Experiences of a forty-niner.
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Published in Pittsburgh .
Written in English


  • Overland journeys to the Pacific,
  • California -- Gold discoveries

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Edition Notes

StatementBy Wm. G. Johnston, a member of the wagon train first to enter California in the memorable year 1849 ...
SeriesWestern Americana, 1550-1900 -- reel 291, no. 2907.
The Physical Object
Pagination390 p.
Number of Pages390
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17474086M

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Johnston, William Graham, Experiences of a forty-niner. New York, Arno Press, (OCoLC) “ONE OF THE BEST AND MOST READABLE OF THE OVERLANDS”: FIRST EDITION OF JOHNSTON’S EXPERIENCES OF A FORTY-NINER. JOHNSTON, William G. Experiences of a Forty-Niner. Pittsburgh: no publisher, Large octavo, original gilt-stamped green cloth, floral ://   texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection. National Emergency Library. Top Experiences of a forty-niner Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item. EMBED EMBED (for Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Experiences of a Forty Niner During Thirty Four Years Residence in California and Australia by Charles D. Ferguson (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products! › eBay › Books › Nonfiction.

Experiences of a Forty-Niner, W. M. Johnston. In addition to research articles, the journal regularly includes book reviews, letters to the editor, and a page of diary quotes from original trail diaries. The journal began publication in , and here you have access to all 30+ years of :// /experiences-of-a-forty-niner-w-m-johnston.   Chauncey de Leon Canfield () first published "The diary of a forty-niner" in , and 1, of the 2, copies in that edition were burned. Joseph Gaer's Bibliography of California literature, 20 describes this book as written in the form of a diary, but fictional.' The diary of a forty-niner () reprints Canfield's :// The Diary of a Forty-Niner 49r. CANFIELD, Chauncey () Presentation Copy, Inscribed to Charles Warren Stoddard “Canfield in his preface writes: “Bearing every evidence of geniuses, it purported to be experiences of one Alfred T. Jackson, a pioneer miner who cabined and worked on Rock Creek, Nevada County, California” The diary covers the period of to J #!   Burke and Wills Web: digital research archive of records from the Burke and Wills Expedition () from Melbourne to the Gulf of Carpentaria, Australia. This website is a comprehensive digital research archive containing transcripts of historical documents, reports, manuscripts and

First published April 7, In the centennial edition of The Diary of a Forty-Niner published by James Ladd Delkin, Oscar Lewis, a California historian, researched the origins of the book. Below is his introduction along with his findings. ——— In the voluminous literature of the Gold Rush The Diary of a Forty-Niner has long occupied a position at once unique and 2 days ago  Enos Christman (), a West Chester, Pennsylvania printer's apprentice, left for the gold fields in June , returning in October One man's gold () 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   Experiences of a Forty-Niner by William Graham Johnston, , available at Book Depository with free delivery :// The discovery of gold is attributed to James Marshall, who found flakes of gold in the American River while working for John Sutter at his ranch in northern California on Janu Sutter was a pioneer who founded a colony he called Nueva Helvetia or New ://