Book/Printed Material A letter from a gold miner, Placerville, California, October, 1850,

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Title
A letter from a gold miner, Placerville, California, October, 1850,
Summary
S. Shufelt, a resident of Windham, New York, sailed to California via Panama in May 1849. A letter from a gold miner (1944) prints Shufelt's letter from Placerville recounting his voyage and offering details of the everyday life of a gold prospector.
Contributor Names
Shufelt, S.
Lessing J. Rosenwald Reference Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
San Marino, Calif., Friends of the Huntington library, 1944.
Subject Headings
-  California--Gold discoveries
-  Frontier and pioneer life--California
Notes
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
-  Gift of Lessing J. Rosenwald, 1943-1975.
Medium
28 p. 21 x 12 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
F865 .S5517
Digital Id
http://0-hdl.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/loc.gdc/calbk.155
Library of Congress Control Number
44005704
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S. Shufelt, a resident of Windham, New York, sailed to California via Panama in May 1849. A letter from a gold miner (1944) prints Shufelt's letter from Placerville recounting his voyage and offering details of the everyday life of a gold prospector.
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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:

Shufelt, S, and Lessing J. Rosenwald Reference Collection. A letter from a gold miner, Placerville, California, October. San Marino, Calif., Friends of the Huntington library, 1944. Pdf. https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/44005704/.

APA citation style:

Shufelt, S. & Lessing J. Rosenwald Reference Collection. (1944) A letter from a gold miner, Placerville, California, October. San Marino, Calif., Friends of the Huntington library. [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/44005704/.

MLA citation style:

Shufelt, S, and Lessing J. Rosenwald Reference Collection. A letter from a gold miner, Placerville, California, October. San Marino, Calif., Friends of the Huntington library, 1944. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/44005704/>.