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Title
California letters of Lucius Fairchild,
Summary
Lucius Fairchild (1831-1896) left Madison, Wisconsin, for California in 1849 and remained in the West until 1858. On his return to Wisconsin, Fairchild carved out a remarkable career as a soldier-politician: serving in a Wisconsin regiment in the Civil War, winning election as governor in 1866, and then representing the United States abroad in a variety of diplomatic posts. California letters of Lucius Fairchild (1931) records his overland journey to California, gold prospecting from Calaveras County to Scott Valley, business partnership with Elijah Steele in farming, mining, and butchering in Scott Valley.
Contributor Names
Fairchild, Lucius, 1831-1896.
Schafer, Joseph, 1867-1941.
Created / Published
Madison, State Historical Society of Wisconsin, 1931.
Subject Headings
-  California--Gold discoveries
-  Frontier and pioneer life--California
-  Agriculture--California
-  Business--California
Notes
-  Bibliography: p. 200-203.
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
Medium
xix p., 1 l., 212 p. plates, 2 port. (incl. front.) 23 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
F576 .W81 vol. 31
F576 .W81 vol. 31 Copy 2 Copy 2.
F865 .F25 Copy 3.
Digital Id
http://0-hdl.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/loc.gdc/calbk.004
Library of Congress Control Number
31033125
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Lucius Fairchild (1831-1896) left Madison, Wisconsin, for California in 1849 and remained in the West until 1858. On his return to Wisconsin, Fairchild carved out a remarkable career as a soldier-politician: serving in a Wisconsin regiment in the Civil War, winning election as governor in 1866, and then representing the United States abroad in a variety of diplomatic posts. California letters of Lucius Fairchild (1931) records his overland journey to California, gold prospecting from Calaveras County to Scott Valley, business partnership with Elijah Steele in farming, mining, and butchering in Scott Valley.
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Fairchild, Lucius, and Joseph Schafer. California letters of Lucius Fairchild. Madison, State Historical Society of Wisconsin, 1931. Pdf. https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/31033125/.

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Fairchild, L. & Schafer, J. (1931) California letters of Lucius Fairchild. Madison, State Historical Society of Wisconsin. [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/31033125/.

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Fairchild, Lucius, and Joseph Schafer. California letters of Lucius Fairchild. Madison, State Historical Society of Wisconsin, 1931. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/31033125/>.