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Forty years on the frontier as seen in the journals and reminiscences of Granville Stuart, gold-miner, trader, merchant, rancher and politician

Author: Granville Stuart; Paul C Phillips
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [2004], ©1925.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In 1852, Granville Stuart (1834-1918) traveled with his brother and their father to the Sacramento Valley of California, where they spent five years mining for gold and served in the Rogue River War. In 1857 he and his brother started back to Iowa but were delayed by the outbreak of war between the Utah Mormons and the United States.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Granville Stuart; Granville Stuart
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Granville Stuart; Paul C Phillips
ISBN: 0803293208 9780803293205
OCLC Number: 55036773
Notes: "This Bison Books edition combines the two volumes of the original edition"--Title page verso.
Originally published: Cleveland : Arthur H. Clark Co., 1925, in series: Early western journals, no. 2.
Description: xvii, 265 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Responsibility: by Granville Stuart ; edited by Paul C. Phillips ; introduction to the new Bison Books edition by Clyde A. Milner II and Carol A. O'Connor.
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