Argonauts of '49: History and Adventures of the Emigrant Companies from Massachusetts, 1849-1850

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Harvard University Press, 1923 - Mineral industries - 221 pages
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History of the companies of adventurers who left Massachusetts in 1849 for California, passage by sea around Cape Horn and life on ship, passage overland through sometimes hostile areas, and their fortunes in the gold country.

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The Overland Routes to California
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