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Title Argonauts of '49, History and Adventures of the Emigrant Companies from Massachusetts, 1849-1850
Author Howe, Octavius Thorndike (b.1851)
Date 1923
Document Type Printed Book
Publisher Information Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1923
Reference G450.H857.A923
BIB ID 92466
Library / Archive American Antiquarian Society
Collection Name Immigration General
Description Tells the story of those who participated in the California Gold Rush of 1849-1850. The author explains the journey by land and by sea from the East Coast of the United States to California. The author goes on to describe life in the gold fields, with reference to private letters, log books and journals.
Theme(s) Departures: Port Conditions and Organisation; Journey Conditions; Arrivals: Ports and Early Experiences
Country (from) United States of America
Country (to) United States of America
Places Massachusetts, California, United States
Ports San Francisco, United States
Nationality American
Ships USS Ohio; Elizabeth; Edward Everett; Eliza; La Grange; San Francisco; Florida; Duxbury
Keywords industry, gold, travel, emigration, immigration, money, mining
Additional Information Please note: Some of the metadata for this document has been taken from the American Antiquarian Society catalogue.
Language English
Copyright American Antiquarian Society