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California '46 to '88;
Summary
Jacob Wright Harlan (b. 1828) grew up in Indiana and moved to Michigan where he joined an uncle who organized a wagon train to California in 1845. California '46 to '88 (1888) contains Harlan's memories of his overland journey to California in 1846, acquaintance with rescuers and survivors of the Reid and Donner Parties, Frémont's battalion in 1846-1847, San Francisco milk and livery businesses, storekeeping in gold camps near Coloma and Sonora, farming and ranching in and near San José, San Joaquín Valley, Alameda, and Choloma Valley. He then recalls his second overland trip to California, 1853, as part of cattle drive and real estate development in San Leandro.
Contributor Names
Harlan, Jacob Wright, 1828-
Created / Published
San Francisco, The Bancroft company, 1888.
Subject Headings
-  California--History
-  California--Social life and customs
-  Overland journeys to the Pacific
-  Donner party
-  Urbanization--California
-  Real estate development--California
-  Mines and mineral resources--California
-  Agriculture--California
-  Business--California
Notes
-  The writer crossed the plains in 1846, part of the way with the Donner party.
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
Medium
242 p. front. (port.) 23 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
F864 .H28
F864 .H28 Copy 2 Copy 2.
Digital Id
http://0-hdl.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/loc.gdc/calbk.061
Library of Congress Control Number
rc01000792
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Jacob Wright Harlan (b. 1828) grew up in Indiana and moved to Michigan where he joined an uncle who organized a wagon train to California in 1845. California '46 to '88 (1888) contains Harlan's memories of his overland journey to California in 1846, acquaintance with rescuers and survivors of the Reid and Donner Parties, Frémont's battalion in 1846-1847, San Francisco milk and livery businesses, storekeeping in gold camps near Coloma and Sonora, farming and ranching in and near San José, San Joaquín Valley, Alameda, and Choloma Valley. He then recalls his second overland trip to California, 1853, as part of cattle drive and real estate development in San Leandro.
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"California as I Saw It:" First-Person Narratives of California's Early Years, 1849-1900.

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Harlan, Jacob Wright. California '46 to '88. San Francisco, The Bancroft company, 1888. Pdf. https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/rc01000792/.

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Harlan, J. W. (1888) California '46 to '88. San Francisco, The Bancroft company. [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/rc01000792/.

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Harlan, Jacob Wright. California '46 to '88. San Francisco, The Bancroft company, 1888. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/rc01000792/>.