Four Months among the Gold-Finders in Alta California: Being the Diary of an Expedition from San Francisco to the Gold Districts

Four Months among the Gold-Finders in Alta California: Being the Diary of an Expedition from San Francisco to the Gold Districts

by J. Tyrwhitt Brooks

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781108033381
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 09/30/2011
Series: Cambridge Library Collection - Literary Studies Series
Pages: 232
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.51(d)

Table of Contents

1. Clearing the Faranolles; 2. Start for Monterey; 3. An arrival at San Francisco from the gold district; 4. The party leave San Francisco; 5. Encampment for the night; 6. The journey delayed; 7. Captain Sutter's account of the first discovery of the gold; 8. The author and his friends leave Sutter's Ford; 9. Two horses stray away; 10. Digging and washing, with a few reflections; 11. The proceedings of the week; 12. The party leave the Mormon diggings; 13. The party again shift their quarters; 14. Smoking and sleeping; 15. The party determine to start for Bear River; 16. A rest; 17. A rich mine of gold discovered; 18. Where McPhail was last seen; 19. The party strengthen their defences; 20. The author inclined to return to the coast; 21. The party start for the coast; 22. The stock of gold remaining weighed and shared; 23. The gold district; 24. The author and his friends part company; 25. Letter from the author to his brother in England.

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