Book/Printed Material One man's gold; the letters & journal of a forty-niner, Enos Christman,

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One man's gold; the letters & journal of a forty-niner, Enos Christman,
Summary
Enos Christman (1828-1912), a West Chester, Pennsylvania printer's apprentice, left for the gold fields in June 1849, returning in October 1852. One man's gold (1930) contains both sides of his correspondence with his fiancee and his former boss in West Chester and his journal of his experiences in the West. Highlights include his brief career as prospector on the Calaveras River and Mariposa diggings and his partnership in publication of the Sonoma Herald and life in that town, 1850-1852.
Contributor Names
Christman, Enos, 1828-1912.
Christman, Florence Morrow, 1896-
Created / Published
New York, Whittlesey house, McGraw-Hill book company, inc., 1930.
Subject Headings
-  California--Gold discoveries
-  Voyages to the Pacific coast
-  Frontier and pioneer life--California
-  Business--California
Notes
-  "First edition."
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
Medium
xiii, 278 p. front. (port.) plates, facsims. 23 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
F865 .C54
Digital Id
http://0-hdl.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/loc.gdc/calbk.070
Library of Congress Control Number
30030332
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Enos Christman (1828-1912), a West Chester, Pennsylvania printer's apprentice, left for the gold fields in June 1849, returning in October 1852. One man's gold (1930) contains both sides of his correspondence with his fiancee and his former boss in West Chester and his journal of his experiences in the West. Highlights include his brief career as prospector on the Calaveras River and Mariposa diggings and his partnership in publication of the Sonoma Herald and life in that town, 1850-1852.
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"California as I Saw It:" First-Person Narratives of California's Early Years, 1849-1900.

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Chicago citation style:

Christman, Enos, and Florence Morrow Christman. One man's gold; the letters & journal of a forty-niner, Enos Christman. New York, Whittlesey house, McGraw-Hill book company, inc, 1930. Pdf. https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/30030332/.

APA citation style:

Christman, E. & Christman, F. M. (1930) One man's gold; the letters & journal of a forty-niner, Enos Christman. New York, Whittlesey house, McGraw-Hill book company, inc. [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/30030332/.

MLA citation style:

Christman, Enos, and Florence Morrow Christman. One man's gold; the letters & journal of a forty-niner, Enos Christman. New York, Whittlesey house, McGraw-Hill book company, inc, 1930. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/30030332/>.