Book/Printed Material Ranch life in California. Extracted from the home correspondence of E.M.H.

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Title
Ranch life in California. Extracted from the home correspondence of E.M.H.
Summary
The author, Evelyn M.H., was a young Englishwoman who accompanied her husband and his two brothers to California in 1885. Ranch life in California (1886) is based on her letters home, beginning with her Atlantic voyage and a cross-country rail trip to San Francisco. There the party purchases a ranch at Lower Lake in Burns Valley, where they find a sizable English community. Evelyn describes her introduction to the life of a farm wife while her husband and his brothers (all former stockbrokers) learn to be farmers over the next eighteen months.
Contributor Names
Hertslet, Evelyn M.
Created / Published
London, W.H. Allen & Co., 1886.
Subject Headings
-  California--Description and travel
-  Modoc County (Calif.)--Description and travel
-  Ranch life--California--Modoc County
-  Ethnic groups--California
-  Women--California
-  Urbanization--California
-  Real estate development--California
-  Agriculture--California
Notes
-  Account of experiences on a ranch in Burns Valley, near Lower Lake, Modoc County.
-  In a English sale catalogue, 1925, the authorship is attributed to E.M. Hertslet.
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
Medium
iv, 171, [1] p. 2 pl. (incl. front.) 18 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
F866 .R16
Digital Id
http://0-hdl.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/loc.gdc/calbk.130
http://0-hdl.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/loc.gdc/mtfgc.2017
Library of Congress Control Number
a15001630
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The author, Evelyn M.H., was a young Englishwoman who accompanied her husband and his two brothers to California in 1885. Ranch life in California (1886) is based on her letters home, beginning with her Atlantic voyage and a cross-country rail trip to San Francisco. There the party purchases a ranch at Lower Lake in Burns Valley, where they find a sizable English community. Evelyn describes her introduction to the life of a farm wife while her husband and his brothers (all former stockbrokers) learn to be farmers over the next eighteen months.
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"California as I Saw It:" First-Person Narratives of California's Early Years, 1849-1900.

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Hertslet, Evelyn M. Ranch life in California. Extracted from the home correspondence of E.M.H. London, W.H. Allen & Co, 1886. Pdf. https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/a15001630/.

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Hertslet, E. M. (1886) Ranch life in California. Extracted from the home correspondence of E.M.H. London, W.H. Allen & Co. [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/a15001630/.

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Hertslet, Evelyn M. Ranch life in California. Extracted from the home correspondence of E.M.H. London, W.H. Allen & Co, 1886. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/a15001630/>.