Book/Printed Material Travels with jottings. From midland to the Pacific.

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Travels with jottings. From midland to the Pacific.
Summary
Edward Dwight Holton (1815-1892) was a New Hampshire-born Milwaukee merchant and banker who took his wife and grandson on a rail tour to California in November 1879. Travels with jottings (1880) describes that trip, beginning with the northern part of the state, including San Francisco and its new cable cars, the Cliff House, Oakland, the Santa Clara Valley, Almaden quicksilver mines, San José, the San Joaquín Valley, the Sonoma Valley, Yosemite, and Santa Barbara. In southern California, the Holtons visit Los Angeles and the San Gabriel Valley. Throughout, Holton shows a keen interest in agriculture and industry.
Contributor Names
Holton, E. D. (Edward Dwight), 1815-1892.
Created / Published
Milwaukee, Trayser brothers, printers, 1880.
Subject Headings
-  West (U.S.)--Description and travel
-  California--Description and travel
-  Mines and mineral resources--California
-  Agriculture--California
-  Business--California
Notes
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
Medium
94 p. front. (port.) 23 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
F866 .H75
Digital Id
http://0-hdl.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/loc.gdc/calbk.096
Library of Congress Control Number
12032356
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Edward Dwight Holton (1815-1892) was a New Hampshire-born Milwaukee merchant and banker who took his wife and grandson on a rail tour to California in November 1879. Travels with jottings (1880) describes that trip, beginning with the northern part of the state, including San Francisco and its new cable cars, the Cliff House, Oakland, the Santa Clara Valley, Almaden quicksilver mines, San José, the San Joaquín Valley, the Sonoma Valley, Yosemite, and Santa Barbara. In southern California, the Holtons visit Los Angeles and the San Gabriel Valley. Throughout, Holton shows a keen interest in agriculture and industry.
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Holton, E. D. Travels with jottings. From midland to the Pacific. Milwaukee, Trayser brothers, printers, 1880. Pdf. https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/12032356/.

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Holton, E. D. (1880) Travels with jottings. From midland to the Pacific. Milwaukee, Trayser brothers, printers. [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/12032356/.

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Holton, E. D. Travels with jottings. From midland to the Pacific. Milwaukee, Trayser brothers, printers, 1880. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/12032356/>.