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The Adventures of a Forty niner

Author : Daniel Knower
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The Adventures of a Forty niner

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An historic description of California, with evengs and ideas of San Francisco and its people in those early days.

A Quaker Forty Niner

Author : Charles Edward Pancoast
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A dramatic, first-hand account of the pioneering life in the West—steamboating on the Missouri and the gold rush to California.

The Adventures of a Forty niner

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The Adventures Of A Forty niner

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A Forty niner from Tennessee

Author : Hugh Brown Heiskell
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Edward M. Steel has integrated other sources with Heiskell's story to provide a broader overview of the gold rush days. His prologue introduces readers to young Heiskell's background, explains how wagon trains operated, and describes the country that the Forty-niners crossed. His careful annotations, meanwhile, shed light on specific points in the diary.

The Adventures of a Forty Niner

Author : Daniel Knower
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The discovery of gold in California, in 1848, with its other mineral resources, including the Alamada quicksilver mine at San Jose which is an article of first necessity in working gold or silver ore; and the great silver mines of Nevada, in 1860, the Comstock lode, in which, in ten years, from five to eight hundred millions of gold and silver were taken out, a larger amount than was ever taken from one locality before, the Alamada quicksilver mine being the second most productive of any in the world, the one in Spain being the largest, said to be owned by the Rothschilds.

The Adventures of a Forty niner

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Volunteer Forty niners

Author : Walter T. Durham
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The first book to examine the glittering dreams and rigorous experiences of the 49ers from representative sections and classes of a single state.

Gold Rushes and Mining Camps of the Early American West

Author : Vardis Fisher
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Distributed by the University of Nebraska Press for Caxton Press Vardis Fisher and Opal Laurel Holmes bring together the stories of all of the remarkable men and women and all of the violent contrasts that made up one of the most entrhalling chapters in American history. Fisher, a respected scholar and versatile creative writer, devoted three years to the writing of this book.