Book/Printed Material Edmund Booth (1810-1905) forty-niner; the life story of a deaf pioneer, including portions of his autobiographical notes and gold rush diary, and selections from family letters and reminiscences.

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Edmund Booth (1810-1905) forty-niner; the life story of a deaf pioneer, including portions of his autobiographical notes and gold rush diary, and selections from family letters and reminiscences.
Summary
Edmund Booth (1810-1905) of Massachusetts lost his hearing and part of his sight by the time he was eight years old. Despite these disabilities, Booth led a full and adventurous life, leaving his Iowa farm in 1849 for nearly five years in the California gold fields. On his return to Iowa he left farming for journalism and became editor of the Abolitionist Anamosa Eureka. Edmund Booth (1810-1905) forty-niner (1953) contains Booth's diary and letters chronicling his overland crossing; prospecting at Feather River, Hangtown, and Sonora; visits to Sacramento, Columa, Columbia, and Stockton; and return voyage via Nicaragua, 1854.
Contributor Names
Booth, Edmund, 1810-1905.
San Joaquin Pioneer & Historical Society (Stockton, Calif.)
Created / Published
Stockton, Calif., San Joaquin Pioneer and Historical Society, 1953.
Subject Headings
-  California--Gold discoveries
Notes
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
Medium
iii, 72 p. mounted illus., ports. 25 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
F865 .B68
Digital Id
http://0-hdl.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/loc.gdc/calbk.066
Library of Congress Control Number
53003517
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Edmund Booth (1810-1905) of Massachusetts lost his hearing and part of his sight by the time he was eight years old. Despite these disabilities, Booth led a full and adventurous life, leaving his Iowa farm in 1849 for nearly five years in the California gold fields. On his return to Iowa he left farming for journalism and became editor of the Abolitionist Anamosa Eureka. Edmund Booth (1810-1905) forty-niner (1953) contains Booth's diary and letters chronicling his overland crossing; prospecting at Feather River, Hangtown, and Sonora; visits to Sacramento, Columa, Columbia, and Stockton; and return voyage via Nicaragua, 1854.
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Booth, Edmund, and San Joaquin Pioneer & Historical Society. Edmund Booth -1905 forty-niner; the life story of a deaf pioneer, including portions of his autobiographical notes and gold rush diary, and selections from family letters and reminiscences. Stockton, Calif., San Joaquin Pioneer and Historical Society, 1953. Pdf. https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/53003517/.

APA citation style:

Booth, E. & San Joaquin Pioneer & Historical Society. (1953) Edmund Booth -1905 forty-niner; the life story of a deaf pioneer, including portions of his autobiographical notes and gold rush diary, and selections from family letters and reminiscences. Stockton, Calif., San Joaquin Pioneer and Historical Society. [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/53003517/.

MLA citation style:

Booth, Edmund, and San Joaquin Pioneer & Historical Society. Edmund Booth -1905 forty-niner; the life story of a deaf pioneer, including portions of his autobiographical notes and gold rush diary, and selections from family letters and reminiscences. Stockton, Calif., San Joaquin Pioneer and Historical Society, 1953. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/53003517/>.