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" ... Argonauts. He tells of one of the sights which particularly attracted his attention on his arrival in San Francisco. "There was," said he, "a newly constructed sidewalk, commencing at the building at that time occupied by Simmons, Hutchinson & Co.,... "
The Argonauts of California: Being the Reminiscences of Scenes and Incidents ... - Page 48
1890 - 501 pages
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California: Its History and Romance

John Steven McGroarty - California - 1911 - 393 pages
...that time occupied by Simmons, Hutchinson & Co., and extending in the direction of Adams & Company's express office for a distance of about seventy-five...piece of work, hardly excelled by the golden pavements of the New Jerusalem. The first portion of the walk was constructed of Chilean flour in one hundred...
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California: its history and romance

John Steven McGroarty - California - 1911 - 393 pages
...that time occupied by Simmons, Hutchinson & Co., and extending in the direction of Adams & Company's express office for a distance of about seventy-five...I think. In any other portion of the earth except Calif ornia, this sidewalk would have been considered a very extravagant piece of work, hardly excelled...
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Forty-niners 'round the Horn

Charles R. Schultz - History - 1999 - 352 pages
...The last portion was made of "a couple row of boxes of tobacco, of large size." He noted that "In any portion of the earth except California, this sidewalk...excelled by the golden pavements in the new Jerusalem." At that time in California, flour, cooking stoves, and tobacco were considerably cheaper than lumber,...
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