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California : its history and romance

Author: John Steven McGroarty
Publisher: Los Angeles : Grafton Publishing Company, 1911.
Series: California Gold Rush anthology.; BiblioBoard Core module.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
Publication:California Gold Rush
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This elaborately illustrated text helps explain the alluring nature of California to early settlers while providing historical background. The work includes many reasons to venture there, not the just the possibilities of wealth and grandeur that most flocked to the region for.
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Genre/Form: History
Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
McGroarty, John Steven, 1862-1944.
California.
Los Angeles : Grafton publishing company, 1911
(OCoLC)657132415
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Steven McGroarty
OCLC Number: 27637158
Notes: "Muster roll of the 'Vigilantes'": pages [367]-369.
Includes presentation page at front of volume and facsimile signatures of "patrons of the book" at end of volume.
Description: 393 pages, [6] leaves of plates : illustrations (some color), map ; 25 cm
Contents: Land of heart's desire --
When California began --
Story of the Missions --
Monterey, the first capital --
Spanish era --
Mexican era --
Bear Flag Republic --
Argonauts --
American conquest --
Five miracles --
Appendix: Counties of California --
Celebrated "Pious Fund" --
Fremont's famous ride --
Junipero Serra's most famous walk --
Great Seal of the state --
El Camino Real --
Grave of Junipero Serra --
Muster roll of "The Vigilantes."
Series Title: California Gold Rush anthology.; BiblioBoard Core module.
Responsibility: by John S. McGroarty.
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This elaborately illustrated text helps explain the alluring nature of California to early settlers while providing historical background. The work includes many reasons to venture there, not the just the possibilities of wealth and grandeur that most flocked to the region for.

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