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California in 1849.
Summary
Charles F. Hotchkiss (b. ca. 1807) was a New Haven, Connecticut merchant, who sailed to California in December, 1848, bringing a cargo of goods for the miners across Panama at Chagres. California in 1849 (1933) was written out by Hotchkiss at the age of seventy-three and published more than fifty years later in The Magazine of history. He recalls his experiences as a merchant in San Francisco and Stockton before his return to Connecticut in 1850 with a profit of $23,000.
Contributor Names
Hotchkiss, Charles F.
Created / Published
1933.
Subject Headings
-  California--Gold discoveries
-  Voyages to the Pacific coast
-  Frontier and pioneer life--California
-  Mines and mineral resources--California
-  Business--California
Notes
-  In: The Magazine of history, with notes and queries. New York, N.Y., 1933. 27 cm. Extra number. no. 191 (v. 48, no. 3) p. [23]-44.
-  Signed: C.F. Hotchkiss.
-  Originally issued as part of the author's On the ebb, New Haven, 1878.
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
Medium
p. [23]-44.
Call Number/Physical Location
E173 .M24 no. 191
Digital Id
http://0-hdl.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/loc.gdc/calbk.153
Library of Congress Control Number
34002732
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Charles F. Hotchkiss (b. ca. 1807) was a New Haven, Connecticut merchant, who sailed to California in December, 1848, bringing a cargo of goods for the miners across Panama at Chagres. California in 1849 (1933) was written out by Hotchkiss at the age of seventy-three and published more than fifty years later in The Magazine of history. He recalls his experiences as a merchant in San Francisco and Stockton before his return to Connecticut in 1850 with a profit of $23,000.
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"California as I Saw It:" First-Person Narratives of California's Early Years, 1849-1900.

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