The Sod House

No one so well knows the life of pioneer settlements, writes Addison E Sheldon in the foreword to this book, as the country doctor, and the country editor, and it might be added, the country postmaster who in the popular pioneer belief knew every letter written or received by every person in the community and read all the postcards No wonder, then, that Dr Sheldon No one so well knows the life of pioneer settlements, writes Addison E Sheldon in the foreword to this book, as the country doctor, and the country editor, and it might be added, the country postmaster who in the popular pioneer belief knew every letter written or received by every person in the community and read all the postcards No wonder, then, that Dr Sheldon considered Cass G Barns uniquely well equipped as a local historian, for Barns served his community in all three capacities A country doctor who combined farming with medicine, he had a part in the founding and management of the first industries of Boone County, Nebraska, became the editor of a newspaper, county commissioner, and postmaster.The Sod House is a personal narrative the intimate story of the settlement and frontier years 1867 1897 of the Nebraska prairie country lying between the Elkhorn and Loup rivers In the worlds of Dr Sheldon, himself a pioneer Nebraskan, It preserves for all future generations a faithful picture of the period and the region which it describes.
The Sod House No one so well knows the life of pioneer settlements writes Addison E Sheldon in the foreword to this book as the country doctor and the country editor and it might be added the country postmaste

  • Title: The Sod House
  • Author: Cass G. Barns
  • ISBN: 9780803257009
  • Page: 224
  • Format: Paperback
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    1. I don't know if I should mark this "read" when I abandoned it, but the devices here won't let me put up anything I don't say I have read, or intend to read. I've read all of this one I am going to.The fault was partially mine, in having judged a book by its cover. I was at a book swap, it was free, and if I didn't grab it, someone else would. I was 50 pages into this (to me) unbearably dull bit of history, wondering when we were going to get into the details of how to make, improve, even live in [...]

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