Book/Printed Material California gold rush merchant; the journal of Stephen Chapin David.

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Title
California gold rush merchant; the journal of Stephen Chapin David.
Summary
Stephen Chapin Davis (1833-1856) and his brother left Nashua, New Hampshire, to act as agents for local merchants in Gold Rush California. Before he was done, young Davis crossed Panama four times in the period June 1850-May 1854. California gold rush merchant (1956) prints Davis's journal entries from the original in the Henry E. Huntington Library. Highlights include his Panama crossings; descriptions of Marysville, Long Bar, Coulterville, Stockton, and San Francisco; and a side trip to Oregon. His business interests included both general stores and a boardinghouse in mining camps.
Contributor Names
Davis, Stephen Chapin, 1833-1856.
Created / Published
San Marino, Calif., Huntington Library, 1956.
Subject Headings
-  Davis, Stephen Chapin,--1833-1856
-  California--Gold discoveries
-  Voyages to the Pacific coast
-  Business--California
Notes
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
Medium
xvii, 124 p. map. 24 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
F865 .D27
Digital Id
http://0-hdl.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/loc.gdc/calbk.072
Library of Congress Control Number
56012476
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Stephen Chapin Davis (1833-1856) and his brother left Nashua, New Hampshire, to act as agents for local merchants in Gold Rush California. Before he was done, young Davis crossed Panama four times in the period June 1850-May 1854. California gold rush merchant (1956) prints Davis's journal entries from the original in the Henry E. Huntington Library. Highlights include his Panama crossings; descriptions of Marysville, Long Bar, Coulterville, Stockton, and San Francisco; and a side trip to Oregon. His business interests included both general stores and a boardinghouse in mining camps.
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Chicago citation style:

Davis, Stephen Chapin. California gold rush merchant; the journal of Stephen Chapin David. San Marino, Calif., Huntington Library, 1956. Pdf. https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/56012476/.

APA citation style:

Davis, S. C. (1956) California gold rush merchant; the journal of Stephen Chapin David. San Marino, Calif., Huntington Library. [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/56012476/.

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Davis, Stephen Chapin. California gold rush merchant; the journal of Stephen Chapin David. San Marino, Calif., Huntington Library, 1956. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/56012476/>.