Dreams to dust : a diary of the California gold rush, 1849-1850 /

With a high sense of adventure and even higher hope of profit, Dr. Charles Ross Parke joined the gold seekers streaming toward California in the spring of 1849. A resident of Whiteside County, Illinois, he formed a small company and headed west to the Great Platte River Road. Other forty-niners kept...

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Main Author: Parke, Charles Ross, 1823-1908.
Other Authors: Davis, James Edward, 1940-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published:Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©1989.
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Location: Upper Level

Call Number: 978.02 P237p
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