Heinrich Lienhard

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General Information

Name: Heinrich Lienhard

Pen Name: None

Genres: History

Born: 1822 in Bilten, Canton Glarus, Switzerland

Deceased: 1903 in Nauvoo, Illinois

Illinois Connection

In his childhood, the author emigrated to Highland, Illinois

Biographical and Professional Information

Heinrich was a Swiss immigrant to the United States. He left Switzerland at the age of 21. His reminiscences for the years 1822 to 1850 are an important historical source for the California Trail and Sutter's Fort in California from 1846 to 1850.

Published Works

  • New Worlds to Seek, SIU press, 2000

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

New Worlds to Seek: Pioneer Heinrich Leinhard in Switzerland and America, 1824-1846

ISBN: 0809322331
Release Date: 2000-01-28

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