Book/Printed Material Sketches of California. An account of the life, manners and customs of the inhabitants. Its history, climate, soil, productions, &c.

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Title
Sketches of California. An account of the life, manners and customs of the inhabitants. Its history, climate, soil, productions, &c.
Summary
Frederick A. Gay, proprietor of "Gay's Canchalagua" at 36 Broadway in New York City, had developed a patent medicine based on canchalagua, a California herb. Sketches of California (1848), printed here from a version published in the Magazine of history of 1925, is an early piece of pre-Gold Rush promotional literature for California settlement in which Gay focuses on the region's potential for agriculture and livestock, with special emphasis on canchalagua.
Contributor Names
Gay, Frederick A.
Created / Published
[Tarrytown, N.Y., Reprinted, W. Abbatt, 1925]
Subject Headings
-  California
-  Canchalagua
-  Urbanization--California
-  Real estate development--California
-  Agriculture--California
Notes
-  In: The Magazine of history, with notes and queries. Tarrytown, N.Y., 1925. 27 cm. Extra number. no. 110 (v. 28, no. 2) 3 p.l., [9]-47 p.
-  At head of title: For gratuitous distribution.
-  Pages 36-47 advertising Gay's "Extract of canchalagua."
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
Medium
[9]-47 p.
Call Number/Physical Location
E173 .M24 vol. 28
Digital Id
http://0-hdl.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/loc.gdc/calbk.154
Library of Congress Control Number
25024121
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Frederick A. Gay, proprietor of "Gay's Canchalagua" at 36 Broadway in New York City, had developed a patent medicine based on canchalagua, a California herb. Sketches of California (1848), printed here from a version published in the Magazine of history of 1925, is an early piece of pre-Gold Rush promotional literature for California settlement in which Gay focuses on the region's potential for agriculture and livestock, with special emphasis on canchalagua.
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Gay, Frederick A. Sketches of California. An account of the life, manners and customs of the inhabitants. Its history, climate, soil, productions, &c. [Tarrytown, N.Y., Reprinted, W. Abbatt, 1925] Pdf. https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/25024121/.

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Gay, F. A. (1925) Sketches of California. An account of the life, manners and customs of the inhabitants. Its history, climate, soil, productions, &c. [Tarrytown, N.Y., Reprinted, W. Abbatt] [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/25024121/.

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Gay, Frederick A. Sketches of California. An account of the life, manners and customs of the inhabitants. Its history, climate, soil, productions, &c. [Tarrytown, N.Y., Reprinted, W. Abbatt, 1925] Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/25024121/>.