Book/Printed Material From East Prussia to the Golden Gate,

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Title
From East Prussia to the Golden Gate,
Summary
Frank Lecouvreur (1829-1901) was born Franz Lecouvreur in Ortlesburg, Prussia. Educated as an engineer, he left home for California in 1851. From East Prussia to the Golden Gate (1906) draws on Lecouvreur's letters and journals to describe his journey from Prussia to California and his life in his new home. His letters from the gold mines on the Yuba River offer an unusually professional analysis of mining methods at Hopkinsville and Long Bar and continue with a series of odd jobs in San Francisco and trips to Alameda and San José, 1853-1854. In 1855, Lecouvreur moves to Southern California , and scattered diary entries cover his service as Los Angeles county clerk and deputy county surveyor and businessman, 1855-1868.
Contributor Names
Lecouvreur, Frank, 1829-1901.
Lecouvreur, Josephine Rosana.
Behnke, Julius Camillus, 1859-
Created / Published
New York, Los Angeles, Cal., Angelina book concern; [etc., etc.] 1906.
Subject Headings
-  California--Description and travel
-  Voyages to the Pacific coast
-  Ethnic groups--California
-  Mines and mineral resources--California
-  Agriculture--California
-  Business--California
Notes
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
-  Also available in digital form on the Internet Archive Web site.
Medium
xiii, 15-355 p. plates, ports. (incl. front.) double maps. 24 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
F865 .L46
Digital Id
http://0-hdl.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/loc.gdc/calbk.179
http://0-hdl.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/loc.gdc/scd0001.00021117146
Library of Congress Control Number
07006773
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Frank Lecouvreur (1829-1901) was born Franz Lecouvreur in Ortlesburg, Prussia. Educated as an engineer, he left home for California in 1851. From East Prussia to the Golden Gate (1906) draws on Lecouvreur's letters and journals to describe his journey from Prussia to California and his life in his new home. His letters from the gold mines on the Yuba River offer an unusually professional analysis of mining methods at Hopkinsville and Long Bar and continue with a series of odd jobs in San Francisco and trips to Alameda and San José, 1853-1854. In 1855, Lecouvreur moves to Southern California , and scattered diary entries cover his service as Los Angeles county clerk and deputy county surveyor and businessman, 1855-1868.
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"California as I Saw It:" First-Person Narratives of California's Early Years, 1849-1900.

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Lecouvreur, Frank, Josephine Rosana Lecouvreur, and Julius Camillus Behnke. From East Prussia to the Golden Gate. [New York, Los Angeles, Cal., Angelina book concern; etc., et, 1906] Pdf. https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/07006773/.

APA citation style:

Lecouvreur, F., Lecouvreur, J. R. & Behnke, J. C. (1906) From East Prussia to the Golden Gate. [New York, Los Angeles, Cal., Angelina book concern; etc., et] [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/07006773/.

MLA citation style:

Lecouvreur, Frank, Josephine Rosana Lecouvreur, and Julius Camillus Behnke. From East Prussia to the Golden Gate. [New York, Los Angeles, Cal., Angelina book concern; etc., et, 1906] Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/07006773/>.