Book/Printed Material The autobiography of Charles Peters, in 1915 the oldest pioneer living in California, who mined in ... the days of '49 ... Also historical happenings, interesting incidents and illustrations of the old mining towns in the good luck era, the placer mining days of the '50s.

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The autobiography of Charles Peters, in 1915 the oldest pioneer living in California, who mined in ... the days of '49 ... Also historical happenings, interesting incidents and illustrations of the old mining towns in the good luck era, the placer mining days of the '50s.
Summary
Charles Peters, born in Portugal in 1825, first visited California in 1846 as a merchant seaman, returning three years later to seek gold at Columbia, Jackson Creek, and Mokelumne Hill. The autobiography of Charles Peters (n.d., ca. 1915) is the old man's brief memoir of his life through the 1850s, followed by a series of "Good Luck" stories, miscellaneous tales of the mining camps, a few of which seem to be credited to Peters although most are the work of another author, drawn from many sources.
Contributor Names
Peters, Charles, 1825-1921.
Created / Published
Sacramento, Cal., The LaGrave co. [1915?]
Subject Headings
-  California--Gold discoveries
-  Frontier and pioneer life--California
-  Ethnic groups--California
-  Law--Political aspects--California
Notes
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
Medium
3 p.l., 231 p. illus. 17 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
F865 .P48
Digital Id
http://0-hdl.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/loc.gdc/calbk.008
Library of Congress Control Number
19010570
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Charles Peters, born in Portugal in 1825, first visited California in 1846 as a merchant seaman, returning three years later to seek gold at Columbia, Jackson Creek, and Mokelumne Hill. The autobiography of Charles Peters (n.d., ca. 1915) is the old man's brief memoir of his life through the 1850s, followed by a series of "Good Luck" stories, miscellaneous tales of the mining camps, a few of which seem to be credited to Peters although most are the work of another author, drawn from many sources.
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"California as I Saw It:" First-Person Narratives of California's Early Years, 1849-1900.

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Peters, Charles. The autobiography of Charles Peters, inthe oldest pioneer living in California, who mined in ... the days of '49 ... Also historical happenings, interesting incidents and illustrations of the old mining towns in the good luck era, the placer mining days of the '50s. [Sacramento, Cal., The LaGrave co. ?, 1915] Pdf. https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/19010570/.

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Peters, C. (1915) The autobiography of Charles Peters, inthe oldest pioneer living in California, who mined in ... the days of '49 ... Also historical happenings, interesting incidents and illustrations of the old mining towns in the good luck era, the placer mining days of the '50s. [Sacramento, Cal., The LaGrave co. ?] [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/19010570/.

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Peters, Charles. The autobiography of Charles Peters, inthe oldest pioneer living in California, who mined in ... the days of '49 ... Also historical happenings, interesting incidents and illustrations of the old mining towns in the good luck era, the placer mining days of the '50s. [Sacramento, Cal., The LaGrave co. ?, 1915] Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/19010570/>.