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The call of gold : true tales on the gold road to Yosemite

Author: Newell D Chamberlain
Publisher: [Mariposa, Calif.] : [Gazette Press], [©1936]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : "First ed.View all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Newell D Chamberlain
OCLC Number: 2975616
Description: xii, 183 pages : plates, portraits, maps, facsimiles ; 20 cm
Contents: Prologue --
Indian wilderness --
Arrival of gold seekers and establishment of county --
Arrival of John C. Fremont --
First settlers' own stories --
Beginnings of Hornitos and Coulterville --
War with Indians --
Discovery of something better than gold, Yosemite --
California's first authorized mint and early mining code --
Early-day justice --
Lost gold, amusements, and hotel rules --
Fremont and savage visit --
Mining experiences of Lafayette H. Bunnell --
Eventful years of 1854 and 1855 --
First newspaper description of Yosemite --
Galen Clark, outstanding citizen --
Fremont's political and mining activities --
Famous trial of 1857 in Mariposa's courthouse --
Judge Burke's decision and sidelights of the trial --
Battle of the pine tree --
Bear Valley and the colonel --
Final judgment for Fremont --
First white woman in Bear Valley --
Autobiography of John S. Diltz --
Mariposa around 1859 --
Gazette news, 1862 to 1870 --
Fremont's great sale --
Mismanagement by Wall Street --
Fremont's later career --
John Muir, world-famous naturalist --
Diltz, a real benefactor --
John Hite, millionaire miner --
Angevine Reynolds and his writings --
Hi-lights around Coulterville --
Color around Hornitos --
The town with the holy name --
Indian anecdotes --
Mariposa Al --
The pioneer spirit exemplified --
Reunion of old-timers --
The miners' ten commandments.
Responsibility: by Newell D. Chamberlain.

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