Book/Printed Material Bound for Sacramento; travel-pictures of a returned wanderer,

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Title
Bound for Sacramento; travel-pictures of a returned wanderer,
Summary
Carl Meyer was a German-speaking Swiss who traveled to California in 1849. Bound for Sacramento (1938) is the English translation of Nach dem Sacramento, published in the Swiss town of Aarau in 1855. Meyer begins with his 1849 voyage from New Orleans, continuing with tales of the Mariposa and Trinidad gold mines, Stockton, San Francisco, Sacramento, and Mormon Island.
Contributor Names
Meyer, Carl, of Basel.
Axe, Ruth Frey.
Created / Published
Claremont, Calif., Saunders studio press, 1938.
Subject Headings
-  California--Gold discoveries
-  California--Description and travel
-  Ethnic groups--California
-  Law--Political aspects--California
Notes
-  Reproductions of the front and back paper covers and the title-page of the original 1855 edition ([4] p.) inserted between p. [viii] and ix.
-  "This first edition is limited to 450 copies of which this is copy no. 75."
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
Medium
xii p., 2 l. 282 p. 24 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
F865 .M62
F865 .M62 Copy 2 Copy 2.
F865 .M62 Copy 3 Copy 3 "... no.235."
Digital Id
http://0-hdl.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/loc.gdc/calbk.083
Library of Congress Control Number
38012574
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Carl Meyer was a German-speaking Swiss who traveled to California in 1849. Bound for Sacramento (1938) is the English translation of Nach dem Sacramento, published in the Swiss town of Aarau in 1855. Meyer begins with his 1849 voyage from New Orleans, continuing with tales of the Mariposa and Trinidad gold mines, Stockton, San Francisco, Sacramento, and Mormon Island.
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"California as I Saw It:" First-Person Narratives of California's Early Years, 1849-1900.

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Meyer, Carl, Of Basel, and Ruth Frey Axe. Bound for Sacramento; travel-pictures of a returned wanderer. Claremont, Calif., Saunders studio press, 1938. Pdf. https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/38012574/.

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Meyer, C. & Axe, R. F. (1938) Bound for Sacramento; travel-pictures of a returned wanderer. Claremont, Calif., Saunders studio press. [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/38012574/.

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Meyer, Carl, Of Basel, and Ruth Frey Axe. Bound for Sacramento; travel-pictures of a returned wanderer. Claremont, Calif., Saunders studio press, 1938. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/38012574/>.