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Overland to California

Author: William Graham Johnston; Lederer, Street & Zeus Co.,
Publisher: Oakland, Calif., Biobooks, 1948.
Series: California centennial edition, 13.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [1st California ed.]View all editions and formats
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In April 1849, Johnston was in a party lead by Jim Stewart that left Independence, Missouri, and arrived at the end of July in Sacramento, California, the first wagon train. Johnson worked in the mines and gave early descriptions of Sacramento and San Francisco. In December he returned by sea and Panama to Pittsburgh.
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Genre/Form: Récits personnels
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Graham Johnston; Lederer, Street & Zeus Co.,
OCLC Number: 1665816
Notes: First pub., 1892, under title: Experiences of a Forty-niner.
"First California edition, 1000 copies printed by Lederer, Street and Zeus Company, Inc. Typography by Roy Stengler, art work by William Kay"--Colophon.
Description: A-L, 272 pages illustrations, portraits, maps (1 folded) facsimile 28 cm.
Series Title: California centennial edition, 13.
Responsibility: by Wm. G. Johnston, a member of the wagon train first to enter California ... in the memorable year of 1849. Foreword by Jos. A. Sullivan.

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In April 1849, Johnston was in a party lead by Jim Stewart that left Independence, Missouri, and arrived at the end of July in Sacramento, California, the first wagon train. Johnson worked in the mines and gave early descriptions of Sacramento and San Francisco. In December he returned by sea and Panama to Pittsburgh.

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