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Sutter's Fort : gateway to the gold fields

Author: Oscar Lewis
Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice-Hall, ©1966.
Series: American forts series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Traces the career of Swiss immigrant John A. Sutter who founded his California fort in 1839, commanded it in the 1840's and lost it to the forty-niners.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Lewis, Oscar, 1893-1992.
Sutter's Fort.
Englewood Cliffs, N.J., Prentice-Hall [1966]
(OCoLC)600571120
Named Person: John Augustus Sutter; John Augustus Sutter
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Oscar Lewis
OCLC Number: 485101
Description: xiii, 222 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 24 cm.
Contents: A young man from Burgdorf --
Empire in the making --
The Russians find a buyer --
Trailbreakers --
Warfare- California style --
Wagons westward --
The Yankees take over --
Prelude to frenzy --
Crumbling empire --
Disintegration.
Series Title: American forts series.
Responsibility: by Oscar Lewis.
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Traces the career of Swiss immigrant John A. Sutter who founded his California fort in 1839, commanded it in the 1840's and lost it to the forty-niners.

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