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Author Christman, Enos, 1828-1912.

Title One man's gold : the letters & journal of a forty-niner / Enos Christman ; compiled & edited by Florence Morrow Christman.

Imprint New York : Whittlesey House, McGraw-Hill Book Co., 1930.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Centennial Room    R PAS 92 CHRISTMAN,E    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description xiii, 278 p. : front. (port.) plates, facsims ; 23 cm.
Contents The first letter bag -- The Sea Journal-1 -- The second letter bag -- The Sea Journal-2 -- The third letter bag -- The California Journal-1 -- The fourth letter bag -- The California Journal-2 -- The fifth letter bag -- The Homeward Journal -- The sixth letter bag -- From the Pennsylvania Journal.
Summary Enos Christman (1828-1912), a West Chester, Pennsylvania printer's apprentice, left for the gold fields in June 1849, returning in October 1852. One man's gold (1930) contains both sides of his correspondence with his fiancee and his former boss in West Chester and his journal of his experiences in the West. Highlights include his brief career as prospector on the Calaveras River and Mariposa diggings and his partnership in publication of the Sonoma Herald and life in that town, 1850-1852.
Form Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
Terms Of Use No known restrictions on publication. No copyright renewal found.
Subject Christman, Enos, 1828-1912 -- Correspondence.
Christman, Enos, 1828-1912 -- Diaries.
Pioneers -- West (U.S.) -- Diaries.
Pioneers -- California -- Diaries.
Voyages to the Pacific coast.
Frontier and pioneer life -- California.
California -- Gold discoveries.
West (U.S.) -- Description and travel.
Added Author Christman, Florence Morrow, 1896-

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