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Lost treasures of American history

Author: W C Jameson
Publisher: New York : MJF Books, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Special edView all editions and formats
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In Lost Treasures of American History, professional treasure hunter W.C. Jameson has collected the most compelling tales and legends of lost mines and buried treasure to be found across the United States. Recorded history is rich with clues to hundreds of lost fortunes, and Jameson not only details how, why, and where each treasure was lost, he also immerses the reader in the adventurous lives of this country's  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Anecdotes
History
Local history
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: W C Jameson
ISBN: 9781606710067 1606710060
OCLC Number: 642685559
Description: vi, 199 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction : Notes from a treasure hunter --
Part 1 : Spanish exploration and settlement. Lost Spanish treasure ship in the California desert --
Lost Spanish gold mine on the Cossatot River --
The lost gold mine in the Uintah Mountains --
The Lost Padre Mine --
The Victorio Peak treasure --
Lost Spanish treasure in the Lava Beds --
Lost Spanish treasure ship on Barkentine Creek --
Part 2 : Colonial America. Rogers' rangers and the lost Silver Madonna --
Benedict Arnold's lost Revolutionary War treasure --
Lost gold payroll --
The lost treasure of the Marquis de Lafayette --
The George Washington dollars --
The sunken continental dollars --
The lost treasure of the H.M.S. Hussar --
Part 3 : Civil War. Morehead City's Confederate treasure --
The lost treasure of the Confederate Army's gray ghost --
A fortune in Confederate silver --
Confederate treasure in Vermont --
Pots of gold --
The lost Confederate treasury --
Part 4 : Outlaw treasure. The lost treasure of Pedro Nevarez --
Jean Laffite's Galveston treasure --
Outlaw Plummer's lost gold --
The Sam Bass treasure --
Black Jack Christian's lost train robbery gold --
Tiburcio Vasquez's 500-pound silver ingot --
The lost iron door treasure of the Outlaw Belle Starr --
Multimillion dollar gangster treasure.
Responsibility: W.C. Jameson.

Abstract:

In Lost Treasures of American History, professional treasure hunter W.C. Jameson has collected the most compelling tales and legends of lost mines and buried treasure to be found across the United States. Recorded history is rich with clues to hundreds of lost fortunes, and Jameson not only details how, why, and where each treasure was lost, he also immerses the reader in the adventurous lives of this country's early explorers, traders, settlers and soldiers. - Jacket flap.

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