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Mexican gold trail : the journal of a forty-niner

Author: Glenn S Dumke
Publisher: San Marino, Calif. : Huntington Library, [2006]
Series: Huntington Library publications.; Huntington classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"On February 20, 1849, 29-year-old attorney George W.B. Evans set out from Defiance, Ohio, determined to make a fortune for his wife and family in the Gold Rush. He kept a painstaking record of his journey to California on one of the least known of the overland routes, crossing northern Mexico on the wild, little-used trail through Chihuahua and across the deserts of southern Arizona. Along the way, he faced many
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Genre/Form: Diaries
Named Person: George W B Evans; George W B Evans
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Glenn S Dumke
ISBN: 0873282221 9780873282222
OCLC Number: 69027639
Notes: Originally published: Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery, ©1945.
Description: xxix, 340 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: February, 1849: Ohio to the Arkansas --
March, 1849: The Arkansas to San Antonio --
April, 1849: San Antonio to the Mexican Border --
May, 1849: The Mexican Border to San Carlos --
June, 1849: San Carlos to Chihuahua --
July, 1849: Chihuahua to Janos --
August, 1849: Janos to the Gila River --
September, 1849: The Gila Valley to Santa Barbara --
October, 1849: Santa Barbara to the Mariposa Diggings --
November, 1849: The Mariposa Diggings --
December, 1849: The Mariposa Diggings (cont.) --
January, 1850: The Mariposa Diggings (cont.).
Series Title: Huntington Library publications.; Huntington classics.
Responsibility: by George W.B. Evans ; edited by Glenn S. Dumke ; with a preface by Robert Glass Cleland.
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On February 20, 1849, twenty nine-year-old attorney George W B Evans set out from Defiance, Ohio, determined to make a fortune for his wife and family in the gold rush. Moving on to work as a customs  Read more...

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"This volume [gives Evans's] account of a little-known route to the gold fields [and his] day-by-day entries on the results of actual mining, [shedding] light on bay and river life and the hubbub of Read more...

 
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