Pen Name: None
Born: 1822 in Bilten, Canton Glarus, Switzerland
Deceased: 1903 in Nauvoo, Illinois
In his childhood, the author emigrated to Highland, Illinois
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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.
- New Worlds to Seek, SIU press, 2000
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New Worlds to Seek: Pioneer Heinrich Leinhard in Switzerland and America, 1824-1846
Release Date: 2000-01-28
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