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Book/Printed Material California gold rush merchant; the journal of Stephen Chapin David.

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Title

  • California gold rush merchant; the journal of Stephen Chapin David.

Summary

  • Stephen Chapin Davis (1833-1856) and his brother left Nashua, New Hampshire, to act as agents for local merchants in Gold Rush California. Before he was done, young Davis crossed Panama four times in the period June 1850-May 1854. California gold rush merchant (1956) prints Davis's journal entries from the original in the Henry E. Huntington Library. Highlights include his Panama crossings; descriptions of Marysville, Long Bar, Coulterville, Stockton, and San Francisco; and a side trip to Oregon. His business interests included both general stores and a boardinghouse in mining camps.

Names

  • Davis, Stephen Chapin, 1833-1856.

Created / Published

  • San Marino, Calif., Huntington Library, 1956.

Headings

  • -  Davis, Stephen Chapin,--1833-1856
  • -  California--Gold discoveries
  • -  Voyages to the Pacific coast
  • -  Business--California

Notes

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

Medium

  • xvii, 124 p. map. 24 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • F865 .D27

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 56012476

Rights Advisory

  • No known restrictions on publication. No copyright renewal found.

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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:

Davis, Stephen Chapin. California gold rush merchant; the journal of Stephen Chapin David. San Marino, Calif., Huntington Library, 1956. Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/56012476/.

APA citation style:

Davis, S. C. (1956) California gold rush merchant; the journal of Stephen Chapin David. San Marino, Calif., Huntington Library. [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/56012476/.

MLA citation style:

Davis, Stephen Chapin. California gold rush merchant; the journal of Stephen Chapin David. San Marino, Calif., Huntington Library, 1956. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/56012476/>.