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Journal of the adventures of a party of California gold-seekers

Margaret A. Frink

Journal of the adventures of a party of California gold-seekers

under the guidance of Mr. Ledyard Frink during a journey across the plains from Martinsville, Indiana, to Sacramento, California, from March 30, 1850, to September 7, 1850.

by Margaret A. Frink

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Published in [Oakland? Calif .
Written in English

    Places:
  • West (U.S.)
    • Subjects:
    • Overland journeys to the Pacific.,
    • West (U.S.) -- Description and travel.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementFrom the original diary of the trip kept by Mrs. Margaret A. Frink.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF593 .F91
      The Physical Object
      Pagination121 p.
      Number of Pages121
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6617347M
      LC Control Number19010705
      OCLC/WorldCa6871205

      She and the from one- to two-hundred others there were really on the edge of the world in a harsh climate, with no amenities, forgotten by just about everybody. Isaac Baker's journal provides an interesting glimpse into the life of one of the forty-niners, complete with sketches to illustrate the text. Emigrant totals for subsequent years, such as and would even eclipse the impressive numbers of Day's description of a company member's death and Ezekial B.

      For who would work from morn till night And live on hog and corn, When one can pick up there at sight Enough to buy a farm? Minutes of the Proceedings of the National Negro Conventions, McDonald, Dedra S. The stream we had now reached was fearful to look at,—rushing and boiling and yellow with mud, a mile wide, and in many places of unknown depth. After tugging over a heavy, sandy road for ten miles, we came, about eleven o'clock, to the mouth of the famous Carson Canon, where the road turns abruptly to the right, to enter it.

      Copies in Valdez Museum and Historical Archives. But there was no way to do but to ford it. In return, they agreed to reside on the land, and improve it over a five-year period. By the time the men came in with the horses, I had dinner ready; and by half past four o'clock we were ready to be off. Although emigrant companies had arrived in California prior to the great gold rush, the full story of the California Trail occurred afteras the allure of wealth caused hundreds of thousands to surmount incredible obstacles while following routes to the Golden State. We are now about to climb the main ridge of the snowy mountains, called the Sierra Nevada.


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Journal of the adventures of a party of California gold-seekers book

The horses, cattle, and mules are getting gaunt, thin, and weak, almost ready to drop in their tracks, as hundreds of them have already done. On the whole long journey to California there were neither ferries nor bridges, except a ferry at North Platte and one at Green River, and the small bridges back near Salt River, and a little one in Carson Canon.

Although she is linked to the legendary Arizona town from toNellie left for brief periods to prospect and mine or run hotels in Baja California; New Mexico; and several mining areas within Arizona. Teacher and activist of the Birmingham, Michigan area. Frink found good grass not very far away, and sent Mr.

Holt, ; reprint, Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, This is the head of the emigration at the present time. Bighead, Kate Marquis, Thomas B. Rather, word filtered back that little free land remained and that many Exodusters were still destitute a year after their arrival.

Chapter III. At first, the gold could be picked up from the ground but later on it was recovered from the streams and rivers with the use of pans.

Lundy, Benjamin. The trip across the plains proved to be no small undertaking as many an argonaut's diary would attest. Louis by McPike and Strother, and Mr. This plan is very dangerous in the swift current, and we hear of many persons who have lost their lives in these attempts.

Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press Bythousands of African Americans who had been "essential workers" during the war were unemployed and roamed the streets of Los Angeles, Oakland, and Portland. Clark who found the journal of a member, Charles G.

Miscellaneous California Census Records These are not necessarily Mercer County people but the records are interesting as they give an estimate of the amount of gold the person is recovering.

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This site is like a library, Use. a. most Franciscan missionaries treated California Indians with unusual kindness. b. many California Indians violently resisted missionization. c. the impact of the missions on California Indian women was especially severe. d.

California Indian woman were treated with respect by Spanish-speaking soldiers and civilians in California. The gold seekers of '49; a personal narrative of the overland trail and adventures in California and Oregon from to Kimball Webster (), a New Hampshire farmer, began his overland journey to California in Apriland remained in California and Oregon until Frink, Margaret A.

Journal of the Adventures of a Party of California Gold-Seekers Under the Guidance of Mr. Ledyard Frink, During a Journey Across the Plains from Martinsville, Indiana, to Sacremto, California from March 30,to September 7, From the Original Diary of.

Jersey Gold is the best book we have read this year, and is without a doubt the most interesting, informative, and comprehensive account of a wagon train going to the Gold Rush we have read to date. See Overland Journal Vol 35, no. 4, page for complete review.

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Western Gold Adventures 1849

Ledyard Frink during a journey across the plains from Martinsville, Indiana, to Sacramento, California, from March 30,to September 7,