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Six Months in the Gold Mines: From a Journal of Three Years Residence in Upper and Lower California 1847-48-49.

Six Months in the Gold Mines: From a Journal of Three Years Residence in Upper and Lower California 1847-48-49.
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E. Gould Buffum

E. Gould Buffum



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2 years ago at Jul 1 7:41
Interesting first-hand account of the laborious occupation of gold mining in 1840s California. The author never really struck it rich, but managed to make a decent living regardless. His meticulous descriptions of mining techniques and the day-to-day tedium of sifting, digging, and scrounging for the "yellow stuff" can get a bit tedious, but he makes up for it in the wealth of info on early Califo... read more
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Manufacturer: James Stevenson Publisher
Release date: 1 December 2000
ISBN-10 : 1885852142 | ISBN-13: 9781885852144
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Saturn Loft posted a review 2 years ago

“Interesting first-hand account of the laborious occupation of gold mining in 1840s California. The author never really struck it rich, but managed to make a decent living regardless. His meticulous descriptions of mining techniques and the day-to-day tedium of sifting, digging, and scrounging for the "yellow stuff" can get a bit tedious, but he makes up for it in the wealth of info on early California people and places. Worth a look.” read more