Book/Printed Material The sunset land; or, The great Pacific slope.

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Title
The sunset land; or, The great Pacific slope.
Summary
John Todd (1800-1873), a Congregationalist clergyman in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, wrote widely and published several religious magazines. The sunset land (1870) contains Todd's experiences as a visitor to California in the mid 1860s, with essays on the state's history, climate, agricultural products, and geology; gold mining; the Calaveras redwoods; and Yosemite Valley. He devotes a chapter to Mormonism and what he believes to be its inevitable decline; another, to the triumph of the transcontinental railroad; and a third, to the city of San Francisco.
Contributor Names
Todd, John, 1800-1873.
Created / Published
Boston, Lee and Shepard, 1870.
Subject Headings
-  California--Description and travel
-  Mormon Church
-  Mines and mineral resources--California
-  Ethnic groups--California
-  Agriculture--California
-  Business--California
Notes
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
Medium
3 p.l., 9-322 p. 18 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
F866 .T6
Digital Id
http://0-hdl.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/loc.gdc/calbk.184
Library of Congress Control Number
rc01000890
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John Todd (1800-1873), a Congregationalist clergyman in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, wrote widely and published several religious magazines. The sunset land (1870) contains Todd's experiences as a visitor to California in the mid 1860s, with essays on the state's history, climate, agricultural products, and geology; gold mining; the Calaveras redwoods; and Yosemite Valley. He devotes a chapter to Mormonism and what he believes to be its inevitable decline; another, to the triumph of the transcontinental railroad; and a third, to the city of San Francisco.
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Todd, John. The sunset land; or, The great Pacific slope. Boston, Lee and Shepard, 1870. Pdf. https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/rc01000890/.

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Todd, J. (1870) The sunset land; or, The great Pacific slope. Boston, Lee and Shepard. [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/rc01000890/.

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Todd, John. The sunset land; or, The great Pacific slope. Boston, Lee and Shepard, 1870. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/rc01000890/>.