and Augusta Murray Spring, his wife: extracts from letter & journal,
Summary
Gideon Lee Knapp (d. 1875) married Augusta Murray Spring (1822-1885) in 1842 in New York City. In January 1849, Knapp sailed for California, while his wife remained behind with their children. Knapp returned east in October and made New York his home for the rest of his life. Gideon Lee Knapp and Augusta Murray Spring (1909) contains Gideon Knapp's shipboard letters from his voyage round the Horn to California, but most of the pages are filled with letters to and from his wife and children, and his wife's journal entries during his absence in 1849, and later by family letters and journal entries through 1874.
Contributor Names
Knapp, Gideon Lee, 1821-1875.
Knapp, Augusta Murray Spring, 1822-1885.
Knapp, Shepherd, 1873-1946.
Created / Published
[n.p.] Priv. print., 1909.
Subject Headings
-  California--Social life and customs
-  Women--California
Notes
-  "Introduction" signed: Shepherd Knapp.
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
Medium
66 p., 1 l. 24 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
F865 .K65
Digital Id
http://0-hdl.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/loc.gdc/calbk.178
Library of Congress Control Number
10001237
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Gideon Lee Knapp (d. 1875) married Augusta Murray Spring (1822-1885) in 1842 in New York City. In January 1849, Knapp sailed for California, while his wife remained behind with their children. Knapp returned east in October and made New York his home for the rest of his life. Gideon Lee Knapp and Augusta Murray Spring (1909) contains Gideon Knapp's shipboard letters from his voyage round the Horn to California, but most of the pages are filled with letters to and from his wife and children, and his wife's journal entries during his absence in 1849, and later by family letters and journal entries through 1874.
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Chicago citation style:

Knapp, Gideon Lee, Augusta Murray Spring Knapp, and Shepherd Knapp. Gideon Lee Knapp and Augusta Murray Spring, his wife: extracts from letter & journal. [n.p. Priv. print, 1909] Pdf. https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/10001237/.

APA citation style:

Knapp, G. L., Knapp, A. M. S. & Knapp, S. (1909) Gideon Lee Knapp and Augusta Murray Spring, his wife: extracts from letter & journal. [n.p. Priv. print] [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/10001237/.

MLA citation style:

Knapp, Gideon Lee, Augusta Murray Spring Knapp, and Shepherd Knapp. Gideon Lee Knapp and Augusta Murray Spring, his wife: extracts from letter & journal. [n.p. Priv. print, 1909] Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/10001237/>.