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Sutter of California; a biography by Julian Dana.

Author: Julian Dana
Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Company, 1936.
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Sutter emigrated from Switzerland to the United States. For a while he was a trader in Santa Fe, New Mexico. In 1839, he journeyed to Vancouver, British Columbia, took a ship to Hawaii, and eventually another ship to California. Seeking land away from close Mexican control, he settled by the Sacramento River and established a farm. In 1848 gold was discovered at a mill he was building. His fort became a destination  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Dana, Julian, 1902-1961.
Sutter of California.
New York, The Macmillan company, 1936
(OCoLC)609226940
Named Person: John Augustus Sutter; John Augustus Sutter
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Julian Dana
OCLC Number: 1351793
Notes: Maps on lining-papers.
First published 1934, "Reissued, January 1966: March 1966."
"Descendants": p. 411-413.
Description: xi pages, 1 leaf, 423 pages frontispiece, plates, portraits, map 22 cm

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Sutter emigrated from Switzerland to the United States. For a while he was a trader in Santa Fe, New Mexico. In 1839, he journeyed to Vancouver, British Columbia, took a ship to Hawaii, and eventually another ship to California. Seeking land away from close Mexican control, he settled by the Sacramento River and established a farm. In 1848 gold was discovered at a mill he was building. His fort became a destination for many of those seeking gold. Eventually the newcomers squatted on his land, and he lost much of it. He moved to Pennsylvania while putting in his claim to the U.S. Government for reimbursement. With an inventory of his purchase of Fort Ross and a list of his descendants.

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