The Exploring Expedition to the Rocky Mountains, Oregon and California to Which Is Added a Description of the Physical Geography of California, with (Google eBook)
No work has appeared from the American press within the past few years better calculated to interest the community at large than Colonel J.C. Fremont's Narrative of his Exploring Expedition to the Rocky Mountains, Oregon, and North California, undertaken by the orders of the United States government.
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GOLD REGIONS OF CALIFORNIA
PURITY OF CALIFORNIA GOLD DUST
PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY OF CALIFORNIA
DIFFERENT ROUTES TO CALIFORNIA
JOURNEY ACROSS THE ISTHMUS
CITY OF PANAMA
LETTER FROM CAPT FOLSOM
ADVICE TO THOSE GOING TO CALIFORNIA BY THE CAPES
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