Book/Printed Material Early recollections of the mines, and a description of the great Tulare valley.

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Title
Early recollections of the mines, and a description of the great Tulare valley.
Summary
James H. Carson (d. 1853) wrote this volume, supposed to be the first book printed in Stockton, not long before his death. Early recollections of the mines (1852) first appeared as a supplement to the San Joaquín Republican in 1852 and was published shortly afterward as a bound pamphlet. The version published here was reprinted in the Magazine of history, 1931. Carson offers a lively narrative of early California history before turning to brief anecdotes of miners' lives in 1848 and 1849 and a glowing promotional description of the Tulare Valley.
Contributor Names
Carson, James H., -1853.
Created / Published
[Tarrytown, N.Y., Reprinted, W. Abbatt, 1931]
Subject Headings
-  California--Gold discoveries
-  Tulare Valley (Calif.)--Description and travel
-  Urbanization--California
-  Real estate development--California
-  Mines and mineral resources--California
Notes
-  Includes reproduction of front wrapper and t.-p. of 2d edition. Cover-title: Second edition. Life in California together with a description of the great Tulare valley ... Stockton, 1852.
-  Map has title: Map of the southern mines, by C.D. Gibbes, 1852.
-  "The first edition did not appear in book form, having been issued as a supplement to a number of the 'San Joaquin republican'."--Cowan, R.E. Bibliography of the history of California ... p. 43.
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
Medium
5 p.l., 9-82 p. map. 27 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
E173 .M24 no. 164
Digital Id
http://0-hdl.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/loc.gdc/calbk.150
Library of Congress Control Number
31011889
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James H. Carson (d. 1853) wrote this volume, supposed to be the first book printed in Stockton, not long before his death. Early recollections of the mines (1852) first appeared as a supplement to the San Joaquín Republican in 1852 and was published shortly afterward as a bound pamphlet. The version published here was reprinted in the Magazine of history, 1931. Carson offers a lively narrative of early California history before turning to brief anecdotes of miners' lives in 1848 and 1849 and a glowing promotional description of the Tulare Valley.
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Carson, James H., -1853. Early recollections of the mines, and a description of the great Tulare valley. [Tarrytown, N.Y., Reprinted, W. Abbatt, 1931] Pdf. https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/31011889/.

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Carson, J. H. (1931) Early recollections of the mines, and a description of the great Tulare valley. [Tarrytown, N.Y., Reprinted, W. Abbatt] [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/31011889/.

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Carson, James H., -1853. Early recollections of the mines, and a description of the great Tulare valley. [Tarrytown, N.Y., Reprinted, W. Abbatt, 1931] Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/31011889/>.