Book/Printed Material Gold and sunshine, reminiscences of early California

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Gold and sunshine, reminiscences of early California
Summary
James J. Ayers left St. Louis, Missouri for California in 1849. He remained to carve out a career for himself in journalism. Gold and sunshine (1922) was completed by Ayers in retirement at Azusa in 1896 but not published until after his death. He recalls his 1849 voyage to California and brief career as a miner in Calaveras County, newspaper publishing in Mokelumne Hill (1850-1852), and San Francisco (1850s). Ayers also discusses local and national politics for all periods as well as a theatrical tour in the Gold Rush, a Civil War visit to the front and meeting with Lincoln, Nevada gold and silver mining, the California Constitutional Convention of 1878, and Sacramento in the 1880s.
Contributor Names
Ayers, James J., 1830-1897.
Created / Published
Boston, R.G. Badger [c1922]
Subject Headings
-  Frontier and pioneer life--California
-  California--Gold discoveries
-  Law--Political aspects--California
Notes
-  Illustrated lining-papers.
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
Medium
xiv p., 1 l., 11-359 p. front. (port.) plates. 22 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
F861 .A97
Digital Id
http://0-hdl.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/loc.gdc/calbk.006
Library of Congress Control Number
22007631
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James J. Ayers left St. Louis, Missouri for California in 1849. He remained to carve out a career for himself in journalism. Gold and sunshine (1922) was completed by Ayers in retirement at Azusa in 1896 but not published until after his death. He recalls his 1849 voyage to California and brief career as a miner in Calaveras County, newspaper publishing in Mokelumne Hill (1850-1852), and San Francisco (1850s). Ayers also discusses local and national politics for all periods as well as a theatrical tour in the Gold Rush, a Civil War visit to the front and meeting with Lincoln, Nevada gold and silver mining, the California Constitutional Convention of 1878, and Sacramento in the 1880s.
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"California as I Saw It:" First-Person Narratives of California's Early Years, 1849-1900.

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Ayers, James J. Gold and sunshine, reminiscences of early California. [Boston, R.G. Badger, 1922] Pdf. https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/22007631/.

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Ayers, J. J. (1922) Gold and sunshine, reminiscences of early California. [Boston, R.G. Badger] [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/22007631/.

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Ayers, James J. Gold and sunshine, reminiscences of early California. [Boston, R.G. Badger, 1922] Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/22007631/>.