The eBook “New Burlesques” is an electronic version of Bret Harte's short stories. Bret was born in Albany, New York in 1836 and is considered one of the pioneers who traveled along the American trails to California.
There are no exact works that Bret Harte wrote which is titled “New Burlesques” but as a collection of his work, this eBook contains a lot of materials which may narrate and illustrate how Bret traveled from the East Coast all the way to the West Coast.
The journey from one coast to another wasn't an easy task. There were a lot of incidences that may be included in “New Burlesques” writing collection of Bret Harte.
As a traveler, he witnessed the 1860 massacre of 80 to 200 Wiyot indians of Tutulwat village. This incident was carefully noted down by Harte and gained publication in San Francisco and New York.