Book/Printed Material The argonauts of 'forty-nine, some recollections of the plains and the diggings,

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Title
The argonauts of 'forty-nine, some recollections of the plains and the diggings,
Summary
David Leeper (1832-1900) left South Bend, Indiana, for an overland trip to the California gold fields in February 1849. The argonauts of forty-nine (1894) details Leeper's journey west and his life in California, 1849-1854: prospecting at Redding's Diggings, Hangtown, and the Trinity River; lumbering around Eureka; and early Sacramento and Humboldt Bay. Leeper shows special interest in the Digger Indians, illustrating the book with sketches of tribal garb in his personal collection.
Contributor Names
Leeper, David Rohrer, 1832-1900.
Created / Published
South Bend. Ind., J.B. Stoll & company, printers, 1894.
Subject Headings
-  California--Gold discoveries
-  Ethnic groups--California
-  Business--California
Notes
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
Medium
146, xvi p. illus. 23 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
F865 .L48
Digital Id
http://0-hdl.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/loc.gdc/calbk.032
Library of Congress Control Number
rc01000803
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David Leeper (1832-1900) left South Bend, Indiana, for an overland trip to the California gold fields in February 1849. The argonauts of forty-nine (1894) details Leeper's journey west and his life in California, 1849-1854: prospecting at Redding's Diggings, Hangtown, and the Trinity River; lumbering around Eureka; and early Sacramento and Humboldt Bay. Leeper shows special interest in the Digger Indians, illustrating the book with sketches of tribal garb in his personal collection.
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"California as I Saw It:" First-Person Narratives of California's Early Years, 1849-1900.

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Chicago citation style:

Leeper, David Rohrer. The Argonauts of 'forty-Nine, Some Recollections of the Plains and the Diggings. South Bend. Ind., J.B. Stoll & company, printers, 1894. Pdf. https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/rc01000803/.

APA citation style:

Leeper, D. R. (1894) The Argonauts of 'forty-Nine, Some Recollections of the Plains and the Diggings. South Bend. Ind., J.B. Stoll & company, printers. [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/rc01000803/.

MLA citation style:

Leeper, David Rohrer. The Argonauts of 'forty-Nine, Some Recollections of the Plains and the Diggings. South Bend. Ind., J.B. Stoll & company, printers, 1894. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/rc01000803/>.