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California: its gold and its inhabitants.
Summary
Sir Henry Veel Huntley (1795-1864) was a British naval officer and colonial administrator. California: its gold and its inhabitants (1856) contains his experiences in California in 1852 as the San Francisco-based representative of a British gold quartz-mining company. He describes business and social life in San Francisco as well as visits to Marysville and Sacramento and two months at Placerville supervising large-scale mechanized mining operations. Special attention is given to shipping news, crime and violence and political corruption and disasters such as the Marysville flood and Sacramento fire.
Contributor Names
Huntley, H. V. (Henry Vere), Sir, 1795-1864.
Created / Published
London, T. C. Newby, 1856.
Subject Headings
-  California--Gold discoveries
-  California--Description and travel
-  Law--Political aspects--California
-  Business--California
Notes
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
Medium
2 v. in 1. 20 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
F865 .H94
Digital Id
http://0-hdl.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/loc.gdc/calbk.147
Library of Congress Control Number
rc01000796
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Sir Henry Veel Huntley (1795-1864) was a British naval officer and colonial administrator. California: its gold and its inhabitants (1856) contains his experiences in California in 1852 as the San Francisco-based representative of a British gold quartz-mining company. He describes business and social life in San Francisco as well as visits to Marysville and Sacramento and two months at Placerville supervising large-scale mechanized mining operations. Special attention is given to shipping news, crime and violence and political corruption and disasters such as the Marysville flood and Sacramento fire.
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Huntley, H. V. , Sir. California: Its Gold and Its Inhabitants. London, T. C. Newby, 1856. Pdf. https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/rc01000796/.

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Huntley, H. V. (1856) California: Its Gold and Its Inhabitants. London, T. C. Newby. [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/rc01000796/.

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Huntley, H. V. , Sir. California: Its Gold and Its Inhabitants. London, T. C. Newby, 1856. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/rc01000796/>.