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Four months in the mines of California, or, Life in the mountains

Four months in the mines of California, or, Life in the mountains

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Published by B.T. Albro in Providence .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • California -- Gold discoveries,
  • California -- Description and travel

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesLife in the mountains
    Statementby S. Weston
    SeriesSelected Americana from Sabin"s Dictionary of books relating to America, from its discovery to the present time -- 103053
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination46 p.
    Number of Pages46
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15379669M
    LC Control Number87810601

      The beginning of the end for Bart was November 3, He waited for the Tuttletown stage, which carried $ in gold coin and over ounces of amalgam.A young boy who had hitched a ride to go hunting was the only passenger, and he left the stagecoach just before Bart showed   California, by Dr. Josiah Royce, in the handsome as well as handy American Commonwealths series, is commonly regarded as the best short history of California ever written, and particularly so as to the early mining era. Dr. Royce knew his state, and a more competent writer could hardly have been ing, in his history, almost everything accessible, worthy of

    Julian is a small mountain community in Southern California located at the intersection of California highways 78 about 50 miles northeast of San Diego. This historic gold-mining town is nestled among oak and pine forests between the north end of the Cuyamaca Range and the south slope of Volcan :// Now, within two months, five millions have been taken out of the Klondyke regions. It took the first eight months of work in California to pan out that amount under infinitely more favorable conditions of climate and weather. That is a straw worth noting. "There are just two ways at present, each of which has its advantages and its ://

      The first news of the discovery of gold in California was months in getting to "the States," and it was even months later before the gold fever had become really epidemic in the East. With the telegraph and cable of to-day the news from the Yukon has already encircled the globe and quickened the pulse of mankind in every land and   California has the largest economy in the United States and, in , was the first state to reach the trillion-dollar benchmark in gross state product. In , California was ranked the ninth


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Providence: printed by B.T. Albro for E.P. Weston, 8vo ( x mm). 34, [2] pp. Original blue printed wrappers bound in modern half morocco. Light spotting throughout, some wrinkling to title, light wear and institutional stamp to wrappers, pencil marginalia :// Ramblings in California [electronic resource]: containing a description of the country, life at the mines, state of society, etc.

interspersed with characteristic anecdotes and sketches from life, being the five years' experience of a gold digger / (Toronto: J. Bain, [?]), by   Here is a look back at the great California Gold Rush of ’49, which started with a lucky break.

The gold mines would go on to make some people rich and cause some people to lose everything — and it is also what’s responsible for the city of San Francisco’s sudden growth, as well as bringing thousands upon thousands of people to ://   OLD MINES OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA.

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Six months in the gold mines: from a journal of three years' residence in Upper and Lower California. Edward Gould Buffum (), a New York journalist, came to California as an officer in the 7th Regiment of N.Y.

Volunteers during the Mexican War. He stayed on to seek gold and edit a California newspaper before returning east to ?fa=subject:gold. An Analysis of the Problem of the Proposed Rehabilitation of Hydraulic Mining in California, with Particular Reference to the Mining Region on the Yuba River and Its Tributaries.

Yuba City, CA, Weston, Silas. Four Months in the Mines of California: or, Life in the Mountains. Providence, RI: B.T. Albro, Whitney, J. THE Fraser Mines Vindicated, OR, THE HISTORY OF FOUR MONTHS. BY ALFRED WADDINGTON.

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It was discovered in by a Mexican herder, who sold it to Captain Ewell (afterwards General Ewell of the Confederate Army) and Messrs. Brevoort, Douglass, and Johnson, who gave the Mexican a pony   THE BOOK CLUB OF CALIFORNIA: SAN FRANCISCO A Trip to the Gold Mines of California in BY valuable Six Months in the Gold Mines was published in During that same year William R.

Lienhard throw light on several phases of life in the mines   Present at the Beginning of the Gold Rush: Journalist Edward Gould Buffum Pans Gold in California, Edward Gould Buffum (–) went to California in as a soldier in a New York regiment during the Mexican War.

There, Buffum and his regiment helped wrest California from   California Gold, W. Leicht, D. Leicht, Lapidary Journal, Vol. 44, No. 12, pp.(). This article contains photographs of some of the most famous gold specimens found in California, and information on the mines where they were found.

A Glimpse of Life in the Gold Country, J. Doble, California Geology, Vol. 47, No. 4, pp.(   Other Lost Dutchman's mines. Robert Blair wrote "[t]here have been at least four legendary Lost Dutchman's gold mines in the American West, including the famed Superstition mine of Jacob Waltz".

One Lost Dutchman's mine is said to be in Colorado, another in California; two are said to be located in of these other Lost Dutchman's mines can be traced to at least the ://'s_Gold_Mine. There are not wanting many beautiful scenes and cheerful locations, but as a whole, it is a cheerless and uncomfortable country, fit only for savage men and wild beasts.

Our camp to-day is in the full glare of an August sun; hot, sultry and wearisome; the range of broken and semi-round mountains that. BARRY: OVERLAND TO CALIFORNIA IN An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip.

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