The Diary of a Forty-Niner (Paperback)

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By Chauncey Canfield (Editor)
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In August 1906, Chauncey Canfield committed to his publisher a found text: the diary, ostensibly verified, of one Alfred T. Jackson, a pioneer miner who joined the Gold Rush from his home in Norfolk, Connecticut, migrating to Rock Creek, Nevada County, California, where he cabined and worked. The Diary covers two years of Jackson's life, and provides us with one of the richest documents of a period of perhaps unequaled importance to the expansion of the United States.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780962798733
ISBN-10: 0962798738
Publisher: Turtle Point Press
Publication Date: December 19th, 1993
Pages: 220
Language: English