Book/Printed Material Letters from California: its mountains, valleys, plains, lakes, rivers, climate and productions. Also its railroads, cities, towns and people, as seen in 1876.

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Letters from California: its mountains, valleys, plains, lakes, rivers, climate and productions. Also its railroads, cities, towns and people, as seen in 1876.
Summary
David L. Phillips (1823-1880) took his tubercular son to California in 1876 in hope that the change of climate would aid the boy. Letters from California (1877) were originally published in the Illinois State Journal. They describe the Phillipses' rail journey west; San Francisco; a voyage to San Diego; the Santa Clara, Gilroy, Pajora, and Salinas Valleys; Monterey; California railroads; the Missions and Mission Indians; a Southern California tour, with stops at Tehachipi and Los Angeles, San Pedro, San Bernardino, Riverside, Anaheim, and the San Fernando Valley; economic conditions, with special attention to labor; Chinese residents; agriculture; politics; the religious history of California; and the pair's return rail journey.
Contributor Names
Phillips, D. L. (David L.), 1823-1880.
Created / Published
Springfield, Illinois state journal co., 1877.
Subject Headings
-  California--Description and travel
-  California
-  Ethnic groups--California
-  Urbanization--California
-  Real estate development--California
-  Agriculture--California
-  Religion and ethics--California
-  Business--California
Notes
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
Medium
3 p.l., [iii]-viii, 171 p. 23 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
F866 .P55
Digital Id
http://0-hdl.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/loc.gdc/calbk.097
Library of Congress Control Number
17024794
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David L. Phillips (1823-1880) took his tubercular son to California in 1876 in hope that the change of climate would aid the boy. Letters from California (1877) were originally published in the Illinois State Journal. They describe the Phillipses' rail journey west; San Francisco; a voyage to San Diego; the Santa Clara, Gilroy, Pajora, and Salinas Valleys; Monterey; California railroads; the Missions and Mission Indians; a Southern California tour, with stops at Tehachipi and Los Angeles, San Pedro, San Bernardino, Riverside, Anaheim, and the San Fernando Valley; economic conditions, with special attention to labor; Chinese residents; agriculture; politics; the religious history of California; and the pair's return rail journey.
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"California as I Saw It:" First-Person Narratives of California's Early Years, 1849-1900.

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Phillips, D. L. Letters from California: its mountains, valleys, plains, lakes, rivers, climate and productions. Also its railroads, cities, towns and people, as seen in. Springfield, Illinois state journal co, 1877. Pdf. https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/17024794/.

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Phillips, D. L. (1877) Letters from California: its mountains, valleys, plains, lakes, rivers, climate and productions. Also its railroads, cities, towns and people, as seen in. Springfield, Illinois state journal co. [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/17024794/.

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Phillips, D. L. Letters from California: its mountains, valleys, plains, lakes, rivers, climate and productions. Also its railroads, cities, towns and people, as seen in. Springfield, Illinois state journal co, 1877. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/17024794/>.