Book/Printed Material Recollections of pioneer work in California.

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Recollections of pioneer work in California.
Summary
A native of Massachusetts, James Woods (1814/5-1886) served a church in Alabama in 1849 when the Presbyterian mission board selected him for duty in California. Recollections of pioneer work in California (1878) describes the Woods family's voyage round the Horn and early stay in San Francisco before moving to Stockton, where Woods ministered for more than four years. He describes his Stockton ministry in detail, also reminiscing about other Protestant clergy in the neighborhood. Briefer notice is given to his later pastorates in Los Angeles, Santa Rosa, and Healdsburg.
Contributor Names
Woods, James, 1814 or 1815-1886.
Created / Published
San Francisco, J. Winterburn & co., printers, 1878.
Subject Headings
-  Frontier and pioneer life--California
-  Presbyterian Church--California
-  Urbanization--California
-  Real estate development--California
-  Law--Political aspects--California
Notes
-  "The writer was one of the three ministers which formed the first presbytery (O.S.) in California." -- Pref.
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
Medium
260 p. 20 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
F865 .W89
Microfilm 35815 F Microfilm.
Digital Id
http://0-hdl.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/loc.gdc/calbk.161
Library of Congress Control Number
14021233
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A native of Massachusetts, James Woods (1814/5-1886) served a church in Alabama in 1849 when the Presbyterian mission board selected him for duty in California. Recollections of pioneer work in California (1878) describes the Woods family's voyage round the Horn and early stay in San Francisco before moving to Stockton, where Woods ministered for more than four years. He describes his Stockton ministry in detail, also reminiscing about other Protestant clergy in the neighborhood. Briefer notice is given to his later pastorates in Los Angeles, Santa Rosa, and Healdsburg.
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"California as I Saw It:" First-Person Narratives of California's Early Years, 1849-1900.

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Woods, James, 1814 Or. Recollections of pioneer work in California. San Francisco, J. Winterburn & co., printers, 1878. Pdf. https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/14021233/.

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Woods, J. (1878) Recollections of pioneer work in California. San Francisco, J. Winterburn & co., printers. [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/14021233/.

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Woods, James, 1814 Or. Recollections of pioneer work in California. San Francisco, J. Winterburn & co., printers, 1878. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/14021233/>.