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Book/Printed Material Travels with jottings. From midland to the Pacific.

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Title

  • Travels with jottings. From midland to the Pacific.

Summary

  • Edward Dwight Holton (1815-1892) was a New Hampshire-born Milwaukee merchant and banker who took his wife and grandson on a rail tour to California in November 1879. Travels with jottings (1880) describes that trip, beginning with the northern part of the state, including San Francisco and its new cable cars, the Cliff House, Oakland, the Santa Clara Valley, Almaden quicksilver mines, San José, the San Joaquín Valley, the Sonoma Valley, Yosemite, and Santa Barbara. In southern California, the Holtons visit Los Angeles and the San Gabriel Valley. Throughout, Holton shows a keen interest in agriculture and industry.

Names

  • Holton, E. D. (Edward Dwight), 1815-1892.

Created / Published

  • Milwaukee, Trayser brothers, printers, 1880.

Headings

  • -  West (U.S.)--Description and travel
  • -  California--Description and travel
  • -  Mines and mineral resources--California
  • -  Agriculture--California
  • -  Business--California

Notes

  • -  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

Medium

  • 94 p. front. (port.) 23 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • F866 .H75

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 12032356

Rights Advisory

  • No known restrictions on publication.

Online Format

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  • online text

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"California as I Saw It:" First-Person Narratives of California's Early Years, 1849-1900.

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Chicago citation style:

Holton, E. D. Travels with jottings. From midland to the Pacific. Milwaukee, Trayser brothers, printers, 1880. Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/12032356/.

APA citation style:

Holton, E. D. (1880) Travels with jottings. From midland to the Pacific. Milwaukee, Trayser brothers, printers. [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/12032356/.

MLA citation style:

Holton, E. D. Travels with jottings. From midland to the Pacific. Milwaukee, Trayser brothers, printers, 1880. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/12032356/>.