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...
|Published:||Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©1989.|
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