Book/Printed Material California, 1849-1913; or, The rambling sketches and experiences of sixty-four years' residence in that state,

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California, 1849-1913; or, The rambling sketches and experiences of sixty-four years' residence in that state,
Summary
Lell Hawley Woolley (b. 1825) left the Green Mountains of Vermont to cross the plains in a mule train to California in 1849. There he tried gold mining in Weaverville and Beal's Bar and hotelkeeping in Grass Valley before his marriage and the responsibilities of a home and family took him to San Francisco. There he went into business and was active in the Vigilance Committee of 1856. California, 1849-1913 (1913) offers anecdotes of these adventures as well as brief notes on San Francisco personalities and business life in the 1850s and 1860s, with some references to later decades.
Contributor Names
Woolley, L. H. (Lell Hawley), 1825-
Created / Published
Oakland, Cal., De Witt & Snelling, 1913.
Subject Headings
-  Frontier and pioneer life--California
-  Urbanization--California
-  Real estate development--California
-  Law--Political aspects--California
-  Mines and mineral resources--California
-  Business--California
Notes
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
Medium
48 p. front. (port.) 23 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
F864 .W9
Digital Id
http://0-hdl.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/loc.gdc/calbk.064
Library of Congress Control Number
13016162
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Lell Hawley Woolley (b. 1825) left the Green Mountains of Vermont to cross the plains in a mule train to California in 1849. There he tried gold mining in Weaverville and Beal's Bar and hotelkeeping in Grass Valley before his marriage and the responsibilities of a home and family took him to San Francisco. There he went into business and was active in the Vigilance Committee of 1856. California, 1849-1913 (1913) offers anecdotes of these adventures as well as brief notes on San Francisco personalities and business life in the 1850s and 1860s, with some references to later decades.
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"California as I Saw It:" First-Person Narratives of California's Early Years, 1849-1900.

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Woolley, L. H. California, -1913; or, The rambling sketches and experiences of sixty-four years' residence in that state. Oakland, Cal., De Witt & Snelling, 1913. Pdf. https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/13016162/.

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Woolley, L. H. (1913) California, -1913; or, The rambling sketches and experiences of sixty-four years' residence in that state. Oakland, Cal., De Witt & Snelling. [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/13016162/.

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Woolley, L. H. California, -1913; or, The rambling sketches and experiences of sixty-four years' residence in that state. Oakland, Cal., De Witt & Snelling, 1913. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/13016162/>.