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Rincon or Telegraph Hill : Robert Louis Stevenson's introduction to the South Seas

Author: Albert Shumate
Publisher: [San Francisco, Calif.] : [California Historical Society], 1967.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Some writers referred to the meeting of Robert Louis Stevenson with Charles Warren Stoddard as occurring at Stoddard's home on Telegraph Hill. This meeting inspired Stevenson to visit Molokai and to move to Samoa in the South Seas. Based on the history of the city and on city directories, Shumate placed Stoddard's residence on Rincon Hill, not Telegraph Hill.
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Shumate, Albert.
Rincon or Telegraph Hill.
[San Francisco, Calif. : California Historical Society], 1967
(OCoLC)763144661
Named Person: Robert Louis Stevenson; Charles Warren Stoddard; Robert Louis Stevenson; Charles Warren Stoddard
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Albert Shumate
OCLC Number: 21998146
Notes: "A reprint from the California Historical Society quarterly."
Description: 223-234 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Responsibility: by Albert Shumate.

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Some writers referred to the meeting of Robert Louis Stevenson with Charles Warren Stoddard as occurring at Stoddard's home on Telegraph Hill. This meeting inspired Stevenson to visit Molokai and to move to Samoa in the South Seas. Based on the history of the city and on city directories, Shumate placed Stoddard's residence on Rincon Hill, not Telegraph Hill.

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