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Author Woods, Daniel Bates, 1809-1892.

Title Sixteen months at the gold diggings / by Daniel B. Woods.

Imprint New York : Harper & Brothers, 1851.

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Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Centennial Room    R PAS LC 917.94 W894    Available
Description 199 pages ; 20 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Indexed In: Cowan, p. 694.
Stoughton, p. 190.
Summary Daniel B. Woods of Philadelphia sailed to California in February 1849, crossing Mexico to San Blas, and arriving in San Francisco in June. Sixteen months at the gold diggings (1851) recounts those travels as well as his experiences as a prospector in the Northern Mines on the American River and at Hart's Bar and other camps in the Southern Mines before starting home in November, 1850. His book offers an exceptionally realistic picture of the drudgery of mining and the business side of miners' companies.
Form Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
Terms Of Use No known restrictions on publication.
Subject Gold miners -- California -- History -- 19th century.
Mines and mineral resources -- California -- History -- 19th century.
California -- Gold discoveries.
California -- Description and travel.

 
    
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