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Overland to California in 1849

Overland to California in 1849

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Published by Butler & Bowman in Oakland .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Overland journeys to the Pacific -- 1849.,
  • California.,
  • West (U.S.) -- Description and travel.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Joseph Sedgley.
    SeriesWestern Americana, 1550-1900 -- reel 484, no. 4835.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination66 p.
    Number of Pages66
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15440915M
    LC Control Number87779422

    Diary of Felix Negley – To California in and Return to Pittsburgh by Water. The Overland Journal is OCTA's quarterly journal of scholarly research into the emigrant experience and our 19th century historic trails. In addition to research articles, the journal regularly includes book reviews, letters to the editor, and a page of diary. (shelved 5 times as ) avg rating — 86, ratings — published

      In developing the narrative, the authors blend together family history and travel on the Overland Trail in to California. The authors introduce the key organizer, Dr. John Stevens Darcy, within the historical context of New Jersey, the setting where the Newark Company : Jere L. Krakow. Decker Peter The diaries of Peter Decker: Overland to California in and Life in the Mines, ‐ Delano Alonzo Life on the Plains and Among the Diggings Delano Alonzo Alonzo Delano's California correspondence: being letters hitherto uncollected from the Ottawa (Illinois) Free trader and the New Orleans True delta, File Size: KB.

    In , Forty-niners late on the main trail to California used the Mormon Road as a winter alternative route to California, referring to it as the "Southern Route" of the California Trail. Later emigrants to California followed the same route during the winter months. New York: Baker and Scribner, Diary, Decker, Peter “A Journal of on a Trip to California Overland” Columbus, Ohio April 4, to San Francisco, Nov. 5, Wagon trains were the common overland route to the gold fields. Peter Decker made a list of .


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Overland To California In [Joseph Sedgley] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Sedgley, Joseph. Overland to California in Oakland: Butler & Bowman, Steam Book and Job Printers, When gold fever struck inJohn S. Darcy—prominent physician, general, and president of the New Jersey Railroad—assembled a company to travel overland to California.

In Jersey Gold, Margaret Casterline Bowen and Gwendolyn Joslin Hiles tell the story of that colorful company of some thirty stalwarts and adventurers.5/5(3).

The Diaries of Peter Decker: Overland to California in and Life in the Mines, (Book): Decker, Peter. University of California Press, - Overland journeys to the Pacific - pages.

0 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. Overland to California on the Southwestern Trail, Diary of Robert Eccleston Issue 2 of Bancroft Library publications. Kimball Webster (), a New Hampshire farmer, began his overland journey to California in Apriland remained in California and Oregon until The gold seekers of '49 () uses Webster's diary as the basis for the account of his trip to California via a wagon train from Independence, Missouri, and his first weeks in the Sacramento Valley.

Herman Scharmann left Germany as head of a company of gold-seekers bound for California in Scharmann's overland journey to California () describes his family's Overland to California in 1849 book from New York to their wagon train in Independence, Missouri, and the trip across the Plains via Fort Kearny and Fort Laramie.

When his wife and daughter die shortly after reaching California, Scharmann and two sons. Jersey Gold chronicles not only the journey of the Newark Overland Company but also goes beyond the gold rush to follow the remarkable lives of the significant participants as they become wrapped in the spectrum of events that shaped the nineteenth century from the chaos of the Civil War to the throes of the Industrial Revolution.

Personal. By the end of the year, the non-native population of California was estimated at(as compared w at the end of and around in March ). Atwood, John M, "Map of the United States, the British Provinces, Mexico &c.: Showing the Routes of the U.S.

Mail Steam Packets to California, and a Plan of the Gold Region" (New York: Published by J.H. Colton, 86 Cedar St., ), detached from Fayette Robinson, California and Its Gold Regions: With a Geographical and Topographical View of the Country, its Mineral and Agricultural.

THE DIARIES OF PETER DECKER. Overland to California in and Life in the Mines, by Giffen, Helen S. (Editor) and a great selection of related books, art. Beginning at California Highway 79 near Warner Springs, the road leads south through the Anza-Borrego Desert in the Anza-Borrego Desert State Park.

Known as the San Felipe Road, it is also known as Sweeny Pass, Imperial Highway and Great Overland Stage Route of Overland in diaries and letters of the California-Oregon Trail User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. These volumes collect the letters and diaries of pioneers who crossed the American wilderness in andsuch as members of the ill-fated Donner party.

Overland diary of James A. Pritchard from Kentucky to California in [Denver] F.A. Rosenstock, (OCoLC) Online version: Pritchard, James Avery, Overland diary of James A.

Pritchard from Kentucky to California in [Denver] F.A. Rosenstock, (OCoLC) Material Type: Biography: Document Type: Book. Inat the age of twenty-nine, Manly joined the thousands of American Forty-niners traveling to California to participate in the Gold Rush.

He began traveling overland from Wisconsin. Floating the Green River. Upon reaching the Green River, just west of South Pass Manly and a half dozen other men tried to float to California by use of an abandoned ferry they found down the Green to the Born: William Lewis Manly, April 6,St.

Diaries and Journals of Overland Crossings of the Gold Rush Era Overland to California in and Life in the Mines, Georgetown, Calif., Delano, Alonzo. to California in The Gold Rush Journal of Elijah Bryan Farnham." Indiana Magazine of History, XLVI (Sept.

and Dec. The discovery of gold on the American River by New Jerseyan James W. Marshall set off an international migration. Jersey Gold—The Newark Overland Company’s Trek to California, (University of Oklahoma Press, $) by Margaret Casterline Bowen and Gwendolyn Joslin Hiles concerns a group of 30 New Jerseyans who embarked upon, what promised to be, the adventure of.

Horn actually went to California inand consequently, produced one of the most accurate and detailed of the overland guidebooks. The New York Observer, Mapraised the book by writing: "No one should venture across the desert without it.".

The overland travels of James A. Pritchard from Kentucky to California and the Gold fields of Coloma. It is illustrated with three maps leading to the gold fields California with notes on the maps, and a chart of travel diaries kept on the South Pass routes in by overland travelers bound for Seller Rating: % positive.

Goulding's gold rush journal details his adventures on a seven-month overland trek with the Knickerbocker Exploring Company of New York. The handwritten journal, part of the collection of the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript ibrary at Yale University, contains daily entries between February 18 and Septem.

A California interim government existed from mid until September, United States military occupation of territory comprising today's U.S. state of California came soon after the outbreak of the Mexican–American War in (the Baja California Peninsula was not occupied until ).

Occupation replaced the previous system of government under Mexico with a "Law of war" system. The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Life on the Plains and Among the Diggings: An Overland Journey to California () by Alonzo Delano at Barnes & Noble.

Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your : Alonzo Delano.Journal of Overland Journey to California. Ma - January 7, Blackman's Traveling Chest and Portrait of Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Blackman. Blackman's detailed account of his journey to California, his life in the diggings, and his return to New York by ship, via the Isthmus route, is accompanied by the traveling chest in which it was.