Book/Printed Material A Frenchman in the gold rush; the journal of Ernest de Massey, argonaut of 1849,

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Title
A Frenchman in the gold rush; the journal of Ernest de Massey, argonaut of 1849,
Summary
Ernest de Massey was the younger son of a well-to-do French family that sailed to America and the Gold Rush in the spring of 1849. He eventually settled in San Francisco, where he lived until his return to Europe in 1857. A Frenchman in the gold rush (1927) is a translation of de Massey's journal covering his voyage to California, gold mining on the Trinity River, 1850, and visits to San José, Santa Cruz, and San Juan Bautista; and his career as a San Francisco businessman and journalist, 1850-1851.
Contributor Names
Massey, Christophe-Ernest de, 1812-1896
Wilbur, Marguerite Eyer, 1889-
Created / Published
San Francisco, California historical society, 1927.
Subject Headings
-  Massey, Christophe-Ernest de,--1812-1896--Travel--California--Diaries
-  California--Gold discoveries
-  California--Description and travel
-  San Francisco (Calif.)
-  French--California
-  Ethnic groups--California
Notes
-  Translated from the manuscript now the property of the Los Angeles public library.
-  This narrative, beginning with the arrival in San Francisco (part III of the original) was printed in volume V of the Quarterly of the California historical society in 1926.--Notes.
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
Medium
4 p.l., [11]-183 p. illus., pl., maps, facsims. 27 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
F865 .M38
F856 .C237 no. 2 Copy 2.
Digital Id
http://0-hdl.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/loc.gdc/calbk.082
Library of Congress Control Number
28004902
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Ernest de Massey was the younger son of a well-to-do French family that sailed to America and the Gold Rush in the spring of 1849. He eventually settled in San Francisco, where he lived until his return to Europe in 1857. A Frenchman in the gold rush (1927) is a translation of de Massey's journal covering his voyage to California, gold mining on the Trinity River, 1850, and visits to San José, Santa Cruz, and San Juan Bautista; and his career as a San Francisco businessman and journalist, 1850-1851.
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"California as I Saw It:" First-Person Narratives of California's Early Years, 1849-1900.

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Massey, Christophe-Ernest De, and Marguerite Eyer Wilbur. A Frenchman in the gold rush; the journal of Ernest de Massey, argonaut of. San Francisco, California historical society, 1927. Pdf. https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/28004902/.

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Massey, C. D. & Wilbur, M. E. (1927) A Frenchman in the gold rush; the journal of Ernest de Massey, argonaut of. San Francisco, California historical society. [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/28004902/.

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Massey, Christophe-Ernest De, and Marguerite Eyer Wilbur. A Frenchman in the gold rush; the journal of Ernest de Massey, argonaut of. San Francisco, California historical society, 1927. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/28004902/>.