A Doctor's Gold Rush Journey to California

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U of Nebraska Press, Nov 1, 1999 - History - 441 pages
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One hundred and forty-nine years ago, a homeopathic physician luxuriously named Israel Shipman Pelton Lord trudged across the country in the midst of thousands of wagons, oxen, and seekers of the first free gold in history. Disappointed with the maps and guides of the day, Lord determined to set the record straight for future travelers.
 

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Contents

Foreword by J S Holliday
1
OVERLAND
15
Wyoming
40
Idaho
66
Nevada
87
Farther into
108
California
139
Sacramento River
162
The Diggings
212
Mining and Meetings
243
meetings is appalled at conditions in Sacramento hospital treats
300
PANAMA AND HOME
347
Appendix A Contemporary Biography of Israel Shipman
417
Letter from Israel Lord to Monroe Nathan Lord
425
Index
433
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Necia Dixon Liles is a writer and editor living near San Francisco.

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