Book/Printed Material Life by land and sea.

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Title
Life by land and sea.
Summary
Born in Sag Harbor, Long Island, Prentice Mulford (1834-1891) sailed to San Francisco on a clipper in 1856 and remained for sixteen years. He left for a long tour of Europe in 1872 and then settled in New York City where he became known as a comic lecturer and author of poems and essays and a columnist for the New York Daily Graphic (a serial), 1875-1881. He founded the popular philosophy known as "New Thought." Life by land and sea (1889) contains Mulford's adventures at sea and in the West, 1856-1872: life on a clipper and a California coastal schooner hunting whales and seals, gold prospecting in Tuolumne County, accounts of camp life and experiences as a school teacher and minor local politican, copper mining in Stanislaus County, and career as journalist for the San Francisco Golden Era.
Contributor Names
Mulford, Prentice, 1834-1891.
Created / Published
New York, F.J. Needham, 1889.
Subject Headings
-  Law--Political aspects--California
-  Mines and mineral resources--California
Notes
-  At head of title: Prentice Mulford's story.
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
Medium
iv, [5]-299 p. 20 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
CT275.M7 A2 1889
Digital Id
http://0-hdl.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/loc.gdc/calbk.050
Library of Congress Control Number
07030060
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Born in Sag Harbor, Long Island, Prentice Mulford (1834-1891) sailed to San Francisco on a clipper in 1856 and remained for sixteen years. He left for a long tour of Europe in 1872 and then settled in New York City where he became known as a comic lecturer and author of poems and essays and a columnist for the New York Daily Graphic (a serial), 1875-1881. He founded the popular philosophy known as "New Thought." Life by land and sea (1889) contains Mulford's adventures at sea and in the West, 1856-1872: life on a clipper and a California coastal schooner hunting whales and seals, gold prospecting in Tuolumne County, accounts of camp life and experiences as a school teacher and minor local politican, copper mining in Stanislaus County, and career as journalist for the San Francisco Golden Era.
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Mulford, Prentice. Life by Land and Sea. New York, F.J. Needham, 1889. Pdf. https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/07030060/.

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Mulford, P. (1889) Life by Land and Sea. New York, F.J. Needham. [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/07030060/.

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Mulford, Prentice. Life by Land and Sea. New York, F.J. Needham, 1889. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/07030060/>.