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Title: From Mexican Days to the Gold Rush: Memoirs of James Wilson Marshall & Edward Gould Buffum Who Grew Up with California
Description: Chicago: The Lakeside Press / R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company, 1993. First Edition Thus. First Printing. Hard Cover. Publisher's full brown cloth, gilt lettering on spine, Lakeside Press medallion, gilt, on cover, t.e.g. Illustrated with numerous B&W plates, maps, and reproductions. This volume includes "The Life & Adventures of James W. Marshall" by Geo. F. Parsons (1870), and "Six Months in the Gold Mines" by Edward Buffum (1850). James Marshall came to California in 1845 and participated in the Bear Flag Revolt which drove the Mexican appointed government from California and established the California Republic. In January of 1848 Marshall made his historic gold discovery which changed his life and thousands of others. Edward Buffum came to California in 1847 as part of the New York Volunteers to conduct war with Mexico. Less than a year later the regiment was disbanded and Buffum like many others headed for the gold fields. After his failed attempts to strike it rich he retired to San Francisco and resumed his journalistic career. The volume is in perfect, pristine condition; unmarked, unread, tight, square, and clean. AS NEW.. The Lakeside Classics Series. Vol. 91. B&W Photographs. 16mo 6" - 7" tall. lviii, 389 pp. As New with No dust jacket as issued .

Keywords: Lakeside Classics; Memoir; California Gold Rush; American History; History Biography & Memoir Rare, Antiquarian, and Collectible Books

Price: US$ 30.00 Seller: Round Table Books, LLC
- Book number: 19928

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