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The romance of the age; or, The discovery of gold in California

by Edward E. Dunbar

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Published by D. Appleton and company in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sutter, John Augustus, 1803-1880,
  • California -- Gold discoveries

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesDiscovery of gold in California.
    StatementBy Edward E. Dunbar
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF865 .D9
    The Physical Object
    Pagination134 p.
    Number of Pages134
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24156303M
    OCLC/WorldCa3738388

    The Romance of the Age; or, the Discovery of Gold in California by DUNBAR, EDWARD E., D. Appleton and Company, New York, Very good: light foxing pplates otherwise clean, bright tight and crisp. First Edition 7 x 4 1/2 inches, pages, publisher's bright fresh looking gold-stamped green cloth,.End date:   A history of the people and commercial imperatives that contributed to the California gold rush discusses the massive influx of hundreds of thousands of people to the area, which became a state in record time, in a volume set against the political climate and national issues of the period. Reprint. 50, first printing/5(8).

    in which is an interesting account of the discovery of gold placers in the San Fernando Valley in William Heath DDavits t usually one of the most reliable chroniclers of pioneer events, in his book, "Sixty Years in California," gives the date of the discovery , and the discoverers a party of Sonorans traveling to Monterey.   The Age of Gold: The Story of an Obsession that Swept the World by HW Brands pp, Heinemann, £ When James Marshall found gold in California, 40 miles from Sutter's Fort, in January , he.

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