Old Yukon

Old Yukon

Tales, Trails, and Trials

eBook - 2009
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In this humorous and upbeat memoir, James Wickersham describes his career as a pioneer judge and later as a congressional representative assigned to a vast, snow-covered district, extending over 300,000 square miles in the undeveloped Alaska Territory. Wickersham's many adventures include traveling by dogsled over hundreds of miles through snow-covered mountains; serving as judge for the trials of many famous outlaws in the midst of the gold strikes; and hunting, mining, and climbing in his local Alaska wilderness. Though he was instrumental in the early history of Alaska, and his legacy is e.
Publisher: Fairbanks : University of Alaska Press, ©2009
ISBN: 9781602231139
1602231133
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xlix, 302 pages) : illustrations, maps
Additional Contributors: Cole, Terrence 1953-

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