Book/Printed Material Memoirs of Elisha Oscar Crosby; reminiscences of California and Guatemala from 1849 to 1864,

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Title
Memoirs of Elisha Oscar Crosby; reminiscences of California and Guatemala from 1849 to 1864,
Summary
Elisha Oscar Crosby (1818-1895), a New York lawyer, fell victim to "California fever" and sailed for the West in December 1848. In California he had a distinguished legal and political career that led to a diplomatic appointment. Memoirs of Elisha Oscar Crosby (1945) prints handwritten reminiscences and anecdotes prepared by Crosby in his old age. Topics include: early life in New York, the voyage west via Panama, law practice in mining camps, the 1849 Constitutional Convention, and service in the state senate. Crosby also reflects on the inequities of the California Land Act of 1851 and his term as U.S. minister to Guatemala, 1861-1864.
Contributor Names
Crosby, Elisha Oscar, 1818-1895.
Barker, Charles A. (Charles Albro), 1904-
Created / Published
San Marino, Calif., The Huntington library, 1945.
Subject Headings
-  California--Description and travel
-  California--History--1850-1950
-  Guatemala--Description and travel
-  Urbanization--California
-  Real estate development--California
-  Law--Political aspects--California
-  Mines and mineral resources--California
Notes
-  "Bibliographical note on the Crosby papers": p. xxiii-xxvi.
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
Medium
xxvi, 119 p. front. (port.) plates. 24 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
F865 .C9
Digital Id
http://0-hdl.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/loc.gdc/calbk.071
Library of Congress Control Number
45008788
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Elisha Oscar Crosby (1818-1895), a New York lawyer, fell victim to "California fever" and sailed for the West in December 1848. In California he had a distinguished legal and political career that led to a diplomatic appointment. Memoirs of Elisha Oscar Crosby (1945) prints handwritten reminiscences and anecdotes prepared by Crosby in his old age. Topics include: early life in New York, the voyage west via Panama, law practice in mining camps, the 1849 Constitutional Convention, and service in the state senate. Crosby also reflects on the inequities of the California Land Act of 1851 and his term as U.S. minister to Guatemala, 1861-1864.
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Crosby, Elisha Oscar, and Charles A Barker. Memoirs of Elisha Oscar Crosby; reminiscences of California and Guatemala fromto 1864. San Marino, Calif., The Huntington library, 1945. Pdf. https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/45008788/.

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Crosby, E. O. & Barker, C. A. (1945) Memoirs of Elisha Oscar Crosby; reminiscences of California and Guatemala fromto 1864. San Marino, Calif., The Huntington library. [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/45008788/.

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Crosby, Elisha Oscar, and Charles A Barker. Memoirs of Elisha Oscar Crosby; reminiscences of California and Guatemala fromto 1864. San Marino, Calif., The Huntington library, 1945. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/45008788/>.